University of Medicine and Pharmacy "Carol Davila"

3.7 out of 5 (211 ratings / 146 reviews) Bucharest, Romania
UMFCD is the first university of medicine and pharmacy Romania enjoys today a well-deserved prestige and recognition in national and international academic, a true leader of the Romanian medical education. 160 years of existence, the fundamental objective of "Carol Davila" is to continue efforts to transform the institution into a university elite worldwide, one of the top 500 universities of the world. 

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Higher Medical and Pharmaceutical Education in Bucharest dates back more than a century. Carol Davila, a Romanian physician of French origin, in collaboration with Nicolae Kretzulescu, established the medical education in our country, establishing in 1857 the National School of Medicine and Pharmacy. In the War of Independence (1877-1878) he led the military service of the army.


  • UMFCD is the first university of medicine and pharmacy in Romania that enjoys today a well-preserved prestige and recognition in the national and international academic environment, a true leader of Romanian medical education.


  • The overall objective of the project is the discovery of new therapeutic approaches aimed at the treatment of breast cancer. The primary endpoint is to evaluate the inhibitory effect of newly synthesized compounds on protein kinases in breast cancer, cell culture, and animal model. The compounds to be evaluated are newly synthesized derivatives within UMF "Carol Davila", Bucharest.


With the approval of the Board of Directors and the decision of the Senate of the "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Bucharest, on 01.10.2016, the Center for Counseling and Career Orientation of UMF CD, hereinafter referred to as the Center for Psychological, Educational counseling and professional.

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Student services

Students' Health in Bucharest  also known abbreviations SSM or SSMB , it was established on 1 January / January 13, 1875, six years after the founding of the Faculty of Medicine in Bucharest and eighteen years after the first scientific society of doctors in Bucharest (Medical Society scientific - 1857), the need and desire of students to support each other, to show scientifically in an organized, especially the need for scientific documentation in a time when medical literature Romanesque are its inception and State library and the Faculty of Medicine did not have books and medical journals needed by future doctors. 

Housing services

  • The accommodation of the students in the dormitories of the "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy - Bucharest is based on the accommodation lists of the Prorector for Student Relations of the "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Bucharest.
  • Distributorships will be fully respected by students and administrators.
  • Students will be personally present at the accommodation with the ID or Passport (in the case of foreign students) and will sign - after careful reading - the rental agreement.

Library services

  • To obtain a user and a mobile access password to the library's electronic resources (scientific journals from Science Direct, Scopus, Springerlink, Oxford Journals, Wiley, Thomson ISI) send a mail to bibliotecaumf @ gmail .com with your contact details.
  • Students, PhD students, resident physicians and other health professionals must have a permit from the target library for the current year.

ICT services

  • Center for Urological Surgery, Dialysis and Renal Transplant.
  • Brief presentation of the Research Program of the Department of Urological Surgery.
  • Center for Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
  • Center for Radiology, Medical Imaging and Nuclear Medicine.
  • Faculty of Radiology and Medical Imaging Fundeni.

Medical services

Consultations for ticket sending students in the province who live at home and visa floating treatments, vaccinations releases and target documents (medical certificates for absences from classes, certificates for obtaining scholarships medical, medical certificates for accommodation fireplace etc. .) 

Student Life

Sports facilities

  • The University offers a sports center that allows different sports such as aerobics, table tennis, fitness, basketball, swimming, etc., and a sports outdoors, including six clay courts and tennis mini football with artificial turf.

Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

I had several good friend groups (which I hope contain several lifelong friends), great grades, won several awards and scholarships, got several good internships, and published research. And the best part is, you can do it too! There’s nothing special about me. In high school I was lazy, depressed, had poor grades, and had very few friends until my senior year. Here’s the...

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Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

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Good experience
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Well the study was good. Just that I didn't have experience on laboratory practicals due to inadequate tools and materials. Also I am an athelete which I enjoy within my study at school.


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