Ovidius University of Constanta in Romania

Ovidius University of Constanta in Romania is a university centre which is well-known both at the national and international level: it is one of the most modern higher education institutions in Romania; offering a wide range of majors, the faculty can meet professional training and specialization needs of the youth at the regional, national, and international levels.

In 2010, the faculty obtained high appreciation from the Board of Directors of Raqahe.

Universita Ovidius Costanza

Universita Ovidius Costanza

Ovidius University of Constanta in Romania has a great team of faculty members with precise and recognizable teaching characteristics acquired at courses and workshops and thanks to scientific research.

The main responsibility of the faculty members of Ovidius University of Constanta in Romania consists in the development of a student-centred teaching strategy (resources, processes, methods).

Being dedicated to the implementation and application of the Bologna Process and integration to the European higher education standardization project, the University of Constanta has made a considerable contribution to scientific research and achieved significant results realized in numerous articles published in world-renowned journals.

Strategic objectives:

Ovidius University of Constanta in Romania sets the following strategic objectives:

a) promotion of systems and mechanisms for the education quality assurance;

b) effective and efficient institutional management;

c) continuous improvement of offers by revision and perfection of standards and quality indicators;

d) collection of performance parameters and indicators according to the mission;

e) adaptation of curricula and study programs to the European level with the aim to ensure compatibility and comparability with European educational degrees;

f) strengthening of international cooperation with the aim to implement joint scientific and academic programs.

Ovidius University in Constanta offers a variety of social, cultural and sports events for students, including modern rooms, restaurants, sports facilities, and health care services; the university also has special programs aimed at ensuring high-quality student experience.

The university centre in Constanta has a library featuring around 500,000 books, magazines, periodicals, reference books, monographs, manuscripts, audio-visual documents, discs, and CD-ROMs. It also has manuscripts, ancient books, maps, albums; it is equipped with modern computers enabling access to international scientific publications.

With respect to the access to the job market, the Consulting Centre has been working within Ovidius University in Constanta since 2003, aiming to support its graduates in search for jobs matching their professional training and skills. The Centre offers professional consultations based on the student’s personality, skills and individual goals.

Ovidius University in Constanta contributed to the development of inter-university links at the European and international level, concluding agreements involving all higher education institutions and encompassing academic staff, didactics, and research.

Universita Ovidius Costanza

Universita Ovidius Costanza

Since 1992, Ovidius University in Constanta is a partner in European projects (for example, the TEMPUS project) aimed at academic staff and student mobility and takes an active part in the creation of R&D centres in most EU countries.

In recent years, there has been extensive cooperation with two prestigious French universities: the University of Lille and the University of Auvergne in Clermont-Ferrand.

Ovidius University in Romania presided over and has now appointed a secretary to the Black Sea Universities Network, thus concluding the internationalization of the academic institution.

Courses on offer:

The educational offer of the State University of Constanta in Romania is as follows:

  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Faculty of Economic Sciences
  • Faculty of History and Political Sciences
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences
  • Faculty of Letters
  • Faculty of Physical Education and Sports
  • Faculty of Theology
  • Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics
  • Faculty of Applied Sciences and Engineering
  • Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
  • Faculty of Law, Administrative and Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Civil Engineering
  • Faculty of Mechanical, Industrial and Maritime Engineering


Web-site of Ovidius University of Constanta: www.univ-ovidius.ro

Let us analyse some of the specializations on offer.


Faculty of Medicine

The Faculty of Medicine at the State University of Constanta was founded in 1989 and recognized by the Ministry of Education of Romania and by the Parliament of Romania.

Alongside with the Faculties of Medicine in Bucharest, Cluj, Iasi, Timisoara, Targu Mures, and Craiova, the faculty in Constanta has joined the European Credit Transfer System thus ensuring student mobility between all medical universities of the European Union.

The priorities of the Faculty of Medicine in Constanta include the use of state-of-the-art technologies of medical training and clinical practice.

The available curricula include:

  • Medicine: 6-year program, 360 university credits;
  • General Patient Care: 4-year program, 240 university credits;
  • Physiotherapy: 3-year program, 180 university credits.

Faculty of Dentistry

The Faculty of Dentistry at Ovidius University of Constanta was initially a department at the Faculty of Medicine.

In the academic year 2007-2008, the Faculty of Dentistry has acquired the status of a separate subdivision according to the requirements of the European higher education standardization system.

2 specialties are available:

  • Dentistry
  • Dental Technology

According to the classification and ranking of Romanian universities, the Faculty of Dentistry at Ovidius University in Constanta was assigned CATEGORY A.

All disciplines employ state-of-the-art equipment; access the documentation is completely automated.

Over the last 5 years, the faculty members have been awarded 30 national and international grants.

Courses on offer:

  • Dentistry: 6-year program, 360 university credits
  • Nursing Dentistry: 3-year course, 180 university credits


Faculty of Economics

The graduates of the Faculty of Economics must be prepared for the competitive environment, in which the prerequisites of success are efficiency, quality and dynamism.

Specialized disciplines offered at the Faculty of Economics in Constanta have been updated according to the needs of the local and national labour market and to the functioning of the modern economy.

Below are courses making up the 3-year higher education program in Economics.


Course: Economics of Trade, Tourism, and Accredited Services

(On-campus and distance learning)

Diploma: 3 years

Course: Business Economics

Diploma: 3 years

Field of activity: Economics and International Relations

Course: International Business

(On-campus and distance learning)

Diploma: 3 years

Field of activity: Accounting

Course: Accounting and Management

(On-campus and distance learning)

Diploma: 3 years

Field of activity: Finance

Course: Finance and Banking

(On-campus and distance learning)

Diploma: 3 years

Field of activity: Marketing

Course: Marketing

Diploma: 3 years

Field of activity: Management

Course: Management

Diploma: 3 years

Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences

The Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences at Ovidius University in Constanta, Romania, is a higher education unit aimed at the promotion of high-quality education. The general and permanent objective adhered to by the whole university is students’ specialized practical training for the shaping of professional skills. Practice is mandatory and is planned in concert with students’ theoretical progress.

Courses at the Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences:

Three-year Bachelor’s program:

1) PSYCHOLOGY: 3-year program, 180 university credits;


  • Special Education (3 years, 180 credits) and
  • Pedagogy for Primary and Preschool Education (3 years, 180 credits)

3) SOCIAL WORK: 3 years, 180 credits.

Master’s programs:


  1. Sports Psychology;
  2. Military Psychology;
  3. Complex Personality Psychodiagnostics.

Education Sciences:

  1. Inclusive Education;
  2. Therapy of Communication Disorders;
  3. Education Management;
  4. Primary Education;
  5. Applied Education;
  6. Religion.

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