Admission requirements

The doctoral admission competition is valid only for the field, institution, doctoral form and admission year 2022.

The following applicants have the right to participate in the competition for admission to doctoral studies:
- graduates with a master's degree organized according to Law no. 288/2004 (Bologna system), as subsequently amended and supplemented;
- graduates with a bachelor's degree or equivalent of long-term university studies organized according to Law no. 84/1995, republished, with subsequent amendments and completions;
- graduates of studies attanded abroad and recognized by the specialized department within the relevant ministry as at least master's degree studies.

The total cumulative duration of the bachelor's and master's degree (for studies of the Bologna system) must provide a total of at least 300 transferable credits (ECTS).

At Transilvania University of Brașov, only applicants who have obtained an average of at least 7 (seven) in bachelor studies and an average of at least 7 (seven) in MA studies can enter the doctoral admission competition.

Only applicants who have obtained the average of at least 8.50 (arithmetic mean between the average of the years of bachelor studies and the average of the bachelor examination) are eligible for places financed from the state budget.

In case of non-occupancy of all places financed from the state budget, CSUD may approve, at the proposal of SDI, derogations from the above requirement, respectively the (re)distribution of vacancies to applicants opting for places financed from the budget - without scholarship (CFFB, FRB) and who have a bachelor average of at least 8.00.

Applicants eligible for the competition for admission to doctoral studies:
- Romanian citizens
- citizens of the Member States of the European Union, of the states belonging to the European Economic Area and of the Swiss Confederation, under the same legal conditions for Romanian citizens, including the tuition fees. The recognition of the studies attended outside Romania will be done by the specialized department within the relevant ministry (https://cnred.edu.ro/ro/studii-universitare), before the registration of the applicants for the admission competition. Each applicant must present at the competition the certificate of recognition of studies. The procedure can be initiated through UNITBV or in person by the applicants. Applicants will consider the settlement time of about 30 days.
- EU third-country nationals, according to the specific methodologies issued by the relevant ministry and in accordance with the regulations of the doctoral school (https://www.unitbv.ro/en/research/doctoral-studies/non-eu -citizens-admission.html).
- Romanians from everywhere.

Admission methodology