Foreign Students – EU Third Countries


WEST UNIVERSITY OF TIMISOARA
GUIDE FOR NON-EUROPEAN SELF SPONSORED CANDIDATES
APPLICATION PROCEDURE FOR FILE PROCESSING AND ADMISSION OF FOREIGN CITIZENS FROM EU THIRD COUNTRIES TO BACHELOR AND MASTER STUDIES

The admission process for citizens from E.U. third countries is performed according to the Methodology for issuing the Letters of Acceptance and admitting foreign citizens from EU third countries for studies and schooling at West University of Timișoara, approved by the WUT Senate, through the Decision no. 32/24.05.2017.

REGISTRATION CALENDAR:

Registration period:
February 1st, 2017 – August 31st, 2017

REGISTRATION CALENDAR:
Registration period:
    - 1st of February – 12th of August, 2017 15th of September, 2017 (Bachelor)
    - 1st of February – 19th of August, 2017 15th of September, 2017 (Master)
    - 1st of February – 15th of September, 2017 (PhD and Preparatory Year).


!Enrollments at W.U.T are possible until the 1st of February 2018.
Refunds of the tuition fees can we done until the end of February, but only according to the conditions mentioned at Section 5 ("Tuition Fee").
Non-European candidates must fill in the Application Form and submit the legalized documents requested on the second page of the Application Form.

The legalized documents for the admission process must be sent the following address:
Universitatea de Vest din Timișoara (West University of Timisoara),
International Relations Department
Postal adress: No. 4, Vasile Parvan Bv. Timisoara - 300 223
Phone: 004 - 0256 – 592.227


    I. I. AUTHENTICATED DOCUMENTS FOR THE ADMISSION PROCESS
    It is highly recommended for the admission files to be authenticated by the authorities in the issuer country as follows:
      1.Hague Apostille is requested for diplomas from countries which are parties to the Hague Apostille , issued by the competent authorities in the issuing countries;

      2. Diplomas issued in countries which are not parties to the Hague Apostille shall be authenticated or accompanied by an authentication certificate from by the competent authorities in the issuing countries;
        • Legalization/Authentication is done by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from the issuing country and the Embassy/Consular Office of Romania in the issuing country or by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the issuing country and the issuing country’s Embassy/Consular Office in Romania; for countries where Romania does not have a diplomatic mission or countries which do not have diplomatic missions in Romania, the study documents shall be legalized by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from the issuing country;

        • Legalization/Authentication exemption is allowed under the law of an international treaty to which Romania is party or on a reciprocity basis.

    List of countries for which the authentication of study documents is requested: https://www.cnred.edu.ro/en/list-of-countries-for-which-the-authentication-of-study-documents-is-requested

    II. AUTHETICATED DOCUMENTS FOR THE ENROLLMENT PROCESS:
    It is mandatory for the candidates to present their study and identification documents from the admission file, in original, along with the Letter of Acceptance (in original) and the passport available with a "study visa" on it on enrollment, at the faculty.
      • The original study documents which are part of the Hague Convention will be stamped by the competent authorities in the issuer country with the Hague Apostille.
      • The original study documents which are not part of the Hague Convention will be legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affaires in the issuer country and by the Embassy/Consulate Office of Romania in the issuer country.
      • Please make sure that the documents are translated in widely spread international language
  • Application Form – all requested information filled in entirely in 2 samples (please specify if you want Preparatory Year or not) – to be downloaded below
  • The studies documents – legally certified copies and translations of High School Diploma (and of Bachelor Diploma if the candidate applies for Master studies); The Master Diploma as well for candidates who want to follow a PhD study programme);
  • - Copy of the certificate – attesting the promotion of the Baccalaureat/Bachelor/Master examinations for graduates of the current academic year which do not possess the original Diploma for the time being (if the case);
  • Academic records - legally certified copies and translations – for the completed studies (High School and Bachelor) and the analytical curriculum in case of candidates that request equivalence for certain periods of studies;
  • Birth certificate - copy and legally certified translation;
  • Copy of the passport – valid at least 6 months after the date when the Letter of Acceptance to studies is issued;
  • Medical certificate (in a widespread international language) to prove that the person to be registered for studies does not suffer from infectious incompatible with the future profession;
  • Marriage license – if necessary (to prove the name change);
  • Copy of the document attesting the residency abroad (if the case)
  • Copy of the certificate attesting the graduation of the Preparatory Year in Romanian language or the linguistic competences (English, French, German) (according to language of the study programme which will be followed);
  • Complete contact data: postal address, e-mail address, phone number.
  • Copy of receipt for 75 EURO, nonrefundable Application Fee for file processing, that must be paid into the following account:

Beneficiary: Universitatea de Vest din Timișoara (West University of Timisoara)
University adress: Bv. Vasile Pârvan, No.4
Bank name: Banca Comercială Română (Romanian Commercial Bank)
Bank adress: Sucursala Timișoara (Timisoara Branch), No.11, Calea Aradului St.
IBAN Code: RO 56 RNCB 0249 0492 9471 0008
SWIFT: RNCB RO BU
Payment: 75 EURO, Application Fee.


* The payment order / receipt will specify at the payer section the name of the candidate and as a payment reference "application fee", in order for the payment to be valid.

The candidates for higher education in arts, sports and architecture must pass the skills tests organized by the University, after receiving the Letter of Acceptance for studies.
It is mandatory for candidates which have been admitted to West University of Timișoara to enter the country with a study visa and to legitimize their study in Romania for educational/study purposes. They will present the original documents as mentioned at "AUTHETICATED DOCUMENTS FOR THE ENROLLMENT PROCESS":
The Letter of Acceptance issued by the Ministry of National Education will be taken in original by the legitimate possessor. In case it cannot be taken in person by the legitimate possessor, the Letter of Acceptance can be taken by another person but only on the basis of a Letter of Attorney issued at a notary in Romanian or in a widely spread language in which it is stated that the contact person has been empowered to take the official document in the name of the legitimate possessor. In case the Letter of Acceptance will be taken by a employee of a delivery firm, the receipt provided by the delivery firm will serve as a Letter of Attorney and this responsibility will fall under the candidate and under the delivery firm.
For more details concerning the admission/enrollment process, please consult the Methodology for Issuing Letters of Acceptance and Enrolling EU Third Countries’ Citizens at Bachelor and Master Programmes Organized at West University of Timişoara, at the following link: Methodology for receiving third EU countries citizens for studies in the academic year 2017-2018
Studies in Romanian Language

For those who will study in Romanian language – if the candidate knows Romanian Language but does not have a Romanian Language Certificate, he/she must obtain it following an exam. Only after passing this language exam, the candidate shall be accepted into the first year of study.If the candidate does not know Romanian language, he/she must attend the Preparatory Year for learning Romanian language. During the Preparatory Year the candidates will learn the basic Romanian vocabulary and the specific vocabulary needed for the future studies (anatomy, physics, chemistry, arts, technical drawing etc).

When registering for study programs that require Romanian linguistic competence, the following categories of persons are exempt from the obligation to present the certificate of graduation from the Romanian language Preparatory Year:

  1. candidates who present Romanian study documents (diplomas and certificates) which prove at least four consecutive years of study in a scholar unit in the Romanian national system;
  2. candidates who present certificates issues in Romania attesting a level of at least B1 in Romanian language;
  3. candidates who pass the Romanian language test and obtain the Certificate of Romanian language proficiency.


Studies in Foreign Languages:

For those who want to study in a foreign language, a language test is required if the candidate can not prove that he/she had previously studied in the respective language. The persons that come from countries where the official language is the language in which the courses are run and the persons who have an internationally acknowledged language certificate will be exempt from this test.


For those who want to study into international foreign languages, West University of Timisoara has the following Undergraduate options:


  • in ENGLISH:
1) Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science:
     a. Computer Science
2) Faculty of Economics and Business Administration:
     a. Finance and banking.
3) Faculty of Letters History and Theology:
     a. Modern Languages and Literatures
     b. Applied Modern Languages
  • in FRENCH:
4) Faculty de Economics and Business Administration:
     a. Management
  • in GERMAN:
5) Faculty of Political Sciences, Philosophy and Communication Sciences:
     a. International Relations and European Studies
6) Faculty of Music and Theatre:
     a. Performing Arts (Acting).
7) Faculty of Economics and Business Administration:
     a. Accounting and Business Information Systems


For those who want to study into international foreign languages, West University of Timisoara has the following Master options:

  • in ENGLISH
1) Faculty of Economics and Business Administration:
     a. International Corporate Finance
     b. Management of Business Organizations
2) Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science:
     a. Artificial Intelligence and Distribution Calculus
3) Faculty of Sociology and Psychology:
     b. Organizational and Occupational Health Psychology
4) Faculty of Physics:
     a. Astrophysics, Elementary Particles and Computational Physics
     b. Physics and Technology of Advanced Materials
5) Faculty of Political Science, Philosophy and Communication Sciences:
     a. International Development and Management of Global Affairs
     b. Philosophical Counseling and Consultancy
6) Faculty of Law:
    a. European Union Law
  • in FRENCH
7) Faculty of Economics and Business Administration:
    a. Business Management in European Context
For more detaile, please visit the Study Programmes in a Foreign Language
The tuition fees for foreign citizens from EU third countries are:
Category: Science / Mathematics / Sport / Technical / Agronomy
Bachelor / Master: 270 €/ month
PhD : 290 €/ month

Category: Humanities / Psychology/ Accounting / Economics
Bachelor / Master: 220 €/ month
PhD : 240 €/ month

Category: Music and Arts
Bachelor / Master: 420 €/ month
PhD : 440 €/ month

Category: Interpretation musical theater
Bachelor / Master: 750 €/ month
PhD : 770 €/ month

Category: Architecture
Bachelor / Master: 350 €/ month
PhD : 370 €/ month

Category: Medicine
Bachelor / Master: 320 €/ month
PhD : 340 €/ month

Category: Film
Bachelor / Master: 950 €/ month
PhD : 970 €/ month

* The payment order / receipt will specify at the payer section the name of the candidate and as a payment reference "application fee", in order for the payment to be valid.

IMPORTANT:

The application fee is nonrefundable.

Tuition fees must be paid at the beginning of the academic year.

Returning tuition fees paid by candidates will be made only under special conditions (listed below) and only at the applicant's request, with the original proof of payment, until the month of January of the 1st semester of the academic year, and taking in consideration that any additional taxes related to the return of the fees will be borne by the candidate:
- failure to obtain the study visa (if a visa applicant has been asked to pay the fee for one academic year of study in order to complete the visa file).
- cases of force majeure (political conflicts, medical emergencies) that prevented the candidate to register for studies, even though they have paid the fees and obtained a study visa.

The candidate’s request for the on the refund of the study fee will be accompanied by documents attesting the payment of the fee and will be approved by the Faculty in which the student is registered (if the student has been enrolled at the faculty) and the Department of International Relations (if the student has not yet been enrolled at the faculty).

The necesary documents for a refund of the requested sum of money are the following:
-the completed refund form (to be downloaded below);
-a copy of the Letter of Acceptance;
-a copy of the passport/ID Card;
-a copy of the original tuition fee receipt;
- copy of the statement of account (if you want the money to be transferred to your account/ if not, you will have to take the money from the University's Cashier's Office in person. If you cannot take them in person, you will have to provide the Department of International Relations with a document from the notary in which you empower a person to take the money in your behalf- more details can be found on the refund form);
-a copy of the proof that states that you haven't obtained the study visa (if the case); or of the case of force majeure mentioned above etc.

After approval, the request will be submitted to the enforcement of the Economic-Financial Department.
Candidates from third E.U. countries may benefit from the following types of scholarships according to the Order of Ministry No.3236/2017 :

a. On the basis of reciprocity in accordance with the stipulations of mutual bilateral agreements in the educational field. The vacancies for such grants may be assigned in the form of ‘monthly grants’.
b. On the basis of unilateral offers of the Romanian Government, regulated with specific normative documents;
c. On the basis of offers of the Romanian Government in accordance with the existing legal stipulations, at the proposal of the Ministry of Foreign Affaires, depending on the international interests of Romania;
d. On the basis of offers of the Romanian Government in accordance with the existing legal stipulations, at the proposal of the Ministry of Economics, with the purpose of promoting the further action of economic or commercial collaboration;
e. On the basis of offers of the Romanian Government in accordance with the existing legal stipulations, at the proposal of the Ministry of National Education for citizens with exceptional academic results;

• For more details regarding c), please access the following link : https://www.mae.ro/en/node/10251
• For point e), foreign citizens may apply (except for those in the final year) who graduated at least one year of study besides the preparatory year) in a certified public higher education institution in Romania and obtained at least the average grade 7.00, as well as foreign citizens of public universities who obtained the minimum average grade 7.00.

ATTENTION! The documents for this type of scholarship will be submitted at DIR until 9th of November 2017

-The nominal list and the applicants' files (maximum 5) shall be sent to M.E.N..-D.G.R.IA.E., until November 30th of the university year
-The application file shall contain:
  1. the school transcript for each year of study (except for the preparatory year) for the applicants requesting the continuance of bachelor university studies;
  2. copy of the bachelor diploma and the diploma supplement (school transcript) or a certificate indicating the school situation for all years of study, as well as the results obtained at the bachelor exam (for graduates of current year), for applicants who request the continuance of master or postgraduate university studies.
  3. curriculum vitae, list of scientific works, speciality publications, reports, recommendations from at least two professors or specialists in the field - for applicants to postgraduate university studies;
  4. legalised copy of the birth certificate;
  5. passport copy;
  6. copy of the residence permit in Romania;


For more details in this respect, please read the Methodology for Issuing Letters of Acceptance and Enrolling EU Third Countries’ Citizens at Bachelor and Master Programmes Organized at West University of Timişoara.
Foreign citizens who stay in Romania for more than three months continually, and that have been accepted and have registered for studies at a Romanian university, must register their stay, in this purposes, to the Romanian Authority for Foreigners, Timis County, with the following documents:

1. Typified request from the Immigration Office, Timiș
2. Typified declaration from the Immigration Office, Timiș
3. Documents needed for crossing the border : Passport (having study visa on it)
4. Letter of Acceptance
5. Student Certificate from the Department of International Relations for prolonging the study visa
6. Health Certificate from The Student Polyclinic (next to C12 dormitory in the Student Complex). The students that are above 26 years old, must have, in addition, the proof of health insurance payment from The National Health Insurance Agency in Timisoara (No.4, Corbului Street )
7. Proof of accommodation (rental contract or hostel contract)
8. Proof of monetary / maintenance resources (bank account)
9. Fiscal stamp .

For more information in this respect, please access the following link: http://igi.mai.gov.ro/en/content/studies
The address of the Romanian Authority for Foreigners, Timis County:
Mocioni Street, no. 8-10, Inspectoratul Judetean de Politie (County Police Inspectorate), behind the
police building on Take Ionescu Boulevard
Phone: 004 -0256 – 402.432, 004 -0256 – 402.434.
  • Contact: Roxana Petronela Diaconescu (e-mail: roxana.diaconescu@e-uvt.ro, Phone: +40256592227)