• What are the admission requirements for study at Spiru Haret University?

If you want to apply for a bachelor programme, make sure your dossier includes the following documents:

  1. Application form for the issuance of the Letter of Acceptance (to be requested at isd@spiruharet.ro),
  2. Graduation diploma (certificate) of a form of secondary education (high school, secondary school etc) or any other type of document certifying graduation in the original (certified by the local Ministry of Foreign Affairs),
  3. Transcript of records (high school, secondary college etc.) in the original (certified by the local Ministry of Foreign Affairs),
  4. Certified copy of the birth certificate,
  5. Certified copy of the marriage certificate (if any),
  6. Copy of the passport,
  7. Medical certificate,
  8. Proof – payment order for the payment of the tuition fees (AFTER receipt of the Letter of Acceptance from the Romanian Ministry of Education).

If you apply for a master’s degree, your dossier should include the following documents:

  1. Application for the issuance of the Letter of Acceptance (to be requested at isd@spiruharet.ro),
  2. Sc/B.A. degree (or any other graduation diploma issued by a higher education institution) in the original + high school diploma (certified by the local Ministry of Foreign Affairs),
  3. Transcript of Records of the undergraduate studies in the original + high school transcript (certified by the local Ministry of Foreign Affairs),
  4. Copy of the birth certificate,
  5. Copy of the marriage certificate (if any),
  6. Copy of the passport,
  7. Medical certificate,
  8. Proof – payment order for the payment of the tuition fees (AFTER receipt of the Letter of Acceptance from the Romanian Ministry of Education).

Keep in mind the fact that the candidates’ dossiers should be submitted in English, French or Romanian and shall be forwarded by e-mail (scanned) at isd@spiruharet.ro or by post to the following address: BIROUL STUDENTI STRAINI, Str. Ion Ghica, Nr. 13, Sector 3, Bucuresti, Cod postal: 030045, ROMANIA.

  • Do I need a visa to study at SHU?

If your country is a member of the EU or of the European Economic Area, or if you come from Canada, Japan, Moldova, South Korea, Switzerland, USA or Serbia you do not need a visa. Otherwise, you have to apply for one. For further details, visit …(see Applying for a visa).

  • What type of courses can I undertake?

You can attend courses taught in Romanian in one of the following major subjects (specialties) for Cycle I and Cycle II:

  • Economics (Marketing, Accounting, Management)
  • Humanities (Languages, Psychology, Law):
  • Veterinary Medicine:
  • Applied Computer Science
  • Physical education, Kinetotherapy

 Don’t forget that for the courses taught in Romanian, you should first enroll for the Preparatory Year of Romanian.

You can also attend courses taught in English in the following major subjects (specialties):

  • Marketing
  • Management (master programme, in Constanta)
  • Veterinary Medicine

 The only master program taught in English is provided by the Faculty of Legal and Economic Sciences in Constanta and is entitled Organizational Management and Entrepreneurship.

  • Is the diploma recognised in non-EU countries?

Spiru Haret University is fully integrated in today’s global society so the diploma issued here is recognised worldwide.

  • How can I find accommodation?

You can choose to stay in the hostel/dormitories of Spiru Haret University for 120 EUR/month or you can rent a private apartment for prices ranging between 300-350 EUR/month.

  • What is the deadline for submission of my dossier?

The official admission period is between February 1st and September 1st, every year. It seems like a lot of time, but you should keep in mind that the document processing services at the Romanian Ministry of Education take 30 to 45 days for the issuance of the letter of acceptance and the academic year starts on October 1st. There is only 1 intake per academic year!

  • What is the structure of the academic year in Romania?

The academic year consists of 2 semesters. The first semester starts on October 1st and ends in February, whereas the second semester lasts from the end of February until the end of June. There are four holidays whose dates vary from one year to another: a winter holiday in December, an inter-semestrial holiday, a spring holiday and a summer holiday.

  • Can I travel abroad while still a USH student?

Yes, you can travel during Christmas holidays and in the summer, after the examination sitting.  A Letter of Approval signed by the Rector is required, to be used at the Customs  Office.

  • How long does it take to get the Residence Permit?

The Immigration Office usually issues it in a month’s time after having received the complete dossier.  Upon filing, a slip of paper is given to the applicant, with the appointment date, which must be complied with.

  • Does the Residence Permit allow employment?

Yes, the Residence Permit mentions ‘Right to work’.

  • What is the validity of the Residence Permit?

For Bachelor’s studies, the Permit is valid for three years.  With the Master’s degree, the validity varies from one to two years, depending on the length of such studies.