The second largest city in Romania by population, Iași is also the fastest growing city in the country. With a population of more than 400.000 inhabitants and over 60.000 students graduating each year in the fields of exact sciences, humanities and medicine, Iași is growing each day and has become an important business and cultural pole. Here, tradition and modern life are in a perfect symbiosis.
Iași International Airport is the second largest regional airport in Romania, offering over 22 european destinations including Austria, Germany, France, Belgium, Great Britain, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Cyprus and Israel.
With 5 public universities and 2 private ones, Iași is an important academic center, accommodating yearly over 60.000 graduates with excellent professional training and language skills.
Romania has the 5th fastest internet connection speed in the world and Iași is a major hub of the IT and Outsourcing industry in the country.
Iași is just a 2 hour drive from Chișinău, the capital of Moldova, and is linked to all major cities in Romania by the european road E585.
The former capital and the birthplace of modern Romania, with more than 600 years of recorded history, Iași holds the title of Romania's Capital of Culture.