TUM PhD student, Violina POPOVICI, winner of the Gala of Students from the Republic of Moldova

TUM PhD student Violina POPOVICI won the title of laureate of the 9th edition of the “Academic Excellence for Moldova” 2021 contest, organized by the League of Students from Moldova (LSORM).

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A new call for Erasmus+ 2022 project proposals has been officially launched

The new call for Erasmus+ 2022 project proposals has been officially launched!

Thus, any public or private body active in the fields of education, training, youth and sport may apply for funding within the Erasmus+ Programme.

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Erasmus virtual mobilities at Uninettuno University, Italy

The current Coronavirus emergency has strongly affected student mobility activities in all countries, within and outside the EU. In order to provide new, more flexible and fully safe mobility options to our students, the European Commission has introduced the possibility of implementing virtual Erasmus+ mobilities between partner Universities.

Being a 100% online University, Uninettuno is fully equipped to offer an international experience online to students.

The students are welcomed for a virtual mobility during the spring-summer term 2021.

Applications must be submitted to the following email:  erasmus@uninettunouniversity.net

Student selection announcement for the Cybersecurity Academy’s course

The Technical University of Moldova, cybersecurity company ESET and the European Agency for Migration announce the organization of the selection contest of candidates for participation in the cybersecurity training program. The program is part of the project financially supported by the Slovak development assistance SlovakAid: Skilled workforce for the Moldovan IT sector: Digital education for young women and creation of a Cybersecurity Academy.

The program involves the selection of 10 candidates, who will be trained by representatives of the cybersecurity company ESET within the Cybersecurity Academy established at TUM, FCIM. The selected candidate will complete the course in the second semester of the academic year 2020/2021. The contest is addressed to full-time students, at least second-year students.

The project will provide one-month internships for 5 students (best graduates of the course) in the ESET headquarters (Bratislava, Slovakia) or in the ESET development and research center (Iași, Romania). The project will cover costs related to the internship (travel and administrative costs associated with the departure, the costs of dormitory accommodation, and the student’s financial support to cover the part of the costs for living during the internship).

The dossier can be submitted, until March 24, 2021, inclusive, to the address of the CIM dean’s office decanat@fcim.utm.md. The selection committee will be composed of TUM and ESET representatives.

The final selection of 10 candidates could be made online through short interviews with candidates.


The application dossier for the ESET Cybersecurity course includes:

  1. Application for the competition (addressed to the committee, expressing a request to participate in the competition and consent to the processing of personal data by the selection committee).
  2. Academic Certificate, issued by the faculty administration.
  3. Copy of passport, valid during the mobility period (for the current year).
  4. Curriculum vitae in English (Europass form + photo).
  5. Student certificate issued by the secretariat of the faculty, which confirms the cycle and the year of studies in the current academic year.
  6. Motivation letter in English (explaining the motivation to apply for the course, expression of interest to travel, and complete a one-month internship at ESET in Slovakia or Romania).

Note: All documents are submitted electronically.

Criteria for submitting the application file

  1. Eligibility criteria
  • to be a full-time student (bachelor/master level – at least second-year student) at the Technical University of Moldova, Faculty of Computers, Informatics, and Microelectronics,
  • submitted all the documents as mentioned above;
  • submit other documents additionally requested by the selection committee;
  1. Selection criteria
  • meet the eligibility conditions;
  • to have passed all the exams;
  • knowledge of English – level B1 and higher;
  1. Specific criteria
  • Students of the Information Security study program or with some training in the Cybersecurity domain;
  • Candidates with specific skills and abilities regarding the course-related activities;
  • Good academic results in the current year;
  • Participation in competitions and other extra-curricular activities.


Selection contest calendar

15.03.2021- 24.03.2021

REGISTRATION based on the application dossier


SELECTION INTERVIEW (if necessary, online)




Course implementation and internship calendar


First Unit

02.04.2021- 21.05.2021

Course Schedule, each Friday from 02 April 2021 till 51.05.2021, each unit take 4 hours


The ceremonial event at the TEKWILL (hand over certificates for completing the course, and the announcement of 5 best graduates of the course who will receive an internship at ESET will be announced)

Internships – for 5 best students

The preliminary period: July or August 2021

 For additional details:

Project coordinator from TUM,
Dumitru Ciorbă, dr., FCIM Dean,  dumitru.ciorbă@fcim.utm.md

Course coordinator from UTM
Rodica Bulai,  Head of information security study program  rodica.bulai@fcim.utm.md

AUF – open for the submission of projects for 2020

The Francophone University Agency has opened a series of calls to submit projects for 2020. Calls are open for AUF member universities, including UTM.

  1. Educational innovation workshops through ICT. As part of the «Formatheco» project, AUF in Central and Eastern Europe strives to support the organization of training workshops within the member universities, which aim to train teachers in the pedagogical field. For more details: https://www.auf.org/nouvelles/appels-a-candidatures/appel-manifestation-dinteret-2020-ateliers-dinnovation-pedagogique-par-les-tic//. Deadline: 27.03.2020, 17:00.
  2. Short professional training. As part of the «Formatheco» project, AUF in Central and Eastern Europe aims to support the organization of training modules or short training courses for Francophone students of the member universities. For more details: https://www.auf.org/nouvelles/appels-a-candidatures/appel-projets-2020-formations-courtes-professionnalisantes/ Deadline: 27.03.2020, 5pm.
  3. Trainings to consolidate the knowledge of French. Following the objectives of the AUF strategy for 2017-2021, AUF has set as a priority the consolidation of the knowledge of French by students and teachers through supporting the university training programs from the perspective of the professionalization of the francophone academic courses. For more details: https://www.auf.org/nouvelles/appels-a-candidatures/appel-manifestation-dinteret-2020-soutien-au-dispositif-d Teachement-du-francais-visee-professionnelle/ Deadline: 27.03.2020, 5:00 pm.
  4. Support in organizing scientific events. The aim is to promote science in French and to help university and scientific networks that multiply Francophone university cooperation, contribute to international dissemination and strengthen solidarity and knowledge sharing between universities. Within this specific mission, the AUF can support the scientific manifestations: colloquiums, seminars, scientific days, summer schools. More details: https://www.auf.org/nouvelles/appels-a-candidatures/supien-lorganisation-de-manifestations-scientifiques-appel-2020/.
  5. Support for young researchers that participate in international scientific events. AUF helps the mobility of the academic staff (doctoral students / professors / researchers) in order to enhance and strengthen the science in French. AUF will support the participation of universities in Francophone activities (research presented in French) on the occasion of international scientific events (congress, colloquium, scientific days, etc.). For more details: https://www.auf.org/nouvelles/appels-a-candidatures/participation-manifestations-scientifiques-eco-2020/

The application for Eugen Ionesco scholarships (PhD and postdoctoral students) is also open. For more details: https://www.auf.org/nouvelles/appels-a-candidatures/bourses-de-recherche-doctorale-et-postdoctorale-eugen-ionescu-2019-2020/. Deadline: February 16, 2020