Step I: Choose and directly contact your desired PhD coordinator

Depending on the domain of doctorate you are interested in and your specific research areas, choose and informal, directly contact by phone or E-mail the professor who you would like to be the scientific coordinator of your doctoral program. If he basically agrees to supervise your doctoral program, he will assist you from the very beginning, in the not very simple process of preparing and submitting the documentation for admission and subsequently for registration.

Step II: Submitting the application file to Gheorghe Asachi Technical University of Iasi

The application file containing all documents required for admission must be submitted to Technical University of Iasi, Foreign Students’ Office, Mangeron Str. No 67, room B102, 700050- Iasi, Romania, by postal service or by E-mail (scanned documents):

Submitting the file to the university must be done in the interval 15 May-15 August 2018.

1 Application form (filled in 2 copies), for requiring the Letter of Acceptance, issued by Romanian Education Ministry, please download here.

2 The study documents (copy and legally certified translation in Romanian, English or French, if they were issued in other language):

  • the baccalaureate diploma,
  • the bachelor’s degree diploma,
  • the master’s degree diploma (or their equivalent);
Original diplomas issued in countries which have NOT ratified the Hague Apostille Convention must be superlegalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the issuing country and by the Embassy/Consular Office of Romania in that country.

3 Birth certificate (copy and legally certified translation);

4 Copy of the passport – valid at least 6 months after the letter of acceptance to studies is issued;

5 If necessary, name change documents (marriage certificate, legal decision, etc) – (copy and legally certified translation);

6 Medical certificate (in English) to prove that the person to be registered for studies does not suffer from infectious diseases or other illnesses that are incompatible with the future profession. On the medical certificate it must be specified that ‘The candidate is not registered with mental illnesses and infectious or contagious diseases’. If the candidate is registered with mental illnesses, he / she will have to bring the psychologist’s / psychiatrist’s approval that the candidate can perform the studies to be registered to;

7 Internationally recognized English language certificate. If the candidate does not submit such a certificate, he can pass an English proficiency exam organized by our University Foreign Languages Department. This exam will be organized the day before the admission interview;

8 Copy of the document proving permanent residence abroad.

9 Copy of the document proving payment of the file processing fee of the amount equivalent in Romanian currency (lei) of 80 euros. On the bank document, the candidate will have to mention his / her name and the text (file processing fee). The file processing fee will be transferred to the bank account below:
  • Beneficiary: Universitatea Tehnica „Gheorghe Asachi” din Iasi
  • CIF: 4701606
  • Address: Iasi, 67 Prof. dr. docent Dimitrie Mangeron Street
  • Cod IBAN: RO44TREZ 4062 0F33 0500 XXXX
  • Bank: TREZORERIA Iasi
The fee in Romanian currency (lei) will be calculated according to the National Bank of Romania official exchange rate on the day of the payment.

10 When receiving the Letter of Acceptance issued by Romanian Education Ministry, it will be added to the admission file by the University Foreign Students’ Office.

Step III: Admission interview

The admission colloquium consists of an interview focused on the topic the candidate wishes to address and deepen during the doctoral stage.

This interview can be held directly (face-to-face with the admission committee) or on-line (using Skype).

Step IV: Matriculation and Fees

a) The academic year starts around 1 October. Anyway, enrollment in doctorateprogram is carried out as planned by our University no later than the end of the first semester of the academic year for which it was issued approving the laws in force.

b) At registration, candidates shall also submit the documents in the application file in the original, be authenticated by the Romanian Embassy in The Hague Apostille issuing country.

c) Passport with valid visa purposes "studies" must be presented. Details about receiving visa are here provided (link).

d) 4 passport-size photos;

e) Tuition fee is 290 € per month. Aiming to obtain “studies” visa, the tuition fee must be paid in advance for one year.