Vitebsk State University – How to apply

How to apply 

 

Step 1. ADMISSIOM REQUIREMENTS

The applicant is considered eligible if he submits Secondary School graduation Certificate and demonstrates a sufficient level of the Russian language.

Step 2. DOCUMENTS TO BE SUBMITTED

Please, pay attention that the process of issuing the invitation is quite time-consuming and takes about 1 month. For that reason we request you to apply for an invitation in advance.

For sending an invitation the following documents are necessary:

  1. Photocopy of the passport.
  2. Photocopy of the competed education certificate.

All the documents issued in foreign language require a notarized translation into the Russian language.

Documents are sent by e-mail, fax, post or delivered to the Department of International Relations annually by the 1 of August.

Step 3. ARRIVAL

After analyzing the applicant’s documents the University authorities make the decision on eligibility for matriculation. VSU sends an invitation to the applicant that is the ground for getting the Entrance Visa in the Consulate in the place of residence (for overseas citizens from countries with visa regime of entry into the Republic of Belarus). The Study Visa is issued on the paid basis.

To exclude the misunderstandings with customs and frontier guard officers you should notify your arrival and inform the Department of International Relations of the university beforehand.

Step 4. ARRIVAL IN VITEBSK

The convenient way to come to Belarus is by plane or by train.

The National airport ‘Minsk’ is 30 kilometers away from Minsk, the capital of the Republic of Belarus. You can reach city center from the airport by taxi or shuttle bus. From the bus station ‘Moskovskiy’ or the railway station, to buy a ticket to Vitebsk. In Vitebsk by bus №22, 34 or a shuttle bus № 99 you can get to the bus station ‘Vitebsk State University named after P.M. Masherov’ (Moskovskiy avenue, 33, room. 100, 102A, 102B)

Step 5. ENROLMENT

On arrival the Study Contract between the applicant and the university is signed. The precondition for enrolment to the university is the payment of the tuition fee and other fees.

To pass the enrolment procedure you will be assisted by the department of international cooperation. The documents required for enrolment:

  • Application for admission including the speciality;
  • The original of the education certificate with the official academic Transcript indicating subjects and grades.
  • The notarized copy of the education certificate with the official academic Transcript indicating subjects and grades translated into Russian.
  • The original of medical certificate issued by the official health care agency in the applicant’s home country and the notarized copy translated into Russian.
  • The original of HIV medical certificate issued by the official health care agency in the applicant’s home country and the notarized copy translated into Russian.
  • The notarized copy of passport translated into Russian.
  • The notarized copy of birth certificate translated into Russian.
  • The Certificate of Preparatory Department Completion (if required).
  • 10 photos 3х4.

After submitting all the documents applicants are to be interviewed in the Russian language. The Committee consists of 3 teachers who make a conclusion about the applicant’s eligibility to study in the university.

All overseas students are provided with accommodation in the hostel.

Step 6. MEDICAL CHECK-UP

Before the beginning of the academic year the applicant must take a supplementary medical check-up at Vitebsk State Medical University clinic. The check-up is attended on the paid basis. The student pays for the medical check-up. Besides the medical check-up it is necessary to buy an obligatory medical insurance policy in one of the Insurance Companies.

 

file a request call us

Vitebsk State University (VSU)

INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS

Specialties

 

I stage of higher education

 

Main educational programmes for foreigners Duration of studies Language of studies Form of studies Tuition fee
Biology (Scientific and Pedagogical Activities) 4 years Russian Day-time 2300 US dollars
Biology and Chemistry 4 years Russian Day-time 2300 US dollars
Bioecology 4 years Russian Day-time 2300 US dollars
Geography (Scientific and Pedagogical Activities) 4 years Russian Day-time 2300 US dollars
Geography (Scientific and Pedagogical Activities) 4 years Russian Day-time 2300 US dollars
History and Social Sciences 4 years Russian Day-time 2300 US dollars
Applied Mathematics (Scientific Pedagogical Activity) 4 years Russian Day-time 2300 US dollars
Mathematics and Informatics 4 years Russian Day-time 2300 US dollars
Applied Informatics (Computer Systems Software) 4 years Russian Day-time 2300 US dollars
Applied Informatics (Computer Systems Software) 4 years English Day-time 3050 US dollars
Information Technology Software 4 years Russian Day-time 2300 US dollars
Computer Security (radiophysical methods and program technical means) 4 years Russian Day-time 2300 US dollars
Romance Germanic Philology 4 years Russian Day-time 2300 US dollars
Russian language and literature. Foreign language (English) 4 years Russian Day-time 2300 US dollars
Russian Philology (Literary and Editorial Activity) 4 years Russian Day-time 2300 US dollars
Russian Philology (Russian as a Foreign Language) 4 years Russian Day-time 2300 US dollars
Psychology 4 years Russian Day-time 2300 US dollars
Social Pedagogy 4 years Russian Day-time 2300 US dollars
Social Work (Social and Psychological Activity) 4 years Russian Day-time 2300 US dollars
Primary Education 4 years Russian Day-time 2300 US dollars
Preschool Education 4 years Russian Day-time 2300 US dollars
Oligophrenopedagogy 4 years Russian Day-time 2300 US dollars
Music, Rhythmics and Choreography 4 years Russian Day-time 2300 US dollars
Physical Training 4 years Russian Day-time 2300 US dollars
Fine Arts, Drawing and Folk Crafts 4 years Russian Day-time 2300 US dollars
Design (Object and Space Design) 5 years Russian Day-time 2300 US dollars
Jurisprudence 4 years Russian Day-time 2600 US dollars
International Law 4 years Russian Day-time 2600 US dollars
Bioecology 5 years Russian Part-time 1150 US dollars
Primary Education 5 years Russian Part-time 1150 US dollars
Preschool Education 5 years Russian Part-time 1150 US dollars
Oligophrenopedagogy 5 years Russian Part-time 1150 US dollars
Psychology 5 years Russian Part-time 1150 US dollars
Social Work (Social and Pedagogical Activity) 5 years Russian Part-time 1150 US dollars
Social Work (Social and Psychological Activity) 5 years Russian Part-time 1150 US dollars
Physical Training 5 years Russian Part-time 1150 US dollars
Fine Arts and Computer Graphics 5 years Russian Part-time 1150 US dollars
Fine Arts and Computer Graphics 5 years Russian Part-time 1350 US dollars

 

Possibility of reduction in tuition fee: provided on the basis of the Resolution of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus dated from 26.05.2006 № 665;

 

II stage of higher education (Master’s programme)

 

Main educational programmes for foreigners Duration of studies Language of studies Form of studies Tuition fee
Biology (Scientific and Pedagogical Activities) 1 year/
2 years*
Russian Day-time,
part-time
2300 US dollars,
1150 US dollars
Theory and Methodology of Teaching and Education (in the field of Russian Language) 1 year/
2 years*
Russian Day-time,
part-time
2300 US dollars,
1150 US dollars
Theory and Methodology of Teaching and Education (in the field of Foreign Language) 1 year/
2 years*
Russian Day-time,
part-time
2300 US dollars,
1150 US dollars
Theory and Methodology of Teaching and Education (in the field of Correctional Work) 1 year/
2 years*
Russian Day-time,
part-time
2300 US dollars,
1150 US dollars
Theory and Methodology of Teaching and Education (in the field of Educational Work) 1 year/
2 years*
Russian Day-time,
part-time
2300 US dollars,
1150 US dollars
Theory and Methodology of Teaching and Education (in the field of Fine arts)/td> 1 year/
2 years*
Russian Day-time,
part-time
2300 US dollars,
1150 US dollars
Theory and Methodology of Teaching and Education (in the field of Drawing) 1 year/
2 years*
Russian Day-time,
part-time
2300 US dollars,
1150 US dollars
Theory and Methodology of Teaching and Education (in the field of Labor Training) 1 year/
2 years*
Russian Day-time,
part-time
2300 US dollars,
1150 US dollars
Theory and Methodology of Teaching and Education (in the field of Chemistry) 1 year/
2 years*
Russian Day-time,
part-time
2300 US dollars,
1150 US dollars
Theory and Methodology of Physical Education, Sport Training, Health-Improving and Physical Culture 1 year/
2 years*
Russian Day-time,
part-time
2300 US dollars,
1150 US dollars
General Pedagogy, History of Pedagogy and Education 1 year/
2 years*
Russian Day-time,
part-time
2300 US dollars,
1150 US dollars
Educational Management 1,5 years Russian Day-time,
part-time
2300 US dollars,
1150 US dollars
Technical Aesthetics and Design 1 year/
2 years*
Russian Day-time,
part-time
2300 US dollars,
1150 US dollars
Slavonic Languages 1 year/
2 years**
Russian Day-time 2300 US dollars
Comparative Historical, Typological and Contrastive Linguistics 1 year/
2 years**
Russian Day-time 2300 US dollars
Literature Studies 1 year/
2 years**
Russian Day-time,
part-time
2300 US dollars,
1150 US dollars
Linguistics 1 year/
2 years**
Russian Day-time,
part-time
2300 US dollars,
1150 US dollars
Art Studies 1 year/
2 years**
Russian Day-time,
part-time
2300 US dollars,
1150 US dollars
World History 1 year/
2 years**
Russian Day-time,
part-time
2300 US dollars,
1150 US dollars
National History 1 year/
2 years**
Russian Day-time,
part-time
2300 US dollars,
1150 US dollars
Psychology 1 year/
2 years**
Russian Day-time,
part-time
2300 US dollars,
1150 US dollars
Biology 1 year/
2 years**
Russian/
English
Day-time,
part-time
2300 US dollars,
1150 US dollars/
2500 US dollars
Geography 1 year/
2 years**
Russian/
English
Day-time,
part-time
2300 US dollars,
1150 US dollars/
2500 US dollars
Mathematics 1 year/
2 years**
Russian/
English
Day-time,
part-time
2300 US dollars,
1150 US dollars/
2500 US dollars
Physics 1 year/
2 years**
Russian Day-time 2300 US dollars
Mathematical Modeling, Numerical Methods and Program Complexes 1 year/
2 years**
Russian/
English
Day-time,
part-time
2300 US dollars,
1150 US dollars/
2500 US dollars

* 1 year of education for graduates of the Ist stage of higher education of higher education institutions of the Republic of Belarus / 2 years of education for graduates of institutions of higher education of foreign countries with the necessity of completing the procedure of recognizing the document on education at the Republican Institute of Higher Education;

** 1 year for graduates of the Ist stage of higher education of institutions of higher education of the Republic of Belarus with the five-year duration of studies / 2 years for graduates of the Ist stage of higher education of institutions of higher education of the Republic of Belarus with the four-year duration of studies.

 

Postgraduate programme

Main educational programmes for foreigners Duration of studies Language of studies Form of studies Tuition fee
Differential equations, dynamical systems and optimal control 3 years Russian Day-time 2600 US dollars
Mathematical Logic, Algebra, and Number Theory 3 years Russian Day-time 2600 US dollars
Mechanics of a deformable solid 3 years Russian Day-time 2600 US dollars
Biochemistry 3 years Russian Day-time 2600 US dollars
Zoology 3 years Russian Day-time 2600 US dollars
Entomology 3 years Russian Day-time 2600 US dollars
Ecology 3 years Russian Day-time 2600 US dollars
Mathematical modeling, numerical methods and program complexes 3 years Russian Day-time 2600 US dollars
National History 3 years Russian Day-time 2600 US dollars
Social Philosophy 3 years Russian Day-time 2600 US dollars
Russian Literature 3 years Russian Day-time 2600 US dollars
Russian Language 3 years Russian Day-time 2600 US dollars
Theory of Language 3 years Russian Day-time 2600 US dollars
Comparative Historical, Typological and Contrastive Linguistics 3 years Russian Day-time 2600 US dollars
General Pedagogy, History of Pedagogy and Education 3 years Russian Day-time 2600 US dollars
Theory and Methodology of Teaching and Education (Mathematics) 3 years Russian Day-time 2600 US dollars
Theory and Methodology of Teaching and Education (Informatics) 3 years Russian Day-time 2600 US dollars
Theory and Methodology of Teaching and Education (technical graphics) 3 years Russian Day-time 2600 US dollars
Theory and Methodology of Teaching and Education (Fine Arts) 3 years Russian Day-time 2600 US dollars
Theory and Methodology of Teaching and Education (Labour Training) 3 years Russian Day-time 2600 US dollars
Theory and History of Arts 3 years Russian Day-time 2600 US dollars
Pedagogical Psychology 3 years Russian Day-time 2600 US dollars

 

Additional educational programmes for foreigners

Additional educational programmes for foreigners Duration of studies Language of studies Form of studies Tuition fee
Preparatory Department 1 year Russian/
English
Day-time 2000 US dollars
Summer Schools From 01.06.2018 till 31.08.2018 (terms and duration of the event as agreed with the customer) Russian/
English/
Chinese
Day-time Depending on the duration of the summer school and number of people in the group

 

file a request call us

 

Academic Information about BNTU

Academic Information

According to the Code of the Republic of Belarus about Education a foreign citizen, who doesn’t have a good command of the Russian language before entering the main option, should study during one year (from October, 1 up to June, 30) at the Preparatory Department. During this period of time a student is studying not only the Russian language but also other subjects according to his/her future direction of education.

Training process is organized according to the following directions (depends on future speciality):

  • engineering;
  • architecture;
  • humanities;
  • medicine and biology.

The teaching process is carried out in the Russian language at the International Cooperation Department.

 

PROGRAM “RUSSIAN AS A FOREIGN LANGUAGE

  • Qualified and skilled teachers  provide top-level organization of education process.
  • Our university is located in the city centre – in 5 minutes of walking from metro station “Academic”.
  • Lecture rooms for training are light, small and comfortable.
  • There is an equipped computer hall, a cinema hall.
  • Training programs are adjusted to the language level of listeners.

 

REGULAR COURSES

Regular courses 3-5-10 months long during the academic year (September, 1 – June, 30)

SUMMER LANGUAGE SCHOOL

Summer courses 4-6-8-10 weeks long during the summer vocations period (July, 1 – August 30).

Postgraduate course 

The BNTU has a number of departments which conduct retraining and advanced training courses for the persons having the Diplomas of Specialists or Master Degree Diplomas.

The training process includes lectures, seminars, consultations with scientific research supervisors, the work in the laboratories and workshops.

The period of study is from 3 up to 9 months.

 

file a request call us

Fee structure in Belarusian National Technical University

Tuition fees

Tuition fees for foreign citizens 2018-2019 academic year

1. STUDENTS:

1.1. Full-time students in Russian:

Faculty Cost of education, USA
1 Architectural Faculty 3000
2 Marketing, Management and Entrepreneurship Faculty 2950
3 Management Technologies and Humanitarization Faculty 2950
4 Information Technologies and Robotics Faculty 2650
5 Civil Engineering Faculty 2700
6 Engineering and Pedagogy Faculty 2650
7 Transport Communications Faculty 2650
8 Power Plant Construction and Engineering Services Faculty 2650
9 Automotive and Tractor Faculty 2650
10 Mining Engineering and Engineering Ecology Faculty 2650
11 Instrumentation Engineering Faculty 2650
12 Sports and Technical Faculty 2650
13 Power Engineering Faculty 2650
14 Mechanical Engineering Faculty 2650
15 Mechanics and Technology Faculty 2650

 

1.2. Part-time students in Russian:

Faculty Cost of education, USA
1 Management Technologies and Humanitarization Faculty 1300
2 Information Technologies and Robotics Faculty 1300
3 Civil Engineering Faculty 1300
4 Engineering and Pedagogy Faculty 1300
5 Transport Communications Faculty 1300
6 Power Plant Construction and Engineering Services Faculty 1300
7 Automotive and Tractor Faculty 1300
8 Mining Engineering and Engineering Ecology Faculty 1300
9 Instrumentation Engineering Faculty 1300
10 Sports and Technical Faculty 1300
11 Power Engineering Faculty 1300
12 Mechanical Engineering Faculty 1300
13 Mechanics and Technology Faculty 1300

 

1.2. Part-time students in Russian:

Faculty Cost of education, USA
1 Civil Engineering Faculty  4000
2 InInternational Institute of Distance Education   4000

2.MASTERS:

2.1. Full-time masters in Russian:

Faculty Cost of education, USA
1 Architectural Faculty 3000
2 Marketing, Management and Entrepreneurship Faculty 2950
3 Management Technologies and Humanitarization Faculty 2950
4 Information Technologies and Robotics Faculty 2650
5 Civil Engineering Faculty 2700
6 Engineering and Pedagogy Faculty 2650
7 Transport Communications Faculty 2650
8 Power Plant Construction and Engineering Services Faculty 2650
9 Automotive and Tractor Faculty 2650
10 Mining Engineering and Engineering Ecology Faculty 2650
11 Instrumentation Engineering Faculty 2650
12 Sports and Technical Faculty 2650
13 Power Engineering Faculty 2650
14 Mechanical Engineering Faculty 2650
15 Mechanics and Technology Faculty 2650

 

2.2. Part-time masters in Russian: 1900 USD.
2.3. Full-time masters in English: 4200 USD.

3. PhD degree course:

3.1. Full-time PhD degree course in Russian: 2950 USD.
3.2. Part-time PhD degree course in Russian: 2150 USD.
3.3. Full-time PhD degree course in English: 4300 USD.
3.4. Part-time PhD degree course in English: 3000 USD.

4. Post-doctoral degree course in Russian: 3500 USD.

5. Scientific internship:
5.1. Scientific internship in Russian, 1 calendar year: 2300 USD.
5.2. Scientific internship in Russian, less than a year: 230 USD per month.

6. Preparatory Course:
6.1. Preparatory Course: 1800 USD.
6.2. Russian language full-time courses (3, 6, 9 months – 80 hours per month) – 250 USD per month.
6.3. Full-time course («Teaching Methods of Russian as a Foreign Language, 5 months – 156 hours»): 450 USD.

A student may pay his/her tuition fees one time per year or two times per year (each semester):
The first part of tuition fees shall be paid until September 15th of each academic year and the rest amount shall be paid until March 1st of each academic year.

In addition to tuition fees a student must pay some others fees:

—   Compulsory Health Insurance – 170 euros;

—   Medical examination – 50 euros;

—   Registration – 50 euros;

—   Hostel accommodation – 300 euros (single accommodation in two- or three-seat room).

All other expenses (travel, food and entertainment) shall be paid by the students themselves.

Students with knowledge of Russian Language shall be tested by the Rector’s University Commission. After its decision the student will be offered training either at the Preparatory Department or at the first course of the Faculty concerned.

file a request call us

Documents submission to Belarusian National Technical University (BNTU)

Documents submission to Belarusian National Technical University (BNTU)

ADMISSION

Training process for international students is supported by the International Cooperation Department.
Duration of study at the BNTU is 5 years that includes learning a speciality (engineering qualification). After getting qualification a student can continue his/her education at Master courses with duration of 1 year.
Training at the University is carried out on terms of contract basis.

Documents

For admission to the University an applicant must submit the following documents to the International Cooperation Faculty:

  • National Passport with Belarusian Entry Visa issued according to the specified procedure;
  • Original copy of education document with indication of studied subjects and obtained marks (grades);
  • Bachelor Diploma (for Postgraduate and Master Degree Courses);
  • Certificate of Preparatory Department Graduation;
  • Medical Certificate with health information about a person which gives evidence that the candidate does not have any contra­indications for training in Belarusian climatic conditions certified by an official health authority of the country sending him/her to study;
  • Application for Admission addressed to the Rector of the BNTU;
  • Standard Application Form;
  • 10 passport size photos

Visa requirements

For invitation it is necessary to get from you copies of education documents, passport and legalized translation of all these documents.

You will also be  required Belarusian Entry Visa, original invitation and original education documents.

The documents for invitation you should send on fax +375 17 292-42-02, +375 17 292-91-37, e-mail: icd@bntu.by, or to our address: 65, Nezavisimosty Ave., Minsk, Republic of Belarus, 220013

For arrival to Minsk you can use airline companies such as “Belavia”, “Aeroflot”, “Lufthansa” or other airlines with destination Moscow – Minsk.

Registration

After the Agreement on Education is signed the Order on Enrollment is proceeded.

You should apply for the temporary registration in Belarus (Residence Permit).

To get the registration you are to submit to the Foreign Student Service (room 334 or 335) the following documents:

  1. Registration Form (filled in);
  2. Passport with Student Visa;
  3. Migration Card;
  4. 3 photos;
  5. Medical Insurance (to be purchased at room 334);
  6. Dormitory Pass;
  7. Receipt of payment for registration.

You will receive a certificate instead of your passport for the time of registration procedure.

PLEASE NOTE: You have to apply for registration within 3 days after your arrival.

The registration proceeds 10 days. To get your passport back with registration stamp in it is possible only upon submission of your medical certificate.

Medical insurance

Medical insurance for foreign citizens is compulsory.

It’s given in the case of the health disturbance of the insured person due to the abrupt disease or accident during the validity of the obligatory medical insurance which is rendering the first and urgent medical aid and entailing the expenses of medical institutions.

Attention! Medical insurance is provided at the International Cooperation Faculty of the Belarussian National Technical University (room 334).

Insurance term Cost (euro) Insurance term Cost (euro)
3-4 4 44-46 44
5-6 6 47-49 46
7-8 8 50-52 48
9-10 10 53-58 54
11-12 12 59-60 56
13-14 14 61-70 62
15-16 16 71-89 76
17-18 18 90-110 90
19-20 20 111-120 94
21-22 22 121-150 110
23-24 24 151-165 118
25-26 26 166-180 124
27-29 28 181-210 134
30-31 30 211-240 144
32-35 34 241-270 152
36-39 38 271-365 170
40-43 42

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

file a request call us

 

Documents submission to VSMU (Vitebsk State Medical University

Submission of documents for admission to VSMU

(Vitebsk State Medical University) by a foreign citizen
Step 1. Requirements for admission
To consider the issue of admission to study, the applicant must submit to the admission committee of the faculty for the training of foreign citizens:

Valid passport with expiration of validity not less than 1 year;
a document on complete secondary education with results in biology and chemistry above the average level (in Russian, English,).
In addition, the selection committee can request a document confirming the solvency of the applicant (or his sponsor).

Step 2. Receiving an invitation to study
Citizens of the countries of the visa regime need to receive an invitation to study for a Belarusian visa. The invitation is issued at the university with a positive decision on admission to study. The original invitation is sent by the University ONLY by regular mail.

Attention! An invitation to study issued by the university is the basis for obtaining a visa. The validity of the invitation is limited to 3 months from the date of approval of the invitation by the Citizenship and Migration Department. Plan your arrival date in accordance with this deadline.

Step 3. The deadline for applications
Applications for training are accepted until August 5, as the school year begins on September 1st. Applications submitted after the deadline will be considered individually.

In accordance with the requirements of the legislation of the Republic of Belarus, admission to the first courses of foreign citizens is carried out until October 15, the preparatory department – until November 15. In the case of late filing of documents, invitations to study will be issued with a limited period of entry.

Step 4. Arrival for training
In accordance with the requirements of the border control authorities of the Republic of Belarus, as well as the General Consular Department, citizens who receive a visa at the consular department of the National Airport Minsk are required to notify the university about the date of arrival and the itinerary 15 days prior to arrival. A visa at the airport will be issued ONLY if all necessary documents are available and the official representative of the university is present.

To obtain a visa, you must have:

valid passport;
documents on secondary education, legalized in accordance with the established procedure;
a completed visa application form (http://mfa.gov.by/en/visa/info/visa-applications.html);
1 photo in the size 35х45;
a valid invitation to study;
a medical report on the full survey, indicating that the candidate is physically and mentally healthy and can be trained in the climatic conditions of the Republic of Belarus.
Step 5. Enrollment
The decision to enroll is made on the basis of the submitted documents and personal interview. After this, a contract is signed between the university and the applicant for the entire period of study. It is possible to conclude a contract for one year with a subsequent extension. The entrant is enrolled in the number of students only after making money for tuition and residence in the hostel.

Attention! If the documents are not in Russian, the applicant must submit a translation certified by a notary in the prescribed manner upon admission.

 

file a request call us