Mobility of apprentices in Europe

The European network to promote, implement
and enhance learning mobility for apprentices



The VET training system in Romania

Compulsory education in Romania has recently been extended to 10 years from age six to sixteen and includes primary education (4 years), lower secondary education (4 years) and 2 years of upper secondary education.
At the end of lower secondary pupils can choose between different routes (upper secondary education):
  • Theoretical high school
  • Technical high schools
  • The vocational route

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Basic information about mobility of apprentices in Romania

Who is concerned?


Currently, on a country by country basis between 0.5 to 1.5 % of young people in initial vocational training have a mobility experience during their vocational training courses. The general objective is to significantly increase this percentage and to achieve the outcome that a mobility period in VET becomes a norm rather than an exception.


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