The Belarusian State University is a leading scientific, educational, innovation and cultural centre of the Republic of Belarus. Belarusian State University (BSU) Minsk, Belarus, was founded on October 30, 1921. It exercises its’ potential which is based on the best domestic and international experience in order to comply with intellectual, cultural and social demands and interests of the individual, society and state and to facilitate the sustainable development of the country. The University Strategy is based on creative cooperation of academic staff and students and aimed at
• performing educational, research and innovation programs;
• forming an auspicious conditions for development of intellectual and creative potential of individual;
• cherishing and upholding the best traditions of university classic education;
• securing a fitting place in the world educational area.
The core of the BSU is made of the academic community of teachers, researches, students and postgraduate students. Today the BSU has about 3000 teaching staff occupying full-time teaching positions within university's major faculties and institutes. The BSU teaching staff includes 15 academicians of the National Academy of Science of Belarus, 16 Corresponding Members of the National Academy of Science of Belarus, 400 Doctors of Science and 1840 PhD degree holders.
The BSU students’ community consists of more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students, postgraduate and postdoctoral students. Full-time students, who successfully pass exams, receive scholarships and study free of charge.
The University annual enrollment exceeds 5000 students. The BSU is an attractive place of study for many international students. Today more than 2000 international students from 53 countries of world are pursuing their education at the BSU.
As of now the Belarusian State University is a leading higher educational establishment in the national system of education. It is a significant educational, research and industrial complex consisting of numerous educational, research and manufacturing enterprises.
Belarusian State University offers a variety of educational programs at all levels of education. The Higher Education Program is organized at the BSU major Faculties and Educational Institutes through 74 specialties and 278 specializations. The BSU offers training in more than 75 specialties within its Master’s Degree Program. The PhD Program which is aimed to prepare highly qualified researchers holding a Candidate of Science (Ph.D.) degree is provided through 125 specialties of different branches of science.
In order to equip international students with the Russian Language and learning strategies and skills which enable them to study professional disciplines and be admitted to a degree programs the BSU provides pre-university education program.