Ovidius University Constanta

Ovidius University Constanta

Ovidius University of Constanta in Romania has been granted a High Degree Of confidence by public and transnational delegation institutions. It is one of the oldest and prestigious educational institutions in Romania.

Ovidius University is the largest European university in the Black Sea. Positioned in Constanța, the largest megacity in Dobruja and Southeast Romania, the university is located in an economically important region, which represents an artistic ground between East and West, an eastern gate to European Union.

Ovidius University is a public advanced education institution established in 1961. In 1990, it became a comprehensive university, with bachelorette’s, masters and doctoral study programs at high European quality norms. The University has been granted a‘ High Degree Of Confidence’ by public and transnational delegation institutions. The university is also accredited by the GMC/GDC in the UK.
Ovidius University has 650 members of academic staff and the support of over 300 workers in administration and services. The university is known for its top-class installations and libraries. The university also has a virtual library that provides free access to colourful academic databases.

Ovidius University has been constantly listed among the top 15 universities in Romania, the first 150 in Eastern Europe, and the first 2500 in the world.

  • Admission

    No entry exams

  • Tuition Fee Medicine


  • Tuition Fee Dentistry


  • Undergraduate Entry Medicine

    6 Years

  • Undergraduate Entry Dentistry

    5 Years

  • Intake


  • Funding

    Scholarships, Student Loans

  • Graduate Entry Medicine


  • Graduate Entry Dentistry


  • Clinical Rotations

    Medicine: Up to the last 3 years

  • Country


  • Address

    Bulevardul Mamaia 124, Constanța 900527, Romania

Accommodation Costs (Monthly)

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:

Rent (Private Accommodation)

£100 – £200





Electricity & Gas




TV Cable/Internet


Public Transportation



£260 - £360

University FAQ's
  • Established in 1961 the university has been one of the most prestigious comprehensive public institutions of higher education in Romania.
  • Ovidius University of Constanța offers nationally and internationally accredited programs at all three levels of study, the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees offered being recognized in the entire European Union and beyond.
  • Modern lecture halls and laboratories welcome you in the new campus, located at the Northern limit of the city, next to the summer resort of Mamaia.
  • With over 15,000 students, of which about 1200 are international, it is the largest university in South-East Romania and the largest university of the European Union at the Black Sea.
  • Modern lecture halls and laboratories welcome you in the new campus, located at the Northern limit of the city, next to the summer resort of Mamaia.
  • In the city center classes are taught in historical buildings that have undergone extensive reconstruction and modernization of technological infrastructure as well as laboratory facilities, classrooms and libraries.
  • Ovidius University Constanta should be at the top of the list for anyone seeking a top class medical university in Eastern Europe.


  • The Medicine course lasts for six years and is taught entirety in English.
  • The first academic cycle lasts 3 years with a focus on pre-clinical studies and the related medical fundamentals.
  • The next three years focus on clinical education and includes surgical and preventive medicine courses and hospital experience.
  • 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.


  • Dentistry is a six-year course taught 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
  • Ovidius University is a defining landmark of Constanța, an ancient metropolis whose history started over 2500 years ago. Founded by Greek colonists from Miletus in the 6th century BCE, Tomis was conquered by the Romans in 71 BCE and renamed Constantiana by the Roman emperor Constantine the Great. The city has a population of over 300,000 people.
  • In the summer it is a favourite holiday destination and for the rest of the year a student metropolis. The vast areas intended for sports, cultural events and entertainment make Constanța a vibrant city, a spa resort, and a city for young people.
  • Constanța has continuously developed over time and is nowadays the largest city in the region. The Port of Constanța is the largest Black Sea harbour and one of the largest in Europe. The city is linked to the capital, Bucharest, by a modern highway, to Europe by the Danube-Black Sea Canal and to the world by an international airport.
  • 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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