Medical Student Life Overview
The central location of Oradea allows an easy access to the cultural and social excitement of Oradea that provides a break from medical student education, which can become quite stressful on the student. The city offers transportation in taxis, buses, trams or trains which connect to the whole of Europe. All hospitals and clinical training sites are easily reached by public transportation. Cars are extremely affordable if students wish to purchase their own vehicle.
The local community are friendly and welcoming to foreigners. Oradea has a virtually zero crime rate, allowing students to feel safe at all times. The night life is more pub orientated, however there are night clubs and movie theatres as well as drama houses. During summer holidays many students tour Europe or go to London to work and make extra pocket money.
In winter students all flock to the nearby geothermal heated natural pools, that steam away in the midst of a snow covered landscape.
Skiing and snow boarding as well as sledging is another favourite in winter. Romania has some excellent ski resorts that are very affordable. There are also a ski area 15 minutes from the city with it's own ski lifts and club house.
Foreign Medical Student Life in Oradea can be very rewarding. You will be exposed to people of various age groups, cultures and nationalities from around our planet. The atmosphere is electric and on weekends everyone lets loose enjoying the fun and excitement, the beautiful city has to offer. Relax at the hot springs, go skiing, go for a work out at one of the gyms or visit out one of the pubs or coffee shops.