Romanian-American University

Introduction

Why Study With Us?

Great Accademics

The English programmes fit any young graduate of a European University and enable them to pursue their future professional career dreams.

The curriculum of the programmes in English is designed to meet the requirements of European accreditation system and offers students the possibility of studying abroad for a semester or a year within the Erasmus mobility scheme.

Due to its American soul, a considerable number of your courses will be taught by US professors visiting the campus or professors that obtained their teaching degree in the USA.

Great, Affordable Student Life

Romania is one of the most affordable European Union member countries to live in – average monthly costs including accommodation, meals, transportation is around the equivalent of 350 EUR; and this is in one of the most vibrant European capitals – Bucharest.

Within the campus, a long list of activities organized by the students for the students take place each week. You are guaranteed not to get bored during your studies at the Romanian-American University.

Great Location

Romania is placed at the eastern border of the European Union with great links to Europe. Cities like Budapest, Vienna, Athens can be easily reached by train and there are also hundreds of cheap flights to anywhere else in Europe.

Romania itself offers a vast variety of sights and scenery – mountains, sea, scenic rural areas, vibrant city-life, the Danube Delta and much more… Discover Romania here.

The university is placed in the largest city, the capital, Bucharest, however, its localized campus offers great security and peace within one of the busiest cities in Eastern Europe.

Great Facilities

The university offers its students an extensive array of facilities so that life on campus and during their studies is as pleasant as possible. The hotel offers clean, modern dorm rooms to live in, fresh and healthy food is served each day at the cafeteria, and students also have access to fitness facilities and lounge areas to relax.

The university houses a Microsoft Development Center and other various fully equipped computer rooms and labs. Moreover, interactive class-rooms make academics a lot more fun. The library is the quiet spot within the buildings of the campus where students can have peace of mind while studying for their exams.

History

In 1991, Professor Ion Smedescu, Ph.D., had the initiative of setting up the Romanian-American University. He was the founder and Rector of the University and also President of the Romanian-American Foundation for the Promotion of the Education and Culture, in the activities of which the University is integrated.

The Romanian-American University was founded with the purpose of promoting the American progressive educational values combined with the rich internationally recognized academic traditions of the Romanian educational system.

The founder succeded in bringing to Romania the US higher education principles that have as support the general model the American society:

  • the efficient organization of the activity
  • the perseverant sense of duty
  • cultivation of the working spirit
  • self-respect and respect for the others
  • honest spirit of competition
  • challenge the others and yourself

Conceived as an alternative and complementary form to the public higher education, the University has 6 Schools in its structure: 5 teaching Economics and one Law.

Within the context of the university reform and of Romania's integration process in the European Union, the introduction of the European dimension, matching curricula, the compliance with the European standards, promotion of the academic performance internationally recognized criteria, the interuniversity cooperation, academic mobility and the recognition of studies and diplomas are among the strategic objectives of the Romanian-American University.

Due to the reform imposed by the Bologna Process, the University pursued the increasing compatibility of its educational offer with that of the European education and has also achieved, through its actions, the opening of an integrated education system (bachelor - master - Ph.D.).

Through its accomplishments, the Romanian-American University has consolidated its position in the Romanian educational system, and its activity has achieved new standards, necessary in the context of a harsh competition on the highly qualified labor market of the European Union and all over the world. By pursuing its mission and goals, the university succeeded in developing and consolidating a good reputation among Romanian and international companies.

Accreditation

The Romanian-American University received the „High Confidence Rating" certification (the best of all possible distinctions) from the Romanian Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ARACIS), which is a full member of the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA) and is registered in the European Quality Assurance Register for Higher Education - EQAR.

The University and all our academic programs are fully accredited by the Romanian Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ARACIS), and the degree granted is Internationally recognized.

The Romanian-American University is "The Best Private University in Romania" according to the independent "University Ranking" survey by Kienbaum Management Consultants in collaboration with "Capital" business magazine.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

MSc

MSc in Finance

Campus Full time 2 years October 2016 Romania Bucharest

The MSc in Finance, offered as a Double Degree programme by our School of Domestic and International Business, Banking and Finance and Siena University, from Italy, is a two-year programme that prepare students for a wide range of careers both inside and outside the financial industry, including financial engineering and risk management, quantitative asset management, macroeconomic and financial forecasting, quantitative trading and applied research.<ul> <li</li> </ul> [+]

The MSc in Finance, offered as a Double Degree programme by our School of Domestic and International Business, Banking and Finance and Siena University, from Italy, is a two-year programme that prepare students for a wide range of careers both inside and outside the financial industry, including financial engineering and risk management, quantitative asset management, macroeconomic and financial forecasting, quantitative trading and applied research. Official accrediation by ARACIS (Romanian Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education) Decision by Romanian Government (Romanian Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education) The Master in Finance is intended for persons who wish to develop their international competences and know-how in finance. The studies focus on financial investments and modeling, develop the students’ understanding and knowledge of global financial environments, financial management and innovation as well as international regulations. Master in FINANCE (double degree program with University of Siena, Italy): Top class faculty & real world finance practitioners Partnerships with important financial institutions International career Double degree program One year at RAU and one year abroad (optional – grants of 5000 EUR available based on performance) The primary task undertaken by the Master in Finance is to prepare students so that they meet the challenges posed by their employment in companies that are compelled to carry out activities in a business environment increasingly internationalized, technological and competitive, by providing training and a relevant experience in the field and which are to recognized both nationally and internationally. Therefore, the Master in Finance aims to address the curricula not only in theoretical terms, but also to create multiple connections between practice and research. For the evaluation of the students, the School of Domestic and International Business, Banking and Finance applies the methodology of the Romanian-American University, included in the Regulations on the professional activity of students and it relies on two criteria: attendance and performance. Each academic year is divided into 2 semesters. The curriculum provides minimum 60 transferable study credit points (30 credit points per semester). There are a total of four semesters in two years. A semester typically has 14 weeks. The 4th semester has 11 weeks + 3 allocated for internships and completion of the graduation paper. The curriculum includes compulsory subjects and optional subjects (starting with the first year of study, the 2nd semester). Optional subjects are grouped together in tracks providing the students with additional training, according to the selection made in the first year. The Master in Finance includes the following compulsory subjects: - Microeconomics for Business and Finance - Information Technology for Business and Finance - Financial Investments and Risk Management - Corporate Valuation - Financial Modeling - Econometrics - Portfolio Management - Advanced Financial Modeling - Monetary Economics - International Banking - Ethics and Leadership - Banking and Financial Regulation - Research workshop - Specialized Internship - Dissertation Paper Project The Master in Finance includes the following optional subjects: - English for Economics & Business - Business negotiation - Financial derivatives - Fundamentals of Programming - International financial accounting - International and Comparative Tax Law - Growth Strategies for Banks and Companies Adjusted to Emerging Markets - Strategic Management Romanian-American University offers all applicants an English test online to obtain a certificate of your English language skills. [-]

MSc in International Business and Entrepreneurship

Campus Full time 2 years October 2016 Romania Bucharest

The <strong>MSc in International Business and Entrepreneurship programme</strong>, offered by the School of Domestic and International Business, Banking and Finance, is a two-year programme that develops the students understanding of the global business environment and factors affecting entrepreneurial business decisions and improves the knowledge required for engaging in successful business start-up, business development and business internationalization. [+]

The MSc in International Business and Entrepreneurship programme, offered by the School of Domestic and International Business, Banking and Finance, is a two-year programme that develops the students understanding of the global business environment and factors affecting entrepreneurial business decisions and improves the knowledge required for engaging in successful business start-up, business development and business internationalization. Official accrediation by ARACIS (Romanian Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education) Master in INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Designed by and for ENTREPRENEURS! Applied business simulation Focus on international strategy for both SMEs and corporations Building a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship Multicultural experience Our master programmes aim to address the curricula not only in theoretical terms, but mostly on practical and applied terms. They aim to create multiple connections between practice and research too. Apart from the real-world projects in which the students are involved, the learning experience is completed by internships thatthe university facilitates, within specialized organizations, foreign companies in Romania or Romanian companies. Romanian-American University offers all applicants an English test online to obtain a certificate of your English language skills. [-]

MSc in Strategic Marketing

Campus Full time 2 years October 2016 Romania Bucharest

The MSc in Strategic Marketing, offered by the School of Management-Marketing, is a two-year programme. The knowledge attained in class and the skills developed in this program will render a better-informed and prepared individual to tackle a wide variety of marketing aspects, beginning with the market comprehension and targeting, continuing with positioning and ending with marketing metrics. [+]

The MSc in Strategic Marketing, offered by the School of Management-Marketing, is a two-year programme. The knowledge attained in class and the skills developed in this program will render a better-informed and prepared individual to tackle a wide variety of marketing aspects, beginning with the market comprehension and targeting, continuing with positioning and ending with marketing metrics. Official accrediation by ARACIS (Romanian Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education) Decision by Romanian Government (Romanian Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education) Master in STRATEGIC MARKETING Developing successful practitioners in one of the most dynamic and popular careers Know-how transfer between academic and business environments Developing expertise in cutting-edge marketing applications Striving for a customer-centered vision in all organizational endeavors Wide range of elective subjects with foreign professors The Master in Strategic Marketing is a two-year programme. The knowledge attained during the classes and the skills developed during this programme will render a better-informed and prepared individual. The graduate will be able to tackle a wide variety of marketing aspects, beginning with market comprehension and targeting, continuing with positioning and ending with marketing metrics. For the evaluation of the students, the School of Management-Marketing applies the methodology of the Romanian-American University, included in the regulations on the professional activity of students and it relies on two criteria: attendance and performance. Each academic year is divided into 2 semesters. The curriculum provides minimum 60 transferable study credit points (30 credit points per semester). There is a total of four semesters in two years. A semester typically has 14 weeks. The 4th semester has 11 weeks + 3 allocated for internships and completion of the dissertation project. The curriculum includes compulsory subjects and elective subjects (starting with the first year of study, the 2nd semester). Elective subjects are grouped together in tracks providing the students with additional training, according to the selection made in the first year. The Master in Strategic Marketing includes the following compulsory subjects: - Marketing Research and Data Analysis - Integrated Marketing Communication - Global Marketing Management - Customer Experience Management - Managing Brands and Customer Equity - Segmentation and Positioning Strategies - Digital Marketing Management - Supply Chain Strategy - Pricing and Sales Management Strategy - Measuring Marketing Effectiveness - Marketing Planning - Decision Making - Marketing Innovation Lab - Integrated Research and Consultancy Project - Strategic Marketing Simulation - Specialized Internship - Dissertation Paper Project The Master in Strategic Marketing includes the following elective subjects: - International Business Negotiation - Design Factory - Developing Innovation - Psychology of Culture - Presentation Skills - International Business Ethics & Leadership - Reality Test Labs: Testing Entrepreneurial Ideas – Workshop - The Art of Networking: Be a Best Performer - Growth Strategies for Banks and Companies Adjusted to Emerging Markets - Start-up Garage: Tuning the Entrepreneurial Process – Workshop - Project Management - Doing Business with Asian Countries - Communicating in the 21st Century Romanian-American University offers all applicants an English test online to obtain a certificate of your English language skills. [-]

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Romanian-American University

Address Expozitiei Blv., Sector 1 1B
Bucharest, Romania
Website http://www.ro-am.ro/index.php
Phone +40 21 202 95 07