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PHD

 

Candidates from non-EU countries
Candidates from EU, EEA (and CH) countries

Admission Session 2020-2021

Doctoral studies are organized in the following research fields of the doctoral schools authorized to function: Philology, Theology, Biology, Medicine, Dentistry, History, Mathematics and Civil Engineering.

The duration of a doctoral studies program is usually of three years, exception being made by the doctoral studies program in the field of medicine, which lasts for four years. The duration is counted from the date of enrollment to the date of the public defense of the thesis.

Doctoral studies are organized on the basis of a contract between the doctoral student, the doctoral supervisor, the Doctoral School, and UOC.

http://en.univ-ovidius.ro/academics/doctoral-programmes

  • International citizens from EU/EEA/CH countries are entitled to apply under the same conditions, in terms of admissions process and study fees, as Romanian citizens if they are granted the Certificate of Recognition for the previous studies by the Romanian Ministry of Education and Research.

Since the Certificate of recognition of previous studies is mandatory, the admissions process has more steps:

  1. Candidates will attach and send as pdf. format, all the requested documents, as mentioned in the list of necessary documents hereinbelow, to the following e-mail address: admissions@365.univ-ovidius.ro.
  2. Department for International Students staff will check the application files for completion and validate the complete ones. Candidates whose files are incomplete will receive a guidance message meant to help them complete their files.
  3. For candidates who do not have a Study Recognition Certificate, the Department for International Students will forward the list of eligible candidates and their files to the competent departments of the Romanian Ministry of Education and Research (CNRED) for the issuance of the Study Recognition Certificate (Atestat).
  4. After the Study Recognition Certificate is issued by the Romanian Ministry of Education, candidates shall contact Doctoral School in order for them to register for the admission session and participate at the exams organized (if necessary)

***Candidates will periodically check the university website or will contact the Department for International Students at the following e-mail addresses: admissions@univ-ovidius.ro or student.services@univ-ovidius.ro to obtain information in regards to the issuance of the Study Recognition Certificate.
*** Candidates that have been admitted and granted the Study Recognition Certificate by the Romanian Ministry of Education and Research must contact the Doctoral School in order to complete their application process. (exam if necessary, enrollment, etc)

  • International citizens from non-EU/EEA/CH countries need a Letter of Acceptance issued by the Romanian Ministry of Education and Research.

  1. Candidates will attach and send as pdf. format, all the requested documents, as mentioned in the list of necessary documents hereinbelow, to the following e-mail address: admissions@365.univ-ovidius.ro.
  2. The Department for International Students staff will check the application files for completion and validate the complete ones. Candidates whose files are incomplete will receive a guidance message meant to help them complete their files.
  3. Once a candidate’s file is validated, the Department for International Students will forward the file to the Board of Admission of Doctoral School.
  4. The Board of Admission will evaluate the academic performances of each candidate and will issue the list of eligible candidates.
  5. Temporary lists with the potentially admitted candidates will be displayed, in descending order of the obtained score.
  6. The list of eligible candidates and their files will be forwarded by the Department for International Students to the competent departments of the Romanian Ministry of Education and Research (DGRIAE) for the issuance of the Acceptance Letter.
  7. A list with admitted candidates (who have been granted the Acceptance Letter) is displayed in accordance to the calendar of admission for Doctoral School.

*** Candidates will periodically check the university website or will contact the Department for International Students at the following e-mail addresses: admissions@univ-ovidius.ro or student.services@univ-ovidius.ro to obtain information in regards to the issuance of the Acceptance Letters.

*** Candidates that have been granted the Acceptance Letter by the Romanian Ministry of Education and Research must contact the Doctoral School in order to complete their application process.

International citizens of Romanian ethnicity, as well as Romanian citizens residing abroad may benefit from scholarships provided by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Education. Please access (link platforma Romani de Pretutindeni).

Candidates from non-EU countries

2020-2021 ADMISSION NEWS!!!

Steps to be followed

All files will be submitted on-line at the following e-mail address: admissions@365.univ-ovidius.ro.

Candidates will need a scanner or high quality photo device (phone, camera, tablet) in order to upload the requested documents.

Attention, all uploaded documents must be legible (easy to read, use capital letters!).

In order to apply for PhD studies, candidates must attach the documents mentioned in the list below and sent them to the following e-mail address: admissions@365.univ-ovidius.ro.

  • Copy and notarized Romanian translation of the master degree diploma or, for 2020 graduates, copy and notarized translation of the master degree certificate which contains the same grades and information that are to be included in the final master degree diploma, certified by the relevant authority of the issuing country (please see below the Very Important info)

  • Copy and notarized Romanian translation of the master degree transcript

  • Copy and notarized Romanian translation of the bachelor degree diploma certified by the relevant authority of the issuing country (please see below the Very Important info)

  • Copy and notarized Romanian translation of the bachelor degree transcript

  • Copy and notarized Romanian translation of the high school diploma or equivalent diploma certified by the relevant authority of the issuing country (please see below the Very Important info)

  • Copy and notarized Romanian translation of the high school transcript for all years of high school

  • Copy and notarized Romanian translation of the birth certificate

  • Copy and notarized Romanian translation of the marriage certificate (for married candidates who have changed their names after marriage) or any other document certifying a name change

  • A certificate of competence in a largely-circulated foreign language, issued by the Department of foreign languages of ​​UOC, no earlier than two years prior to the admission examination (except for the candidates who have graduated a single or double specialization in a foreign language, clearly mentioned on the graduation diploma, or who have obtained an internationally recognized certificate of competence in a foreign language B2 level, at least (http://en.univ-ovidius.ro/academics/doctoral-programmes)/ Romanian language proficiency certificate issued by Romanian institutions recognized by the Romanian Ministry of Education and Research with minimum accepted level B1 or Romanian Language Preparatory Year Diploma

  • Copy and notarized Romanian translation of the medical certificate stating that the candidate is medically fit for the domain or study program which he is applying for as well as medical history COVID 19 related

  • Passport size photo

  • Copy of passport (pages 1-4)

  • Copy and notarized Romanian translation of a document stating the candidate’s address outside Romania (driver’s license, id, etc.)

  • Application forms for the ministry of education – Annex 2A (Application for the issuance of letter of acceptance to studies)

  • Annex 3 (Statutory Declaration )

  • Annex 4 (Declaration regarding the documents submitted to the candidate’s file)

  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) form

  • Annex 5 (own liability statement regarding the information and documents submitted by the candidate)

  • Application Letter for the Doctoral Supervisor’s provisional agreement

  • Own liability statement that the participant has respected the isolation / quarantine measures and did not take close contact with anyone confirmed with SARS-CoV2 within the last 14 days

***all application forms mentioned above will be printed by candidates, filled in using capital letters, signed and sent to the admission e-mail address.

  • Proof of file processing fee 100 euro and application fee 150 euro (the fee shall be paid at BCR bank and the invoice shall be scanned and sent to the admission e-mail address.)

Bank details:

Bank – BANCA COMERCIALĂ ROMÂNĂ (BCR)

IBAN number – RO49RNCB0114032053160011

Beneficiary – UNIVERSITATEA OVIDIUS

Fiscal code – 4301332

Explanation – candidate’s full name, type of fee (file processing and application fee for the 2020 admission session – Doctoral School of ___________)

VERY IMPORTANT

N.B. Before submitting the documents to the admission e-mail address, the candidate must first obtain the following stamps on all original diplomas as well as all original transcripts (as requested by the Romanian Ministry of Educationhttps://www.cnred.edu.ro/):

HAGUE APOSTIL (by the competent authorities in the issuing country). Study documents issued by Greece, Spain, Portugal and Cyprus, will hold the Hague Apostil, the rest of the EU member states being exempted.

For the states that are NOT a part of the Hague Convention, study documents must be accompanied by an authenticity statement issued by the competent authorities in the issuing country or

  • Authentification made by the Ministry of External Affairs in the issuing country, Romanian Embassy or Consular Office in the issuing country & Ministry of External Affairs in Romania

  • Authentification made by the Ministry of External Affairs in the issuing country, Embassy / Consular Office of the country in Romania & Ministry of External Affairs in Romania

  • For countries where there is no Romanian Embassy/Consular Office nor do they have an Embassy/Consular Office in Romania the study documents shall hold the stamp of the Ministry of Education & External Affairs in the issuing country

  • Exemption from authentication is allowed in accordance with the law, based on an international treaty that Romania is a part of, or based on reciprocity. Please revise the below link: (https://cnred.edu.ro/ro/lista-statelor-pentru-care-se-solicită-apostilarea-sau-supralegalizarea)

  • Diplomas issued by Moldova do not need any authentication. Diplomas issued before 2008 as well as diplomas that cannot be verified through the official portal, will have to be accompanied by an original authenticity statement issued by the Ministry of Education of Moldova.

FINAL STEP – REGISTRATION

  • After the lists of admitted candidates are posted on the website, candidates have to inform the university via e-mail, regarding the decision to enroll and have to pay registration fee plus a minimum of 40% ( in accordance with the requirements of each faculty) of the tuition fee in the following bank account:

  • The registration as well as the tuition fee shall be paid after the lists of admitted candidates are posted on the website.

Bank details:

Bank – BANCA COMERCIALĂ ROMÂNĂ (BCR)

IBAN number – RO49RNCB0114032053160011

Beneficiary – UNIVERSITATEA OVIDIUS

Fiscal code – 4301332

Explanation – candidate’s full name, type of fee (registration and tuition fee for the 2020 admission session – Faculty of ___________)

  • The Study contract shall be signed at your arrival in Romania;

  • All original documents (original school documents and original authorized translations) are compulsory and will be submitted to the secretary office of the chosen faculty at enrollment;

  • In case of proven forgery, all rights granted through admission shall be lost and all payments towards the University are non refundable.

Candidates from EU, EEA (and CH) countries:

2020-2021 ADMISSION NEWS!!!

Steps to be followed

All files will be submitted on-line at the following e-mail address:admissions@365.univ-ovidius.ro.

Candidates will need a scanner or high quality photo device (phone, camera, tablet) in order to upload the requested documents.

Attention, all uploaded documents must be legible (easy to read, use capital letters!).

In order to apply for PhD studies, candidates must attach the documents mentioned in the list below and sent them to the following e-mail address: admissions@365.univ-ovidius.ro.

  • Copy and notarized Romanian translation of the master degree diploma or, for 2020 graduates, copy and notarized translation of the master degree certificate which contains the same grades and information that are to be included in the final master degree diploma, certified by the relevant authority of the issuing country

  • Copy and notarized Romanian translation of the master degree transcript

  • Copy and notarized Romanian translation of the bachelor degree diploma certified by the relevant authority of the issuing country

  • Copy and notarized Romanian translation of the bachelor degree transcript

  • Copy and notarized Romanian translation of the high school diploma or equivalent diploma certified by the relevant authority of the issuing country

  • Copy and notarized Romanian translation of the high school transcript for all years of high school

  • Copy and notarized Romanian translation of the birth certificate

  • Copy and Notarized Romanian translation of the marriage certificate (for married candidates who have changed their names after marriage) or any other document certifying a name change

  • A certificate of competence in a largely-circulated foreign language, issued by the Department of foreign languages of ​​UOC, no earlier than two years prior to the admission examination (except for the candidates who have graduated a single or double specialization in a foreign language, clearly mentioned on the graduation diploma, or who have obtained an internationally recognized certificate of competence in a foreign language B2 level, at least (http://en.univ-ovidius.ro/academics/doctoral-programmes)/ Romanian language proficiency certificate issued by Romanian institutions recognized by the Romanian Ministry of Education and Research with minimum accepted level B1 or Romanian Language Preparatory Year Diploma

  • Copy and notarized Romanian translation of the medical certificate stating that the candidate is medically fit for the domain or study program which he is applying for as well as medical history COVID 19 related

  • Passport size photo

  • Copy of passport (pages 1-4)

  • Copy and notarized Romanian translation of a document stating the candidate’s address outside Romania (driver’s license, id, etc.)

  • Application forms for the Ministry of Education and Research – European citizens request for the recognition of studies in order to apply to PhD studies, completely filled out and signed

  • Annex 3 (Statutory Declaration )

  • Annex 4 (Declaration regarding the documents submitted to the candidate’s file, completely filled out and signed)

  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) form

  • Annex 5 (own liability statement regarding the information and documents submitted by the candidate)

  • Application Letter for the Doctoral Supervisor’s provisional agreement

  • Own liability statement that the participant has respected the isolation / quarantine measures and did not take close contact with anyone confirmed with SARS-CoV2 within the last 14 days

***all application forms mentioned above will be printed by candidates, filled in using capital letters, signed and sent to the admission e-mail address.

  • Proof of file processing fee – 100 Euro for candidates who apply under the same conditions as Romanian citizens

***the fee shall be paid at BCR bank and the invoice shall be scanned and sent to the admission e-mail address.

Bank details:

Bank – BANCA COMERCIALĂ ROMÂNĂ (BCR)

IBAN number – RO49RNCB0114032053160011

Beneficiary – UNIVERSITATEA OVIDIUS

Fiscal code – 4301332

Explanation – candidate’s full name, type of fee (file processing fee for the 2020 admission session – Doctoral School of ___________)

VERY IMPORTANT

N.B. Before submitting the documents to the admission e-mail address, the candidate must first obtain the following stamps on all original diplomas (as requested by the Romanian Ministry of Educationhttps://www.cnred.edu.ro/):

HAGUE APOSTIL (by the competent authorities in the issuing country). Study documents issued by Greece, Spain, Portugal and Cyprus, will hold the Hague Apostil, the rest of the EU member states being exempted.

For the states that are NOT a part of the Hague Convention, study documents must be accompanied by an authenticity statement issued by the competent authorities in the issuing country or

  • Authentification made by the Ministry of External Affairs in the issuing country, Romanian Embassy or Consular Office in the issuing country & Ministry of External Affairs in Romania

  • Authentification made by the Ministry of External Affairs in the issuing country, Embassy / Consular Office of the country in Romania & Ministry of External Affairs in Romania

  • For countries where there is no Romanian Embassy/Consular Office nor do they have an Embassy/Consular Office in Romania the study documents shall hold the stamp of the Ministry of Education & External Affairs in the issuing country

  • Exemption from authentication is allowed in accordance with the law, based on an international treaty that Romania is a part of, or based on reciprocity. Please revise the below link: (https://cnred.edu.ro/ro/lista-statelor-pentru-care-se-solicită-apostilarea-sau-supralegalizarea)

  • Diplomas issued by Moldova do not need any authentication. Diplomas issued before 2008 as well as diplomas that cannot be verified through the official portal, will have to be accompanied by an original authenticity statement issued by the Ministry of Education of Moldova.

FINAL STEP – REGISTRATION

After the Study Recognition Certificate is issued by the Romanian Ministry of Education and Research, candidates must contact the Doctoral School in order to complete their application process.

  • After the lists of admitted candidates are posted on the website, candidates have to inform the university via e-mail, regarding the decision to enroll. They must pay the enrollment and tuition fee and enroll according to the current admission methodology;
  • The Study contract shall be signed at your arrival in Romania;

  • All original documents (original school documents and original authorized translations) are compulsory and will be submitted to the secretary office of the chosen faculty at enrollment.

  • In case of proven forgery, all rights granted through admission shall be lost and all payments towards the University are non refundable.

 

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