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  BARSU ADMISSION RULES FOR FOREIGN CITIZENS

The educational institution "Baranovichi State University" invites foreign citizens to get higher education, having the education corresponding to the general secondary or specialized secondary education in the Republic of Belarus, and having finished preparatory departments of higher educational establishments of the Republic of Belarus.

Foreign citizens' admission is managed in accordance with the following documents:

  • Admission rules to higher educational institutions enacted by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus No. 80 of February 7, 2006;
  • BarSU admission regulations;
  • Decree of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus  13 from March 14, 2016;
  • Other normative documents;
  • International agreements of the Republic of Belarus in the sphere of education;
  • Education Code of the Republic of Belarus;
  • Instructions on interview session with foreign citizens applying to institutions of higher and secondary specialized education in the Republic of Belarus;
  • Instructions on how to have invitations to study sent to foreign nationals and stateless persons endorsed by departments of Citizenship and Migration at the Authorities of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Belarus (Decree by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus of October 9, 2014 352/151).

1. A foreign national prepares and submits documents necessary to get an invitation to study

The following documents need to be sent to the university mail address by fax or e-mail before July 5th deadline of the current year:

  • an application questionnaire (completed by the foreign national in Russian);
  • a notarized translation of a copy of the certificate of education stating the subjects studied and marks (grades) obtained in them at exams;
  • a notarized translation of a copy of birth certificate;
  • copies of all completed pages of the passport.

The copies of all documents must be sealed by a notary public.

Fill in application questionnaire form

Fax +375 163 45-78-60 ( Rector's office)

E-mail:     omid@barsu.by, barsu@brest.by,   inessa-sobol@rambler.ru

2. Acknowledging the receipt of invitation to study and visa to enter the Republic of Belarus

On receving the invitation to study at the Belarusian Embassy in the applicant's home country, the foreign national is to inform BarSU Department of International and Innovation Activities of the applicant's expected date of arrival in the Republic of Belarus:

3. Submission of documents upon arrival in the Republic of Belarus

Upon arrival in Belarus, a foreign national submits to BarSU Admissions Office the following documents:

  • an application for study stating the course to be studied (completed on submitting the documents to the Admissions Office);
  • original certificates of education stating the subjects studied and marks (grades) obtained in them at exams;
  • original medical certificate of the applicant's health which confirms his or her capacity to study in the climatic conditions of the Republic of Belarus, and which is certified by the the official public health authorities of the country sending the applicant to study;
  • a medical certificate issued to the candidate by the official public health authority of his home country that the candidate is HIV-negative;
  • a certificate of preventive inoculations;
  • a compulsory insurance policy valid in the Republic of Belarus;
  • a notarized copy of the birth certificate; 8 photos 3x4 cm;
  • a certificate stating that the applicant has completed a course of study at the faculty of pre-university training or at the preparatory department, or any preparatory courses at higher educational institutions (if available);
  • the applicant's ID (the national passport ) with an entry visa (the purpose of the visit studies) which is submitted by the applicant in person.

Enclosed to the above documents in a foreign language must be their notarized translations into Belarusian or Russian.

October 15th is the deadline for applicants to submit their documents to the Admissions Office upon arival in the Republic of Belarus, in order to start a first degree course.

4. Interviewing foreign citizens

Interviewing is carried out according to the Instructions on interview session with foreign citizens applying to institutions of higher and secondary specialized education in the Republic of Belarus to take decision concerning an applicants’  enrolment to institution of education  of the Republic of Belarus for getting higher education.

Those foreign nationals who do not hold a certificate of completing a course at the faculty of pre-university training or at the preparatory department or completing any preparatory courses at higher educational institutions, or those who have completed them but they do not correspond to the course of their choice, go for their compulsory interview upon arrival in Belarus which checks their knowledge of the Russian language and their core subjects.

Interviewing is carried out to define the level of knowing the Russian language of a foreigner. Interviewing is carried out when a foreigner applies for getting higher education by charge.

When applying to the institution of education “Baranovichi State University” a foreign citizen is interviewed in Russian in oral form.

5. Concluding an agreement, paying tuition and accommodation fees

A foreign citizen is admitted to BarSU faculties under the Agreement on Tuition concluded between the university and the applicant after he or she has been successfully interviewed.

A foreign student is guaranteed comfortable accommodation in a university-owned hall of residence.

For information about the cost of tuition and accommodation, please call. +375 163 48-78-72.

6. What a foreign national needs to do before starting a course of study:

  • to get registered at Baranovichi Migration Office within 5 working days upon arrival in the Republic of Belarus;
  • to conclude agreements on tuition and accommodation;
  • to pay tuition and accommodation fees;
  • to undergo compulsory medical examination at a Baranovichi medical facility.

For additional information please contact the Department of International and Innovation Activities and BarSU's Admissions Office.

7. Peculiarities of foreign citizens’ admission

According to the procedure of admission foreign citizens can be divided into three nominal groups:

  1. Group  1 – foreign citizens applying to study free or by charge according to the international agreements of the Republic of Belarus. Quantity of places for such foreigners’ admission is defined by international agreements. Foreign citizens of this group are admitted to the university without entrance examinations and interview according to the applicants’ record files, presented to the university by the Ministry of Education. Admission campaign for this group is from 1 till 15 July.
  2. Group  2 – foreign citizens who apply for getting higher education by charge after having graduated from preparatory courses of institutions of higher educations with certificates  where subjects and marks are mentioned. Admission campaign for this group is till July 15.
  3. Group  3 – foreign citizens who apply for getting higher education by charge according to the results of interviewing on the Russian language in oral form. Interview can be carried out distantly by using information-communicational technologies. Admission campaign for this group is till October 15.

8. Admission of citizens of Russian Federation, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan 

Citizens of Russian Federation, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan are given an opportunity to  apply not only same as the citizens of the Republic of Belarus according to the results of tests, but also according to the terms provided for foreign citizens.

9. Admission of Ukrainian citizens

According to the Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus  420 institutions of higher education of the Republic of Belarus can admit  for getting higher education of the first level citizens of Ukraine who lived on the territory of Donetsk and Lugansk Regions of Ukraine, as a rule, not less than one year, and who arrived to Belarus for permission for temporary or permanent residence, in the case of presenting their documents, proving their living and studying on the above-mentioned territories, to study for free or by charge, provided for the citizens of the Republic of Belarus, on vacant places, in terms, fixed by the Decree  13.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What courses does the university teach?

Full-time study:

Information Systems and Technologies (an engineer-programmer);
Economics and Production Organization (an engineer-economist);   
Foreign Language (English) (a teacher);
Practical Psychology (a teacher-psychologist);
Accounting, analysis and audit (an economist); 
Economics and Tourist Industry Management (an economist);   
Marketing (a marketing economist);   
Jurisprudence (a lawyer);
Economic law (a lawyer in economics).

Part-time study:

Practical Psychology (a teacher-psychologist);
Jurisprudence (a lawyer).


2. What is the form of the medical certificate the applicant submits to the Admissions Office?

A foreign citizen applying to BarSU needs to submit a medical certificate issued by an official puplic health body in his home country confirming his capacity to study in the climatic conditions of the Republic of Belarus (form 086/ ).
Foreign citizens, who arrive for studies, undergo compulsory medical examination at a local medical facility to confirm their capacity to study in the climatic conditions of the Republic of Belarus. If the medical certificate issused outside the Republic of Belarus does not agree with the medical examination results in Belarus, the applicant is obliged to leave the territory of the Republic of Belarus.
Besides, the applicant needs to submit a medical certificate issued to the candidate by the official public health authority of his home country that the candidate is HIV-negative.

3. What should I do if I want to study at BarSU but I don't know Russian?

An applicant whose knowledge of Russian is not sufficient for studies, can be enrolled on a preparatory course where Russian and other subjects are studied, according to the chosen program.
Foreign nationals, who have completed a full course at the Faculty of Pre-University Training (a preparatory course), passed the final examinations successfully and have a certificate of completing a full course of studies at the preparatory department, can be admitted to the university without entrance examinations or interview.

4.  Is there any age limit for foreign citizens entering BarSU?  

There is not any age limit for foreign citizens entering BarSU.  

5. Are foreign students provided with rooms at University's dormitory?  

Foreign students are provided with rooms at University's dormitory.
Foreign students are obliged:

  • to comply with the Constitution of the Republic of Belarus, Belarusian legislation, BarSU internal regulations;
  • to execute BarSU  administration's orders;
  • to acquire knowledge and skills taught on  the chosen course;
  • to attend compulsory classes, to keep up with the coursework specified by the syllabus and curriculum , and take and pass oral tests and written  examinations in good time;
  • to obsrve the rules of residence while living in a university-owned accommodation facility;
  • on leaving the territory of the  Republic of Belarus, to get permission from the university administration and handle the necessary documents in accordance with the established order;
  • to place to BarSU account financial resources  (tution and accommodation fees) stipulated by the Agreement on Tuition in full and in good time.

Foreign students, who disregard their obligations, are expelled from the university and must leave the territory of the Republic of Belarus within ten days.
Foreign students, who have committed a criminal or administrative offence, are held liable for their conduct in conformity with the legislation of the Republic of Belarus.

6. When do studies at the Faculty of Pre-University Training begin?

As a rule, the studies at the Faculty of Pre-University Training start November 1 st .

7. How does one get an entry visa?

An applicant submits to the university a set of documents required for invitation to the university.
After the documents are considered by the university and a favourable decision is made in relation to the candidate, and after the invitation is endorsed by a body of internal affiars of the Republic of Belarus, an official inviation to study is sent to the Embassy of the Republic of Belarus in the applicant's home country.
All visa-related questions can be specified at the Embassy of the Republic of Belarus in the applicant's home country.

8.  What is the cost of living in Belarus?  

On average, living costs in Belarus range from 200 to 300 USD a month.

9. What is the financial liability of a foreign student in case of his or her deportation?

The financial liability provides for covering the airfare from Belarus to the foreign student's home country as well as his or her keeping in places specified by competent authorities.

10. Are there any requirements for posting documents?

The following information should be iprovided on the package of documents: the name of the course, the name of the faculty and the form of study (full-time or part-time).

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Address:
Baranovichi State University, office 214 ,administrative building No. 2, 21 Voikov St., 225404 Baranovichi, Brest region, Belarus
Contact person:
Inessa Guseynova
Tel.
+ 375 163 48-78-72
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