University studies


The subject matter of the undergraduate level is to form and improve specialists in medicine and pharmacy with moral principles, knowledge and practical skills indispensable for qualified, competent and responsible practice of their profession, organization of the academic process, scientific research, clinical activity (diagnosis, treatment, prevention of diseases).

Studies are provided in conformity with national and international standards, which are recommended by the WHO. The process of training and improvement of medical skills is carried out in hospitals, and ambulatory units of the Republic of Moldova, research centers and pharmacies.


Faculties –  Academic calendar

International students are enrolled to the following Faculties of SUMPh: Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmacy. Courses are provided in Romanian, English and Russian languages The duration of courses is:

  • Medicine – 6 years
  • Dentistry – 5 years
  • Pharmacy – 5 years

Each academic year consists of 34 weeks divided into two semesters: Autumn semester (17 weeks) and Spring semester (17 weeks). There is an examination session at the end of each semester. Academic year begins at the 1st of September and ends at the beginning of August (including summer practical stage).

Language preparatory courses

University provides language preparatory courses for those students who choose to learn in Romanian language. The students are taught Romanian language and basics of Biology, Chemistry and Physics as well. After successful passing of graduation exams, the candidates could be enrolled to the undergraduate level at chosen faculty.

Duration of courses – 1 year.