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					         STEFAN CEL MARE UNIVERSITY OF SUCEAVA
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COMMUNITY PROGRAMMES DEPARTMENT




     FIND YOUR WAY IN SUCEAVA

      FOREIGN STUDENTS GUIDE




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               1. ROMANIA – FACTS AND FIGURES

       Location
       Romania is situated in Southeastern Central Europe. Its borders are: Hungary to the
northwest, Serbia to the southwest, Bulgaria to the south, the Black Sea to the southeast, Ukraine to
the east and to the north and Republic of Moldova to the east.


       Physical features
       Romania features splendid mountains (31% of territory), beautiful rolling hills (36% of
territory), fertile plains (33% of territory) and numerous rivers and 3,500 lakes. The Carpathian
Mountains traverse the centre of the country bordered on both sides by foothills and finally the great
plains of the outer rim.
       Forests cover one quarter of the country and the fauna is one of the richest in Europe
including bears, deer, lynx, Chamonix and wolves.
       The legendary Danube River ends its eight-country journey at the Black Sea, after forming
one of the largest and most biodiverse wetlands in the world, the Danube Delta – a UNESCO
Biosphere Reservation.
       Romania has a surface of 237,502 sq. km (91,725 miles). The capital of Romania is Bucharest
(Bucureşti).


       Regions
   -   Transylvania – “the land beyond the forest” is located in Central Romania, surrounded by the
       arc of the Carpathian mountain chain;
   -   Banat & Crisana is located at Romania’s western border. Crisana borders Hungary in the
       north and banat borders Serbia in the south;
   -   Bucovina &Moldova is located in the northeastern Romania, between the Carpathian
       Mountains and the Prut River. Bucovina is situated in the northern part of the region of
       Moldova, bordering with Ukraine;
               Note: The region of Moldova is not to be confused with the Republic of Moldova, its
               eastern neighbor.



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   -   Dobrogea is located in the southeastern Romania, between the Danube River and the Black
       Sea;
   -   Maramures – located in the northwest Romania, bordering Ukraine in the north, Satu Mare
       county in the west.
   -   Walachia is located in the southern part of Romania. The Olt River divides Walachia into
       Muntenia in the east and Oltenia in the west.


       Population
              About 21,700,000 people lives in Romania: 89% - Romanian; 7,5% - Hungarian; 1,9%
       - Gipsy; 1,6% - German, Others.


       Religions
       Christian Ortodox - 87%; Roman Catholic - 5%; Protestant – 5%, Jewish.


       Official Language
       Official Language is Romanian language – a Latin based. Ethnic minorities (Hungarian and
German) use their own languages in school and civil administration.


       Currency
       Romanian Leu (RON). The leu’s subdivision is the ban . (1 RON = 100 bani)
       If you want to change some money, the primary option is to use ATMs. Using ATM cards is
very convenient and safe. You get a better exchange rate at exchange offices, but you have to look for
word “Comision” which have to be 0%. Prior to make the exchange they have to give you a receipt
which you have to sign.


       Climate
       In Romania, the climate is temperate with four distinct seasons, similar to northeastern USA.
Spring is pleasant with cool mornings and nights and warm days. Summer is quite warm, with
extended sunny days. The hottest areas in Summer are the lowlands in southern and eastern Romania,
where 350C is often reached in July and August. Temperatures are always cooler in the mountains.
Autumn is dry and cool with fields and trees producing colorful foliage. Winter can be cold,
especially in the mountains. While not the rule, abundant snowfalls may occur throughout the
country, from December to mid March.

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       There are significant regional differences of the climate between different regions of
Romania.


       Government
       Romania is a semi-parliamentary Republic based on a bicameral Parliament: the Chamber of
Representatives (Camera Deputaţilor) and the Senate (Senat). All members of the legislature are
directly elected from Romania’s 41 counties.
       The head os state is the President who is elected by universal suffrage, every five years. The
Head of Government is the Prime Minister who is nominated by the President.
       Romania is a NATO member and has joined the European Union, on January 1, 2007.


       Public Holidays
   -   January 1 and 2: - New Year
   -   Monday following Orthodox Easter: March, April or early May (date varies)
   -   May 1: - Labor Day
   -   Rusaliile: (Christian Orthodox Religious Holiday – celebrated 50 days after Easter)
   -   August 15: - Saint Mary’s Day
   -   December 1: - National Day
   -   December 25 – 26: - Christmas.




               2. STUDY IN ROMANIA

               2.1.   – Higher Education System. General Information.

       Romania’s higher education landscape is very diverse and varied. It offers thousands of
degree programmes provided in education and research institutions, universities, academies,
conservatories and university colleges.
       The higher education sector in Romania comprises 49 state higher education institutions with
324 faculties and other 8 private.
       In Romania, higher education system is administrated by the Ministry of Education, Research,
Youth and Sports (MECTS) functioning in keeping with current national legislation (www.edu.ro ),
structured on 3 levels for undergraduate / postgraduate studies:
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   -   First cycle (licenţă) corresponding to bachelor degree;
   -   2nd cycle (master) corresponding to master’s degree and specialization for medical studies ;
   -   3rd cycle (doctorate) corresponding to doctor’s degree.
   Higher education in Romania has the following forms: regular studies, reduced frequency courses
and Open Distance Learning.
   In what concerns certification, there is a wide range of academic graduate and postgraduate
diplomas and distinctions that one can obtain after studying in Romania:
   -   Certificat de Studii – a certificate awarded to students who have completed their studies in
       higher education, but have failed to pass the get their degree;
   -   Diplomă de absolvire a unui colegiu – Diploma certifying the completion of studies at a
       college and passing of the relevant final exam;
   -   Diplomă de licenţă – University diploma equivalent degree;
   -   Diplomă de master – Master Diploma;
   -   Diplomă de studii aprofundate - Diploma of Advanced Studies;
   -   Diplomă de doctor – Doctoral Diploma (Ph.D.). This is the highest academic degree awarded
       in all domains after 4 – 6 years of study and original research and requires the passing of
       examinations and the submission of an original thesis. The holder of a doctoral diploma is
       granted the Ph.D. title in the respective field of science or the arts;
   -   Doctor Honoris Causa – an honorary degree awarded by the higher education institutions (by
       vote of the Senate) to Romanian and foreign prominent figures in science, technology and
       culture. It is also occasionally conferred, in recognition of specific merits, to outstanding
       national and international public figures.

               International Recognition of Romanian Diplomas

       Romania signed the Convention on the Recognition of Qualifications concerning Higher
Education in European Region (Lisabona 1996) and at the same time, it is part of the Bologna
Process concerning the implementation of the Common European Higher Education area.
       Through commitments assumed at the European level, focused on quality assurance, credit
transfers and transparency of educational programmes description, qualifications (diplomas) obtained
in the Romanian Higher Education ensured the academic and professional mobility of the graduates
all over the world.


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       The Division of Cultural, Educational and Scientific Relations (DRCES) of the Romanian
Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) cooperates with MECTS in organizing educational exchanges and
ensuring the foreign citizens the possibility to study in Romania.


               2.2.       – EU citizens
       Foreign citizens of the European Union member states, of the states belonging to the
European Economic Space and of the Swiss Confederation, have access to all forms and levels of
study under the same conditions with those stipulated by law for Romanian citizens, including the
amount of tuition fees.
       Candidates that have been admitted on a fee-paying place can subsequently accede to a free-
of-charge place in the same circumstances as Romanian citizens, according to their academic
performance and on the basis of university autonomy.
       Candidates coming from these states submit their files directly to the universities.
       The documents required for registering to a higher education institution must be translated
into Romanian, authenticated to a public notary. The study diplomas must be recognized by the
National Centre for Recognition and equivalence of Diplomas (CNRED) within MECTS
(www.cnred.edu.ro ).
       Registration and admission exam shall take place directly at the chosen faculty according to
its methodology.
       Foreign students have to prove good knowledge of teaching language (Romanian, English,
French or German), so that a language certificate is required.
       If the candidates don’t know the language of study, they must attend the courses of the
preparatory year.
       The candidates who speak Romanian can skip the preparatory year after having passed a test
of Romanian language. The list of the universities that organize the preparatory year can be found on
the MECTS website: www.edu.ro .
       The candidates who can formally prove that they have studied Romanian for at least four
years consecutively, don’t need to pass the Romanian language test or to attend the preparatory year.


               2.3.– Non - EU citizens
       can study in Romania:
- 2.3.I – on their own expenses at Romanian state universities or private Romanian universities;
- 2.3.II – with scholarships;
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         II.1. – offered through bilateral co-operation agreements in force or through unilateral offers;
         II.2. – offered by the Romanian state through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at Romanian
         state universities.

         2.3.I. – Studies on the candidate’s own expenses
at Romanian state universities or private universities in foreign languages (if the chosen university
offers this educational options) or in Romanian, with a supplementary preparatory year for learning
the language (if the candidate doesn’t speak Romanian already).
         The minimum tuition fee and the payment conditions for the self-paid studies for non-EU
citizens are stipulated by the Romanian Government Decree no 22 / 29 August 2009
(http://www.edu.ro/index.php/articles/c914/).
         Tuitions fees must be paid in advance for a period of 9 months, irrespective of the date when
the student starts the courses.
         The application file must contain the following documents:
    -    a) - MECTS application form (for Letter of Accesptance to study in Romania) duly filled in
         two copies. The application form is available on the MECTS website (www.edu.ro ) or at the
         Romanian universities websites;
    -    b) – For studies of first cycle (licenţă / Bachelor degree): Baccalaureate diploma or an
         equivalent document giving access to higher education (authorized copy and translation);
    -    c) – For Master or Doctor’s degree: University study diploma (authorized copy and
         translation);
    -    d) – Transcript (authorized copy and translation) of the studies carried on so far, as well as the
         syllabus, in case the candidate requests partial study recognition;
    -    e) – certificate for linguistic ability;
    -    f) – Birth Certificate (authorized copy and translation);
    -    g) – Passport (authorized copy);
    -    i) – Medical certificate confirming that the applicant doesn’t have any transmissible diseases
         or other illness incompatible with the requested studies.
    These documents must be translated in English or French and authorized by the Romanian
Embassy or a public notary in the state of origin. The official documents have to be submitted
personally, in original, at arrival in the Romanian university.
    Foreign candidates should submit their files to the MECTS or to the universities of their choice
until:
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   -   30th August 2010 for candidates applying for the supplementary preparatory year for learning
       the Romanian language;
   -   01st August 2010 for candidates applying for undergraduate (licenţă), master or doctorate
       studies, without the suplementary preparatory year for learning Romanian language.
   After the university has accepted the application, the MECTS will release a Letter of Acceptance
for each successful candidate. This letter will be sent at the recipient’s address mentioned in the
application form.
   The Letter of acceptance together with the specific documents requested for getting a visa will be
presented to the Consular section of the Romanian Embassy in the state of origin to get a long-term
study visa.
   Note: According to the MECI’s official note of 20 January 2009, the self-sponsored candidates
from Pakistan, India, Iran, Malaysia, Algeria and Nigeria will submit their applications files
exclusively through the Romanian diplomatic missions in the respective countries (embassies,
consulates). Exception to this provision make citizens from the above countries which are already
registered for studies in Romania and who wish to continue their studies at the next level. This
category of students will send their files directly to the MECTS.
   The call for application to the MECI is open from 01st March 2009 until 31st August 2009.
   The examination of Romanian/English/French languages skills for foreign students that apply for
instruction in one of these languages, without preparatory year, will take place according to the
methodology approved by the Institute of Romanian Language.
   The testing centres and the periods for taking the language exams will be established
subsequently.

       2.3.II. – Studies on scholarships.

       II.1. – Scholarships offered through bilateral co-operation agreements in force or
       through unilateral offers.

       The scholarships offered by the Romanian state in keeping with bilateral documents in force
or with unilateral offers made by Romania to other states are administrated by MECTS – the general
Directorate for International Relations and European Affairs.




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       II.2. - Scholarships offered by the Romanian state through the Ministry of Foreign
Affairs (based on the Government Decision no 288 / 1993) at Romanian for the 2010 – 201
academic year.

       The Romanian state grants 85 scholarships through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs –
Department of Cultural, Educational and Scientific Relations (DRCES) to foreign students,
irrespective of their level of study, by means of selection of files organized by MAE and MECTS in
keeping with current regulations.
       Scholarships are granted for three categories of students:
   -   a – first cycle (licenţă);
   -   b – 2nd cycle (master);
   -   c – 3rd cycle (doctorate).
   Candidates’ files are submitted to the Roumanian diplomatic missions abroad or to the diplomatic
missions accredited to Bucharest of the countries of origin, generically referred to as diplomatic
missions.
   The scholarships obtained through the selection process offer:
   -   tuition free access to education;
   -   a monthly amount which represents:
               - the equivalent in Romanian currency of 65 EUR per month, for undergraduate
               students;
               -the equivalent in Romanian currency of 75 EUR per month, for post-graduate
               students (master degrees and specialization);
               - the equivalent in Romanian currency of 85 EUR per month, for post-graduate
               students (doctor’s degree)
       These scholarships don’t cover other personal expenses or international and local transport.
The scholarships will be suspended if the student in any education cycle repeats a year due to poor
results. It may be resumed in the following academic year, after the student has successfully
graduated the repeated year. The students who repeat an academic year must pay the full study fees.
       The scholarship can only be received for a number of years corresponding to the respective
education cycle.
       Depending on availability, the accommodation of foreign scholarship owners will be mainly
ensured in university hostels, according to the policy of the respective higher education institution.
Accommodation costs are provided for from the state budget, through the budget of MECTS.


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               Enrollment:
       The candidates will submit two copies of complete files only to the diplomatic missions of
Romania abroad or to the diplomatic missions of their countries of origin accredited to Bucharest.
The first file will contain the authorized copies and translations of the requested documents and the
second the simple copies thereof.
       Any files submitted directly by the candidates to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, or to the
Division of Cultural, Educational, Scientific Relations of the MAE or to the Ministry of Education,
research, Youth and Sports are not taken into account.
       If the relevant documents are in other foreign language than English or French, they must be
accompanied by authorized translations in one of the following languages: Romanian, English or
French.
       The file with the original documents presented personally by the successful candidate for the
actual enrolment to Romanian higher education institutions must contain all documents accompanied
by authorized copies and authorized translations into Romanian language.
       Application files for the 2010 – 2011 academic year must be registered at DRCES / MAE no
later than the 15th April 2010, irrespective of the diplomatic missions of origin. In this respect, for the
files sent by the Romanian embassies abroad, it is necessary to consult in advance the schedule of the
diplomatic courier.
       The diplomatic missions receiving the application files must:
   -   check that the MAE and MECTS application forms are filled in correctly;
   -   ensure that the applicant keeps a copy of the signed application forms;
   -   send the complete files, containing all documents stipulated in the methodology;
   -   send the graduation diploma or a certificate that the applicant has graduated high school, if
       applicable , until 01 September 2010;
   -   send in due time to DRCES the confirmation that the successful candidate will use the
       scholarship granted by the Romanian state for which he / she applied.
       Once the files registered with MAE – DRCES, they cannot be completed with other
   documents, except for the copy of the graduation/certificate in case the candidates attend a
   terminal year of studies.
       Incomplete files are not taken into consideration and will not be submitted to the MAE
   selection board. Rejected application files are not returned. DRCES does not receive any
   application files for the MAE scholarships after the announced deadlines. All candidates

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interested to study in Romania can apply directly on their own expenses, by submitting a new file
according to the instruction at item I above.


           List of documents necessary for the application file:
1. - Cover letter issued by the diplomatic mission of the country of origin accredited to
   Bucharest or of the Romanian Embassy in the respective country, containing the following:
          Specification of the scholarship scheme for which the candidate applies, i.e.
           “scholarships offered by the Romanian state through MAE”;
          The candidate’s full name;
          Comments on the candidate or his / her activity if the case may be;
          A list of all documents contained in the file.
2. – The document attesting the last cycle of education graduated (graduation diploma) in
   authorized copy and authorized translation. In case the candidate is still enrolled in the last
   year of pre-university studies, the file must contain a certificate and its authorized translation,
   stating that the respective candidate will have the graduation exam at the end of the 2009 –
   2010 academic year, specifying the date when the diploma is issued. In case the file is
   selected, the candidate must present to the diplomatic mission, until 1st September 2010, the
   following:
                   the confirmation that he / she will use the scholarship;
                   the authorized copy of the graduation diploma and its authorized translation,
                    or, as the case may be, the copy of the certificate attesting that he / she has
                    graduated, mentioning the date the diploma will be issued.
   The original diploma or the original certificate will have to be produced together with all
   original documents when the candidate enrolls personal in the Romanian system of education.
   The candidates who choose the post-university study schemes must submit all the diplomas
   and study certificates obtained previously.
3. – Diploma supplement transcript (authorized copy and authorized translation);
           Graduates of the pre-university system applying to study in the Romanian higher
   education system will produce the authorized copy of the diploma supplement transcript of
   the last school cycle, i.e. high school or the previous years and for the first part of the 2009 –
   2010 academic year.


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               In the case of candidates requiring recognition of partial studies (intermediate year)
       and the continuation of studies in Romania, the transcript of records must be accompanied by
       the authorized copy of the curriculum and its authorized translation for the partial studies
       performed so far.
               Graduate candidates applying for postgraduate studies must produce authorized copies
       of all study documents at all university levels, Transcript of records / diploma supplement
       included.
   4. – Birth certificate – authorized copy;
   5. – Passport – authorized copy;
   6. – Medical certificate attesting that applicant is not affected by any transmissible disease or by
       illness incompatible with the future profession;
   7. – A dully filled in MAE application form;
   8. – MECTS application form for the Letter of Acceptance to study in Romania. In case the
       applicant’s file is selected by the MAE and MECTS selection boards, MECTS issues and
       sends to the applicant form dully filled in. The Letter of Acceptance is sent to the candidate
       through MAE – DRCES and must be produced upon registration at the university and when
       applying for the long stay visa.
   9. – The candidate’s CV;
   10. – 4 recent photos.

               Evaluation and Letters of Acceptance
       Application files will be thoroughly checked by DRCES and will be submitted to MAE and
MECTS selection boards. They will approve the list of accepted candidates, in accordance to the
number of available scholarships, as well as a waiting list, in case some of the successful candidates
give up the scholarship.
       MAE selection board will meet between 1st May and 15th May 2010. The files accepted by
MAE selection board will be sent to MECTS board. After its own analysis and selection, yhis board
will issue a Letter of Acceptance         to study in Romania, mentioning also the supplementary
preparatory year compulsory for learning the Romanian language.
       In case the candidate does not specify two options and the chosen university cannot offer a
place, MECTS may make another offer of university (same faculty), according to the availabilities of
the Romanian higher education institutions. If letter of acceptance to study in Romania contains


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another equivalent offer, the candidates are free to reject it, in which case they can apply to study in
Romania on their own expenses, in keeping with item I above.
        The candidate will receive the original Letter of Acceptance to study in Romania from the
diplomatic mission that submitted the file to MAE – DRCES, approximately between 01 and 15 of
July 2010.
        Until 01 September 2010, the diplomatic missions that submitted the candidates’ application
files have to send to DRCES (by fax or e-mail):
                     The confirmation of each candidate’s decision to use the scholarship granted by the
                      Romanian state through MAE for which he/she has applied;
                     Where applicable, the copy of the diploma or of the authorized copy of the graduation
                      education cycle, mentioning the date when the proper graduation diploma is issued.
        If the diplomatic mission does not send out the applicant’s confirmation or if the file remains
incomplete, the selection boards considers that the scholarship has been refused and it is
automatically passed on to the next candidate on the waiting list.
The accepted candidates must come personally to register at the Romanian Ministry of Education,
Research, Youth and Sports – Department of International Students , until 01 October 2010. They
will have to present a file containing the following:
                     All the original documents from the application file;
                     The Letter of Acceptance to study (original and copy);
                     The Passport (original and copy) containing a valid study long stay SD-visa.
The scholarship holders will receive a Minister’s Matriculation Order to be presented upon
registration at the university, together with the above-mentioned documents. Where teaching is
offered only in Romanian, a supplementary preparatory year for learning the language will be
required.


                      2.4.- Romanian citizens living abroad
        If they want to complete their education with scholarships in a Romanian university, can
apply            to          the       Department          for       Romanians         Abroad        (DRP)
http://www.mae.ro/index.php?unde=doc&id=29228 and MECTS.
        DRP scholarships are meant to support studies in Romania, to promote Romanian language,
culture and civilization, to specialize young Romanians living abroad in their profession, as well as to



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sustain research on current topics such as the state, the dynamic and the evolution of the Romanian
communities abroad.
       Romanian citizens living abroad can study without DRP scholarship by applying directly to
the university of their choice with an admission exam (selection of files or written exam). Studies are
to be performed under the same conditions applied to other Romanian citizens: without paying the
fees, if the qualify for budgeted places or by paying the same fees as other Romanian citizens.


            2.5. – Citizens from the Republic of Moldova, citizens of Romanian
ethnic origin from neighboring countries and diaspora.

       The methodology for the citizens from the Republic of Moldova, Albania, Bulgaria,
Macedonia, Serbia, Ukraine and Hungary, as well as for the citizens of Romanian ethnic origin living
abroad is posted on the website of the Ministry of education, research, Youth and Sports
(www.edu.ro ) towards the end of May, beginning of June, every year.
Universities will also post the information as soon as they received it. Candidates are kindly asked to
wait until the information is published / posted.
       Citizens from the above mentioned countries have the following admission options:
I.– Bachelor Studies:
               a) – candidates with a high school diploma from the Republic of Moldova
   -   Can apply for a Romanian state scholarship according to the regulations comprised in the
       methodology.
   -   Can take the admission exam and enroll directly to a chosen faculty, provided they have
       previously had their High School Diploma recognized by the Romanian Ministry of education
       (www.cnred.edu.ro ). In this case, they will pay the same tuition fees as Romanian citizens.
               b) – candidates with a Romanian high school diploma
   -   Can apply directly at the chosen faculty and take the admission exam in the session organized
       in July in order to get a financed place (within the limits of the scholarship number offered by
       the Ministry);
   -   Can apply directly at the chosen faculty in the session organized in September as well, in
       which case they will have to pay the tuition fees on a yearly base. Tuition fees are the same as
       for Romanian citizens.



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   II.– Master Studies

       Citizens of Romanian ethnic origin from the Republic of Moldova, Romania’s neighboring
   countries and the diapora can apply and enroll directly at the chosen university / faculty, provided
   they have previously had their study certificates recognized by the Romanian Ministry of
   Education – National Council for degree Assessment and Academic Recognition (CNRED
   www.cnred.edu.ro

   III.– Doctoral Studies:
   Citizens from the republic of Moldova follow the same admission procedures as Romanian
   students. For a list of required documents, please refer to the Methodology.



               3. SUCEAVA – A PLACE YOU WILL NEVER FORGET


       Suceava County is situated in the north-eastern part of Romania, at a distance of 450 Km from
Bucharest, occupying a surface of 8553.5 km2 (which represents 3.6% of the country’s territory), the
second county as size in the country.
       The population of Suceava County is about 700,000 inhabitants.
       From a tourist point of view, this area is known as Bucovina. When we say Bucovina, we say
history, museums, monasteries, traditions and customs, folk crafts, but also beautiful landscapes and
hospitable people.
       Once the capital of Moldova Region (from 1388 until 1565), Suceava is an excellent starting
point for trips to the many historical, cultural and natural attractions travelers can enjoy in the
Bucovina region. Suceava is also the gateway to visiting the painted Monasteries of Bucovina.
Located in the Carpathian foothills, you’ll encounter 48 monasteries built by Stefan cel Mare
Voievode. For each of his victorious battles in the 14th and 15th centuries, he built churches and
monasteries through Moldova region. These famous monasteries with exterior paintings made with
vegetal colors are known wide world as true masterpieces of medieval art and architecture.
       Descendants continued his work and today, you can experience four-dozen of these
exceptional structures, which are among the most fascinating sights in the country.
       The most important painted monasteries of Bucovina are: Putna, Moldoviţa. Suceviţa,
Voroneţ, Probota, Sf. Ioan cel Nou Suceava, Arbore, Râşca, Pătrăuţi, Dragomirna, Slatina, Humor.

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       Seven of them are on the UNESCO World Heritage List: Arbore, Moldovita, Humor, Pătrăuţi,
Sf. Ioan cel Nou Suceava, Probota, Voronet – also known as the “Sistine Chapel of the East”,
       Suceava City is the biggest city of Bucovina. It has a population of about 114,500 inhabitants.
Suceava city has some noteworthy attractions of its own, to be seen, like:
   -   Mirăuţi Church (Biserica Mirăuţi) – the oldest church in Suceava;
   -   Princely Court (Cetatea de Scaun) of Stefan cel Mare Voievode;
   -   Princely Inn (Hanul Domnesc) – one of the oldest buildings in Suceava, where you can visit
       the Bucovina Ethnographic Museum;
   -   Zamca Monastic Complex founded by Armenians exiled in Moldova;
   -   Bucovina History Museum (Muzeul de Istorie) – the hall of the Throne is a re-creation of
       Stefan cel Mare ‚ s court with furniture, weapons and costumes;
   -   Bucovina Village Museum (Muzeul Satului Bucovinean) – an open-air museum featuring a
       collection of 80 buildings representing the history and design of Bucovina’s rural architecture.


                How to reach Suceava
       Suceava is easily accessible from Bucharest (Bucuresti) by plane (1 hour), train
(approximately 6 hours) and car (6 ½ to 8 ½ hours depending on traffic conditions).
       By air
       Suceava Stefan cel Mare International Airport
       Tel.: 0230 529 999
       Email: office@aeroportsuceava.ro
       Website: www.aeroportsuceava.ro/index_en.html
       The airport is located 9 miles from the city.
       Airlines with service to Suceava: Carpat Air ( www.carpatair.com) , Tarom (www.tarom.ro).
       By bus
       Suceava Main Bus Station (Autogara Suceava)
        Address: Str. Vasile Alecsandri 2, Suceava; www.autogari.ro
       By car
       The fastest route from Bucharest to Suceava is via E85: Bucuresti – Urziceni – Buzau –
       Focsani – Bacau – Roman – Falticeni - Suceava
       By train
       Suceava Station – Burdujeni (Gara Suceava)

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       Address: Str. Nicolae Iorga , nr. 7
       Tel: 0230 523 987
       Suceava North-Station – Itcani (Gara Suceava Nord)
       Address: Str. Garii, nr. 8
       Tel: 0230 517 117
       Schedules for domestic routes: www.infofer.ro
       International trains from / to Suceava: www.romaniatourism.com/transportation.html

       SNCFR’s Advance Booking Office (Agentia de Voiaj SNCFR Suceava)
       Address: Str. Balcescu, nr.8
       Tel: 0230 214 335

               Public Transportation
       Several bus, trolleybus and maxi routes connect Suceava’s main areas and tourist attractions.

               Taxi companies
   -   Alyoda: 0230 533 333
   -   Cristaxi: 0230 522 222
   -   Eurotaxi: 0230 511 116


                   Opening a bank account

       If you choose to open a bank account in Romania, you should do so at once. Banks will
require the following documents:
- a passport or identity card
- an address in Suceava
       You may choose from the following banks in Suceava:
- TRANSILVANIA Bank                   - 6, Nicolae Balcescu Str., 720001, Suceava;
                                        tel. 0230-530983; 530984
- RAIFFEISEN Bank                     - 2, Nicolae Balcescu Str., Suceava; tel. 0230 - 522506
- ROMANIAN Commercial Bank            - 31, Ştefan cel Mare Str., Suceava, tel. 0230 / 207110
- COMERCIAL HVB ŢIRIAC Bank - 6, Vasile Alecsandri Str., bl.2, A-B, Suceava

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                                      tel. 0230 – 551561; 0230 - 551565
- BANCPOST Bank                     - 6, Nicolae Bălcescu Str., tel. 0230 – 214744
- CEC Bank                          - Str. Universitatii, nr. 52; tel: 0230 222 946
- ING Bank                          - Str. Marasesti, nr. Nr. 39A; tel: 0230 206 277
- VOLKSBANK Romania                 - Str. Marasesti, nr. 44, bl. T1; tel: 0230 551 791




               Mobile phones

       If you wish to use a mobile phone in Romania, you should know that there are three
competing networks:
   -   ORANGE
   -   VODAFONE
   -   COSMOTE
   You can buy a local number and calling credits in many shops. The logo of the network(s) is
usually displayed outside.


               Telephoning Suceava from Abroad
       International Access Code +40 (country code) +230 or 330 (area code) + telephone number


               Rent a car

       In Suceava cars can be rented from the following car rental companies:
   -   Autonom
       Address: Str. Nicolae Balcescu, nr. 2 and Suceava Airport
       Tel: 0230 521 101 or )748 295 660
       Email: suceava@autonom.ro ; website: www.autonom.ro
   -   EuroCars Romania
       Address: Suceava Stefan cel Mare International Airport (Salcea)
       Tel: 0727 37 37 99
       Email: office@eurocars.ro; website: www.eurocars.ro



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    -   Icar
        Address: Str. Vasile Alecsandri, nr. 10, Suceava
        Tel: 0230 523 553
        Email: icar@icar.ro ; website: www.icar.ro/en/index.php
    -    Total Car Transport – tel.: 0753 310 100;
        email: rentacar@totalcargroup.ro
    -   Rent – Mar – Cars Fly & Drive – tel.: 0230 512322; 0723 192 051;
        0748 160 145; email: mariancucos@yahoo.com



                 4. STEFAN CEL MARE UNIVERSITY

         Stefan cel Mare University in a nutshell

- 9 faculties;
-1 modern library with a documentary patrimony which includes over 271,000 books, audiovisual,
graphic, electronic micro formats and other categories of documents (12,750 rare books);
- 13,000 students;
- 370 teaching staff;
- links with over 150 universities France, United Kingdom, Belgium, Austria, Germany, Spain, Italy,
Portugal, USA, Greece, Ireland, Ukraine, Republic of Moldova, Czech Republic, Finland, Poland,
Turkey, Cameroun, China, Slovakia, Slovenia;
- member of l’Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie – AUF, the Alliance of Universities for
Democracy – AUDEM, the International Association of Universities - IAU, the European University
Association – EUA, Ether CAT Technology Group, CIRUISEF – Conférence Internationale des
Responsables des Universités et Institutions à dominante scientifique et technique d’Expression
Français.

                 Academic calendar

        First Semester: October, the 1st – February (including the exam session)
        Second Semester: March – June (including the examination period).
        A re-examination period is scheduled before the beginning of a new academic year (in July or
September, depending on each faculty).
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       For further information, students are kindly invited to ask for information at each Faculty
secretariat, because there are differences in the academic calendar from one faculty to another.




               Faculties (structure and contacts)


1. Faculty of Sport and Physical Education
Website: www.fefs.usv.ro
- Dean: Associate Prof. Petru GHERVAN, Ph. D.
       Address: Str. Universitatii, nr. 13, 720229, Suceava
       Tel: +40-(0)230-522978 ext. 278
       Fax: +40-(0)230- 524065
       E-mail: pghervan@usv.ro

Undergraduate Courses:
- Physical and Sport Education (3 yrs)
- Kinetotherapy and Special Motricity (3yrs)


2. Faculty of Food Engineering
Website: www.fia.usv.ro
- Dean: Professor Sonia GUTT, Ph. D. Eng.
       Address: Str. Universitatii, nr. 13, 720229, Suceava
       Tel: +40-(0)230-520267; +40-(0)230 – 522978 ext. 516
       Fax: +40-(0)230-520267
       E-mail: gutts@usv.ro

Undergraduate Courses:
- Food Products Engineering (4yrs)
- Food Products Control and Expertise (4yrs)
- Engineering and Management in Public Alimentation and Agrotourism (4yrs)

Master Courses:
- Food Products Control and Expertise (2 yrs)

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- Hygiene Management, Control of Food Products Quality and Assurance of Population Health (2
yrs)
- Management of Food Products Quality and Environment (1,5 yrs)
- Management of Education for Environment Protection and Food Hygiene (1,5 yrs).

Ph.D. Programmes:
- Materials Engineering (3yrs)


3. Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Website: www.eed.usv.ro
- Dean: Professor Stefan-Gheorghe PENTIUC, PhD. Eng.
       Address: Str.Univrsitatii, nr. 13, 720229, Suceava
       Tel: +40-(0)230-524801; +40-(0)230 – 522978 ext 281
       Fax: +40-(0)230-524801
       E-mail: pentiuc@eed.usv.ro

Undergraduate Courses:
- Computers (4 yrs)
- Automatics and Applied Informatics (4 yrs)
- Industrial Energetics (4 yrs)
- Electrical Systems (4 yrs)
- Economic Engineering in the Electrical, Electronic and Energetic Field (4 yrs)
- Applied Electronics (4 yrs)

Master Studies:
- Computer Science and Engineering (2 yrs)
- Computer Networks (2 yrs)
- Computer Engineering and Process Control (2 yrs)
- Computer-Assisted Visual Art, Design and Advertising Image (2 yrs)
- Informatics Management in Industry and Administration (2 yrs)
- Modern Systems for Energetic Process Control (2 yrs)
- Advanced Techniques in Electrical Machines and Drives (2 yrs)
- Advanced enclosed Systems (2 yrs)

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- Software Engineering (2 yrs)
- Computer and Communication Networks (2 yrs)


PhD:
- Computers and Information Technology (3 yrs)
- Electrical Engineering (3 yrs)
- Electronic Engineering and Telecommunications (3 yrs)


4. Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics and Management
Website: www.fim.usv.ro
- Dean: Professor Ioan MIHAI, Ph.D. Eng.
       Address: Str.Universitatii, nr. 13, 720229 , Suceava
       Tel: +40-(0)230-523743; +40-(0)230 – 522978 ext 112
       Fax: +40-(0)230-523743

Undergraduate Courses:
- Environmental Engineering and Protection in Industry (4 yrs)
- Mechatronics (4 yrs)
- Economic Engineering in Mechanical Field (4 yrs)
- Machines Construction Technology (4 yrs)
- Quality Engineering and Management (4 yrs)
- Equipments for Industrial Processes (4 yrs)

Master Studies:
- Computer-Assisted Mechanical Engineering (1,5 yrs – Bologna)
- Modern Processing Technologies and Equipments (1,5 yrs – Bologna)
- Quality Engineering and Labour Safety (1,5 yrs – Bologna)
- Technical Expertise, Economic Evaluation and Management (1,5 yrs – Bologna)
-Applied Mechatronics (1,5 yr – Bologna)

PhD:
- Mechanical Engineering (3 yrs)



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5. Faculty of History and Geography
Website: www.atlas.usv.ro
- Dean: Professor Stefan PURICI, Ph.D.
       Address: Str.Universitatii, nr. 13, 720229 , Suceava
       Tel: +40-(0)230-523742; +40-(0)230 – 522978 ext 511
       Fax: +40-(0)230-523742
       E-mail: stefanp@atlas.usv.ro

Undergraduate Courses:
- Environmental Geography (3 yrs)
- Geography (3 yrs)
- Geography of Tourism (3 yrs)
- History (3 yrs)
- Museology (3 yrs)
- Philosophy (3 yrs)
- International Relations and European Studies (3 yrs)
- Political Sciences (3 yrs)
- Social Assistance (3 yrs)
- Library and Information Science (3 yrs)

Master Studies:
- Global Studies. Culture and Communication (2 yrs)
- Management of International Relations and Transborder Cooperation (2 yrs)
- Heritage Protection, Valorisation and Management (2 yrs)
- European Studies (2 yrs)
- Tradition and Innovation in Cultural and Religious Tourism (2 yrs)
- Geographic Risk Phenomena and Sustainable Development (2 yrs)
- GIS and Territorial Planning (2 yrs)
- Tourism and Regional Development (2 yrs)
- Counselling and Administration in Human Resources (2 yrs)
- Organisational Ethics and Ethical Audit (2 yrs)
- Romanians between Orient and Occident (2 yrs)


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PhD:
- History (3 yrs)


6. Faculty of Letters and Communication Sciences
Website: www.litere.usv.ro
Dean: Professor Mircea DIACONU, Ph. D.
Address: 13, Univ. Str., 720229 Suceava
Tel: +40-(0)230-524097; +40-(0)230 – 216147 / 249
Fax: +40-(0)230-524097
E-mail: mirceadiaconu@litere.usv.ro

Undergraduate Courses:
- Romanian Language and Literature- French/German Language and Literature (3 yrs)
- Romanian Language and Literature- Spanish Language and Literature (3 yrs)
- French Language and Literature- English/German Language and Literature (3 yrs)
- English Language and Literature- Romanian/German Language and Literature (3 yrs)
- Ukrainian Language and Literature- Romanian/French/English Language and Literature (3 yrs)
- Romanian Language and Literature – Italian Language and Literature (3yrs)
- Universal and Comparative Literature - Romanian Language and Literature or A Foreign Language
and Literature (Spanish/ Italian/ German) (3 yrs)
- Applied Modern Languages (3 yrs)
- Communication and Public Relations (3 yrs)
- American Studies (3yrs)

Master Studies:
- Hermeneutics and Literary Ideology (2 yrs)
- Romanian Literature in the European Context (2 yrs)
- Present Tendencies in Study of Romanian Language and Literature (2 yrs)
- The Theory and Practice of Translation (French, English, German) (2 yrs)
- Semiotics in Mass Media and Advertising (2 yrs)
- British Culture and Civilization in the Globalization Context (2 yrs)
- Language and Communication (2yrs)


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PhD:
-Philology (3 yrs)


7. Faculty of Forestry
Website: www.silvic.usv.ro
Dean: Associate Prof., Ph.D. Eng. Sergiu-Andrei HORODNIC
Address: 13, Univ. Str., 720229 Suceava
Tel: +40-(0)230 – 216147 / 519
Fax: +40-(0)230-521664
E-mail: horodnic@usv.ro

Undergraduate Courses:
-Forestry (4 yrs)
- Ecology and Environment Protection (4yrs)

Master Studies:
- Management of Wood Exploitation and Processing Activities (1,5 yrs)
- Conservation of Biodiversity and Forest Certification (1,5 yrs)

PhD:
- Forestry (3 yrs)


8. Faculty of Economic Sciences and Public Administration
Website: www.seap.usv.ro
Dean: Professor Elena HLACIUC, Ph.D. Ec.
Address: 13, Univ. Str., 720229 Suceava
Tel: +40-(0)230-520263; +40-(0)230 – 216147 ext. 303 or 304
Fax: +40-(0)230-520263
E-mail: elenah@seap.usv.ro

Undergraduate Courses:
- Public Administration (3 yrs)
- Managerial Assistance and Secretarial Work (3 yrs)
- Finance and Banking (3 yrs)
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- Management (3 yrs)
- International Business (3 yrs)
- Economic Cybernetics (3 yrs)
- Accounting and Administration Informatics (3 yrs)
- Economy of Commerce, Tourism and Services (3 yrs)
- Business Administration (3 yrs)
- Law (4 yrs)
- Economic Informatics (3 yrs)

Master Studies:
- Management of Trade, Tourism and Services Enterprises (2 yrs)
- Accounting and Financial Audit in Trade, Tourism and Services Enterprises (2 yrs)
- Economy and Globalization (2 yrs)
- Management in Public Administration in the European Union’s Countries (2 yrs)
- Public Management (2 yrs)
- Management and Audit in Business and Administration (2 yrs)
- Accounting, Financial Audit and Examination of Accounts (2 yrs)
- European Business Administration (2 yrs)
- Management and European Administration (2 yrs)
- Management and Business Administration (2 yrs)
- Informatic management in Industry and Administration (2yrs)

Ph.D.
- Economics
- Business Administration
- Accounting


9. Faculty of Educational Science
Website: www.fsed.usv.ro
Dean: Professor Rodica NAGY, Ph. D.
Address: 13, Univ. Str., 720229 Suceava
Tel: +40-(0)230 – 520465 ; +40-(0)230-216147/278
Fax: +40-(0)230-520465
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E-mail: rodinagy@yahoo.com

Undergraduate Courses:
-Primary and Pre-School Education Pedagogy (3yrs)

Master Courses:
- Didactic communication (2 yrs)
- Management of Educational Institutions (2 yrs)


10. Teacher Training Department
Director: Associate Professor Carmen Cornelia BĂLAN, Ph.D.
Address: 13, Univ. Str., 720229 Suceava
Tel: +40-(0)230-216147/144; +40-(0)230-522978/144
Fax: +40-(0)230-520080
E-mail: cbalan@usv.ro


       International Relations and Community Programmes Department
       The staff of this department offer assistance both to the teaching staff and the students who
are interested in visiting or studying at the University Stefan cel Mare of Suceava.
       Address: 13, University Street, 720229 - Suceava
       Tel.: +40-(0)230-520316;          +40-(0)230 – 216147 ext. 523
       Fax.: +40-(0)230-520316;
       E-mail: relint@usv.ro
       Website: http://relint.www.usv.ro


       The University Library
       The Library of the Stefan cel Mare University is available for students, staff and visitors. The
documentary patrimony of the University library includes over 291,015 volumes, 28145 periodical
and serial publications, micro formats, map drawing documents, audio-visual, graphic, electronic
documents as well as other such categories (12,750 volumes of rare books and 29,500 standards).
       It is opened from Monday through Friday from 8.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m. This time may vary
during holidays, but any changes to the schedule will be advertised in advance. The library is an ideal
place for individual or group studies.
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       If you are in any need of assistance in using any of the available resources in the library for
your research or for general information, ask the librarians. For general information or to be
registered as a user, refer to the reception desk immediately after the main entrance.
       The Library has electronic catalogues. These catalogues contain descriptions of all the
materials found within the library. The library rooms are equipped with computers with free access to
internet. It has also 5 reading rooms.
       Most material can be borrowed from the library. Books can be borrowed, while periodicals
cannot be borrowed. For items that cannot be borrowed, there are photocopiers in the library rooms
( at a low copying price).



       Computer Facilities

       In almost all the university rooms, free of charge computer access is available for the students.
The access to Internet is also free of charge in the students’ residences, but they need to have their
own computers. Students may get an e-mail account if they don’t have one. For further information,
please contact the Communication and Informational Technologies Department: (tel.: + 40 - (0)230 –
216147 ext. 222 or 277).

       Student Organizations
       In the “Stefan cel Mare” University there are the following students organizations:
- The Students’ League
                       13, University Street, 720229, Suceava
                       tel.: +40 (0)766528381
                       e-mail: ligastud_usv@yahoo.com


- The Suceava University Students’ Association
                       13, University Street, 720229, Suceava
                       tel.: +40-(0) 753 318 101;
                       e-mail: asus_suceava@yahoo.com
                       website: www.asus.usv.ro


- The Initiative Group of Romanians from Bessarabia (GIRB)
                       13, University Street, F building , 1st floor, 720229, Suceava
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                      tel.: +40-(0)741529486;
                      e-mail: petru_cioplpan@yahoo.co.uk


- Entrepreneurial Students’ Club (CASt)
                      13, University Street, MPO building, 720229, Suceava
                      e-mail: castusv@yahoo.com


- The National Association of Students in Administrative Sciences
                      13, University str., F, room E10, 720229, Suceava
                      tel. : +40 (0) 745.694 565 or +40 (0) 741 463 962
-VOIAJ Club           tel.: +40 (0) 744 115 414


-NICOLAE TONITZA Art Association             - tel. +40 (0) 746 024 400




       These non-governmental and non-profit organizations were created to represent and inform
students and to defend their interests, to offer services and to provide support in their academic life.
These organizations support various cultural initiatives, social projects and entertainment activities.
They are reunited under The Suceava University Students’ Federation (FESTUS). All these
organizations have members in the University Senate.


       How to reach the Stefan cel Mare University
   -   from the Burdujeni railway station: - by trolley no. 4 ( Areni station)
                                             - by maxi-taxi (Areni station)
                                             -by taxi
   - from the Salcea Airport: - by taxi



               5. APPLICATION AND REGISTRATION / MATRICULATION

a – Foreign citizens of the European Union member states, of the states belonging to the
European Economic Space and of the Swiss Confederation submit their application files directly
to the chosen faculty, according to its admission methodology and calendar (see art. 2.2.).
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b – Foreign citizens from non-EU countries who choose to send their application files directly to
the Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava, must submit the requested documents (see art. 2.3.I) to
the international Relations and Community Programmes Department: Str. Universităţii, nr. 13,
720229 – Suceava; building E, room E010; tel: +40 230 520316 or +40 230 216147 ext. 523; fax:
+40 230 520316; e-mail: relint@usv.ro ).
       Please note that the Stefan cel Mare University will only process your admission applications
once you have submitted all the required documents.
       The application deadline generally ends several months before the semester start date.
Therefore, please ensure that you contact the International Relations and Community Programmes
Department as soon as possible, so that you can obtain any documents that you may still need in good
time. As soon as you’ve received the Letter of acceptance from the Romanian Ministry of Education,
Research, Youth and Sports and the study visa, you may come to the Stefan cel Mare University of
Suceava    (chosen faculty) for matriculation and you have to take with you all the documents
mentioned at the art. 2.3.I.
       You have also to take with you the proof that you have paid the tuition fee in advance.

c - Citizens from the Republic of Moldova, citizens of Romanian ethnic origin from neighboring
countries and diaspora, will be admitted according to the methodology for the citizens from the
Republic of Moldova, Albania, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Serbia, Ukraine and Hungary, as well as for the
citizens of Romanian ethnic origin living abroad which is posted on the website of the Ministry of
Education, Research, Youth and Sports (www.edu.ro ) towards the end of May, beginning of June,
every year.
       International Relations and Community Programmes Department helps you with the
preparation of your stay in Suceava and your accommodation. So, on arriving at the University
“Ştefan cel Mare”, come to our department . You must submit:
- Letter of Acceptance
- Prior Study documents – in original
- A photo-copy of the birth certificate, translated and officially endorsed
- Passport / Identity Card
- Health certificate (translation in Romanian, English or French)
- Medical insurance

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- Marriage certificate, if available
- 2 recent photos 3/4.
        Our department is open from Monday to Friday, from 9.a.m. to 3 p.m.
        Never hesitate to contact us whenever you have doubts or problems.
        You may also contact:
- The Secretariate of the faculty where you want to be enrolled
        Address: 13, University Str., 720229, Suceava
        Tel.: +40 – (0)230 – 216147
- The Social Office – for accommodation
        Address: 6, Str. Scurta, 720229, Suceava
        Tel.: +40 – (0)230 – 216147 ext. 450


                6. ENTRY AND RESIDENCE PROVISIONS


        Foreign citizens of the countries belonging to the European Union only need to present an
identity card or comparable proof of identity such as a passport, for entry.
        Citizens from countries outside the European Union, may enter Romania with visa.
        A temporary residence card is required for all foreign citizens staying for at least three months
in Romania. So you must contact the local police department upon your arrival.
        Local Police Department – Registration Office for Foreigners
        Address: 13, 1 Mai Road, Suceava
        Tel.: +40 – (0) 230 – 203393; +40 – (0) 230 – 203394; +40 – (0) 230 – 203395
        The following documents will be required:
- Letter of Acceptance issued by the Romanian Ministry of Ministry of Education, Research, Youth
and Sports (if it is the case);
- proof of paying the tuition fee in advance, for those who will study on their own expenses;
- application form (can be obtained at the International Relations and Community Programmes
Department);
- passport / identity card;
- a statement from the University of Suceava (provided by International Relations and Community
Programmes Department);
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- a copy of the accommodation contract;
- health insurance;
- fiscal stamp (1 RON);
- 2 recent photos.
       The student visa is generally issued for an academic year. If the studies are going to last
longer, the students must contact the Local Police Department – Registration Office for Foreigners
for a visa renewal.


                7. HEALTH AND MEDICAL ASSISTANCE

       All the foreign citizens who want to study in Romania, must have a medical insurance.
       On arriving at the University of Suceava, all foreign students will be registered at the
University Medical Office. For this, they must present:
   -   a health insurance
   -   a Letter of Acceptance (provided by International Relations and Community Programmes
       Department)
       Medical assistance for students is free of charge at the university medical office.
       If general practitioner services are requested, the students may see one at the Polyclinic
(Hospital).
       In the area of private medicine, students are free to choose their own physician. Their names
are mentioned in the local telephone guide. The (moderate) costs of treatment have to be paid in cash.
       Dental treatment is not included in a standard medical insurance. If you need a dentist, you
should make an appointment first.

                Pharmacies
   -   Dornafarm no. 68 (non stop)
       Address: 1 Decembrie 1918 Avenue; tel: 0230 216 686
   -   Arsene
       Address: 2, Ana Ipatescu Str., bl. E1, sc.A, ap.2, Suceava; tel: 0230 214 308
   -   Atropa Beladona
       Address: 13, George Enescu Avenue, bl. Vapor; tel.: 0230 215 386
   -   Biomedica
       Address: 19, University Str.; tel.: 0230 531 691
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   -   Casandra
       Address: 2, 1 Decembrie 1918 Avenue, bl. P2; tel: 0230 214 843
   -   Clorofila Farm
       Address: 28, 6 Noiembrie Str., bl.S, sc.A, ap.3; tel: 0230 524 216
   -   Sensiblu
       Address: 2, Nicolae Balcescu Str.; tel: 0230 531 273
                  4A, Ana Ipatescu Str., tel: 0230 523 840

               Dentists
   -   Angelica ALACI
       Address: 78, Stefan cel Mare Str.; tel.: 0740 168 695
   -   Florin BABIUC
       Address: 30, Mihai Viteazu Str.; tel.: 0230 554 412
   -   Delia MARTINIUC, Florin MARTINIUC
       Address: 14, Republicii Str.; tel: 0722 633 036
   -   Ioan COSTEA
       Address: 78, Stefan cel Mare Str.; tel.: 0722 208 925
   -   Filip NICHIFOR
       Address: 78, Stefan cel Mare Str.; tel.: 0744 626 852
   -   PRIMA DENT
       Address: 16, Grigore Ureche Str, Zamca, bl.73; tel.: 0722 749 915
   -   Societatea Civila Medicala Bucovina
       Address: 46, Calea Unirii Str.; tel.: 0230 519 002 or 0744 974 753


               8. COSTS, FEES

       Cost of Living
       Romania is not expensive compared to other European countries. It is difficult to say how
much money a student generally needs per month in Romania. The amount will differ from one town
to the next and will depend not least on the student’s personal leisure activities.
       Cost of Living (approximate values as per 2010)
   -   accommodation in a hall of residence (double room, gas, electricity, heating included) - 85
       EUR
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   -   room in a shared private flat (gas, electricity, heating not included)                 - 125 EUR
   -   private own flat (gas, electricity, water not included)                                - 250 EUR
   -   milk (1 litter)                                                                        - 0.7 EUR
   -   bread (0.5 Kg)                                                                         - 0.35 EUR
   -   meat (1 kg)                                                                            - 6 EUR
   -   1 pizza                                                                                - 4 EUR
   -   1 ticket for local transport                                                           - 0.3 EUR
   -   gasoline ( 1 litter)                                                                   - 1 EUR
   -   beer – 0,5 l                                                                           - 0,9 EUR


       Tuition fees
   a – EU citizens
   As mentioned at article 2.2., citizens from the European Union member states, of the states
belonging to the European Economic Space and of the Swiss Confederation who are admitted on a
fee-paying place, will pay the same amount of tuition fees like Romanian students. At the Stefan cel
Mare University of Suceava, these varies between 500 – 550 EUR / academic year, depending on
each faculty.


   b – Non-EU citizens
   As mentioned at art. 2.3.I, citizens from non-EU countries must pay the amount of tuition fee
stipulated      by    the   Romanian    Govern     Decree     no.      22   /   29   August     2009      :
http://www.edu.ro/index.php/articles/c914/
   Tuition fees must be paid in advance for a period of 9 months, irrespective of the date when the
student starts the courses.



                 9. ACCOMODATION IN SUCEAVA

       Private accommodation
       Some of the foreign students might prefer to find accommodation in the private sector, where
prices go from 125 EUR to 250 EUR per month, depending very much upon location and quality.
These prices don’t include the cost of electricity, heating and gas.


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       University accommodation
       The foreign students may also find accommodation in the University hall of residence. It is
situated in the university campus. The cost is about 85 EUR/month/place in a double room. All rooms
are furnished and have their own bathroom.
       All rooms have free fulltime access to Internet and TV satellite network. The rooms are also
equipped with TV, refrigerator and telephone. In the basement there is a room equipped with washing
machines.
       On each floor there is a fully-equipped kitchen.
       The students may have lunch and dinner, from Monday to Friday, at the University restaurant
which is opened from 12.00 to 20.15. Prices range from 3 to 5 EUR. There are also cafeterias close
to the University, where sandwiches, drinks and snacks can be bought at moderate prices.


                10. ENTERTAINMENT

       Restaurants

- University Restaurant
Address: 13, University Str., Suceava, Tel. +40-(0)230216147

- Continental
Address: 4 – 6, Mihai Viteazul Str., Suceava; Tel. - +40-(0)230210944 (int. 445); +40-726222591

- Latino
Address: 11, Curtea Domneasca Str., Suceava

- Zamca
Address: 28, Zamca Str., Suceava; Tel. +40-(0)230520985, +40-(0)230521008

- Total Chagal
Address: 19, Universitatii Str., Suceava; Tel. +40-(0)230523264, +40744113460

- Piccolo Mondo
Address: 4, University Str., Suceava; Tel. +40-(0)230522837

- Nistru
Address: 1918, 1 Decembrie, Suceava; Tel +40-(0)230541372, +40744787702

- Gloria
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Address: 4-8, Vasile Bumbac Str., Suceava; Tel. +40-(0)230521209
- Central
Address: 4, Nicolae Balcescu Str.; Tel. +40-(0)230521079, +40721291757

- Bradet
Address: 2, Parcului Str., +40-(0)230209378
-B+B
Address: 18 B, Mihai Eminescu Str., Suceava; Tel. +40-(0)230523554; +40-(0)744535396
- Taco Loco
Address: Stefan cel Mare Str., Suceava; Tel. +40-(0)230220032; website: www.TacoLocoSv.ro
- Balada
Address: 3, Mitropoliei Str., Suceava; Tel. +40-(0)230520408
- Bi-Com
Address: 20-22, Narciselor Str., Suceava; Tel. +40-(0)230520007; +40-(0)230520006
- Venezia
Adress : Bd. 1st Mai, Suceava ; Tel. +40-(0)230523187, +40-(0)740134926
Website: www.restaurant-venezia.ro


       Fast Food
- Snitel Wienez
Address: 48B, Marasesti Str., Suceava; Tel. +40-(0)230522590; Tel. +40-(0)740697740

- Nick & Nick
Address: 5A, Statiunii Str., Suceava; Tel. +40-(0)230406200
- McDonald’s
Address: 10B, Ana Ipatescu Str., Suceava; Tel. +40-(0)230206011


       Pizza
- Smart Pizza
Address: 49, George Enescu Avenue, bl. T92, Suceava; Tel. +40-(0)230422341; Tel. +40-
(0)740589900
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- Zarra
Address: 2, Obcinilor Str, bl. T64, Suceava; Tel. +40-(0)230550141

- La Primavera
Address: George Enescu Avenue, bl. T49, Suceava; Tel. +40-(0)230512669

- La Primavera
Address: 4, Octav Bancila Str, Suceava; Tel. +40-(0)230522088; Tel. +40-(0)788396800

- Sempre Pizza
Address: 13, Ana Ipatescu Str., Suceava; Tel. +40-(0)230524747
-B+B
Address: 18 B, Mihai Eminescu Str., Suceava; Tel. +40-(0)230523554; +40-(0)744535396
-Padrino
Address: 15, Universitatii Str; tel: 0742 365 859; 0330 112 116

- Latino
Address: 11, Curtea Domneasca Str., Suceava


           Café
- Barok
Address: 22, Sf. Ilie Str., Suceava; Tel. +40-(0)230511155

- KM Café
Address : 18, 1 Decembrie 1918 Avenue, Suceava ; Tel. +40-(0)723236847

- The Ranch
Address: 4, Universitatii Str., Suceava; Tel. Tel. +40-(0)727186533


           Internet Café
- Assist
Address: 22 Decembrie Square (in front of McDonald’s), Suceava; Tel. +40-(0)230523044
E-mail: contact@assist.ro ; Web: www.assist.ro



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       Clubs
- Office’s Club
Address: 12B, Corneliu Coposu Str., Suceava; Tel. +40-(0)230511582, Tel. +40-(0)721701886; E-
mail: Office@OfficeSClub.ro ; Web: www.OfficeSClub.ro

- VIP Cetate
Address: Cetatii Str., Suceava; Tel. +40-(0)744779757; E-mail: VipCetate@HotMail.com

- Night Club
Address: 10, Curtea Domneasca Str., Suceava; Tel. +40-(0)743944488;
E-mail: ClubNight_Sv@yahoo.com

- Chicago
Address : 44, Oituz Str., Suceava; Tel. +40-(0)230222248

- « S »Club
30, Ion Creanga Str., 720011, Suceava; Tel. +40-(0)230222044; +40-(0)788120150 ; +40-
(0)744211833 ; E-mail : DCovasa@yahoo.com

- Shock Fashion Club
Address: 7, Saturn Alley Str., Suceava; Tel. +40-(0)744528660;
E-mail: Office@ShockFashion.ro ; website: www.ShockFashion.ro

- Underground
Address: 23, Stefan cel Mare Str., Suceava

- “V” Club
Address: 2, Nicolae Balcescu Str.; Tel. +40-(0)230522686




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                                     14. EVERYDAY VOCABULARY


The Days of the Week – zilele saptamânii                                  The Seasons - anotimpurile
Monday              - luni           Friday - vineri                      Spring           - primăvară
Tuesday             - marţi          Saturday - sâmbătă                   Summer           - vară
Wednesday           - miercuri        Sunday - duminică                   Autumn           - toamnă
Thursday            - joi                                                 Winter           - iarnă


The Months of the Year - lunile anului                The Cardinal Numeral – numeralul cardinal
January - ianuarie            July   - iulie          1 one - unu                  11 eleven         -unsprezece
February - februarie August - august                  2 two - doi                  20 twenty         - douăzeci
March - martie              September- septembrie 3 three - trei                   30 thirty         - treizeci
April - aprilie             October - octombrie       4 four - patru               100 one hundred - o sută
May       - mai             November - noiembrie      5 five - cinci               1,000 one thousand- o mie
June      - iunie           December - decembrie      6 six - şase                 1,000,000 one million - un
                                                      7 seven - sapte                                      milion
                                                      8 eight     - opt
                                                      9 nine      - nouă
                                                      10 ten      - zece
The Ordinal Numeral – numeralul ordinal                                   The Time – ora
1st      - primul             6th    - al şaselea               - it is one o’clock                  - este ora unu
2nd - al doilea               7th    - al şaptelea              - it is ten (minutes) past six       - este şase şi zece
3rd      - al treilea         8th    - al optulea               - it is twenty minutes to eleven - este unsprezece
4th     - al patrulea         9th    - al nouălea                                                        fără douăzeci
4th     - al patrulea         9th    - al nouălea               - it is a quarter to ten       - este zece fără un sfert


          Colours – culori                                                         Meals – Mesele zilei
- white - alb                 - blue - albastru                            - breakfast     - micul dejun
- black - negru               - orange - portocaliu                        - lunch         - masa de prânz
- red       - roşu -           - brown - maro                             - dinner - masa de seară, cină, dineu
- rosy      - roz             - yellow- galben                            - supper         - cina, supeu
- green - verde

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                                         Institutions – institutii
- bank               - bancă                           - supermarket        - complex alimentar
- insurance company - societate de asigurare           - grocer’s            - băcănie
- post-office        - poştă                           - greengrocer’s       - legume şi fructe
- railway station    - gară                            - baker’s             - brutărie
- airport            - aeroport                        - butcher’s           - măcelărie
- port, harbour      - port                            - tailor’s shop       - croitorie
- customs-house      - vamă                            - shoemaker’s shop    - cizmărie
- travel office      - oficiu de turism                - watchmaker’s shop - ceasornicărie
- tourist agency     - agenţie de voiaj                - photographer’s      - atelier fotografic
- news agency        - agenţie de informaţii           - hairdresser’s       - coafor
- police             - politie                         - barber’s            - frizerie
- school             - şcoală                          - hospital            - spital
- laundry            - spălătorie                      - surgery             - cabinet medical
- dry cleaner’s      - curătătorie chimică             - dentist’s        - cabinet stomatologic
- dyer’s             - vopsitorie                      - chemist’s           - farmacie
- museum             - muzeu                           - theatre             - teatru
- cinema (hall)      - cinema


                                             Menu – Meniu
- hors d’œuvres      - antreuri, aperitive             - stew                - ghiveci, tocană, iahnie
- boiled eggs        - ouă fierte                      - scrambled eggs      - ouă jumări
- salad              - salată                          - poached eggs        - ochiuri (fierte în apă)
- escalope           - sniţel                          - fried eggs          - ochiuri
- ham                - şuncă
- omelet             - omletă                          - bacon               - costiţă, slănină
- fried potatoes     - cartofi prăjiţi                 - brown bread         - pâine neagră
- chips              - cartofi pai                     - roll                - chiflă, corn
- mashed potatoes    - cartofi piureu                  - pie                 - plăcintă, pateu
- soup               - supă                            - cake                - prăjitură, tort
- roast meat         - carne friptă                    - pudding             - budincă

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- grilled meat - carne la grătar   - ice-cream      - îngheţată
- jam          - dulceată, gem     - honey          - miere
- sweets       - dulciuri          - compote        - compot
- beef         - carne de vacă     - veal           - carne de viţel
- pork         - carne de porc     - lamb meat      - carne de miel
- chicken meat - carne de pui      - fowl meat      - carne de pasăre
- fish         - peşte             - rabbit meat    - carne de iepure
- duck meat    - carne de raţă     - goose meat     - carne de gâscă
- milk         - lapte             - yoghurt        - iaurt
- butter       - unt               - cream          - smântână
- cheese       - brânză            - Swiss cheese   - şvaiţer
- tomatoes     - roşii             - beans          - fasole
- peas         - mazăre            - cabbage        - varză
- cauliflower - conopidă           - carrot         - morcov
- cucumber     - castravete        - marrow         - dovlecel
- green pepper - ardei gras        - hot pepper     - ardei iute
- onion        - ceapă             - garlic         - usturoi
- leek         - praz              - lettuce        - salată verde
- spinach      - spanac            - mushrooms      - ciuperci
- apple        - măr               - pear           - pară
- grape        - strugure          - cherry         - cireaşă
- peach        - piersică          - melon          - pepene galben
- water melon - pepene verde       - apricot        - caisă
- plum         - prună             - quince         - gutuie
- strawberry   - căpşună           - raspberry      - zmeură
- bilberry     - afină             - walnut         - nucă
- peanuts      - alune             - blackberry     - mură
- orange       - portocală         - tangerine      - mandarină
- fig          - smochină          - date           - curmală
- pineapple    - ananas            - pomegranate    - rodie




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                       Greetings, Introduction, Wishes – salut, prezentare, urări
- Good morning           - bună dimineaţa                - Good afternoon       - bună ziua

- Good evening           - bună seara                    - Good night           - noapte bună

- Good bye               - la revedere

- May I introduce my friend Lily ?        – Pot să v-o prezint pe prietena mea Lily ?

- Are you students ?     - Sunteţi studenti?

- What is your name ? - Cum te numeşti?                  - My name is Lily      - Mă numesc Lily

- Happy birthday         - La mulţi ani                  - Merry Christmas      - Crăciun fericit

- Happy New Year         - Un An Nou fericit             - Happy Easter         - Paşte fericit



                                Travelling by Train - Călătorii cu trenul

- Please tell me, which tram (troleybus, bus) goes to the train station – Spuneţi-mi vă rog, ce tramvai
(autobuz, troleibuz) merge la gară

- I'd like to buy a train schedule        - Aş vrea să cumpăr un mers al trenurilor

- Which train leaves for Bucharest and at what time ? – Ce trenuri pleacă spre Bucureşti si la ce oră ?

- Please give me a first – class return ticket, for the sleeping wagon – Daţi-mi vă rog, un bilet la clasa
întâi, dus – întors, la vagonul de dormit.

- What time does the train leave for Bucharest and on what line ? – La ce oră pleacă trenul spre
Bucureşti şi de la ce linie ?

                                               In Town – În oras

- How can I get to the town council ? – Cum pot ajunge la Primărie?

- Where does this street lead to ? – Unde duce strada aceasta ?

- Would you please tell me where the bus station is ? – Spuneţi-mi vă rog, unde este staţia de
autobuz?
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- What building is this ? - Ce clădire este aceasta?

- Where can I find a letter box/the post office/a public phone? – Unde pot găsi o cutie de scrisori /
poştă / un telefon?

- You have to turn right/left and then straight ahead – Trebuie să mergeţi la dreapta / stânga şi apoi
înainte.

- Does this bus go to the university ? – Acest autobuz merge la universitate?

- I have to take a taxi to the airport. – Trebuie să iau un taxi până la aeroport.

- How much do I have to pay – Cât trebuie să plătesc?

- Would you be so kind as to exchange these cheques / this currency – Sunteţi amabil să-mi schimbaţi
cecurile acestea / valuta aceasta?

- What is the course of this currency ? – Care este cursul acestei valute?

- Where is the central post office ? – Unde este porta centrală?

- Where can I buy envelopes and stamps ? – Unde pot cumpăra plicuri si timbre?

- I’d like to send a telegram. – Aş dori să trimit o telegramă.

- Where do they receive collects ? – Unde se primesc (se ridică) coletele poştale?

- Where do they sell phone cards ? – De unde se cumpără cartele telefonice?

- Miss, I’d like to make an international call. – Domnişoară, aş dori o convorbire internaţională.

- This telephone is out of order. – Acest telefon este defect.



                                     At the Restaurant – La restaurant

- Can you recommend a fine restaurant ?         – Îmi puteţi recomanda un restaurant bun?

- May I sit at your table ?                     – Pot să mă aşez la masa dumneavoastră?

- Waiter, the menu, please !                    – Ospătar, meniul, vă rog!

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- What is the speciality ?                     – Care este specialitatea casei?

- I’ve finished. The bill, please.             - Am terminat. Nota, vă rog.



                                      At the Bookshop – La librărie

- What are the literary news ?                 – Care sunt noutăţile literare?

- How much is a polyglot dictionary ?          – Cât costă un dicţionar poliglot ?

- I need a Romanian grammar.                   – Am nevoie de o gramatică a limbii române.

- I’d like a touristic map. Don’t you have a more detailed one ? – Aş dori o hartă turistică. Nu aveţi
una mai detaliată?

- What foreign books do you have ?             – Ce cărţi străine aveţi?

- I’d like to buy a notebook, a pen, a file and some cards with the monasteries in the Northern
Moldavia – Aş dori să cumpăr un caiet, un stilou, un dosar si nişte ilustrate cu mănăstirile din nordul
Moldovei.

                                       At the Doctor's - La medic

- I’d like to see a doctor                     – Aş dori să consult un doctor.

- I’m feeling bad. I’ve got temperature.       – Mă simt rău. Am temperatură.

- I cough, can’t sleep and I have the shivers. – Tuşesc, nu pot dormi şi am frisoane.

- I have a headache and I’m sick.              – Mă doare capul şi am greţuri.

- I’ve got a stomachache.                      – Mă doare stomacul.

- Call an ambulance, please.                   – Chemaţi o ambulanţă, vă rog.

- I think I’ve got a cold.                     – Cred că sunt răcit.

- I’ve got pains on the left/right.            – Mă doare în partea stângă / dreaptă.

- I’ve got a toothache up on the right.        – Mă doare un dinte sus, în dreapta.

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- How long does the treatment last ?           – Cât durează tratamentul?

- You can fill the cavity or get it out.      – Îl puteţi plomba sau îl extrageţi.



                                     At the Drugstore – La farmacie

- What drugstore is open now ?                – Ce farmacie este deschisă?

- Can I buy these medicines without receipt ? – Pot cumpăra aceste medicamente fără reţetă?

- What should I take against:     - flu       - Ce trebuie să iau împotriva: - gripei

                       - headache                            - durerii de cap

                       - cold                                - guturaiului

                       - ulcer                               - ulcerului

                       - neuralgia                           - nevralgiei

                       - rheumatism                          - reumatismului

- Please give me some alcohol and cotton.     – Vă rog să-mi daţi nişte alcool, tifon si vată.

- Give me a thermometer.                      – Daţi-mi un termometru.

- Give me six syringes.                       – Daţi-mi şase seringi.

- How much is the tincture of iodine ?         – Cât costă tinctura de iod?




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                                       CONTENTS




1. – Romania – Facts and Figures                                              1
           - Location                                                         1
           - Physical features                                                1
           - Regions                                                          1
           - Population                                                       2
           - Religions                                                        2
           - Official Language                                                2
           - Currency                                                         2
           - Climate                                                          2
           - Government                                                       3
           -Public Holidays                                                   3

 2. – Study in Romania                                                        3
   2.1.– Higher Education System. General Information                         3
              - International Recognition of Romanian Diplomas                4
   2.2.– EU Citizens                                                          5
   2.3. – Non – EU citizens                                                   5
           2.3.I – Studies on candidate’s own expenses                        6
           2.3.II – Studies on scholarships                                   7
   - Enrolment                                                                9
   - List of documents necessary for the application file                     10
   - Evaluation and Letter of Acceptance                                      11
   2.4.– Romanian citizens living abroad                                      12
   2.5.- Citizens from the Republic of Moldova, citizens of Romanian ethnic   13
        Origin from neighboring countries and diaspora
3.– Suceava – a place you will never forget                                   14
   - How to reach Suceava                                                     15
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   - Public transportation                                                       16
   - Taxi companies                                                              16
   - Opening a bank account                                                      16
   - Mobile phones                                                               17
   - Telephoning Suceava from Abroad                                             17
   - Rent a car                                                                  17
4.– Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava                                        18
   - Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava in a nutshell                         18
   - Academic calendar                                                           18
   - Faculties – structure and contacts                                          19
           1. – Faculty of Sport and Physical Education                          19
           2. – Faculty of Food Engineering                                      19
           3. – Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science           20
           4. – Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics and Management   21
           5. – Faculty of History and Geography                                 22
           6. – Faculty of Letters and Communication Sciences                    23
           7. – Faculty of Forestry                                              24
           8. – Faculty of Economic Sciences and Public Administration           24
           9. – Faculty of Educational Sciences                                  25
           10. – Teacher Training Department                                     26
   - International Relations and Community Programmes Department                 26
   - The University Library                                                      26
   - Computer Facilities                                                         27
   - Student Organizations                                                       27
   - How to reach the Stefan cel Mare University                                 28
5. – Application and Registration (Matriculation)                                28
6. – Entry and Residence Provisions                                              30
7. – Health and Medical Assistance                                               31
           - Pharmacies                                                          31
           - Dentists                                                            32
8. – Costs, Fees                                                                 32
           - Cost of living                                                      32

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          - Tuition fees        33
9. – Accommodation in Suceava   33
   13. – Entertainment          34
          - Restaurants         34
          - Fast Food           35
          - Pizza               35
          - Café                36
          - Internet Café       36
          - Clubs               37
14. – Everyday Vocabulary       38




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