Sapientia U to start year with in-person attendance – no vaccine needed

Between July 9-23 students can apply online for basic- and masters’ training at Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania. The university will not link access to education to proof of being vaccinated; the need to feel safe is everyone’s own decision, they say.

Dr. Márton Tonk, the rector of the Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania, said in the online press conference with the management of the University that the university this year is celebrating 20 years of existence. In what form the university will start classes this autumn was an important topic. At the last leadership session, they decided that education will restart with in-person attendance, and there will be no proof of vaccine required.

The enrollment period will be between July 9 and 23 on the online platform, which proved to be very successful last year also. This year, students can also pay the enrollment fee online. Enrollment costs RON 50 or 70 depending on the chosen faculty.

The university has 1,232 spaces this year in the 30 basic educational programs and 281 spaces in the 11 master’s programs. It provides education in many fields such as social studies, humanities, arts, engineering, mathematics and natural sciences. The tuition will stay the same because the university wants to make sure students can learn in their mother tongue at an affordable price.

The paid spaces will cost EUR 600-750 per year while the supported ones will cost EUR 250-450 per year.

The Csíkszereda/Miercurea-Ciuc faculty will await students in a new building. Also, the engineering-informatics laboratory and the college will be renovated and will provide new activities in the vocational college.

The Marosvásárhely/Târgu-Mureș faculty will provide Hungarian-language education in six engineering departments.

At the  Marosvásárhely faculty, which counts as one of the centers for technical higher education, students can enroll in social sciences, horticulture, forestry and agriculture.

At the Kolozsvár/Cluj-Napoca faculty, the university awaits students in the arts, social sciences and environmental sciences.

Dr. Dezső Szenkovics, university lecturer and dean of the Kolozsvár faculty at Sapientia University said: This fall, they will organize entrance examinations also for the master’s program of the Judicial Department if they get an operating permit. The list of necessary documents, enrollment information and all other important information can be found on Sapientia University’s website.

The Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania was established in 2001 as an independent higher education institution in Romania, with the aim of providing tertiary education in the Hungarian language. The University was created with the support of the Hungarian government and operates in three different towns: Miercurea Ciuc, Târgu-Mureș and Cluj-Napoca. Each of the three study centers has a distinctive profile, yet they form a uniform university structure.

Sapientia University is an institution promoting high-quality education and competitiveness, striving to meet international standards and aiming to prepare professionals able to assert themselves after graduation, either at home or in any country of the European community.

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Author: Blanka Székely