Moldova State University

Brief history

Moldova State University was founded on October 1, 1946. MSU is the first higher education institution with the status of a university, established in Moldova and it was the first institution to be accredited at the national level (2001). The educational process is aligned to modern training paradigms due to joining in May 2005 the Bologna Process.  Since 2013, the MSU is on the first place in the top most prestigious universities of Moldova, according to Ranking Web of Universities results, developed by the Supreme Council of Scientific Research from the Ministry of Science and Innovation of Spain. The university infrastructure includes 6 study blocks, 10 university student hostels, University Library, Palace of Sports, Cultural Centre, canteen, internship and recreation facilities.

International cooperation:

  • Over 100 collaboration agreements with higher education institutions from 22 countries, inter-institutional partnerships and international projects developed in cooperation with other universities;
  • The MSU is an active full-fledged member in three international associations: International Association of Universities (IAU), Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF), Eurasian Association of Universities (EAU);
  • The internationalization of the university is well demonstrated by successful partnerships in various projects in different cooperation programs, such as Horizon 2020, Erasmus+, Black Sea Basin, Joint Operational Programme Romania – Republic of Moldova, academic exchange program in Central Europe (CEEPUS III), FREE MOVER, Fulbright, as well as various projects supported by AUF, DAAD and other international agencies and funds.

Research, Innovation and Technological Transfer:

  • The Research and Innovation Institute
  • 21 scientific research laboratories
  • 5 centers of excellence
  • The Technological Transfer Office and ‘Inventica MSU’ Innovation Incubator
  • Scientific Journal: ‘Studia Universitatis Moldaviae’


  1. Faculty of Biology and Geosciences
  2. Faculty of Law
  3. Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology
  4. Faculty of Physics and Engineering
  5. Faculty of History and Philosophy
  6. Faculty of Journalism and Communication Sciences
  7. Faculty of Philology
  8. Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics
  9. Faculty of Psychology, Educational Sciences, Sociology and Social Protection
  10. Faculty of International Relations, Political and Administrative Sciences
  11. Faculty of Economics


  • Modern Library
  • Museums
  • Computer network that includes training rooms, with Internet access
  • Free Wi-Fi access in the university campus
  • Conference rooms equipped with high-performance technology
  • Dormitories
  • The Faculty of Fine Arts
  • University Medical Centre
  • Sports Palace

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