State Agrarian University of Moldova (SAUM) is the oldest university in the country, founded in 1933 according to Order of the King Carol II of Romania and the only one Higher Education Institution (HEI) in Republic of Moldova (RM) which trains specialists for the area of agriculture –one of the most important branches of RM economy. SAUM is the first HEI of Moldova that has enforced the Bologna Process. Among university graduates there are: presidents, ministers, diplomats, writers, poets and many others outstanding representatives of our country and from abroad. During its existence, SAUM has trained more than 1,000 professionals in agricultural sector for 85 countries. The internationalization of education is the main objective of the University and reflected in the SAUM development strategy.
Nowadays SAUM is a HEI where having study 5000 of students under the guidance of qualified didactic staff on 6 faculties (Economy, Agronomy, Horticulture, Medicine Veterinary, Mechanical Engineering, Cadaster and Law). University offers wide range of study programmes for Undergraduates (24), for Masters (33) and for PhD students (24) in Romanian, English and Russian languages.
SAUM is the member of different international organization: Council of Rectors of the leading agricultural universities in the CIS (since 1995); Agency of the Francofon Universities (AUF) (since 1997); International Association “Agrarian University Complex” (since 2013); Danube Rectors’ Conference (DRC) (since 2014); Central and South Eastern Europe Network (CASEE) (since 2018), and others International Organizations. State Agrarian University of Moldova takes part in many international projects within TEMPUS, Erasmus Mundus, ERASMUS+, Fulbright, Impulse, Cross-border cooperation etc. The University cooperates with more than 80 Higher Educational Institutions, research canters, enterprises from Republic of Moldova and foreign countries.
In order to successful realisation of the project activities related to this application will be coordinated together with the Centre for European Studies “EUroSTUDIES” of the SAUM (http://uasm.md/en/international-relations/eurostudies ) which was founded by the State Agrarian University of Moldova in August 2016 after the implementation of the project TEMPUS, “Fostering the Knowledge Triangle in Belarus, Ukraine and Moldova” (FKTBUM) TEMPUS-1 -2013-1-DE-TEMPUS-SMHES – FKTBUM- 543 853 to strengthen the link between academics, students, scientific and business environment, civil society, and the promotion of the European dimension, thus contributing to better understanding of the EU.
• Number of students – 4467
• Number of Bachelor degrees offered – 25
• Number of Master degrees offered – 22
• Number of PhD degrees offered – 24