Doctoral programs represent the highest level of formal education, which emphasizes on independent research in a specific field, in collaboration with an experienced supervisor and under the guidance of a board which is responsible for running the PhD program. Doctoral programs prepare students for a career in research and/or highly qualified work in a number of professions. They are integrated with high quality research activities. The overall activities of the Doctoral Schools are coordinated by The Council for University Doctoral Studies (CUDS), that also guides the activity of our Doctoral School Councils (DSC). You can be admitted in a PhD Program at Doctoral School in Computer Science if:
  • you submit the admission files and pay for your tuition fee (own funds)
  • you obtain a scholarship (If there is a collaboration contract between Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași and the university where you study)
  • enroll as a Romanian from abroad (you have to prove that you have Romanian origins)
The duration of doctoral studies is 6 semesters.
  • Admission: approximately 41 euro (200 Lei)
  • Tuition fee: approximately 1230 euro/year (6000 Lei)
For other entry requirements, steps you have to take and other financial help, please contact International Relations Office at Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi. Person of contact is Gabriela Bărgăoanu, Once you are admitted in a PHD Program at Doctoral School in Computer Science you will be offered full UAIC student rights. More information about studying at Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, click here.

PhD scholarships

PhD students at the Doctoral School of Computer Science can benefit from scholarships for their doctoral activity from either the Ministry of National Education or "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University from Iasi.

Scholarships awarded by the Ministry of National Education

  • According to the Order no. 3329/2018, doctoral scholarships are granted for doctoral students enrolled in doctoral studies financed from the state budget with a scholarship, to the form of full-time education.
  • The doctoral scholarship is awarded for the entire period of doctoral research.
  • The amount allocated is differentiated according to the years of study, as well as the allocated budget, but also to the legislative changes.

Scholarships awarded by the "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University of Iasi

  • PhD students at the Doctoral School of Computer Science can benefit from a scholarship granted by the "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University from Iași throughout the research studies, in compliance with the aspects provided in the study contract.
For additional information, please contact the secretariat of the Doctoral School of Computer Science at:  

"Eugen Ionescu" Doctoral and Postdoctoral Research Scholarships

  • This program is addressed to researchers from OIF member countries and Algeria, who study/work in member universities of the University Agency of La Francophonie (AUF) and are interested in carrying out a 3-month research internship in one of the 28 Romanian universities involved. in this program.
  • The call is open from January 15 to March 28, 2021.
  • The deadline set by the UAIC for receiving pre-acceptance requests is March 15, 2021.
  • The internships of the admitted candidates will take place between September 1 and December 15, 2021.
More information about this scholarship, here.

Gaudeamus International Exchange Center

Financial administrator: Lidia VRANCEANU


Phone: 0232 201 700

Address: Str. Codrescu No.1, Iași 700479

The "Gaudeamus" dormitory came into operation in December 1998, with construction and facilities completed in August 2002. The dormitory currently has 362 accommodation places and two conference rooms.

Located close to important academic objectives and student campuses, it offers students from abroad special accommodation conditions in rooms with 2 and 3 places.

Places are fully furnished and equipped with a refrigerator. Each room has a private bathroom and access to Internet is also made available (students will need an Internet cable in order to make the connection).

On each floor there is a kitchen equipped with gas-stoves and ovens. All common and dwelling areas have been restructured and optimized for the benefit of our students. The building also features elevators.

Accommodation rates

Accommodation rates charged in the academic year 2020/2021 (lei/place/month):

  • For EU / EEA BUDGET students:  approximately 91 euro (440 lei)
  • For ERASMUS students and students with TAX, EU/EEA, on their own foreign exchange: approximately 119 euro (580 lei)

For those interested in a virtual tour, click the following link: Gaudemanus dormitory.

If you are interested in a map of the campus, you can find one here to view.

Access to information

PhD students at the Doctoral School of Computer Science can benefit from the following resources and support.


The Anelis Plus platform provides access to electronic documentary information resources on a wide range of domains and can be accessed here.

As a beneficiary of the Anelis Plus project, the "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University of Iasi offers students access to the following resources:

  • ScienceDirect
  • Web of Knowledge
  • Scopus
  • SciFinder
  • MathSciNet

At the same time, PhD students have the chance to deepen their research in universities around the world, partners with our institution within the Erasmus and Erasmus Plus programs.


"Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University of Iasi offers its students access to the services offered by the "Mihai Eminescu" Central University Library, but also to the branch libraries within the University's Faculties based on an entry permit which is free. The issuance of permits and visas is done at the Permits Office (str. Păcurari, no. 4, ground floor) and at the Library of Physics and Chemistry "Ștefan Procopiu" (UAIC, building A, ground floor, B-dul Carol I, no. 11) .

View the complete list of libraries that can be consulted in order to develop the doctoral thesis.

For any other inquires please contact the International Relations Office at "Alexandru Ioan Cuza University" of Iasi.

This questionnaire establishes the level of satisfaction of PhD students towards the PhD study program conducted within the Doctoral School of Computer Science - „Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iaşi.

Questionnaire for assessing the level of satisfaction of PhD students