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  • Locations: Iasi, Romania
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: KU applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 10/15/2018
Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program after a decision has been reached and will be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

Indicates that deadline has passed
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Exchange, Study Abroad Study Abroad Program Coordinator: Jenna Hunter-Skidmore
Language of Instruction: English, Romanian Minimum GPA Eligibility: 2.75 GPA
Open to Non-KU students: No Open to graduate students: Yes
Program Description:

KU is a member of the Mid-America Universities International consortium, MAUI, which provides KU students with access to sites within a partner consortium in Europe called the Utrecht Network.  The network of schools and programs abroad enables KU students to study at sites throughout Europe during the fall or spring semesters as well as for an entire academic year. MAUI-Utrecht Network sites are total immersion programs; in most cases, students register as a regular student at the host institution, take the same courses, have the same assignments, and participate in the same activities as the local students. This means that a student applying for MAUI-Utrecht Network site must be more proactive and prepared to handle being in a location where they may be the only KU student in the program.

Language Considerations

Most sites offer language courses to improve your knowledge of the language spoken in that particular country, some sites offer all coursework in English, and some require advanced language proficiency in order to be accepted. The University of Missouri – St. Louis has maintained a list of courses offered in English at some of the Utrecht Network universities. This list is available here, and is updated as often as possible.  Additionally, the institution may list course information below.

Alexandru Ioan Cuza University


For the most up-to-date institutional information, visit the Mid-America Universities International website.

University’s Full Name Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi
Number of MAUI/AEN students you can accept during 2013/2014 2 students for each field of study (30 semesters)
Areas of study open for exchange students

Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics and Business Administration, Geography and Geology, History, Law, Letters, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physical Education and Sports, Physics, Psychology and Education Sciences, Theology, European Studies

Areas of study restricted to prior bilateral agreements between the exchanging departments or faculties -
Areas of study not available to MAUI/AEN students -
Utrecht Network contact person

Bd. Carol I nr. 11, 700506 IASI, ROMANIA
Tel: +40 232 201839
Fax: +40 232 201121
General university web site

International office web site
Academic Calendar

1st semester
Beginning of October 2013 – Mid February 2014 (Christmas holiday + exam session included)

2nd semester
Mid February 2014 – End of June  2014 (exam session included)


Examination Period(s)

2 to 3 weeks at the end of each semester

Orientation session(s)


ECTS available

30 ECTS per semester, irrespective of the fields of study

Application deadline(s) for admission

June 1 (1st semester)

November 1 (2nd semester)
Application material on the web site or paper copies only

Once completed, application form and study confirmation need to be printed off from online system, signed and together with all necessary documents sent to the Uni Graz via surface mail (step 2) before the deadline.
Course registration deadline(s)

August 15 (1st semester)

November 30 (2nd semester)
Enrollment in coursework/academic advising support : Are there special issues students should concern themselves with course registration? Any services available to assist in registration or course selection?

Academic advising support on request through the agency of the contact person from the Department of International Relations.

Language requirements

Good command of Romanian for courses taught in Romanian.

Language test certificate required?

TOEFL, Cambridge Advanced (C1), other certificates;
(above average), before admission

Preparatory language course for incoming students

International students may attend Romanian language intensive courses if they wish. Further details on:
Courses taught in English

Internships available? No
Student jobs available/allowed? Not available, but allowed.
Housing assistance
Housing options

Accommodation in the “Gaudeamus” Centre for International Exchanges in double or triple rooms.
Housing application deadline(s)

June 1 (1st semester)

November 1 (2nd semester)
Cost estimates per month


Optional on campus meal plan?(Y/N) No
Comparable health insurance coverage from abroad allowed/not allowed

Not allowed. Non-EU students must purchase an insurance policy once they arrive in Romania.

Health facilities at the university Free of charge medical assistance in the campus.
Summer courses available?

Summer school: Romania – Language and Civilization ( July 2013)

Contact Person: Livia Dimitriu (
Prior arrangements needed to secure visa before arrival in country?

No visa is required.

After arrival residence permit must be required from the Romanian police authorities (Immigration Department)
Further details on:

Last update of this information January 2013


Eligibility varies by site considerably. Some MAUI sites have GPA, language and level (JR/SR) requirements. Most requirements are listed on the institutional information above.  Additionally, some sites are more competitive than others and have less open spaces available.  Before applying, KU students should plan to meet with a program coordinator to review the site restrictions, eligibility and chances of placement to ensure the site is a good fit for them.

Costs & Tuition

Like all KU exchange programs, the cost of tuition and fees would be paid to KU.  Additionally, each European partner site will have estimated on-site costs listed above.

Financial Aid

KU students who qualify for financial aid in the form of Stafford and/or other loans, Pell or SEOG Grants, and scholarships may apply the aid to the cost of a Study Abroad Program.

KU Study Abroad supplemental scholarships are available to KU degree seeking students. Applications are available online.  The scholarship application deadline is March 1 for Academic Year & Fall programs and October 1 for Spring programs.

This program is currently not accepting applications.