In the framework of Erasmus + International Credit Mobility Programme, Vanadzor State University has been cooperating with the Iasi Alexandru Ioan Cuza University (Romania) since 2013. The University was founded one year after the establishment of the Romanian state, by an 1860 decree of Prince Alexandru Ioan Cuza, and one of the most advanced research and education institutions in Romania. The Alexandru Ioan Cuza University offers study programmes in Romanian, English, and French. In 2008, for the third year in a row, it was placed first in the national research ranking compiled on the basis of Shanghai criteria.

Within the scope of International Credit Mobility Programme, already 16 students have already studied at different departments of Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, and one Romanian student has carried out her mobility at VSU.

“The mobility at Iasi Alexandru Ioan Cuza University was once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to combine quality education with a more challenging life, and to become more self-confident and motivated,” says Eric Dallakyan, an Erasmus+ student at Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania, 2017.

For a more detailed information on Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, please consult the official website at the following link — http://www.uaic.ro/en/.


In the context of Erasmus + Key Action 107 International Credit Mobility Programme, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi provides scholarships for students, academic and administrative staff of all levels of the academic degrees of VSU.
In the context of Erasmus + Programme of Students’ Mobility, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi provides scholarships for students’ mobility for one semester.

Who can apply for scholarship, which is provided by Erasmus + programme? The students of 2nd, 3rd and 4th courses of Bachelor’s degree (first semester), the students of first and second courses of Master’s degree (first semester) and postgraduate students can apply for students’ mobility scholarship. What courses are studied during the teaching process? The University provides comprehensive education in different departments, in English and French. You can find information about Erasmus+ ICM courses offered by Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, at  http://www.uaic.ro/en/international/erasmus-programme/students/.  

What criteria are take into account for choosing the students? The choice of the students, who have applied for getting scholarship, is carried out according to the following criteria:

  1. Progress in learning,
  2. Foreign language proficiency (English, B1-B2 level, or Portuguese),
  3. Motivation,
  4. The extracurricular activities of students are preferable.

How to apply for getting Erasmus + scholarship at Iasi Alexandru Ioan Cuza University? The applications are filled out online The documents required to submit are as follows:

  1. A photo,
  2. Identity document (passport, identification card),
  3. Certificate proving the obtained degree (for Master’s degree and Postgraduate students),
  4. A. Transcript of Records (with all grades, starting from the first year),
  5. A certificate, confirming the student’s status, at the university, where you study,
  6. Certificate of foreign language proficiency,
  7. An invitation letter from the host university,
  8. Educational agreement (a list of courses which will be studied at host university), In case of necessity / availability:
  9. Document that specifically proves your physical disability,
  10. Document that specifically proves your vulnerable socio-economic situation,
  11. Document that specifically proves your social/political vulnerable situation,
  12. Other necessary documents.