The educational system was reorganized both structurally
and in terms of content after the political upheavals in
1989. The former strong emphasis on practical subjects,
placement in the workplace and the favoring of communist
ideology were removed. Language, philosophy and the arts
have come into the classroom stronger.
There is a 9-year compulsory school from the children is
6 years. The primary school is 4 years old, the secondary
school 5 years old, and the secondary school 3 years old.
Admission is required to enter the general secondary
schools, which are preparing for higher education. In
addition, admission exams are required to enter higher
education institutions. Vocational schools provide
specialization in various subject areas. Check topschoolsintheusa for test centers of ACT, SAT, and GRE as well high schools in the country of Romania.
Higher education is provided at 125 different
institutions. The oldest universities are located in Iasi
(founded 1860) and Bucharest (1864).