Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine

Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine

Grigore T. Popa University in Iasi is famous for its state of the art facilities and library as well as it's Medical Simulation Centre, enhancing the students learning experience.

Grigore T. Popa university if one of the oldest ancient times of higher education in Romania, one founded in 1879, as a Faculty of Medicine, being associated more with two other institutions that complete the area of ​​medical training – the Faculty of Pharmacy and the Faculty of Dental Medicine. In 1991, the Institute was confronted with the status of the university, receiving the name of the famous representative of the School of Functional Anatomy Iasi, Grigore T. Popa. Later, the Faculty of Medical Bioengineering was established, the only one of its kind in Romania. The University imposes itself as today with a valuable teaching body as well as with a modernized basic and technical centre, suitable for carrying out the didactic process and scientific research activities.


  • Admission

    No entry exams

  • Tuition Fees Medicine

    €7500 per Year

  • Tuition Fees Dentistry

    €7500 per Year

  • Undergraduate Entry Medicine

    6 Years

  • Undergraduate Entry Dentistry

    6 Years

  • Intake


  • Graduate Entry

    Not Available

  • Clinical Rotations Medicine

    Up to the last 3 years

  • Address

    Strada Universității 16, Iași 700115, Romania

Accommodation & Living Costs

At Med Guide Europe, we ensure our students are kept up to date with all the information they require when studying abroad. For that reason, we have provided an estimated cost of amenities below:


£150 – £250

Food Shopping




Gas & Electricity




Internet/TV Cable


Public Transportation



£353 - £443

University FAQ's

Over 140 years of experience in higher medical education;
International academic positioning
The degree is recognized in the EU and worldwide
You will study in modern laboratories and research centres
You will practice in university hospitals
You will have access to international mobility programs
Option of a large number of specialties from which you can choose to practice


  • The Medicine programme is 6 years and is taught entirety in English.
  • Every summer, from year one to five of studies, students must work in university affiliated hospitals, medical centres or clinics.
  • Students need to complete a minimum of four weeks of work experience per year and get at least 800 hours practical experience over the first five years.
  • In their final year, students must write a personal research dissertation on a topic assigned to them by their instructor.
  • To complete their studies, students must sit the state examinations, including a written exam and oral presentation defending their thesis research.
  • Successful students are awarded a master’s degree and the title of “Physician” (MD).
  • All qualifications are recognised globally allowing graduates to practice in any EU member state or anywhere around the world.


  • The dentistry programme is 6 years which is taught entirely in English.
  • The course is divided into two categories, 62% stemmatological courses and 38% medical, surgical, and fundamental theory.
  • From year one to year five, students are required to work summers in university affiliated hospitals, clinics or dentistry offices for a minimum of four weeks each year. A total of 800 hours is required over five years.
  • During year six, students must complete a number of integrated courses on complex oral treatment training and practical study.
  • They must also write a dissertation on a topic chosen in conjunction with their instructor.
  • To qualify, students must sit the state written examinations to assess their dental medical knowledge in both practice and procedures. They will also need to complete a practical examination in four subjects.
  • Students are required to defend their thesis with a presentation before a board of accomplished dentists and professors.
  • Successful students are awarded a master’s degree and the title of Dentist.
  • Dentistry graduates from Romanian universities include renowned professionals many of whom have contributed substantially to the field post-graduation.
  • Some continue with their chosen area of specialisation in Romania due to the large demand for dentists and availability of state funding.

Applicants must submit the following documents:

  1. A completed application form.
  2. The Baccalaureate diploma or both an equivalent copy and authenticated translation in Romanian (translated if the original is in another language other than English or French) and transcripts of records / diploma supplement (copy).
  3. Transcript of records in recognition of previous studies for the university.
  4. Copy of valid passport pages 1,2,3,4 or an official valid ID.
  5. Birth certificate – both a copy and authenticated translation is required.
  6. Medical certificate containing:
    1. proof of vaccination against hepatitis B
    2. information about any chronic diseases.
    3. A full psychological assessment
    4. 4 passport sized photos
  • Iasi is the second biggest city in Romania with an estimated population of 343,000.
  • It was only after the 1950s, when waves of heavy industrialisation, laid the foundations for the prosperity we see in the city today.
  • The city’s long history has left Iasi with many significant buildings, statues and monuments scattered across it.
  • The city of Iasi is a wonderful place to live and is a city with a great culture, low cost of living and affordable tuition fees.
  • Students can also enjoy the many bars and discos in the student district and with over 60,000 students in the city, these areas have a great atmosphere.
  • There is also a really efficient transport system to ensure you can get what you want 24 hours a day.
  • Romania is a country in the Southeast of Europe with an estimated population of 19 million. Bucharest, the capital city, has a population of around 1.7 million.
  • After WWII Romania was under communist control until 1989, when it declared itself a free democracy, and began to rebuild its economy.
  • Romania is now a very modern country and has a similar standard of living to other EU member states.
  • Romania has a very low cost of living, making its famous universities an appealing destination for students from all around Europe and the rest of the world.
  • Romanian universities are among the best in Europe and thousands of international students pursue their studies there every year.
  • Modern Romania is a wonderful mix of cultures where people from all over the world are welcomed warmly by the locals.

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