Education System in Moldova - An Overview
The Republic of Moldova is a nation in Eastern Europe. Stretched between Romania to the west, and Ukraine to the north, the Russian Empire annexed the land piece of Moldova in 1812. Moldova united with Romania in 1918 and in 1940, it was occupied by the Soviet Union. Later power change took place in 1941 and 1944 with the course of World War II and Moldova was known as Moldova SSR from then to 1991.
Basic Education of ten years duration is compulsory in Moldova. Moldova has close ties with Romanian Government especially in the field of Education, as thousands of Moldavian students receive Education Institutes in Romania. Moldova became more and more industrialized and complex during Soviet rule and the network of Higher Education also expanded.