About the university:

GRSMU is as a successor of the first medical school in Belarus, the Grodno Medical Academy, established in 1775 by Antoni Tyzenhaus, former mayor of Grodno, for improving almost nonexistent healthcare system in the city. Jean-Emmanuel Gilibert, French botanist, Freemason and medical doctor, became its first rector. Under his rule were trained first doctors (former illiterate peasants) built botanical garden and a chemist’s shop. The academy in 1781 was reorganized into the Medicine Faculty of Vilna University. The medical school was renovated only during Soviet-era time in 1958. Firstly, it was a small university. Officially got its university status only in 2000.

University does conduct research. It takes part in EU’s Trans-European Mobility Programme for University Studies. Also, GRSMU publishes its own medical journal. Grodno State Medical University was recognized as one of the best of its kind in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), according Expert RA. And the best medical university in Belarus

Academic licenses granted by the university and Offering Programs

Faculties

Faculty of General Medicine

Special emphasis is given to the training of specialists providing medical and prophylactic care in the sphere of diagnostics, treatment and rehabilitation of adult population.

Faculty of Pediatrics

The Faculty of Pediatrics offers four majors: Pediatrics, Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Anesthesiology and Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Gynecology.

Faculty of Medical Diagnostics

Specialists are trained in

“Medical Diagnostics” (term of study – 5 years, full-time studies, qualification – “Physician”).

“Nursing” (term of study – 4 years, extramural studies, qualification “Graduate Nurse”)

Faculty of Mental Health Medicine

The constituent departments of the faculty are as follows: Department of Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine, Department of General Pedagogy and Psychology, Department of Medical Psychology and Psychotherapy. The graduates of the Faculty are employed in the position of psychiatrists, addiction psychiatrists, psychotherapists. Many of them have Ph.D. degrees, many of them are chief medical officers at psychiatric and addiction medical institutions.

Medical Faculty for International Students

Educational Programs

Foreign students can be trained in the specialty (major) General Medicine both in Russian and English, which corresponds to 6-year M.D. program.

Level of education – higher education (grade or level I)

Basis of education – full-time, paid

Faculty of advanced training and retraining

Admission and Requirements.

The admission decision is made by the admission board on the basis of the submitted documents and the results of a personal interview. After that, between the university and the applicant signs an agreement on the whole period of study.

Attention! If the documents are issued in a foreign language, the candidate must provide a notarized translation of them in accordance with the established procedure.

OBTAINING A STUDY INVITATION

Step 1. Choosing Specialty.

You need to choose an educational program / specialty to study in. Link with current educational programs

Step 2. Submission of documents

1) Filling out the form (Russian language FORM / English language FORM)

with the personal treatment you must fill out an application (application MD / application PC)

2) Medical report on the state of health;

(Medical examination on the Russian language)

 (Medical examination on the English language)

(Medical examination example)

3) A photocopy of passport;

4) A photocopy of the birth certificate;

5) A photocopy of the certificate of full secondary education (! Original of Advanced Level !) with an indication of the studied subjects and the marks (points) obtained on them.

The core subjects: Chemistry, Biology, Physics.

The minimum passing score – С.

6) Certificate of non-criminal record (translated into English or Russian);

Note: The medical examination forms and Form must be downloaded, filled in and signed, scanned, and ALL THE ABOVE DOCUMENTS MUST BE SENT TO E-MAIL ADDRESS ief@grsmu.by MARKED THE ADMISSION.

Step 3. Waiting for a response

After reviewing the submitted documents, the university makes a decision on admission or refusal. In case of a positive review of the documents, the university will notify you within 1 week and prepare an invitation to study.

All you have to do now – wait for a further response.

Step 4.  Registration of an invitation to study

Citizens of visa-free countries must receive an invitation to study for a Belarusian visa. The invitation is issued at the university with a positive decision on admission to study. The university sends the original invitation ONLY by regular mail.

Attention! An invitation to study issued by the university is the basis for obtaining a visa. The validity of the invitation is determined by the work period of the admission campaign and does not exceed 3 months. Please plan the date of your arrival in accordance with this term.

Invitation for study are issued free of charge!

Fees structure and details

Level of education – higher education (grade or level I)

Basis of education – full-time, paid

The tuition fee for foreign students depends on the language of studies and in 2022-2023 academic year is as follows:

Russian medium of instructionTuition fee for 2022/2023 academic year (USD)The fee for one semester (USD)
1st year40002000
2nd year40002000
3rd year 40002000
4th year39001950
5th-6th year38001900
English medium of instruction  
1st year46002300
2nd year46002300
3rd year 46002300
4th year45002250
5th-6th year44002200

Language of studies – Russian or English

Duration of studies – 6 years

The beginning of classes – September,1 (for 1st-year students – until October, 15)

The required level of the previous education – a Secondary (High) School Certificate including compulsory study and final results of Chemistry, Biology, and Physics.

The received document on education, degree or qualification is an international Diploma with the qualification as physician and the title Doctor of Medicine.

The Dean’s office cooperates with other departments where you can be consulted on various questions regarding admission, settlement, visa requirements, and education process. To do so, refer to the table below:

QuestionsNamesOffice roomPhone
Information about the admissionMozalevich Oksana, Head of the DepartmentThe department of International Affairs, Room 123+375-152-446812
Educational questionsAleksander Stenko, The Dean
Liudmila Hushchyna, The Vice-Dean
The dean’s office of Foreign Students, room 231, 233+375-152-446842
+375-152-446824
Hostel questionsBahdanovich Ihar Petrovich, Vice-Rector for social affairs Kozlovskaya Natalya, the Head of Students’ Campusroom 224   Kurchatova 10 (hostel No 4)+375-152-446735   +375152-64-41-57
Visa questionsEvets Olga Nikolayevna, Officer, responsible for registration and visa Cherkasova Tatiana, Officer, responsible for registration and visa Karpovich Hanna, Officer, responsible for registration and visaThe dean’s office of International Students, room 532+375-152-44-72-27 +375336542126 (Viber)

DOCUMENTS SUBMISSION FOR INTERNATIONAL CITIZENS 

1st YEAR

After signing the agreement on training  Tuition fees for the 2022/2023 academic year
(US dollars)
General Medicine (full-time, 6 years program)  In RussianUS$ 4000 (for the 1st year students)
In EnglishUS$ 4600 (for the 1st year students)
Other expenses
Accommodation fee (per year)US$ 800
Registration fee and visa extension fee (per year)US$ 80
Medical insurance (per year)US$ 200
Medical examination (per year)US$ 100
On arrival Visa Charges (per year)US$ 140

*Payment for tuition, accommodation, medical examination, registration fee and visa extension fee should be carried out only after signing agreement on train. Payment is made in Belarusian rubles at the US dollar exchange rate established by the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus on the day of payment, in banking institutions of the Republic of Belarus.

** Payment is made by the student PERSONALLY.

CLINICAL RESIDENCY

DETAILED INFORMATIONTuition fees for the 2022/2023 academic year
(US dollars)
1.1 Therapeutic specialties (training period from 3 to 5 years)  Therapeutic specialtiesUS$ 2600
1.2 Surgical specialties (training period from 3 to 5 years)Surgical specialtiesUS$ 2800
Other expenses
Payment for accommodation (per year)US$ 800
Registration fee and visa extension fee (per year)US$ 80
Medical insurance (per year)US$ 200
Medical examination (per year)US$ 100
On arrival Visa Charges (per year)US$ 140

*Payment for tuition, accommodation, medical examination, registration fee and visa extension fee should be carried out only after signing agreement on train. Payment is made in Belarusian rubles at the US dollar exchange rate established by the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus on the day of payment, in banking institutions of the Republic of Belarus.

** Payment is made by the student PERSONALLY.

MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAM

DETAILED INFORMATIONTuition fees for the 2022/2023 academic year
(US dollars)
1-79-80 01 General Medicine; 1-31 80 12 Microbiology; 1-31 80 11 Biochemistry;Full-time, 1 year of trainingIn EnglishUS$ 5 500
Other expenses
Payment for accommodation (per year)US$ 800
Registration fee and visa extension fee (per year)US$ 80
Medical insurance (per year)US$ 200
Medical examination (per year)US$ 100
On arrival Visa Charges (per year)US$ 140

*Payment for tuition, accommodation, medical examination, registration fee and visa extension fee should be carried out only after signing agreement on train. Payment is made in Belarusian rubles at the US dollar exchange rate established by the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus on the day of payment, in banking institutions of the Republic of Belarus.

** Payment is made by the student PERSONALLY.

SCIENCE-ORIENTED EDUCATION (postgraduate, post-doctoral programs)

SpecialtiesTuition fees for the 2022/2023 academic year
(US dollars)
03.01.04 Biochemistry 03.03.01 Physiology 03.03.04 Cell biology, Cytology, Histology 14.01.01 Obstetrics and
Gynecology 14.01.02 Endocrinology 14.01.03 Otorhinolaryngology 14.01.04 Internal Medicine 14.01.05 Cardiology 14.01.06 Psychiatry 14.01.08 Pediatrics 14.01.09 Infectious diseases 14.01.11 Nervous diseases 14.01.12 Oncology 14.01.15 Traumatology and Orthopedics 14.01.16 Phthisiology 14.01.17 Surgery 14.01.19 Pediatric surgery 14.01.20 Anesthesiology and Emergency Medicine 14.01.23 Urology 14.02.01 Hygiene 14.03.01 Human anatomy 14.03.02 Pathological anatomy 14.03.03. Pathological physiology 14.03.06 Pharmacology, Clinical pharmacology 14.03.11 Restorative and sports medicine, Physiotherapy, Balneology and Physical therapy 19.00.04 Medical Psychology 14.03.10 Clinical laboratory diagnostics 14.01.10 Dermatology and venereal diseases 14.02.03 Public health
Full-time, 3 years of trainingIn EnglishCost is formed on demand

* Payment is made in Belarusian rubles at the US dollar exchange rate established by the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus on the day of payment.

ADVANCED TRAINING

SpecialtyTuition fees for the 2022/2023 academic year
(US dollars)
HealthcareFull-time, 2 weeks of training (80 hours)In RussianCost is formed on demand

* Payment is made in Belarusian rubles at the US dollar exchange rate established by the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus on the day of payment.

PREPARATORY COURSES

DETAILED INFORMATION ABOUT THE COSTSTuition fees for the 2022/2023 academic year
(US dollars)
The cost of training at the preparatory courses (per year)In RussianUS$2100
In EnglishUS$2400
The cost of training at the preparatory courses (5 months)In EnglishUS$1500
The cost of training will be less depending on the date of your arrival
 
Other expenses
Payment for accommodation (per year)US$ 800
Registration fee and visa extension fee (per year)US$ 80
Medical insurance (per year)US$ 200
Medical examination (per year)US$ 100
On arrival Visa Charges (per year)US$ 140

ADDITIONAL EXPENSES

If you planning to study in Belarus at the Grodno State Medical University, you need to provide for the following expenses:

The cost of the minimum set of products for 1 week is $ 50.

Meals in the university canteen (breakfast + lunch) – up to $ 3-5.

Transport ticket for all types of public transport – $ 15 (per month).

Public transport – buses, trolleybuses.

The weather temperature in Belarus in summer (June-August) is from +18 to +30 С°, in the autumn-winter period (October-March) from -10 to +10 С°, therefore it is necessary to foresee the costs of purchasing warm clothes and winter shoes (about $400 -500).

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