Tuition fee in VSMU

Form of postgraduate education Duration of education Cost of education 1 year *
Clinical residency (surgery chairs) 2-4 years 3 500 - 4 000 $
Clinical residency (therapeutic chairs) 2-4 years 3 000 - 3 500 $
Postgraduate Training Course 3 years 3 600 $

* – the average cost of education is indicated in the table for postgraduate education.

The cost may vary in accordance with individual plan of education.

Other expenses

Mode of payment

Banking transfer must be completed in favor of Vitebsk State Medical University indicating the name of the entrant.

NB! Please, pay separate attention if you need this information for credit execution.

In accordance with financial legislation of the Republic of Belarus:

  • University accepts banking transfer which is issued in the sum, indicated in the item Payment for education;

  • Banking transfer· issued on sum exceeding payment for education is not allowed;

  • If the sum of banking transfer· exceeds payment for education, the excess is not paid back;

  • Funds on personal expenses are paid in cash or transferred on his/her personal account.

Medical insurance and medical check-up

Before the beginning of studies every student must pass additional medical check-up in the clinic of VSMU. All the expenses are covered by the student (about 40 $). Besides, one should sign medical policy with one of Insurance Companies. The cost of the policy is 85 Euro per year. One may also purchase voluntary medical policy costing up to 100 $ per year.


Each foreign citizen entering the Republic of Belarus is obliged to be registered domiciliary. The contribution rate is about 50 US $.

Living expenses

Living expenses, including food, transport expenses etc make up about $ 300 – 500 US per month. In addition, one shall bear in mind expenses on winter clothing and visa.

The use of all educational, informative, sport and cultural infrastructure of the University is free.