Bachelor in Kinesitherapy and Special Motricity


Program Description

  • Faculty Name: Faculty of Geography, Tourism and Sport
  • Study Domain: Kinetotherapy
  • Name of the University Program: Kinesitherapy and Special Motricity

Short description of the university program

The study program “Kinesiology and Special Motility” has the task to form specialists in the prevention and rehabilitation of functional sequelae following various pathologies, as well as in other areas of human motion. After attending the bachelor study cycle, the students should be able to: prove good theoretical knowledge in the domain; prove clinical competence in assessment, physical treatment planning, and its implementation; identify the functional assessment methods specific to various pathologies; integrate the basic and specialized scientific knowledge so as to be able to modify the treatment strategy which reflects the purpose of practicing physical therapy; integrate the basic research principles into the critical analysis of concepts and results obtained by others and by themselves; acknowledge the individual’s rights and dignity in planning and administrating the rehabilitation programs; competently activate in any health institution; prove the basic training required in practicing their profession so as to be able to manage any challenges and to further on learning from practical examples.

  • Type of studies: Full-time
  • The standard length of studies (in years): 3
  • Number of ECTS credits: 180

Academic calendar

  • 1st of October – end of February – courses, exams, the holiday for students, and session for retakes – first semester.
  • End of February – mid of June – courses, exams, the holiday for students, summer practice – second semester.
  • Mid of June – mid of September – session for retakes and Diploma exam.

Admission requirements

For the undergraduate/bachelor study cycle, the admission is organized within the faculty, on bachelor domains/study programs accredited or temporarily authorized within the University of Oradea, according to the law, in two sessions under identical circumstances, in July and September.

The following person can register for the admission exam: Citizens of the European Union member states, of states belonging to the European Economic Area and to the Swiss Confederation, under the same legal circumstances as the Romanian citizens; Citizens from third states according to bilateral agreements and unilateral offers of Romania and according to the special methodology elaborated by the Ministry of Education and Scientific Research.

The candidates who have studied (pre-academic studies) outside Romania have the obligation to show at registration for the admission exam the accreditation certificate for those studies released by the specialty department from the Ministry of Education and Scientific Research.

The International Relations Department of the University of Oradea must centralize the candidacy files of EU EEA and Swiss Confederation citizens in order to equivalate the studies undertaken abroad; these files will contain:

  • Application for accreditation in order to be accepted for studies.
  • High school graduation diploma and the transcript of grades.
  • Higher education diploma and supplement to the diploma (if the case).
  • Copy of the personal identification document (copy of pages 1,2,3,4 from passport or other identity documents).
  • The proof of paying the file processing fee (150 euros) in the account of the University of Oradea.

All mentioned documents will be sent in the form of legalized copies. For the documents written in languages other than English and French, legalized translations in original in Romanian will be presented. The diplomas from Italy, Greece, Spain, Portugal, and Cyprus will have the sight of the Apostille of the Hague Convention. The diplomas released in states which are not part of the Hague Convention will be over-legalized by the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of External Affairs from the issuing country, and the Embassy/Consular Office of Romania in the respective country.

Necessary documents for registration to the admission examination of citizens of EU, EEA, and SC member states:

  • Certificate of study accreditation released by the specialty department of the Ministry of Education and Scientific Research.
  • Baccalaureate diploma in original and legalized translation in the Romanian language.
  • Language competence certificate for the Romanian language (in case of enrolment for study programs taught in Romanian).
  • Birth certificate, copy and legalized translation in Romanian; Marriage certificate in original and legalized translation (if the applicant’s name changed after marriage).
  • Medical certificate.
  • Four photographs of passport type.
  • Copy of the passport or identity card.
  • The requested documents will be presented in an envelope type file.

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Admission process

Admission criteria:

  • Eliminatory test – testing the motor capacity – application test (evaluated with admitted/rejected); the candidates choose one out of the four application tests containing skills from gymnastics, athletics, or sports games (basketball, football, handball, or volleyball).
  • The baccalaureate average grade (100% share).
  • Tie-break criteria of candidates with equal average grade: The grade obtained in Biology at the Baccalaureate exam; Interview.

Call for applications

July session:

  • Registration and admission exam: mid of July – end of July.
  • Final results: the beginning of August.

September session:

  • Registration and admission exam: first week of September – mid of September.
  • Final results: end of September.

Application fee

  • Registration fee: 150 RON (approximately 30 Euro)
  • Appeals fee: 150 RON (approximately 30 Euro)
  • Matriculation fee: 100 RON (approximately 25 Euro)
  • 150 Euro: processing file fee for recognition of studies for foreign candidates.

Tuition fees

  • 2900 RON/year (our national currency - about 610 Euro): for Romanian and EU candidates.
  • 297 EUR/month x 9 months = 2673 EUR/year: for non-EU candidates.

Fee for the preparatory language course (if necessary):

  • 250 EUR / month x 9 months = 2250 EUR / preparatory year: for non-EU candidates.
  • 2700 RON (our national currency)/preparatory year: for EU candidates.

No of available state subsidized places, Grants scholarships, and program administrative costs:

  • Students from the Republic of Moldova benefit from tuition scholarships.
  • Students must pay for the costs caused by the participation of the:
    • Practical course of tourism and sportive orienteering.
    • Practical course of winter sports.
    • The course of swimming applications and nautical sports.
Last updated Sep 2020

About the School

The mission of the University of Oradea is to provide education and research to a high standard of quality in a national and international context of social, professional and, last but not least, inte ... Read More

The mission of the University of Oradea is to provide education and research to a high standard of quality in a national and international context of social, professional and, last but not least, intellectual development of the individual, and at the same time to contribute to the social and cultural development of Oradea. These missions are shaped by objectives such as attracting students from all over the world, positioning the university among the best educational institutions in the country and in Europe and conveying a wider community to the significance and importance of academic education and scientific research in general and the one conducted within this university, in particular. The University of Oradea has materialized international relations with 352 institutions from 39 countries. Read less