Student Life – Romania

Romania offers a rich and diverse cultural and social life that is seen in all EU countries. Romania offers plenty of probabilities to visit great places, to do some souvenirs shopping and mingling with the locals. Romania offers a rich and diverse cultural and social life. Romania is a hierarchical society where age and position are respected where older people are viewed as wise since they have earned life experience. Living cost in Romania is relatively cheaper compared to EU member countries which also makes it a suitable destination for students.

There are plenty of shopping centres malls and clubs where students have fun during weekends taking a break from their busy student life. Romanians enjoy and love spending their leisure time eating and drinking out. Romania is famous for its tasty food and wines. Most people go to restaurant with the intention of having a rich, traditional dinner which is classic in Romania. They are famous for full-bodied soups, and they like to keep food 100% natural. The traditional Romanian foods are meat-based so, if you are a vegetarian, your choices might be restricted in rural areas but urban areas are full of modern restaurants that offer vegetarian menus. There is McDonalds, Pizza Hut, and food from the international cuisine, like Italian food, Chinese or Mexican food. Romanian wines are very tasty and Tuica, the most popular drink in Romania, is made of plums, apples or peaches and is as strong as whiskey.

Apart of the busy study and activities related to the degree;   generally universities aims to ensure that time at the School is not just about studying but is also as enjoyable as possible. The student unions practise entertainment and funds many student societies covering a wide range of interests adding an enormous amount to the students’ experience in Romania. The variety of societies and activities change with the interests and initiative of each new group of students. Nature-lovers will not be left without activity outside the National Parks as well.

Many supermarkets are open 24/7, restaurants work seven days a week and there is a convenience store on pretty much every corner and there’s even some bank branches open on weekends. There are ample numbers of supermarkets, shops and convenient stores with quick access in Romanian cities.

There is international direct dialling service is available throughout Romania. Mobile service operators provide good network coverage both on its territory and on territorial waters. Romania has several Internet access providers with coverage almost everywhere in the country.

Oină is a Romanian traditional sport and in many ways similar to baseball but Football is surely the most popular sport. Aside football; there are various other sports including handball, basketball, rugby union, tennis and gymnastics. There are endless ways to enjoy in recreational actives like hiking cycling and camping.

With all that is on offer, it mustn’t come as a surprise why year on year, Romania has become a hot spot for international students.