How to apply to VSMU


Entrance tests in chemistry, biology and the language of tuition for preparatory departments’ graduates of educational institutions of Republic of Belarus who wish to study at VSMU will take place on June 27, 28, and 29, 2016. To be registered for tests, the applicants should visit the office of the international department, Vitebsk, 27, Frunze Avenue (LTK building), or via a phone call 8-0212-60 14 49

pdf Questions for interview in biology for foreign citizens 2016

pdf Program in Chemistry Pre-university training of foreign students

pdf Regulation on admission process of foreign citizens and stateless persons for training at the Preparatory Department and for undergraduate (first) degree study on intramural and extramural academic programs

pdf Information of Vitebsk State Order of Peoples' Friendship Medical University about possibilities and conditions of international students study

Step 1. Admission Requirements

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.

Step 2. Invitation for educational

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.

NB! 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.

Step 3. Deadline for applications

Applications are accepted till the 5th of August, since the standard beginning date for the course is the 1st of September. Late admissions will be considered on the individual basis. For information regarding non-standard academic years, please, contact us.

In accordance with the requirements of the Legislation of the Republic of Belarus, the admission for the 1st course is maintained till the 15th of October, for the preparatory course – till the 15th of November. In case of late submission of documents the invitation is issued with limited term for arrival.

Step 4. Arrival for education

In accordance with the requirements of Border control authorities and General consulate of the Republic of Belarus, the citizens who apply for visa in consulate of the National Airport Minsk, must inform the university 15 days before the planned date of arrival and route of travel.

The visa will be issued ONLY if all the documents are submitted and with the presence of the university representative.

To get the visa the applicant must submit:

  • valid passport;
  • documents of secondary education, legalized in established order;
  • filled visa application form (;
  • 1 photo, 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.

Step 5. Enrolment

The decision on enrolment to VSMU is made on the bases of documents submitted and oral interview on the basic subjects. On arrival the Study Contract between the applicant and University is the payment of the tuition fee and other fees. The contract may be signed for the whole period of studies or for 1 year with the subsequent extension. The applicant is admitted to the university after fulfillment of payment for education and hostel.

NB! If the documents are not in Russian language, the applicant must submit the certified by notary translation.

Contact information

Faculty of overseas students training
Vitebsk State Medical University
Frunze avenue, 27, Vitebsk 210009
the Republic of Belarus

Tel. /Fax:+375 212 601449, + 375 212 601418

e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.