The English language program of the Faculty of Medicine is supported since 1991, as an evidence of the evolution to European integration of many institutions from Romania. Teachers of the Faculty of Medicine who are supporting and teaching the program in English, have shown and proven a very good command of this language, evidenced by exchanges and international relations with the Anglo-Saxon countries and their certificates of knowledge of the language. Also, teacher’s research involves advanced knowledge of English required for reading and writing scientific papers. In addition, teachers and students can attend courses organized by the British Council and obtain the English medical certificates proves a better knowledge of the culture and the English language.

Tradition of study in English in the undergraduate program, the collaboration on medical education faculties in Europe, USA, Australia and the logistics provided by our university (library, accredited teachers to support teaching in English, adequate educational space, adapted curricula, the existence of credit transfer system), are all reasons to study in English at the Faculty of Medicine of Iaşi.

Faculty of Medicine Specializations

  • Medicine 360 credits
  • General Nursing 240 credits
  • Nutrition and Dietetics 180 credits


The admission of self-funded (foreign currency) candidates from E.U. and non-E.U. countries to the “Gr. T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iași in the academic year 2016-2017 is carried out in compliance with Law No.1/2011 and the OMECS No. 3855/26.05.2016, as well as with the rules and regulations of the University, according to the principle of academic autonomy; please verify the Methodology for admission in the 1st year of study of self-funded (foreign currency) candidates from E.U. and Non-E.U. countries in the academic year 2016-2017


Faculty of Medicine Iasi is part of the University of Medicine and Pharmacy "Grigore T. Popa" placed in the center of the city.

Located in the south-eastern Europe, Romania occupies the 9th place from its surface and 7th place according to the number of inhabitants of the countries of the European Union. Its capital is Bucharest, located in the south part of the country. Iaşi is located in the north-east part of the country, near the border with the Republic of Moldova. Our city is one of the major historical, cultural and academic centers in Romania, as well as the most important economic and academic center of the Moldova region.

The first university in Romania was founded in 1860 in Iaşi and here you find currently more than 60,000 students which are studying in several state and private universities. For over 40 years, Iaşi is an important academic center for foreign students from Europe and other continents.

In Iaşi there are five foreign cultural centers:

  • French (French Cultural Center)
  • English (British Council)
  • German (Rumänisch-Deutsche Kulturgesellschaft)
  • Latin American and Caribbean
  • Greek



Why should you consider studying medicine at our Faculty? Here are just a few reasons we are inviting you and your family to reflect on.

Our Faculty has 137 years of experience in preparing the youth for the medical profession. This brochure contains an overview of our current curriculum, taught by teachers with high experience and international exposure. Our programs and diplomas are accredited by the Romanian Ministry of National Education and Scientific Research, and they are recognized throughout the European Union. Our evaluation system is compatible with the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) if you wish to transfer to or from another European university.

You will be in direct contact with patients as early as the 3rd year of study as part of the main curriculum (not to mention the summer internship starting after the 1st year). As a general rule, we will help you from day one to develop practical knowledge and skills, necessary to provide quality medical care with confidence and high expertise.

You will get the taste of cutting-edge medicine by attending and participating in many national and international events on medical topics of current interest (conferences, symposia, workshops delivered by experts of an international reputation).

You can join a very strong and active Medical Students Society (SSMI), deeply involved in shaping the vision and practice of our Faculty. Students elect their representatives in the Faculty Board and University Senate. SSMI carries out a variety of projects benefitting those in need. SSMI arranges international exchanges for students and they set up interesting informal/non-formal workshops or training courses. Also, SSMI organizes the largest international congress for medical students and young doctors in Romania.

You will meet and become friends with students from all over the world. In 2015-2016, our Faculty was home for 1407 international students from 85 countries. It is like having the entire world in one place, an incredible opportunity for intercultural dialogue and learning! You will be able to learn Romanian, a beautiful Romance (Latin) language spoken by more than 22 million people. Other Romance languages related to Romanian are French, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese.

You will have the chance to discover Iaşi, Romania and Eastern Europe, as a place full of history and culture. You will gain a second home in beautiful Romania and a second family among the friendly and hospitable Romanian people.

You will be able to start a medical career in Romania or in cooperation with colleagues from Romania. The Romanian medical research scene is very dynamic, addressing to real problems and areas of concern nowadays, as well as gaining an international visibility.

All this adds up to materialize your dream of becoming a successful medical professional and a caring human being, starting off into adulthood with a sound foundation of medical education, lifelong learning skills, moral judgment and lasting relationships.

Program taught in:
  • English
  • French
  • Romanian

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