High Education in Biomedical Engineering in Republic of Moldova

  • Victor Sontea
  • Serghei Railean
  • Victor Vovc
  • Hariton Costin
  • Dan Zaharia
  • Anatolie Iavorschi
Part of the IFMBE Proceedings book series (IFMBE, volume 45)

Abstract

The ubiquitous aspiration to health and life propels healthcare industry as the world’s biggest industrial sector. Biomedical engineering (BME) occupies a central place in healthcare industry and it is one of the few areas of engineering that, as a whole, is expected to continue to grow for many years. In Republic of Moldova considering the need to prepare of specialists in Biomedical Engineering field, since 2005 "Biomedical Systems Engineering" specialty was created, which provides the basic and specialized training of specialists in biomedical engineering field, and since 2010 master’s studies have been launched in this field. Two universities, Technical University of Moldova and State University of Medicine and Pharmacy currently participate in a TEMPUS IV project “Biomedical Engineering Education Tempus Initiative in Eastern Neighboring Area” (BME-ENA) with a main objective the Master educational program creation and harmonization in field of Biomedical Engineering and elaboration of a new curriculum for Master studies in Moldova.

Keywords

biomedical engineering medical devices management healthcare industry education licentiate’s studies master’s studies 

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Victor Sontea
    • 1
  • Serghei Railean
    • 1
  • Victor Vovc
    • 2
  • Hariton Costin
    • 3
  • Dan Zaharia
    • 3
  • Anatolie Iavorschi
    • 1
  1. 1.Technical University of MoldovaChisinauRepublic of Moldova
  2. 2.State University of Medicine and Pharmacy, “Nicolae Testemitanu”ChisinauRepublic of Moldova
  3. 3.Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and PharmacyIasiRomania

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