In order to promote the Romanian language and culture, the beneficiaries of the scholarships granted by the Romanian state for Bachelor and Master studies study only in Romanian. The exception is doctoral scholarship holders, who can opt for studies in Romanian or in a foreign language set by the doctoral school. For candidates who do not speak Romanian, a preparatory year is granted for the study of the Romanian language prior to the actual university studies, with the exception of doctoral scholarship holders who have choosen the form of education in a foreign language set by the doctoral school.
The following categories of students are exempted from enrolling in the Romanian language preparatory year:
• those who present Romanian study documents (diplomas or certificates) or study documents, school records attesting at least four consecutive years of studies attended in Romanian in an educational unit/institution from the Romanian national system;
• those who, in order to enrol in university education, pass the Romanian language test, organized according to the regulations in force;
• those who, in order to enrol in university education, present a certificate of linguistic competence in Romanian, minimum level B1, issued according to the regulations in force.