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Apply now - Bucharest Summer University 2018

In brief...

The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (ASE), Bucharest University of Economic Studies Students’ Union (USASE) through the Students’ Senate, the Association of Faculties of Economics from Romania (AFER), the Association of Economic Universities of South and Eastern Europe and the Black Sea Region (ASECU), with the academic mentoring of the Faculty of Marketing (MRK), having as educational partner the FDVDR Foundation gladly invites you to take part in one of this summer’s most interesting educational experiences: Bucharest Summer University 2018.

This 14th edition of the international summer school, held annually in Bucharest, gathers students from all over the world to discuss different topics in the economics field. The courses will take place between the 12th and 26th of August 2018. Together with speakers and professors from top universities and companies around the world, 55 participants will spend 2 weeks in the campus of the Bucharest University of Economic Studies including one extended weekend exploring particular destinations across the country.

This year’s theme is
“Cultural Heritage: fostering Community Spirit and Sustainable Development”

Do not miss the chance to apply for this year’s experience!
It’s the perfect opportunity to discover a new country, a lot of new people from all around the world and to learn a lot of great information!

How do you apply?

Write your Curriculum Vitae*, complete the Application Form and, depending on the application method you choose, the essay or the motivation letter.
*Keep in mind that it’s not mandatory to use the CV model we provided. You can send your own CV in English.

Full Scholarship

Price: Free*

Deadline: Closed

Results: Because of the extended deadline for Partial & Total Payment, the results will be sent during these weeks by e-mail. Only selected candidates will be contacted by our HR team.

Requirements: CV + Application Form + Essay

About the essay: Format: 1200 words (Times New Roman, Size 12, Spacing 1,5 | Save it as a WORD document)
Topic: The role of cultural heritage in a globalised world. Sustainable development vs. corporate interest

Partial Payment

Price: 290 €*

Deadline: Closed

Results: You will get the results in maximum 3 days after we will receive your application.

Requirements: CV + Application Form + Motivation Letter (send them to us at

Total Payment

Price: 590 €*

Deadline: Closed

Results: You will get the results in maximum 3 days after we will receive your application.

Requirements: CV + Application Form (send them to us at

Now that you know what you have to do it’s time to apply! So…what are you waiting for?

* During BSU the organising team will guarantee you the following: accommodation, 3 meals per day, transport from and to the airport, weekend trip (hotels, meals, transportation), courses and extracurricular activities.
* None of the payment methods include transportation costs for coming and leaving Romania.

Who can apply?

The Bucharest Summer University is open for University students from all levels (bachelor, masters and PhD), from Europe and all around the world. To quickly check if you need a visa please go to (select the "Get Informed" tab (up left) and enter the following information: passport issuing country, type of passport, purpose of your visit to Romania). Entry requirements and visa information are also available at

Where and when is it?

This international cultural and academic event will take place between the 12th and the 26th of August in Bucharest, Romania. Besides the two weeks of classes, this event represents a great opportunity for the participants to discover a new culture through a series of planned recreational events and challenging activities, such as: Bucharest City Tour, an adventurous trip in Romania, team buildings, social events, Global Village

Where to stay?

Our participants will be accomodated in Moxa E, the professors' dormitory, with cozy and modern double rooms. The accomodation is free or included in the price (for those who are applying for Partial and Total Payment).

How about the courses?

The sessions will be based on this year's topic: "Cultural heritage - fostering community spirit and sustainable development". At the end of the two weeks period of courses, seminars, workhops and debates sustained or moderated by renowned professors and national and international specialists and after passing a final exam, the participants can receive 5 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System).

How about the costs?

You can choose between 3 types of application: Full Scholarship (free), Partial Payment (290 eur) or Total Payment (590 eur). The advantage of the Total Payment is that you don't need to write an essay or a motivation letter and you'll receive the answer quickly in order to better manage your time and to book a cheaper flight (take into account that the filghts are expensive during the summer). None of the payment methods include transportation costs for coming and leaving Romania. During your stay in Romania, take into consideration that there will be some costs for taxi or public transportation, laundry washing and tickets for the museums.

Still more questions?

Don't hesitate to ask us everything you want to know about the summer university. In order to do this, send us an e-mail at Moreover, you can find us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and Youtube.