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Education System in Moldova

Grade Grade Age Age


Education School/Level Years Notes
From To From To

Primary 1 5 6 10 4

Gymnaziu - Middle
Middle 6 12 10 15 5
School

Scoala Medie de Cultur


Certificate/diploma awarded: Atestat de Studii
Secondary general - Upper 9 10 15 17 2
Medii de Cultur general
Secondary

Lyceum - Upper Certificate/diploma awarded: Diploma de


Secondary 11 15 18 3
Secondary Bacalaureat

Higher Courses lead to qualifications at undergraduate


Vocational
technical/vocational degree level. 2-3 year programs

4 to 6 year programs. Two kinds of diplomas are


awarded: The Diploma de Licen or Diploma de
Undergraduate Studii superioare. Only the first one gives access
Tertiary
University to higher studies and research, the second one
doesn't require any research activity nor defence
of a thesis

Tertiary Tertiary - University


Grade Grade Age Age
Education School/Level Years Notes
From To From To

Tertiary Master studies

The title of Doctor of Science is awarded after


three to four years of study and research activity.
Tertiary Doctoral studies
Doctor Habilitat is the highest scientific degree
conferred in all fields

Primary Education