Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy

World University Rankings 2024
Impact Rankings 2024
Str Universitatii nr. 16, Iasi, 700115, Romania

About Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Founded in 1879 as a faculty of medicine, the Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy is one of Romania’s oldest educational institutions.

In 1948, the medical school merged with the school of pharmacy and the school of dentistry to create the Institute of Medicine and Pharmacy.

Renamed after world famous neuro-endocrinologist Grigore T. Popa, it was classified by the Ministry of Education as an advanced research and education university in 1991.

It covers four disciplines: medicine, pharmacy, dentistry and biomedical engineering, with eight colleges, include the college of general nursing, dental technique, hygiene and public health and pharmaceutical technique. The faculty of medical bioengineering is the only one of its kind in Romania.

The Academic Medical Centre comprises 28 laboratories, several auditoriums and a state-of-the-art library, which is home to over 470,000 volumes.

Each year, it hosts Congressis, a conference for medical students and young doctors, covering fundamental sciences, surgery, internal medicine and bioethics. It is one of the most popular congresses in Romania, as it has one of the largest participation numbers of all the medical students conferences organised throughout the country.

Its most famous former student is Nicolae Paulescu, who discovered insulin.

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Key statistics

  • 10.8
    No. of students per staff
  • 10%
    Proportion of ISR Publication
  • 68 : 32
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 26%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 9,765
    Number of FTE Students
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Subjects taught at Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy

  • Clinical, pre-clinical & health

    • Medicine & Dentistry
    • Other Health
  • Engineering & technology

    • General Engineering