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Studenti Incoming

How to Apply?



You must be nominated by your home institution for the Erasmus exchange with the UCV.




  • 30th May for students nominated for the first semester or for the full academic year
  • 30th November for students nominated for the second semester




  • 31st July for students applying for the first semester or for the full academic year
  • 31st December for students applying for the second semester



You must send the following documents to UCV:


  • Copy of your Learning Agreement for Traineeships
  • Copy of the Transcript of Records of the courses completed at the home university.
  • Copy of your ID Card/ Passport
  • Copy of your Birth Certificate (or any other official document mentioning your parents' names - no need to send this document if the information is included in your ID Card)
  • For students from Non-EU countries (i.e. Turkey): a medical certificate issued by a medical clinic stating that they are clinically healthy (and do not suffer from any chronic disease) and which shall also include a list of their vaccinations (this is necessary in order to apply for the residence permit).The document must be translated into English.

These documents will be sent scanned, by e-mail, to the Department of International Relations at the following address:

Departamentul de Relatii Internationale, Camera 445,

Universitatea din Craiova, Str. A. I. Cuza, nr. 13, Craiova, 200585, jud. Dolj, România

E-mail :





The academic calendar of the University of Craiova for the academic year 2019-2020 is available below:


Educational Activity 

No of weeks

First Semester

October 1 - December 22, 2019

Teaching activity  


December 23, 2019 - January 5, 2020



January 6 - January 19, 2020

Teaching activity   


January 20 - February 9, 2020

Examination session  


February 10- February 16, 2020



Second Semester

February 17 - April 18, 2020

Teaching activity 


April 19 - April 26, 2020

Easter Holiday


April 27 - May 31, 2020

Teaching activity


June 1 - June 21, 2020

Examination session  


June 22 - July 5, 2020

Internships, Research activity

(if applicable)  









Course Catalogue

Incoming mobility


Faculty of Agronomy            



Faculty of Automation, Computers and Electronics



Faculty of Economics and Business Administration



Faculty of Electrical Engineering



Faculty of Horticulture



Faculty of Law 


Mădălin TICU

Faculty of Letters 


Monica TILEA,


Faculty of Mechanical Engineering



Faculty of Orthodox Theology



Faculty of Physical Education and Sports


Ligia RUSU

Faculty of Sciences

Department of Informatics


Smaranda BELCIUG

Department of Mathematics


Florentina CHIRTEȘ

Department of Physics



Department of Chemistry


Cătălina IONESCU

Department of Geography



Faculty of Social Sciences



Constantin CRĂIȚOIU




UCV will inform you of its decision as soon as possible after receiving your application. The confirmation of acceptance will be sent by the Department of International Relations of UCV both to your university and to you, by mail. If you have been accepted at the University of Craiova, fill in and send by mail to the Department of International Relations the following documents by the 15th of June (for the first semester or full academic year)/by the 20th of December (for the second semester):



Visa/Residence permit

The host faculty will guide the students from non-EU countries in order to get a Residence permit.

The student will contact the Romanian Embassy in his country in order to obtain information regarding the documents required for the visa. The officer with responsibility for international incoming students at UCV will deliver the student’s Letter of invitation for the visa, provided that the student has send his application file and that his mobility has been approved by his corresponding faculty/ department at UCV.


The Department of International Relations will guide the students from non-EU countries in order to get a Residence permit.

The documents required by the Police Department for the Residence Permit are:

  • Copy of Passport (including the visa and the pages with the dates of entry on/ exit from Romanian territory);
  • Copy of Lease contract between the student and the university hostel or owner of a private building/ apartment, upon arrival in Craiova;

*These two documents (Passport and Lease Contract) shall also be shown by the students in original when submitting their application to the Police Department.

  • Medical certificate
  • Student certificate (delivered by the Department of International Relations);
  • Copy of the Learning Agreement for Studies/ Traineeships, duly signed and sealed by both universities;
  • Copy of Travel Health Insurance;


Upon Arrival

 First arrangements

  • Contact the Department of International Relations for assistance with accommodation and details on the university and the city. The officer with responsibility for international incoming students will provide assistance with your enrolment, information on Romanian language courses and other aspects of your stay here.

Report to the Department of International Relations with the following original documents:


Contact the International Relations Coordinator of the corresponding faculty (you should make an appointment in due time)

A copy of the Travel Health Insurance is requested by the university to students from Non-EU countries so that they can obtain their residence permit, if their Erasmus+ mobility at UCV lasts more than 3 months (90 days). The Travel Health Insurance submitted by the student to the Romanian Embassy in his country in order to obtain the visa is accepted.



Erasmus incoming students have two options of accommodation: staying at the university residence or seeking alternative accommodation upon arrival.


Student Hostel Accommodation

Erasmus incomers may reserve a place at the university residence through the Hostel reservation form, filled in and sent to the Department of International Relations prior to arrival.

Every room will accommodate at least 2 students. The rooms available are comfortable, pleasantly decorated, with free internet access and cable TV, refrigerator and TV set and private bathroom.

There is also a kitchen and a reading room on every floor, a social hall and a laundry in each hostel.

Attention: Bedclothes and towels are not supplied.

Rooms can be rented at a reasonable price: 245 lei/month/student + utilities, amounting to 70-80 Euros/month/student.

Students must pay a 50 lei fee upon their accommodation in the hostel. This fee covers any incidents that occur in the hostel and whose author is unknown (according to Article 8, paragraph 31 of the Lease Contract).

For further information, please contact the Department of International Relations of UCV.



Rented Accommodation

Rented flats are an alternative for incoming students seeking high quality accommodation, comfort and privacy. Students must make their own reservation.

The price is approximately 200 EUR per person (2 persons allowed) for a furnished flat with gas heating, located near the city centre and/or the faculty buildings of the University.


At the end of the stay 

At the end of the stay, students should request the Certificate of departure, duly signed and sealed by the

by the University, from the officer with responsibility for international incoming students.

The  Department  of  International Relations  of  UCV  will  send  the transcript  of  records  in  original  to  the student’s  home  university,  by  regular mail. Exchange students may apply for an extension of the exchange period. For further information, please contact the Department of International Relations of UCV.


Language Support

The University of Craiova provides incoming students with free-of-charge Romanian language courses, taught by permanent staff of the Department of Applied Modern Languages. Upon the completion of these courses, students can either receive a certificate of attendance or a grade (5 ECTS). Moreover, incoming students are provided with language support for administrative procedures, where required. The development of their Romanian language skills is also encouraged by means of other academic activities.

Students are strongly encouraged to contact the Faculty International Relations Coordinator or the International Relations Department of the University of Craiova for any questions, inquiries or requests they might have. We are here to support and help you!



Learning Agreement for Studies

Learning Agreement for Traineeships

Hostel Reservation Form

Registration form for the Romanian Language Courses

Lease Contract