Saint Euphrosyne Polotsk State University is a Belarusian public-owned university based in Novopolotsk and Polotsk.
The official seal of the university portraits the buildings of Jesuit College in Polotsk, respectively, which gave rise to the university in 1581.
The university bears the name of St. Euphrosyne of Polotsk, daughter of the Prince of Polotsk, the nun, abbess and educator, the first saint woman in the Belarusian lands.
The higher education in Polotsk has old traditions. In 1581 the Jesuit College was founded in Polotsk. On January 12, 1812 the College was reorganized into Polotsk Jesuit Academy according to the Ukaze of the Emperor of Russia Alexander I. The Academy was functioning during 1812-1820 and was the first higher education establishment on Belarusian land.
On July 14, 1968 Novopolotsk branch of Belarusian Polytechnical Institute was created. On February 10, 1969 it was decided to convey Novopolotsk branch of BPI to Belarusian Technological Institute. Since January 1, 1974 it became Novopolotsk Polytechnical Institute named after Leninist Young Communist League of Belarus. On September 14, 1993 Novopolotsk Polytechnical Institute was reorganized into Polotsk State University.
Since 2005 the study process of History and Philology faculty, and since 2008 the faculty of Information Technologies, has been carried out in former Jesuit College in Polotsk.
Since 2016 Law faculty and faculty of Physical Training Education are situated in Mezhdurechye.
Academic licenses granted by the university and Offering Programs
The University has 8 Faculties
FH – FACULTY OF HUMANITIES
FCE – FACULTY OF CIVIL ENGINEERING
FMT- FACULTY OF MECHANICS AND TECHNOLOGY
FIT- FACULTY OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES
FFE- FACULTY OF FINANCE AND ECONOMICS
FCSE- FACULTY OF COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ELECTRONICS
FL- FACULTY OF LAW
CTFC- CENTRE FOR TEACHING FOREIGN CITIZENS
The University offers:
BACHELOR’S DEGREE PROGRAMS:
3d Technology For Product Manufacturing
Accounting, Analysis And Audit
Artificial Intelligence (Tools And Technology For Designing Intelligent Systems)
Chemical Technology Of Natural Energy Carriers And Carbonic Materials
Computer Security (Mathematical Methods and Software Systems)
Computers, Systems And Networks
Design (Object And Space)
Design And Manufacture Of Software-Controlled Electronic Devices
Design, Construction And Exploitation Of Gas-Oil Pipelines And Reservoirs
Economics And Enterprise Management
Electric Power Supply
Finance And Credit
Foreign Languages (Russian. English)
Heat And Gas Supply, Ventilation And Air Protection
Industrial And Civil Engineering
Information Systems And Technologies (In Economics)
Information Technology Software
Machine Building Technology
Machines And Apparatus For Chemical Production And Building Material Enterprises
Programmable Mobile Systems
Romance And Germanic Philology (English Philology)
Technical Labour And Technical Creativity
Water Supply, Water Disposal Systems And Water Conservation
MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMS
Accounting, Auditing And Analysis
Computer Science And Software Technology
Construction Of Buildings And Structures
Electrical Power Industry And Electrical Engineering
Finance, Taxation And Credit
Hydrocarbons Production And Processing
Infocommunication Systems And Networks
Innovative Technologies In Mechanical Engineering
Jurisprudence (International Business Law And Digital Technologies)
Machines, Aggregates And Processes
Master Programs Of Double Diploma “Construction Of Buildings And Structures”
Mathematics And Computer Science
Mining And Petroleum Geology, Geophysics, Mine Surveying And Subsurface Geometry, Geodesy
Occupational Safety And Ergonomics
Physical Education And Sports
Theory And Methods Of Education And Upbringing (Pedagogical Psychology)
Theory And Methods Of Education And Upbringing (Russian As A Foreign Language)
Admission and Requirements, Fees structure and details.
THE PREPARATORY DEPARTMENT provides training of people who study in the last grades of high school, gymnasiums, lyceums and of those who have complete high school degree in order to get admitted to the University.
The Preparatory Department provides Russian language courses for international students and training of international students in order to enter any University in the Republic of Belarus.
FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Mode of study: full-time
Study period: 10 months
Tuition fee: $1800
Russian as a foreign language
BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN PSU
STEP 1. CHOOSE A STUDY PROGRAM
There are more than 40 programs you can enter.
STEP 2. PREPARE THE DOCUMENTS
studying application form
a national passport and migration card
the document proving your education (including a transcript of grades)
a copy of the Birth Certificate
6 photos (3×4 cm size)
the certificate on the completion of any university preparation courses (if applicable)
the following medical documents:
medical report on the health status, confirming the ability of performing studies in Belarus
the original of medical certificate, including the AIDS certificate
All the documents that are in foreign languages should have a notarized translation into the Russian language.
STEP 3. GET A VISA
For admission to Polotsk State University, you need to prepare the following documents for your arrival at the Republic of Belarus.
The list of documents you need:
an official invitation for studies (you need to contact us and send a copy of your passport, the document proving your education and filled-in form)
get a student visa in the consulate of the Republic of Belarus in your country
STEP 4. PASS AN INTERVIEW AT PSU
For entering Polotsk State University it is necessary to pass an interview to assess the Russian proficiency level. The date and place of the interview you’ll be able to know after the arrival at the Center for Teaching Foreign Citizens.
Study period: full-time. part-time
Tuition period: from 4 to 6 years (depending on full-time/part-time study and specialty)
Language of study: Russian, English
Tuition fees: starts from $2300 per year
MASTER’S DEGREE IN PSU
REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS FOR FOREIGN CITIZENS
degree certificate (diploma of higher education) including academic transcript
copy of passport
medical documents (certificate of absence of HIV-infection; medical certificate of the absence of medical contraindications for studying in the Republic of Belarus)
Documents provided in a foreign language must have a notarized translation into Russian.
Enrollment to Master’s Degree Program of Polotsk State University is based on the results of the interview. It is necessary to pass an interview to assess the required proficiency level in the language of chosen Program (English or Russian). There is also an additional interview on the content of the chosen Program.
Tuition period: from 1 to 2 years (depending on full-time/part-time study and specialty)
Language of study: Russian, English
Tuition fees: starts from $2500 per year
MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMMES
There are more than 20 Master’s degree programmes you can enter.
Obligations of postgraduate students during the course:
to pass the PhD exam on a major discipline and PhD exams and credits on minor disciplines
to carry out research in accordance with the approved PhD thesis topic
to sum up the research materials carried out in the form of a special script of the thesis or its main parts
to publish the main scientific results of the thesis before its preliminary examination
to have not less than three scientific articles, published in scientific editions from the publishing editions list, and (or) in foreign scientific editions
to perform with a scholarly paper at no less than two conferences
to show a written report on the results of accomplishing an individual working plan for mid-term assessment
undergo the procedure of the final assessment
Students who have successfully finished postgraduate study receive the “researcher” scientific qualification by the Higher Certifying Commission and are awarded with a researcher’s diploma by the institution of postgraduate education.
Students who have successfully defended their theses in the council responsible for thesis defense receive a PhD degree and get a PhD diploma.