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Dental Medicine
Midwifery and Nursing:
- Specialization: General Nursing (4 years 240 credits ECTS)
- Specialization: Midwifes (4 years 240 credits ECTS)
- Specialization: Balneophysiokinetotherapy (3 years 180 credits ECTS)
- Specialization: Dental Technique (3 years 180 credits ECTS)

37, Dionisie Lupu Street, 020021 Bucharest, Romania

+4021 318 07 23; +4021 318 07 27

+4021 318 07 30; +4021 318 07 23

E-mail address

Type of course
Only full time

Language of tuition
English / French / Romanian

Date of commencement
October 1st

Class size

Cost / fees
For non-EU citizens 6.000 EURO/year For EU citizens the equivalent in lei of 6.000 EURO/year

Student grants / Financial assistance
Erasmus Programmes

Hostels (U1 – U6) - rooms with 3 beds, bath, kitchen - 240 EURO/month;
Hostels (B1, B2) - rooms with 2 beds, bath - 170 EURO/month;
Hostels (E, P20) – rooms with 2 beds, shared bath for each floor - 120 EURO/month
Hostel “Splai” 48 – rooms with 2 beds – 170 EURO/month;
- rooms with 3 beds – 150 EURO/month;
- shared bath for each floor.
Hostel “Bolintineanu” – rooms with 2 beds – 180 EURO/month
- rooms with 3 beds – 165 EURO/month
- shared bath for each floor.

Exchange partner schools
- Faculty of Medical Science, Albanian University - Albania;
- University of Oxford (ERASMUS) -England;
- University of Wales Cardiff (ERASMUS) - England;
- Newcastle University (ERASMUS) - England;
- Queen Mary & Westfield College UK London (ERASMUS);
- University of Wales Swansea (ERASMUS) - England;
- Liverpool John Moores University - England;
- The University of Southampton - England;
- Medizinische Universitat Innsbruck (ERASMUS) - Austria;
- Medizinische Universitat Graz (ERASMUS) - Austria;
- Medizinische Universitat Wien (ERASMUS) – Austria;
- Medizinische Universitat Wien – Austria;
- Universite Libre de Bruxelles (ERASMUS) - Belgium;
- Katholieke Hogeschool Leuven (ERASMUS) - Belgium;
- University of East Sarajevo – Bosnia and Herzegovina;
- University of Sofia (Dental Medicine) (ERASMUS) - Bulgaria;
- Medical University ”Prof. dr. Parskev Stoyanov” - Varna - Bulgaria;
- Institute of Chinese Materia Medica, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences - China;
- Institute of Chemical Industry of Forest Products, CAF - China; - Ningbo College of Health Sciences - China;
- University of Zurich - Switzerland;
- University of Turku (ERASMUS) – Finland;
- The University of Tampere – The School of Medicine – Finland;
- University of Jyvaskyla - Finland;
- Universite Montpellier 2 Science et Techniques (ERASMUS) - France;
- Universite Paul Sabatier Toulouse (ERASMUS) - France;
- Universite Paris Diderot Paris 7 (ERASMUS) - France;
- Universite Rene Descartes Paris 5 (ERASMUS) - France;
- Universite Paris 13Paris Nord (ERASMUS) - France;
- L`Universite Claude Bernard Lyon 1(ERASMUS) - France;
-Universite Francois Rabelais Tours (ERASMUS) - France;
- Universite de la Mediterranee Marseille (ERASMUS) - France;
- Universite de Reims Champagne - Ardenne (ERASMUS) - France;
- L`Universite Pierre et Marie Curie de Paris - France;
- Universite Montpellier - France;
- Universite Clermont Auvergne - France;
- Ruprecht Karls Universitat Heidelberg (ERASMUS) - Germany;
- University of Trier (ERASMUS) - Germany;
- Catholic University of Applied Sciences Freiburg (ERASMUS) - Germany;
- Universitat Leipzig (ERASMUS) - Germany;
- Philipps Universitat Marburg (ERASMUS) - Germany;
- Ruhr University Bochum (ERASMUS) - Germany;
- Universitat Munster - Germany;
- University of Osnabruck - Germany;
- The ”Westfalische Wilhem - Universitat Munster” - Germany;
- Technische Universitat Dresden - Germany;
- University Medical Center Hamburg - Eppendorf - Germany;
- National Technical University of Athens (ERASMUS) – Greece;
- Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, School of Dentistry (ERASMUS) – Greece;
- University of Athens – Greece;
- Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran - Iran;
- University College Dublin, National University of Ireland - Ireland;
- “Al Quds” University Jerusalem – Israel;
- Ben Gurion University of the Negev – Israel;
- Hadssah Medical Organization from Jerusalem - Israel;
- Universita degli Studi di Milano Bicocca (ERASMUS) – Italy;
- Universita degli Studi di Modena (ERASMUS) – Italy;
- Universita degli Studi di Roma (ERASMUS) – Italy;
- Universita Politecnica delle Marche Ancona (ERASMUS) – Italy;
- Universita di Bolognia (ERASMUS) – Italy;
- University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro (ERASMUS) – Italy;
- Universita degli Studi di Firenze (ERASMUS) – Italy;
- The Second University of Studies Naples (ERASMUS) – Italy;
- Universita degli Studi di Palermo (ERASMUS) – Italy;
- Universita degli Studi di Perugia (ERASMUS) – Italy;
- University of Bari ”Aldo Moro” (ERASMUS) - Italy;
- Universita degli Studi di Padova (ERASMUS) – Italy;
- Universita degli Studi di Siena - Italy (ERASMUS);
- University of Bari ”Aldo Moro” - Italy;
- University of Palermo – Faculty of Medicine - Italy;
- Politecnico di Milano - Italy;
- University of Catania - Italy;
- University of Tuscia - Italy;
University of Pisa - Italy;
- Kaunas University of Medicine (ERASMUS) – Lithuania;
- University of Oslo (ERASMUS) – Norway;
- University of Bergen, Faculty of Dentistry – Norway;
- Utrecht University (ERASMUS) - Norway;
- Universiteit van Amsterdam (ERASMUS) - Norway;
- Erasmus MC University – Medical Centre Rotterdam (ERASMUS) – Netherlands;
- Eindhoven University of Technology - Netherlands;
- Maastricht University - Netherlands;
- Universidade de Lisboa (ERASMUS) - Portugal;
- State University of Medicine and Pharmacy “N. Testemitanu” Chisinau – Republic of Moldova;
- ”SS. Cyril and Methodius” University in Skopje - Republic of Macedonia;
- Goce Delcev University of Stip – Republic of Macedonia;
- Konyang University - Republic of Korea;
- Federation of Medical Students Associations from Romania - Romania;
- Polytechnic University of Bucharest - Romania;
- Academy of Economic Studies of Bucharest - Romania;
- National Agency for Medicines and Medical Devices - Romania;
- ”Horia Hulubei” National Institute for Research Development for Physics and Nuclear Engineering - IFIN-HH- Romania;
- Federation of Medical Students Associations in Romania (FASMR) - Romania;
- National Institute for Research Development for Laser Physics, Plasma and Radiation - INFLPR - Romania;
- University of Strathclyde - Scotland;
- Faculty of Medicine, University of Novi Sad - Serbia;
- Universidad Complutense de Madrid (ERASMUS) - Spain;
- University of Cadiz (ERASMUS) - Spain;
- The University of Seville - Spain;
- Naresuan University - Thailand;
- EGE University (ERASMUS) - Turkey;
- Istanbul Bilim University (ERASMUS) – Turkey;
- Maltepe University (ERASMUS) – Turkey;
- Istanbul University (ERASMUS) – Turkey;
- University of Ankara – Turkey;
- Ege University, Izmir – Turkey;
- Hacettepe University Ankara – Turkey;
State Medical University of Turkmenistan - Turkmenistan;
- University of Debrecen(ERASMUS) – Hungary;
- Semmelweis University (ERASMUS) – Hungary;
- University of Pecs – Hungary;

Student profile
1. Ratio of National / Overseas students 8.043 / 2.063
2. Ratio of Men / Women 3.333 / 6.773
3. Age range 22

Admission requirements
See opposite

Acad. Ioanel Sinescu

Contact details for application
Professor Bogdan - Ovidiu POPESCU, MD, PhD
Vicerector for European and International Cooperation

Silviu Pituru, M.D. - General Director of the University Secretariat
Aurora Prunescu, M.D. - Registrar of the University
Phone: 004021 318 07 27, 004021 318 07 21 / 22
Fax: 004021 318 07 30

University of Medicine and Pharmacy "Carol Davila"

Medicine, Dental Medicine, Pharmacy, Midwifery and Nursing

About the University

Short History

Carol Davila, also founder of modern Romanian Health Services, founded the University in 1857, as National School of Medicine and Surgery. In time, it has developed as Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Pharmacy, part of the Bucharest University. Following the reform of education in 1948, the Institute of Medicine and Pharmacy "Carol Davila" was set up, as a state Medical University. After December 1989 the University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Carol Davila” become a state university with academic and financial autonomy. Our university is the oldest school of medical education in Romania. Its high prestige trough the historical perspective, is augmented by the experience of its current teaching staff, by the number of students, the area of hospitals and laboratories, as well as the quality of the equipment, and most important the professional quality of the graduated medical students.

Outstanding Achievements of the Academic Staff

The university has a long tradition. A great number of professors have been masters of academic teaching, but also scientists, worldwide recognized by the history of medicine. Victor Babes, Nicolae Paulescu, Gheorghe Marinescu, Thoma Ionescu, Ion Cantacuzino, Grigore T. Popa, are well known for breakthrough contributions in medical sciences. D. Bagdasar - C. Arseni, Th. Burghele, N. Gh. Lupu, A. Obregia, A. Rusescu, Ana Aslan, D. Danielopolu - Gr. Benetato, Mina Minovici, Stefan Nicolau, C.I. Parhon, S.M. Milcu were leaders in the development of their medical specialities in Romania, and now prestigious university hospitals and Romanian research institutes bear their name.

George Emil Palade, who started his academic career as anatomist in the "Carol Davila" School of Medicine is the first Romanian scientist who was awarded the Nobel Prize and currently is the honorary president of the university. Some members of the university staff with outstanding research activity are fellows and members of the Romanian Academy: Victor Voicu, Laurentiu Mircea Popescu, Constantin Popa, Leon Danaila, Dumitru Dobrescu, N. Cernescu, C. Ionescu-Targoviste or honorary members of the Romanian Academy: Sorin Comorosan, Leonida Gherasim, Mircea Olteanu. Many professors are fellow and members of the Romanian Academy of Medical Sciences. Permanent clinical training is carried out in the 31 university hospitals of Bucharest, which include all the medical and surgical specialties and the centres of excellence in health care of Romania. Through the years, the worldwide medical community has acknowledged the doctors who have studied in this University.

Departmental Resource

The "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy has a modern state of the art computer centre. The students can use 40 computers connected to the internet and to the local area network (CD-Net), promoting a better communication, giving access to a wide range of journals from the fields of medicine and science. The centre is housed in the Library of the Medical Students' Society together with the Erasmus Foreign Languages Training Centre. A branch of the Medical Students' Society is in charge of the Medical Students' Network in the student campus. The medical student’s internet forum organized by the Medical Students' Society is rated as the third medical web-portal in Romania.

The Central Library of the "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy was founded in 1857 simultaneously with the National School of Medicine and Pharmacy. Through its means, the Central Library sustains the educational and research needs of the university by providing access to 580,796 volumes.

A LAN connects the library with all the preclinical departments and a WAN allows an Internet link.

All the publications can be read on spot in the library reading rooms:

- The "Thoma Ionescu" Reading Room - 1st floor, the Faculty of General Medicine. Most of the publications are related to preclinical education (1st and 2nd years), but there are also publications related to other sciences such as psychology, philosophy, history, etc.

- The "D. Danielopolu" Reading Room - ground floor, the Faculty of General Medicine. The publications in this reading room are related to clinical education. A large number of medical journals can also be found here.

- The Dentistry Reading Room - 2nd floor, the Faculty of Dental Medicine.

- The Pharmacy Reading Room - 3rd floor, the Faculty of Pharmacy.

Research Programmes

The laboratories of Cell Biology, Synthesis and Analytic Organic Chemistry, the Research Groups of Neurology, Endocrinology, Neuroscience, Biophysics and the clinical teams in Cardiology, Neurosurgery, Surgery for Organ Transplant, Diabetes, ENT are well connected all over the medical world. In all Medical Institutes of the Ministry of Health, located in Bucharest the members of our university staff are the coordinators of the scientific activity. The new and modern Carol Davila Publishing House has already edited specialized monographs as well as an international periodic journal "The Journal of Molecular and Cellular Medicine".

Faculties and Departments:

Faculty of Medicine

Dean: Professor Florin - Catalin Cirstoiu, M.D., PhD

Contact details: 8, B-dul Eroilor Sanitari, Bucharest, Phone: +4021 318 07 60; Fax: +4021 311 09 84; e-mail: decanatmedicina(at)

Student body: 6.618

Staff & Chairs: 1.389



Department 1 Functional Sciences

Head of Department Prof. M.D. Ph.D.

Fulga Ion


Department 2 Morphological Sciences

Head of Department

Prof. M.D.Ph.D.

Sajin Maria


Department 3 Complementary Sciences:

Head of Department

Associate Professor

Furtunescu Florentina Ligia




Department 1 Medical Semiology:

Head of Department Prof. M.D.Ph.D.

Dina Ion

Department 2 Infectious Diseases, Epidemiology, Microbiology, Parasitology, Virology, Diabetes, Endocrinology:

Head of Department

Prof. M.D.Ph.D.



Arama Victoria

Department 3    Nephrology, Urology, Immunology and Transplantation Immunology, Dermatology, Allergology:

Head of Department

Prof. M.D.Ph.D.

Mischianu Dan

Department 4 Cardio-Thoracic Pathology:

Head of Department

Prof. M.D.Ph.D.

Iliescu Vlad Anton

Department 5        Internal Medicine (Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Rheumatology, Geriatrics), Family Medicine, Occupational Medicine,

Head of Department

Prof. M.D.Ph.D.

Fierbinteanu Braticevici Carmen

Department 6    Clinical Neuroscience

Head of DepartmentProf. M.D.Ph.D.

Bajenaru Ovidiu Alexandru

Department 7 Pediatrics:

Head of Department

Prof. M.D.Ph.D.

Plesca Doina Anca

Department 8 Radiology, Oncology, Hematology:

Head of Department Prof. M.D.Ph.D.

Coriu Daniel

Department 9   Medical Recovery:

Head of Department  Prof. M.D.Ph.D.

Nica Sarah Adriana

Department 10 General Surgery:

Head of Department  Prof. M.D.Ph.D.

Beuran Mircea

Department 11 Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Pediatric Surgery:



Head of Department  Prof. M.D.Ph.D.





Balanescu Radu Ninel


Department 12 Ophthalmology, ENT:

Head of Department  Associate Professor

Popa Cherecheanu


Department 13 Obstetrics - Gynecology:

Head of Department  Prof. M.D.Ph.D.


Stanescu Anca Daniela


Department 14 Orthopedics, Anesthesia and Intensive Care:

Head of Department 

Prof. M.D.Ph.D.

Popescu Gheorghe Ion


Majoring in Medical Doctor (M.D.)

Basic academic disciplines: Anatomy, Biochemistry, Genetics, Biophysics, Physiology, Histology, Cell Biology, Molecular Medicine, Physiopathology, Immunology

Major fields of research: Myocardial cell biology, Neuroscience, Neurology, Endocrinology, Toxicology, Virology

Faculty of Dental Medicine

Dean: Professor Paula Perlea, M.D.,PhD

Contact details: Calea Plevnei Street, No. 17-23, Sector 1, Bucharest, Phone/Fax: +4 021.315.86.49, Email:

Student body: 1.792

Staff & Chairs: 275

 Department I Dentistry

Head of Department  Prof. M.D.Ph.D.

Petre Alexandru Eugen

Department II Dentistry

Head of Department 

Prof. M.D.Ph.D.

Dumitriu Anca Silvia

Department III Dentistry

Head of Department  Associate Professor

Ionescu Ileana

Faculty of Pharmacy

Dean: Professor Doina Draganescu, M.D., PhD.

Contact details: 6, Traian Vuia Street, Bucharest; Phone: +4021 318 07 48, +4 021.318.07.53, E-mail:

Student body: 1.005

Staff & Chairs: 99

Department Pharmacy I (Fundamental Sciences)

Head of Department  Prof. M.D.Ph.D.

Dinu Mihaela

Department Pharmacy II – Profile sciences (specialized)

Head of Department  Prof. M.D.Ph.D.

Gird Cerasela

Majoring in Pharmacist.

Faculty of Medical Assistance and Midwives

Dean: Associate Professor Maria - Magdalena Mocanu, M.D., PhD

Contact details: 8, B-dul Eroilor Sanitari, Bucharest; Phone: +4021.317.23.27; Fax: +4021.313.58.84, E-mail:

Student body: 691

Staff & Chairs: 74

Department Fundamental Sciences

Head of Department  Associate Professor

Caruntu Constantin

Department Specific Disciplines

Head of Department  Prof. M.D.Ph.D.

Armean Petru

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