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Free International University of Moldova

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Free International University of Moldova (ULIM) is situated in the center of the capital of the Republic of Moldova – Chisinau. It was founded on 16 October 1992 by the Government decision and is accredited by the National Council for Academic Assessment and Accreditation of the Republic of Moldova. ULIM is a medium-size international university with about 6000 students, including foreign ones coming from various countries like USA, Germany, Italy, Turkey, Romania, Russia, Middle East countries etc. The university’s educational offer consists of 42 undergraduate programs, 60 graduate programs, and 11 doctoral programs in various fields of study. ULIM is a full member of important international university networks like EUA, IAU, AUF, and IAUP and hosts several cultural and language centers such as Chinese Confucius Institute, Korean Se Jong, Spanish Center Cervantes, British Center and others.

Accreditation and International recognition

The Technical University of Moldova is accredited by the Ministry of Education of Moldova. Ministry of Education of Moldova has mutual collaboration agreements with Turkey, Israel and other countries. The university participates in the European Higher Education Area - Bologna Process. The studies are organized based on the European transferable academic credits system (ECTS). ECTS system facilitates student mobility in the European Area and the recognition of university diplomas.

University studies

Free International University of Moldova is a leading academic center and a significant point of reference in society, and it adheres to the principles of academic integrity and critical thinking. The university is one the leading higher education institutions in the Republic of Moldova and South-Eastern Europe, which actively contributes to the development and use of knowledge through research and teaching. The strategic goal of the university is to continue meeting the needs of its students and providing innovative high-quality academic programs that can respond in a timely manner to societal issues and problems. The university constantly collaborates with more than 100 prestigious universities from 40 different countries.

Faculties for undergraduate students

International students are enrolled at the following faculties:

  • Law;
  • Economics;
  • Informatics and Engineering;
  • Psychology and Social Assistance;
  • History and International Relations;
  • Biomedicine and Ecology;
  • Letters.

Graduate studies at Free International University of Moldova are represented by master and doctorate programs in various disciplines.

Courses are provided in Romanian, English and Russian languages.

The duration of courses is 3 or 4 years. Each academic year consists of 34 weeks divided into two semesters: Autumn semester (17 weeks) and Spring semester (17 weeks). There is an examination session at the end of each semester. Academic year begins on 1 September and ends at the beginning of August.

Preparatory year

University provides preparatory language courses for those students who choose to learn in Romanian or English language. The students are taught Romanian or English language as well as the basics of law, history, mathematics, and informatics. Having successfully passed the graduation exams, the candidates could be enrolled in undergraduate level programs at the chosen faculty.

Duration of courses – 1 year.

Application deadline

1 August 2016 for undergraduate students / 30 August 2016 for preparatory year students

University fees

The fee structure for students enrolled in academic year 2016-2017:

  • Preparatory year: 800-1000 €;
  • Undergraduate level: 1200-1700 € per academic year.

Additional expenses:

  1. Medical Certificates – approx. 400 lei (~27-30 €);
  2. Health Insurance – approx. 900 lei (~ 60 €);
  3. Right of Residence – 180 lei (~12 €) (~159 € for urgency);
  4. Residence Permit – 400 lei (~27 euro) (~ 47 € for urgency);
  5. Dormitory Fee – 440 lei (~20 € per month);
  6. Cost of the Invitation to Study – 10 €;
  7. Cost of Courier “DHL” – 80 €;
  8. Other expenses.

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