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 into 15 departments and 77 courses, Faculty of Medicine prepares over 1,500 students annually over a 6-year cycle.
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 may continue their training through residency, masters and doctorate or postgraduate education, in the Faculty of Medicine offer.
Human and material infrastructure devoted to research allows the carrying on of the specific activities of directions and projects in a climate conducive to research and innovation.
In a modern academic framework, Faculty of Medicine meets its consistently and demanding mission-based on medical training and on support of scientific research, thus strengthening the role of regional development pillar in the European area of sustainable development.