Psychosocial Integration Of Foreign Students Within The Faculty Of Dental Medicine In Craiova

Authors

  • Elena-Cristina Andrei Department of Histology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, 200349 Craiova, Romania
  • Anca Mihaela Predescu Department of Histology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, 200349 Craiova, Romania
  • Alexandru Dan Popescu Department of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, 200349 Craiova, Romania
  • Dan Valeriu Voinea Faculty of Letters, University of Craiova, Romania
  • Alexandrina Mihaela Popescu Teacher Training Department, University of Craiova, Romania
  • Mihaela Aurelia Stefan Teacher Training Department, University of Craiova, Romania
  • Sanda Amelia Drăcea Department of Biophysics, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, 200349 Craiova, Romania https://orcid.org/0009-0008-2681-6944
  • Oprea Valentin Busu Teacher Training Department, University of Craiova, Romania;

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18662/brain/14.3/459

Keywords:

intercultural education, dental medicine, discrimination phenomena, feedback

Abstract

Intercultural education in the Romanian space is an insufficiently addressed topic. Against the background of the significant increase in foreign students who choose to study at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Craiova, as well as the implementation of study programs in English which in turn have attracted many students from both European and non-EU countries we decided to develop a study aimed at the socio-cultural integration capacity of students at the Faculty of Dental Medicine in Craiova with a teaching program in English. The general objectives of the study aim at the following aspects: the degree of social integration of students; degree of satisfaction of educational needs; the effectiveness of the feedback system; problems encountered throughout the years of study: conflicts, discrimination phenomena, etc.the quality of courses and internships compared to their countries of origin. The target group of the study is represented by the students of Dental Medicine from Craiova, within the teaching program in English, study years I-III. The students who participated in this study come from both EU and non-EU member states. The total number of students enrolled in this study program is 93, and in our study a total of 71 respondents gave their informed consent to complete the distributed questionnaire.

Author Biographies

Anca Mihaela Predescu, Department of Histology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, 200349 Craiova, Romania

 

 

Sanda Amelia Drăcea, Department of Biophysics, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, 200349 Craiova, Romania https://orcid.org/0009-0008-2681-6944

 

 

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Published

2023-10-06

How to Cite

Andrei, E.-C., Predescu, A. M., Popescu, A. D., Voinea, D. V., Popescu, A. M., Stefan, M. A., Drăcea, S. A., & Busu, O. V. (2023). Psychosocial Integration Of Foreign Students Within The Faculty Of Dental Medicine In Craiova. BRAIN. Broad Research in Artificial Intelligence and Neuroscience, 14(3), 21-35. https://doi.org/10.18662/brain/14.3/459

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