5 steps towards becoming a student
Step 1. Choose your profession, university and programme
Belarusian universities can prepare you for almost any career in demand in the global market, all you have to do is choose a suitable programme (specialty, city, training form and duration of study). You can easily do this on our website http://studyinby.com/specialties/
Step 2. Learn about admission and training conditions
Visit the website of your university of choice or contact its representatives by phone/e-mail to learn about admission and training terms: necessary documents, entry requirements, curricula and other details.
Step 3. Prepare the documents and apply
In most cases, universities will require you to submit a primary application with all relevant supporting documents by e-mail.
Send your application directly to your university of choice, it is FREE. If the documents meet all the criteria, you will receive an official invitation.The invitation is FREE.
If you have any questions related to studying in Belarus, contact your university or the Centre for International Relations of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus: send them an e-mail, and they will do their best to help you.
Step 4. Receive your invitation and get your visa
Visit the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus or the consulate of the Republic of Belarus in your country to learn if you need a visa to come to Belarus.
If residents of your country need a visa to come to Belarus, then you will need to get your university to send you an invitation to study and apply for a student visa in the Belarusian embassy in your country.
If your country does not have a diplomatic mission or consulate of the Republic of Belarus, you can obtain a visa upon arrival at Minsk National Airport (at the Division for the Admission of Foreigners of the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs).
PLEASE NOTE! Remember to notify your university about the date of your arrival to Belarus! You can also send a request to the Centre for International Relations of the Ministry of Education to organize your transfer from the airport.
When you enter the Republic of Belarus, you will have to provide enough funds to cover your tuition fee for a year, as well as other expenses:
- Medical insurance (if necessary) – 46 USD
- Transfer to university (if necessary) – 30 USD or more
- Medical examination – 50 USD
- Exit visa – 25 USD
- Registration of temporary stay – 13 USD
- Registration of temporary residence – 39 USD
- Translation of documents (if necessary) – 50 USD or more
- Accommodation in the dormitory – 40 USD (monthly)
Travel expenses to and from Belarus are covered by the foreign nationals..
All foreign citizens who come to study in Belarus are obliged to apply to their university within one day after they cross the border in accordance with the invitation issued to them.
Step 5. Pass the interview
After you come to Belarus, you will need to go through the interview process in the university. The interview can be in English or Russian (depending on the chosen language of instruction). Students applying to part-time learning programmes can pass the interview remotely.
The Centre for International Relations of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus has set up an information and consultation centre for foreign citizens on the issues of education and residence on the territory of the Republic of Belarus.
Centre for International Relations of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus
12 Korolya St, office 9, Minsk
Phone: +375 17 306 52 59
+375 17 306 52 71
+375 29 691 38 08
Fax: +375 17 200 50 19