Oradea Medical University

About Oradea Medical University, Romania

Country: Oradea, Romania Tuition Fees: €5000 Living Costs: €300
Courses: Medicine Entrance exam: No Graduate Entry: No

The University of Oradea was founded in 1990 and is located in the North-West part of Romania in the city Oradea. It is one of the largest universities in the country consisting of 15 faculties, with over 14,000 students and 930 academic staff. The Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy was founded in 1991 and has two sections; English and Romanian.

Oradea has long been acknowledged as one of the more prosperous cities in Romania. An influx of trade and tourism has given the town an economic renewal of sorts and is now known as one of the more important social and cultural centres in North-West Romania. The city is nestled among hills that divide what’s known as the Crisana Plains and the limits of the Apuseni Mountains. One can expect to see a whole host of things in this city whether it’s the City Hall Palace or the State Theatre where you can enjoy musical performances and plays if you’re culturally inclined. Oradea Fortress is also of note with a history spanning over 1000 years. It was the reference point for the urban development and history of Oradea.

There’s no graduate entry medicine programme here but student transfers are possible.

The university is located at Strada Universității nr. 1, Oradea 410087, Romania.

Oradea Medical University Tuition Fees

The university offers a 6-year medicine course in English. Tuition fee is €5000 per year.

The first three years being pre-clinical with a heavy emphasis on the fundamental subjects; Anatomy, Physiology, Medical Psychology, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Medical Mathematics, Biochemistry and Biophysics, for example.

The last three years are clinical with a focus on surgery and preventative medicine with more of an emphasis on practical work and visiting patients in hospitals and clinics.

Student Accommodation

There are student hostels but getting in is hard because Romanian students have an advantage over foreign students. Renting an apartment, however, is just a too affordable option to pass.

The living costs are extremely cheap with rent ranging from €200 to €400 per month and utilities averaging roughly €70 to €150 per month. So you can expect to pay roughly €400 to €700 per month for everything inclusive.

University of Oradea Admission & Entry Requirements

Admissions are accepted upon successful completion of the entrance exam. The exam consists of Biology and Chemistry at a high school level as well as an English exam for students who are arriving from non-English speaking countries.

Deadline for Application: 27th July (please don’t wait until the last minute to apply!)

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Medical University of Oradea Term Dates

The academic year usually starts on 1st October. The first semester is 15 weeks, followed by the examination phase in February.

The second semester starts at the beginning of the Match and ends at the end of June. The exam sessions are throughout July.

Curriculum & Syllabus

In your first year, you will be studying subjects related to gross anatomy, physiology, biophysics, biochemistry, cellular and molecular biology, medical mathematics and more.

Curriculum for the year 2020/2021 is not yet officially posted. We will upload it once it’s published.

University Accreditation

The university is accredited by the Romanian Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education, and the degree is recognised in all European Union states, European Economic Area and of course by the General Medical Council (GMC).

To be accepted, the GMC’s requirements are: you will need to have graduated successfully in a course which contained at least 5,500 hours and lasted at least three years.

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