Admission Requirements

Admission requirement for foreign student in Belarus is not strict provided the required processes are set by the student.

Belarus admits foreign citizens, having the background education corresponding to the level of general secondary education as required. Besides, Belarusian universities admit individuals having the Bachelor degree to Master Courses. Those foreign citizens who have got a higher education on the level of Master of Sciences and experience of work in their specialty are admitted as Post-graduate-students. Foreign students having a higher education on the level of Master of Sciences and having a command of the language of instruction in most cases English, can be assigned to Study in accepted Universities as applicants for the scientific Doctoral studies (Ph.D.), and those who have a Ph.D. degree may pursue a Doctor of Science degree (D.Sc.) in order to prepare a thesis under the guidance of a scientific advisor.

Important Documents

To get the letter of invitation, international students should have:

  • Educational certificate including all studied subjects and marks in it
  • Passport as many as may be requested by application terms.
  • Application form

All documents must be translated in Russian or English.
The candidate gets an official invitation for study in Belarus. This invitation should be presented to the Embassy of Belarus to get visa.
Once you are accepted upon the conclusion of your invitation, International students are requires to prepare themselves for all the necessary requirements that may be demanded upon arrival these type of documents are listed below:

All students arriving in Belarus should have the following documents:

  1. Educational certificate including all studied subjects and marks in it
  2. Medical certificate given by an official public health service in the native country of the candidate
  3. AIDS test certificate given by an official of public health service of the country of arrival of the candidate
  4. Copy of the birth notification 
  5. 10 photos 4 x 6 cm 
  6. National passport with Belarusian study visa 
  7. Russian language knowledge certificate

All documents should have notarized translation in Russian.

Foreign students shall be admitted to the Universities in Belarus on completion of obligatory medical examination (on a compensation basis) in medical establishment in the place of study to acknowledge absence of contra-indications to study in Belarus. The cost of primary medical examination is around 58 USD.

The health services of the accepted foreign students are offered on a compensation basis. Additionally foreign students are required to have the contract of obligatory medical insurance usually (85 EUR per year). On its basis they will receive medical help in emergency cases. Above all, students must pass annual medical examination (35 USD per year).

The presence of all above-mentioned preconditions gives the basis to conclude the Contract on training between the University and the Student (or Firm), in which the term of training, the volume of payment for training, the condition of residing in a hostel or any place f accommodation, and other services offered by the University; as well as rights and duties of the student are stipulated.

Some Belarusian Universities offer accommodation at student hostels. A room with 2-3 places costs about 25 USD per month.

Foreign students having no command of the language of instruction are admitted to a Pre-University Preparation and Occupational Guidance Faculty of the Some Belarusian Universities for One year Study, where they study the Russian language, mathematics and physics. Graduation examinations are held at the Faculty at the end of academic year. Successful students get Graduation Certificates from the Faculty and are admitted to the basic course in the chosen specialty. Foreign students who fail to graduate from the Pre-University Preparation and Occupational Guidance Faculty are dismissed from the University and bound to leave Belarus. Take note: for more information about the requirements of studying in Belarus, Contact us.