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New bank details to become effective from 2020 for paying tuition fees.

Bank account in US dollars of Vitebsk State Medical University

BY42 AKBB 3632 9030 0032 5200 0000, Open Joint-Stock Company “Belarusbank” Minsk, AKBBBY2X, UNP 100325912, OKPO 37387991.

If tuition fee is paid via CITIBANK N.A., New York, the money must be transferred to the following swift-code: BELARUSBANK, AKBBBY2X, Payer’s Identification Number: UNP 100325912.

Nota Bene! Bank transfer order for tuition fee payment must contain full student’s name, pasport and a contract number.

Documents submissionDeadline for applicationsInvitation for admission testsArrival for interviewAdmission testsTuition fee and other costs

The applicant should submit the documents to the Admission board of the Faculty of overseas students training:

Additionally, the admission commission may request the document, proving paying capacity of the applicant (or his/her sponsor).

The abovementioned documents with all the supplements must be submitted to the International department of VSMU by fax, e-mail (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or any other convenient way.

  • for applicants who finished preparatory departments of educational establishments of Republic of Belarus - before August 06
  • for applicants who will be enrolled based on admission tests - from July 1 till August 25
  • for applicants who will study at the preparatory department - before September 15

The citizens from countries of visa regime must get invitation for education to apply for Belarusian visa. The invitation is prepared at the university. Sending of the invitation by VSMU is maintained by regular post ONLY.

Note!The invitation, issued by the university is the ground for visa receiving. The period of validity of the invitation is 3 months from the date of its approval by the Ministry of citizenship and migration. Please, plan the date of your arrival in accordance with this term.

To get the visa the applicant must submit:

  • valid passport;
  • ​birth certificate;​
  • documents of secondary education, legalized in established order;
  • filled visa application form (;
  • 6​ photo​s​, size 35х45;
  • valid invitation for education;
  • medical certificate based on complete medical examination, indicating that the applicant is physically and mentally fit to study in climatic environment of the Republic of Belarus;
  • vaccination statement: diphtheria, measles, epidemic roseola, tetanus.

Arrival. In accordance with the requirements of the Republic of Belarus’s border control authorities, as well as the General Management Consular, the citizens who will receive a visa at the consular department of the Minsk National Airport, are required in 15 days prior to their arrival to notify the university about the date of arrival and itinerary of travel. Visa at the airport will be issued ONLY upon availability of all required documents and in the presence of an official representative of the University.

Transfer. Transfer from Minsk to Vitebsk is paid by the applicant.

Registration. Upon arrival in Belarus an applicant within 5 working days must pass the passport for registration to the Admission Committee.

Exit. In case an applicant fails to enter Vitebsk State Medical University, he must leave the territory of the Republic of Belarus within the expiry date of registration. See Regulations cl.3.10

Subjects. Admission tests will be held in two profession-oriented subject (biology, chemistry) and the language of training (Russian / English). An applicant who fails to pass the entrance test on language of training or profession-oriented subject, will not be allowed for the next step of admission tests. See Regulation cl. 3.2

Enrollment competition. The decision for admission into university will be taken within 5 days after the entrance examinations. See Regulations cl.3.8, 3.9, 3.11

University does not provide any scholarship or render financial support to international students.

Tuition fee and other expenses

Dormitory costs - approximately $750 per year.

Other costs:

  • medical check-up - $50;
  • registration - $50;
  • medical insurance - $200 per year