Belarusian Trade and Economics University of Consumer Cooperatives

Belarusian Trade and Economics University of Consumer Cooperatives

Abbreviation: BTEU
Telephone : +375232500396
Fax: +375232500396
City: Gomel
Address :
50, Prospekt Oktyabrya
246029, Gomel, Republic of Belarus

Form of education: full-time, part-time, distance
Language(s): Russian, English, Belorussian
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Cost of education

Preparatory Department – 1770 USD

I level of higher education (Bachelor's Degree):

– day-time  – 2280 USD / per 1 year

correspondence (including distance form) – 1380 USD / per 1 year

II level of higher education (Master's Degree) in Russian:

day-time   – 1687 USD / per 1 year

correspondence (including distance form) – 1035 USD / per 1 year

II level of higher education (Master's Degree) in English:

day-time   – 2915 USD / per 1 year

correspondence (including distance form) – 1992 USD / per 1 year

Post-Graduate Course:

day-time – 1400 USD / per 1 year

correspondence – 1400 USD / per 1 year

Key Achievement

Belarusian Trade and Economics University of Consumer Cooperatives is a progressive scientific and educational park and the only economic institution of higher education in Gomel region with more than 55 years of experience.
At present lifelong learning system of BTEU represents a variety of levels of education and forms of education and a great number of opportunities for self-realization and self-improvement. It has all necessary licenses and certificates.
Currently at the University educational programs of higher education are being implemented in 13 specialties (I level of higher education – Bachelor’s Degree), and 11 specialties (II level of higher education –Master’s Degree).
Constant work is being carried out to introduce innovative technologies and teaching methods into educational process; improving the content of educational process by adapting curricula to the needs of labour market, interacting with business community; conducting relevant special courses, wide involvement in the educational process of executives and leading specialists of economic sectors. Structure of the University includes: 2 branches, 2 faculties of day and correspondence forms of training (including 12 departments, 10 of which are graduate departments), Faculty of Qualification Improvement and Personnel Retraining (including 1 department), Department of Postgraduate Course, Department of Distance Learning Technologies and Innovations, Department of Career Guidance of Youth, Department of Coordination of Scientific Projects and Programs, Department of International Relations, etc.
The University consistently implements and introduces the main ideas of the concept “University 3.0”. For this purpose a number of activities and projects are being carried out, such as: inclusion in the curricula for training students of academic disciplines aimed at studying the issues of innovation and entrepreneurship and formation of knowledge, competencies and skills necessary for doing business; functioning of Center of Entrepreneurial Initiatives Development “SMART-caffe” which unites active students who are ready to take on entrepreneurial risks; annual holding of the international championship “Youth and Entrepreneurship”; functioning of the Startup School; periodic meetings of students with entrepreneurs; implementation of international projects. The long-term activity of the University in the training of highly qualified personnel has always been appreciated by the state.
BTEU was awarded with the Honorary Diplomas of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus, Certificate of Honor of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus. In 2014 and 2017 the University was recognized as the winner in nomination “The best institution of higher education” in Gomel and the Gomel region. Also BTEU became the best among institutions of higher education in Gomel region. In 2017 the team of BTEU was awarded in the nomination For High Achievements in Personnel Training.
Besides the University has many years of experience in training of foreign students. During the last few years foreign students from Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Israel, Iran, Yemen, Congo, Lebanon, Moldova, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Syria, Turkmenistan, Turkey, Ukraine, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia, etc studied at the University. The University has a well-developed material and technical base: educational and sports buildings, Hall of Culture, library, catering facilities, and the hostel complex. All foreign students are provided with a comfortable accommodation in the hostel.

Contact information of departments responsible for admission to training of foreign citizens

Working hours:

Monday-Friday: 8.30-17.00, break  13.00-13.30

Address: 50, prospekt Oktyabrya  (office: 3-28, 3-29)

Republic of Belarus, Gomel, 246029

tel: +375 232 500 396


Head of International Relations Department:  Smirnova Aksana

tel: +375 232 500 396


Specialist: Svechnikava Natallia

tel: +375 232 500 396