Sending your child off to study medicine in another country can be a very worrying and difficult experience. But it doesn't have to be.
7 good reasons to send your child to a Romanian University
In the past decade, Romania has become the most popular destination for international students to study medicine in Europe. Since 1990 thousands of applicants from 52 countries - from the US, South Africa, Uk, India, Pakistan, Mauritius, Zambia, Kenya to Nigeria. Out of all the programs the medical faculties have the highest proportion of international students who come to study medicine in Europe.
The University fee structure is amongst the most cost-effective to study medicine in Europe. Romania is more affordable than Britain, the US, Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic or Australia, in means of living expenses, cost of accommodation or overseas students' tuition fees. Yearly tuition starts from $3600USD and living expenses are from $400USD a month.
Waiver of TOEFL/IELTS
Unlike many Universities, University of Oradea recognizes that many students have done their formal education in English medium institutions and are comfortable with English as a medium of instruction. So, you need not take the TOEFL/IELTS.
Entry into European Union
Since Romania has become part of the European Union, doctors who qualify in Romania have freedom to practice anywhere within the European Union. This gives graduates a huge employment opportunity in both the private and public sectors.
The degree offered by most Romanian medical universities is accepted and recognized worldwide. Some graduates, depending on which country they return may have to write local board exams and do community service.
Safe Study Environment
Most Romanian university cities (apart from the capital Bucharest) are quaint and have low crime levels. Living conditions are comfortable and students are easily able to adapt to the new environment.
5 Hospitals for clinical's
Most Romanian medical faculties have close relations with major hospitals in their city, where students do all their clinical's and practical work, therefore ensuring good case studies and hands on experience.