Key facts

Number of students:

We currently have around 40 students from Romania studying at the University each year.

Societies and clubs:

Alongside a wide range of interest based societies, there are several international and European student societies within Reading University Students' Union (RUSU). Click here to find out more about Student Societies at Reading. We have a special Facebook Group for students from Europe who are currently studying with us, or who are interested in studying at Reading. Visit our Europe Facebook Group.


Read what some of our international students have to say about their experiences of living and studying at Reading.

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements

The level at which you can start your study at the University of Reading depends on what level of qualification you have completed currently.
Your highest qualification Likely entry level

8 - 8.5 Overall in Diploma de Bacalaureat (for programmes requiring AAB to ABB at UK A-level)


6.5 - 7 Overall in Diploma de Bacalaureat (for programmes requiring BBB to BBC at UK A-level)

 Undergraduate Degree (Bachelors Degree)

Bachelors degree from a recognised institution with 7-8/10

 Postgraduate Degree (Masters Degree)
Diploma de Master
Research Postgraduate (Doctoral Degree)

International Foundation Programme

The International Foundation Programme (IFP) enables students that don't have qualifications equivalent to British A-levels to access undergraduate university degree courses.   

The IFP will provide you with the academic training, language and study skills to start your undergraduate studies with knowledge and confidence and will prepare you for undergraduate study in three ways:

  • by providing academic training in three subjects
  • by developing your English language abilities
  • by enabling you to acquire the study and life skills which you will need on your degree programme.  

Please see the International Foundation Programme pages for more details.

English Language Requirements

The minimum English language levels for courses at the University of Reading are IELTS 6.5, TOEFL (paper) 570, TOEFL (internet) 88. Some courses require higher levels - you should always check with the department or faculty you are applying to. For more detailed information see the requirements English Language requirement page.  

We offer courses that will help prepare you for study in the UK, including English language as well as study skills to help your prepare for our degree programmes.

Applications and funding

How to apply

All undergraduate applications must be made through the UCAS website.  The UCAS code name and number for this University is READG R12. Find out more about applying through UCAS

UCAS now provides guidance in Romanian for students interesting in applying to programmes in the UK. You can find this information on the UCAS website here: UCAS International Guides.  

Postgraduate applications should be made directly to the University. More information on applying for postgraduate courses is available here.


The University offers £4M worth of scholarships each year in addition to national programmes from both the British government and Romanian government.  

The following website addresses will take you directly to information on scholarship opportunities at the University of Reading:  student funding search

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Alumni Ambassadors

We have several Alumni Ambassadors in Europe who would be happy to talk to you about what it is like to study at Reading. To find out more, contact the International Office or get in touch via Facebook.

British Council

British Council Romania

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