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Undergraduate studies (BA level)

Undergraduate degree programs represent the first cycle of university studies and correspond to a minimum of 180 and a maximum of 240 transferable study credits, according to ECTS / SECT, and are completed through level 6 of the EQF / CEC and the National Qualifications Framework (see 

The structure of higher education institutions, the educational offer, as well as the maximum schooling capacity are found in Government decisions, elaborated annually by the Ministry of Education.

Undergraduate programs may be organized in the form of full-time, part-time and distance learning.

In the case of full-time education, the specific duration of undergraduate studies is, as the case may be, 3-4 years and corresponds to a minimum of 60 transferable study credits for one year of studies. The duration of undergraduate studies for university education in the fields of engineering, law and pastoral theology is 4 years.

Exceptions are the bachelor’s degree programs in the regulated fields at the level of the European Union , which can be organized only in the form of full-time education, in a combined university study program (cycle I and II), unitary, with a duration between 5 and 6 years, the diplomas obtained being equivalent to the master’s degree .

Undergraduate studies in the form of full-time education are organized in a state-funded or fee-funded manner.

Admission. High school graduates with a baccalaureate degree or equivalent can participate in the admission to the first cycle of university studies.

Completion. The bachelor’s degree programs end with a bachelor’s exam for the bachelor’s degree cycle or a diploma exam for the bachelor’s degree in engineering.