Faculty of Medicine Craiova is an institution with a well-defined position in the Romanian medical higher education and an active presence internationally. Unpolitical institution, is operating on the basis of separation of academic and administrative functions, but relations between them are well established.
With nearly 300 teachers organized in 15 departments and 77 courses, the Faculty of Medicine prepares over 1,500 students annually over a period of 6 years.
The academic year is divided into two semesters of 15 weeks each, with an average of 30 hours per week, each semester is one of 30 transferable credits in the European study (ECTS) for compulsory. Students are assessed through written and oral exams, which take place during sessions contained in the structured curriculum. Optional subjects end with a verification test, and credit points assigned to them are over those 30, on that semester.
For the students of the Faculty of Medicine, the studies are completed through the degree examination, degree programs are accredited, there are institutional mechanisms for approval of regular monitoring and evaluation studies.
Graduates can continue their education through residency, master’s and doctorate or postgraduate training offered by the medical faculty.
The human and material infrastructure dedicated to research enables the specific activities of directions and projects to be carried out in a climate conducive to research and innovation.
In a modern academic framework, the Medical Faculty fulfills its consistent and demanding mission, which is based on medical training and the support of scientific research, and thus strengthens the role of the pillar of regional development in the European area for sustainable development.