The institution of education "Baranavichy 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 institutions of higher education of the Republic of Belarus.

The admission of foreign citizens and stateless persons, permanently residing in the territory of foreign states, for obtaining higher education of the first stage is carried out in accordance with the following documents:

  • Admission rules to institutions of higher education;
  • BarSU admission regulations;
  • 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 citizens and stateless persons endorsed by departments of Citizenship and Migration at the Authorities of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Belarus.

1. A foreign citizen prepares and submits the following documents necessary to get a study invitation

The following documents are to be sent to the university by post, by fax or by e-mail (omid@barsu.by) before July 5th of the current year, indicating the desired major, form of education, planned date of arrival, place of getting a study visa and foreigner contacts:

  • a notarized copy of the document on education indicating the subjects studied and the marks (points) obtained at the exams;
  • a copy of birth certificate;
  • a copy of a passport for traveling abroad.

Documents in a foreign language must have a notarized translation into Russian/ Belarusian.

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Fax +375 163 66 53 74 (Rector's office)

E-mail:omid@barsu.bybarsu@brest.by

2. Informing on the receipt of study invitation and Belarusian entry visa

After receiving a study invitation at the Belarusian Embassy in the applicant's home country, a foreign citizen is to inform the Department of International and Project Activities about 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 citizen 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 the passed 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 official public health authorities of the country sending the applicant to study;
    a medical certificate issued to the applicant by the official public health authority of his/her home country that the candidate is HIV-negative;
    a certificate of preventive inoculations;
    a compulsory insurance policy valid in the Republic of Belarus;
    a copy of birth certificate with a notarized translation in the prescribed manner;
    8 photos 3x4 cm;
    a certificate stating that the applicant has completed a course of study at the preparatory department, or any preparatory courses at institutions of higher education (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.

To the above listed documents in a foreign language a foreign citizen must submit their notarized translations into Belarusian or Russian.

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

4. Interviewing foreign citizens

The interview is carried out according to the Instructions on interview session with foreign citizens and stateless people to take decision concerning the applicant’s enrolment to institution of education  of the Republic of Belarus for receiving  the first higher education,  approved by Resolution of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus on June 25, 2014 No. 87.

Those foreign citizens who do not hold a certificate of completing a course at the Preparatory Department  of the Institute for Advanced Studies and Retraining or completing any preparatory courses at higher educational institutions undergo compulsory interview upon arrival in Belarus.

The interview is carried out to define the foreigner’s level of knowing the Russian language.

The interview is carried out upon admission of a foreign citizen for higher education on a fee basis for all forms of higher education.

Upon admission to the institution of education “Baranovichi State University”, a foreign citizen passes an ORAL interview in the RUSSIAN language.

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 dormitory.

For information about the cost of tuition and accommodation, please contact +375 163 66 53 74.

6. Before training a foreign citizen must:

  • to get registered at Baranovichi Migration Office within 3 working days upon arrival in the Republic of Belarus (contact the Department of International Relations of the university);

  • to undergo compulsory medical examination in the health authorities of the Republic of Belarus;
  • to conclude agreements on tuition and accommodation;
  • to pay tuition and accommodation fees.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What majors are taught at the university?

Full-time study:

Geoecology
Preschool Education
Primary Education
Applied Psychology
Social Pedagogy
Foreign Language (English)
German. English
Russian. Foreign Language (English)
Modern Foreign Languages (English, Chinese)
Modern Foreign Languages (English, German)
Accounting, Analysis and Audit
Jurisprudence
Economic Law
Electronic Marketing
Information Systems and Technologies
3D Technology for Product Manufacturing
Technical Support of Agricultural Production Processes
Machine Building Technology

Part-time study:

Preschool Education
Applied Psychology
Jurisprudence

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

A foreign citizen applying to BarSU needs to submit a medical certificate issued by an official public health body in his/her home country confirming his capacity to study in the climatic conditions of the Republic of Belarus.
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 issued 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, an applicant needs to submit a medical certificate issued to him/her by the official public health authority of his/her home country that the applicant 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 citizens, who have completed a full course at the Preparatory department of the Institute for Advanced Studies and Retraining, passed the final examinations successfully and receive 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. Is it possible to provide a foreign student with a place in a university dormitory?

Foreign students are provided with rooms at the 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 observe 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  (tuition and accommodation fees) stipulated by the Agreement on Tuition in full and in correct 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 Preparatory Department begin?

As a rule, the studies starts on the 15th of October.

7. How does one get an entry visa?

An applicant submits to the university a set of documents required for getting the invitation to the university.
After the documents are considered by the university and a favourable decision is made in relation to the applicant, and after the invitation is endorsed by a body of internal affairs of the Republic of Belarus, an official invitation 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 provided 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).

FILL IN AN APPLICATION–QUESTIONNAIRE OF A FOREIGN CITIZEN, A CANDIDATE FOR STUDIES AT BARSU

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CONTACT INFORMATION
Address:
Baranavichy State University, 21 Vojkava St., 225404 Baranavičy, Bresckaja Voblasć, Republic of Belarus
Head of the Office:
Inessa Guseynova
Tel:
+375 163 64 35 87
Fax:
+375 163 66 53 74