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.
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
SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY THROUGH AICU for Winter 2018
The available funding allows AICU to grant 2 Erasmus+ scholarships to students registered at the University of Michigan-Flint (for a 4-months semester each, between February 19th - June 3rd, 2018). The application is due October 15, 2017: https://erasmusplus.uaic.ro/ .
Tutorials - incoming foreign students courses taught in English on a tutorial basis (regular and individual meetings with the professors who usually teach those particular courses in Romanian
Students register for specified courses at UM-Flint. Students identify the courses they want to take at AICU by completing aOff 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.
Airfare to Romania
International Health Insurance
HOW TO APPLY
Check eligibility requirements and dates for the program, and review courses offered at AICU
Apply in WorldLink for the exchange program by clicking “Apply Now”
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.
Submit all requested items to AICU
After you receive confirmation from AICU regarding your acceptance, register for the appropriate business courses in SIS
Confirm housing arrangements
Apply for a student travel visa
Book airline ticket
Pay appropriate UM-Flint tuition/fees
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
At the end of the semester, request that the transcript be sent to the UM-Flint Education Abroad Office