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Vitebsk State Medical University is one of the premier medical institution in the Belarus. It has been established in 1934. Among the most famous government medical universities, Vitebsk state medical university, is the one. It is the non-profit public higher education institution located in the Vitebsk.
The university is 84 years old and it has set its own admission policies based on entrance examinations. The courses and programs which this university offers are degree programs, such as, pre-bachelor degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees etc. There are 5 faculties at the university at present namely; the medical preventive faculty, the pharmaceutical faculty, the faculty for training specialists for foreign countries, the faculty for updating specialists, the pre-university training faculty etc.
The teaching faculties at the university are highly qualified and trained. The university provides many facilities to students like Computer facilities, internet, library, student scientific research society, student cafe, sport complex etc.
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As seen above, there are 5 different faculties at the university which are the medical preventive faculty, the pharmaceutical faculty, the faculty for training specialists for foreign countries, the faculty for updating specialists, the pre-university training faculty.
The medical preventive faculty - It was founded in 1934. The duration of this course is 6 years. Students become general practitioners at the end of 6 years.
The Pharmaceutical faculty - It was founded in 1959. The duration of this course is 5 years for full time and 5.5 years for correspondence. At the end of the course, the students become Pharmacists or get the degree as Master of Pharmacy, in case of foreign students.
The faculty for updating specialists - This faculty was founded in 1994. The main aim of this faculty is to raise the level of expertise of the people who are working at the different pharmaceutical and medical institutions of Belarusian Ministry of Public Health and who have graduated from the higher school.
The faculty for training specialists for foreign countries - This faculty began in 1981. At the university, a separate department is there for pre-institute training of foreign students.
The faculty for pre-university training - The purpose of this faculty is the professional orientation of the youth and improvement of the general education level. The duration of this course is 8 months for full time and 8.5 months for correspondence.
In order to take an admission to Vitebsk State Medical University a student must have qualified NEET exam with good scores. The student must have studied Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English at 10+2 level and must not have scored less than 50% marks in the same exam.
The Vitebsk State Medical University has high ratings in the world ranking systems and its MD degrees have following Recognition and Accreditation:-
Students willing to go to Belarus for study purpose must obtain a study visa. Visa process for Belarus is very easy and there are very less chances of a student’s visa getting rejected.
Below are the requirements from the Belarusian embassy for most of the countries.
Vitebsk is a city in Belarus, which is birthplace of the famous artist Marc Chagall. Annunciation Church which is the oldest building in Belarus is located in Vitebsk. Vitebsk has cold climate and it has heavy rainfall even in the driest months.
The 4th largest city in Belarus is Vitebsk. In 1999, the trade and finance boosted in the city. The city has beautiful churches built by Romans, Russians and Ukrainians for which the city is famous. The regional museum is also an attraction at the Vitebsk.