MOLDOVAN PARTNERS

Technical University of Moldova (P2-UTM/MD) is the only one higher technical educational accredited institution in Moldova. Since its founding in 1964 it has trained more than 80000 engineers. TUM has 9 faculties, includes about 740 academic staff and about 9520 students. TUM objectives: to develop the value of the national engineering education through the quality of education as a determinant of the competitiveness of human potential; development of scientific research as a crucial component in professional engineering. An essential support for scientific research is provided by the university library. The Technical-Scientific Library holds collections of about 900,000 publications, serving 10500 users. Annually it acquires approximately 1500 ex. of scientific publications, including 70 scientific journal titles. Access to Springer databases with about 2000 magazines and 6000 e-books is provided. Users also benefit from 10 open access databases through authorization. According to the TUM  strategy University is going to integrate new technologies in the library, implementing high-grade  equipment to offer new possibilities to access of information as well as the necessity for  adapting the performance of  the library to the exigencies of the Quality Management and new standards in education and research; to organize the “e-Library” systems and services; to develop Institutional Repository, the basis of a Virtual Learning Environment, supporting research, teaching, learning and administrative processes; to share information, encouraging collaboration and communication within university libraries network.

Free International University of Moldova (P3-ULIM/MD) is private, established on October 16, 1992, scientifically accredited by the National Council for Academic Assessment and Accreditation of the Republic of Moldova. ULIM is a medium-size international university with about 6000 students, including foreign ones.

ULIM is organized in 7 faculties: International Relations, Political Sciences and Journalism, Law, Foreign languages, Economic sciences, Psychology and Social Assistance, Informatics and Engineering, Biomedical Sciences and Ecology. It offers academic programs at three levels ((22 Bachelor degree programs, 31- Master degree programs and 35- PhD programs) in national and foreign languages. 

ULIM has signed 100 partnership agreements with universities, embassies and representatives of international organizations and more than 200 partnership agreements with labor market stakeholders for internship placement, collaborative research, skills need assessment and skills development.

ULIM signed Magna Charta Universitatum and is a full member of international university networks: IAU, IAUP, AUF, EUA, ELC, ELFA, GUNI, and GUPES. ULIM has built upon Asian Languages Centers, where Chinese and Korean are part of the general university curriculum. ULIM is internationally affiliated with the Chinese Confucius Institute, Korean Se Jong Institute, Cervantes Institute, British Centre, and French-speaking University Agency’s representation, host information and documentation NATO, EU, UN Centers and Center for EU studies.

The Ministry of Education, Culture and Research of the Republic of Moldova (P4-MECRRM/MD) is the central public administration for education in the Republic of Moldova. Its main competencies include developing strategies and promoting state policy in the educational sphere. In the period of 2014-2020 the objectives of the Ministry included focusing on improving the legal and regulatory framework in accordance with the requirements of modern society, international law and European standards; improving the quality of education by gradual transition from secondary education to academic preparation of students for life; ensuring access to quality education for all citizens of Moldova; including early education for all preschool children; developing training at all levels aimed at providing a competitive workforce with the current needs of the labour market.