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Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter 2018 10/15/2017 11/01/2017 01/03/2018 04/25/2018
Fall 2018 06/08/2018 08/01/2018 TBA TBA
Winter 2019 11/16/2018 12/31/2018 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction:
Class Standing:
2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior, 5. Graduate
Sponsoring UM-Flint Department:
School of Management
Minimum GPA Requirement:
Areas of Study:
Housing: Residence Hall
Program Description:
Alexandru Ioan Cuza University (AICU)
Location: Iasi, Romania
Programs: Semester & Year

The Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi is the oldest higher education institution in Romania. Since 1860, the university has been carrying on a tradition of excellence and innovation in the fields of education and research. With over 38, 000 students and 800 academic staff, the university enjoys high prestige at national and international level and cooperates with over 250 universities world-wide. Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi became the first student-centered university in Romania, once the Bologna Process was implemented. Research at our university is top level. For the third year in a row, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University was placed first in the national research ranking compiled on the basis of Shanghai criteria. Striving for excellence, the university takes unique initiatives to stimulate research quality, to encourage dynamic and creative education and to involve its best students in academic life.

Want to learn about the city of Iasi? Visit Lonely Planet here.

Eligibility & Prerequisites
  • All undergraduate students from any discipline are permitted to participate.
  • 2.5 GPA minimum
  • Must have completed at least two major terms
Program Dates & Deadlines
  • Fall Semester Dates: late September - early February
    • Deadline to apply in WorldLink: April 15
  • Winter Semester Dates: mid-February - mid-June
    • Deadline to apply in WorldLink: October 15

The available funding allows AICU to grant 3 Erasmus+ scholarships to students registered at the University of Michigan-Flint (for a 4-months semester each, between February 20th - June 19th, 2017). Aside from the monthly subsistence of 750 euro, the Erasmus+ grant comprises a lump sum for travel of 820 Euros. The application is due November 5, 2016:

Areas of Study
Business. View 
AICU Courses. 

Course Registration
Students register for specified courses at UM-Flint. Students identify the courses they want to take at AICU by completing a Off Campus Experience Course Approval Form with an academic advisor/dean.

Language(s) of Instruction

Tuition & Fees
Students pay UM-Flint tuition and fees based on the number of credits they register.

Housing & Living Costs
AICU offers accommodation for exchange students at the Gaudeamus Centre for  International Exchanges. Double or triple rooms are available and are fully furnished, including a TV and a  refrigerator. Each room has a private bathroom and a fully equipped kitchen is  available on every floor.  Students are required to apply for housing as soon as possible.

Students can expect to spend approximately $520 per month depending on accommodations and lifestyle.

Other Expenses
  • Airfare to Romania
  • Passport
  • Visa
  • International Health Insurance
For a complete estimate of the overall cost of the program, click on the appropriate term next to"Budget Sheets" above.
  1. Check eligibility requirements and dates for the program, and review courses offered at AICU

  2. Apply in WorldLink for the exchange program by clicking “Apply Now” 

  3. Meet with the academic coordinator/dean of the program (Dr. Yener Kandogan) to complete a Off Campus Experience Course Approval Form and other relevant items.

  4. Submit all requested items to AICU

  5. After you receive confirmation from AICU regarding your acceptance, register for the appropriate business courses in SIS

  6. Confirm housing arrangements

  7. Apply for a student travel visa

  8. Book airline ticket

  9. Pay appropriate UM-Flint tuition/fees

  10. Travel abroad and notify the UM-Flint Education Abroad Office of your safe arrival. If you change classes while abroad, notify the appropriate UM-Flint academic coordinator

  11. At the end of the semester, request that the transcript be sent to the UM-Flint Education Abroad Office