Iurie Roşca graduated in 1984 from the journalism faculty of the State University of Moldova.
He then worked as a correspondent for the newspaper Tinerimea Moldovei (The Youth of Moldova), a reporter for the National Television of Moldova, and an upper-level curator at the Dimitrie Cantemir Literature Museum in ChişinăUniversity In 1989 Roşca became one of the founders of the Popular Front of Moldova (of which the PPCD is a successor). He was executive president of the organization 1989-1994.
Between 1990 and 2009 he was a deputy in the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova.
In June 2009 he was sworn in as Deputy Prime Minister of the Moldovan Government However, he only held that position until September of that year.
In 2005 his party voted for reelection of the Communist president Vladimir Voronin, and he became the Parliament"s vice-president (a post he also held from 1998 to 2001).
Married Larisa Rosca, May 26, 1983. Children: Stefan, Ruxanda.