Autumn 2017: Bucharest, Timişoara, Iaşi
Spring 2018: Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Iaşi, Braşov

The largest student recruitment event in Eastern and Southern Europe

The fair

RIUF – Romanian International University Fair opened its gates for the first time in 2005 in Bucharest as the first education fair in Romania. It was a success, gathering 7.000 students from all over the country in only one day, proving that the local student market was in a desperate need of information and opportunities.

Now, RIUF has grown to be the largest student recruitment fair in Eastern and Southern Europe and a benchmark in the industry according to the yearly feedback of the exhibitors which gets better and better. Yearly, representatives of over 150 institutions from 15 countries and more than 23.500 academically valuable students are connected at the fair.

The Romanian Market


Great academic and social skills

More than 97% of RIUF exhibitors believe that Romanian students have a strong academic background and amazing social skills.


Foreign language proficiency

According to over 96% of the exhibitors, RIUF visitors have high and very high levels of foreign languages.


Strong motivation to study abroad

Over 83% of our visitors are interested in studying at an international institution.


Strong level of information about studying abroad

Close to 79% of the exhibitors consider that our visitors are well informed about studying outside their home country.

*Stats generated from analyzing 2016-17 events exhibitors’ feedback and visitors’ interests

Romania holds the 5th place in the top EU countries with the most students studying abroad, according to the UNESCO statistics.

Romanian students have a diverse range of programs that interest them. They come to the fair in order to focus their options. In most cases they tend to be in the top 10-15% of their class, being very driven to succeed and having a very good proficiency in English and French or German.

Our Selling Points


The high number of visitors

14.000 visitors in the Autumn edition and over 23.000 every year.


The high quality of students

We invest in educating the Romanian student market, thus making conversation with prospective students more effective. Students come prepared, having made their research in advance and motivated to study abroad.


The smart lead gathering system

▪ A comfortable recruiting experience
▪ More time to interact with students
▪ Quick lead collection
▪ Easy online access to leads
▪ Immediate targeted follow-up
▪ Quick export and sync with your CRM


Private sessions

Host your own 40′ private session with an average attendance of around 50 students/session, ranging from 10 to 300.


The quality of support services

The team provides support in preparation to, during and after the event in order to make your RIUF experience as easy and enjoyable as possible. We especially take pride in our efficient and enthusiastic support team, as well as in our proactive volunteers.


The quality and diversity of the exhibitors

Over 150 exhibitors from 15 countries exhibit every year.

Services and Fees

Your investment in RIUF is easy to track and measure due to the scanning system we provide you with that collects the leads of all the students you interact at your booth and presentation.

The participation fees are considered fair by the exhibitors, with a 96% of them sharing they would recommend RIUF to a colleague in the industry.

The standard booth participation includes:

  • Fully equipped shell-scheme booth

    2.5m white walls; name&logo signboard;
    electricity; 1 table; 2 chairs

  • Scanning system

    1 laptop; 1 scanner; high-speed wi-fi
    so that you can easily collect the leads
    of all the students that visit your booth

  • Institution listing and profile in the student registration platform

  • Institution listing in the event brochure (10.000 copies)

  • Services for the representatives in the booth: badge;lunch;coffee breaks

  • Invitation to the exhibitors’ party

Other services we can offer:

  • custom-made booths
  • private presentations
  • online campaigns
  • outdoor promotional billboards
  • brochure advertising
  • booth assistants
  • printing services
Discount -10% Discount -30%
Standard participation fees for the next fairs:
Bucharest October 7th-8th, 2017 & March 17th-18th, 2018 € 1.600
Timisoara October 10th, 2017 € 1.300
Iasi October 12th, 2017 & March 22th, 2018 € 1.450
Cluj-Napoca March 20th, 2018 € 1.300
Brasov March 24th, 2018 € 1.300
*Includes VAT

The complete list of fees and services for the
2016-2017 academic year can be found in the report.

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