Brasov city was described under the name Corona, a Latin word meaning "crown", a name given by the German colonists. The German name Kronstadt means "Crown City" and is reflected in the city's coat of arms. Brasov preserves a great part of its historic medieval landmarks, offering a beautiful, culturally rich and friendly destination for international students. Universities in Brasov provide a special and holistic interdisciplinary approach, helping students gain all necessary skills for their field of study that are compatible with the labour market demands. International students can study numerous disciplines at all degree levels: Bachelor and Master degrees, PhD programmes. Brasov is a city in Romania and the administrative centre of Brasov County, located in the central part of the country, surrounded by the Southern Carpathians and is part of the Transylvania region.
Brasov has a pretty well-developed economy, with airplane manufacturing, food and beverage manufacturing, tourism, automotive manufacturing, pharmaceutical industry as main industries.
Major employers in Brasov are: IAR Ghimbav, Raiffeisen Bank, Autoliv, Draexlmaier, Europharm Holding, Kronospan, Benchmark Electronics, IPSOS Interactive Services, Vodafone, IBM, Siemens, GlaxoSmithKline.
International students can apply for internship opportunities available in many local multinational companies.
Brasov is a beautiful picturesque town, with a fascinating cultural and historical heritage. You can admire the medieval old town and some buildings having a Gothic architectural style.
Nice places to see and visit in Brasov are:
You can go out at numerous restaurants, serving traditional Romanian dishes, and international cuisine as well. Choose from various bars and some very cool night clubs; Brasov has a thriving night life.
Visit the interesting surroundings, such as the Bran Castle, attracting many fans of Dracula (commonly mistaken with Vlad the Impaler, a former ruler of Walachia).
In the winter, you have Poiana Brasov close by, a great ski resort but also a sightseeing spot.If you want see more of the exciting Romania, Bucharest, Sibiu and Sighisoara are only about two hours and a half away from Brasov.
Mainly, the international atmosphere in Brasov is nurtured by the large number of international tourists from all over the world. Tourists visit Brasov all year round. Immigrant residents born outside Romania are: Hungarians, Germans, Italians and a small number of immigrants coming from EU countries.
Because Brasov offers professional skilled work at low costs, many foreign investment projects, specifically from Germany, were recorded. Entrepreneurs from other countries have decided to set a branch in Brasov too.
Brasov has four seasons, with warm to hot summers and cold winters. Average high temperatures during summer are around 28 – 30 °C (82 – 86 °F), often exceeding these variables. Winters record significant amount of snow and frost is also common. Average high temperatures in winter are 3 – 4 °C (37– 39 °F), with January as the coolest month.
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