The Education and Research Ministry (MEC), through its National Office for
Scholarships Abroad, launched the 2003-2004 offerings for university and
Three types of scholarships are offered this year:
I. Scholarships financed by the Romanian Government;
II. Scholarships financed by other countries according to mutual agreements;
III. Scholarships offered by other countries' governments and foreign
The scholarships offered by the Romanian government add up to 600 months
for 2003-2004, each scholar being offered 2 to 10 months. One person can
benefit only once in his/her entire education activity from such an offering.
The deadline for applications: submission is March 31st at the MEC Registry
Office (Str. Spiru Haret, nr.12, Bucuresti, cod 70738).
Accepted Romanian scholars will benefit from:
a) Monthly scholarship in foreign currency, up to 1000 US Dollars, according
to the destination country, designed to cover accommodation transport
and potential taxes.
b) International transport tickets, to the destination site and back,
only once per school year.
The mutually agreed scholarships, as well as the ones offered by foreign
institutions and governments, refer to complete or partial university
and post-university studies, research / specialization studies, PhD and
The countries involved in mutual or foreign offerings are, for now: Iran,
Norway, Bulgaria, China, Denmark, Finland, Greece, India, Iraq, Italy,
Slovenia, Austria, Belgium, The Czech Republic, Yugoslavia, Luxembourg,
Macedonia, Morocco, Sweden, Albania, Armenia, Belarus, Korea, Egypt, The
Russian Federation, Jordan, Nigeria, Slovakia, Turkey, Tunis, Hungary,
Algeria, Georgia, Poland, Vietnam, Mexico, Pakistan, Syria and Spain.
All information are available on the MEC web site - www.edu.ro/onbss.htm.