1. The master program is taught in English and has a normal duration of 2 academic years (4 semesters) leading to the accumulation of 120 ECTS. This Master allows the graduates to pursue their education at the doctoral level.
  2. There are 53 places – all with tuition fees (45 places for EU citizens and 8 places for non-EU students)
  3. The admission process is open for Bachelor’s graduates having a Bachelor’s diploma or equivalent, regardless of the year of graduation, provided the level of studies and the diploma are recognized by the Ministry of Education and Research of Romania.
  4. The citizens of other European Union member states, of the European Economic Area and of the Swiss Confederation are entitled to take part in the admission process under the same legal conditions as the Romanian citizens, including the same tuition fees. Their Bachelor’s or equivalent diploma has to be recognized by the competent department of the Ministry of Education and Research prior to the registration with the ASE (the process may take up to 30 days).
  5. The admission process consists of the online registration of the application file and an oral exam. The admission of the applicants is based strictly on the admission average grade point – descending ranking of the applicants, correlated with the opinions expressed at the registration. The minimum average grade required to pass the admission exam is 6,00.
  6. The oral exam consists of two parts (oral exam from the bibliography and the career presentation plan). The exam will be held in English.
  7. The admission average grade point is determined as follows: 50% evaluation of the application files (Bachelor exam average – 40 points, letter of motivation – 40 points, recommendation letters– 20 points)  (100 points) and 50% oral exam (i.e. interview consisting of knowledge assessment interview from the bibliography) (100 points)

A minimum of 60 / 100 points is required to be admitted.

Tuition fee per year:

    • tuition fee for EU citizens: 10,000* LEI/year
    • tuition fee for Non-EU citizens: 3,600 EUR/year
    • application fee for EU citizens: 250 LEI
    • application fee for Non-EU citizens: 400 EUR

Schedule of the admission process

July 2024 intake

1. Online registration on https://ase.ro/admitere/masterat/


18-22 July (Thu-Mon), Tuesday until 16.00
2. Online oral interview and publication of the interview results 26 July (Friday)
3. Publication of the preliminary admission results 29 July (Mon)
4. Confirmation of the places by submitting in original the Baccalaureate diploma, Bachelor diploma/certificate, and payment of 1/2 of the annual tuition fee

Submitting the diplomas: 29-30 July (Mon-Tue), Tuesday, 30 July, until 14:00

Payment of 1/2 of the annual tuition fee: 29 -30 July (Mon-Tue)


6. Publication of the final results 31 July (Wed)
7. Matriculation to the 1st year of studies 1st October 2023


The interview is composed of two parts:

  • an oral exam, to evaluate the knowledge of the candidate in the business administration field and the Data Science industry, with the members of the admission commission – please find the bibliography for the exam below
  • presentation of the career development plan of the candidate

Bibliography for the Admission exam:

Nr. crt. Theme Area Bibliographic reference Pages
1 Random variables and distributions Mathematics & Statistics [1] 109-125
2 Probability Distributions. Mathematics & Statistics [1] 127-152
3 Linear Regression. Mathematics & Statistics [1] 249-295
4 Expected Value and Variance. Mathematics & Statistics [2] 225-284
5 Law of Large Numbers. Mathematics & Statistics [2] 305-324
6 Central Limit Theorem. Mathematics & Statistics [2] 325-364
7 Markov Chains. Mathematics & Statistics [2] 405-470
8 Regression and Prediction. Mathematics & Statistics [3] 141-194
9 Binary data: Fixed effects and Random Effects. Business Administration & Statistics & Econometrics [4] 51-67
10 Supervised machine learning models used in classification – decision tree, random forest. Business Administration & Statistics & Econometrics [5] 19-39



[1] Christian Heumann, Michael Schomaker, Shalabh (2016). Introduction to Statistics and Data Analysis, Springer.
[2] Grinstead, C. M., & Snell, J. L. (1997). Introduction to probability. American Mathematical Soc.
[3] Bruce P., Bruce, A. (2017). Practical Statistics for Data Scientists, O’Reilly Media, Inc.
[4] Charles E. McCulloch, Shayle R. Searle, John M. Neuhaus. (2008). Generalized, linear and mixed models, Wiley.
[5] Burger, S.V. (2018). Introduction to Machine Learning with R, O’Reilly Media, Inc.


The full bibliography can be requested by email: admiteremaster2024@biblioteca.ase.ro (please, mention the Master code: AA7)


The applicants will fill in their  personal data on the online platform (https://ase.ro/admitere/masterat/), including e-mail address and telephone number and will upload copies of the following document (submitted in .pdf or .jpeg / .jpg format):


  1. Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent). For the graduates of the 2023 promotion, certificate of graduation of the bachelor’s exam, specifying the arithmetic averages of the years of study, the average of the bachelor’s exam and the other information provided by the Framework Regulation on the regime of study acts in education superior, approved by OMEC no. 4156/2020. For ASE 2023 Bachelor’s graduates, the data will be imported automatically from the university database.
  2. Transcript or diploma supplement from the bachelor’s program;
  3. Baccalaureate diploma (or its equivalent) and of the transcript (or equivalent); For ASE 2023 Bachelor’s graduates, the data will be imported automatically from the university database, they are exempt from submitting documents 1 to 3. Graduates of study programs from abroad, in addition to the bachelor’s degree/graduation certificate, must upload on the platform https://ase.ro/admitere/masterat/  the copy of the certificate/equivalence certificate issued/issued by the Ministry of Education and Research – CNRED and will send before registration, at internationaladmission@ase.ro , the study documents (bachelor’s degree or equivalent, diploma supplement, and copy of the certificate issued by CNRED) for the equivalence of the grades.
  4. Birth certificate;
  5. Identity card/passport (for foreign citizens);
  6. Copy of marriage certificate (if applicable);
  7. Personal statement – Annex 7, generated at registration, by which the candidate declares that (i) will not benefit from simultaneous funding from the budget for two university study programs, regardless of their level, (ii) will not follow more than two university study programs simultaneously, regardless of their level and form of funding; (iii) he/she was not expelled without the right of re-registration, from ASE; (iv) was/was not enrolled in another master’s degree program, including the number of semesters in which he/she received funding from the budget; (v) agrees to the processing of personal data.
  8. An ID-type photo;
  9. Motivational letter (in English)
  10. Professional recommendation (in Romanian or English)
  11. Proof of payment of the registration fees for those who pay by bank transfer (recommended: online payment on the admission platform).
  12. A standard medical certificate, issued no later than six months before the enrolment date by the medical offices (school or territorial) or by the family doctor, from which it should result that the applicants are fit for enrolment in college;
  13. English Proficiency Certificate (optional)
  14. Other documents certifying special status (Roma minority, social protection system, registration fees exemptions according to art. 39);
  15. Personal statement regarding the authenticity of the documents uploaded on the admission platform and the correspondence between the digital / scanned documents and the original ones (Annex 8);
  16. Citizens of other member states of the European Union, of the states belonging to the European Economic Area and of the Swiss Confederation, the candidates benefiting from a form of protection in Romania, who do not have CNP (Romanian Numerical Personal Number) – will send before registration, to the address internationaladmission@ase.ro study documents (bachelor’s degree, diploma supplement / transcript, baccalaureate diploma or equivalent, transcript and copy of the certificate issued by CNRED) and will request the ID in order to access the online platform and establish the averages of competition.

If the study and / or civil documents (birth/marriage certificate) are written in a language other than Romanian, copies of the Romanian translations, legalized, will be uploaded on the platform https://ase.ro/admitere/masterat/

Registration of non-EU citizens: all information regarding your registration can be found here.

For further information regarding the admission process please access the methodology.

If you have any questions please contact us at analytics@fabiz.ase.ro