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:
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:
The copies of all documents must be sealed by a notary public.
Fax +375 163 45-78-60 ( Rector's office)
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:
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:
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:
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 ¹ 420 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 ¹ 13.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What courses does the university teach?
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).
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/ ó ).
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:
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).
Baranovichi State University, office 214 ,administrative building No. 2, 21 Voikov St., 225404 Baranovichi, Brest region, Belarus
+ 375 163 48-78-72