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Belarusian State University
of Informatics and Radioelectronics
|Address||6 Brovka Street, BY-220013 Minsk, Belarus|
|Tel. No.||+375 17 231 09 14, +375 17 232 51 56|
|Fax No.||+375 17 231 09 14|
|Rector||Professor Mikhail P. Batura|
|Faculties & Institutes||
Faculty of Computer-aided Design|
Faculty of Information Technologies and Control
Faculty of Radioengineering and Electronics
Faculty of Computer Systems and Networks
Faculty of Telecommunication
Faculty of Economics & Engineering
Faculty of Correspondence, Evening and Distance education
Institute of Information Technologies, ITT
(Institute of advanced and conversion training of management and specialists in information technologies and radioelectronics)
|Degrees awarded||Engineer; Master of science; PhD; Doctor of science|
|Type of course||Full-time; evening; distance; correspondence|
|Length of programmes||Full-time programmes: 5 years|
|Date of commencement||September, 1|
|Fees||Foreign students: USD 1300 to 1500 per year|
|Admission requirements||See below|
|Student profile||National/Foreign Students: 11000/200|
|Contact for application||Vice-rector, Prof., Dr.Sc. Alexander Kuznetsov |
Head of International Department, Anna Titovich
About the University
The Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics (BSUIR) was founded in March 15, 1964. In the national system of education of the Republic of Belarus BSUIR plays a leading role in preparation of the engineering and scientific staff in the field of computer science, radioelectronics and telecommunications.
Today BSUIR is a large scientific and educational center in Belarus.
It has highly qualified staff, considerable scientific and methodological potential, advanced laboratory and informational infrastructure, all necessary conditions to organize teaching and educational process, scientific research, proper organization of labour, everyday life and leisure time of personnel and students.
Over 44 000 engineers, 745 PhD’s and 70 doctors of science, successfully working in the most science-intensive fields of economy, graduated from the University. The University employs 4 academicians and corresponding members of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, 54 doctors of science, 313 PhD’s, 55 professors, 243 senior lecturers. About 11 thousand students are mastering 26 specialities, and about 200 out of them are foreign students.
The University incorporates 9 faculties, the Institute of Information Technologies; Research and Development Centres; Master, and Post-graduate (Doctorate) Courses.
The courses in the University are offered in Belarusian and Russian. It is planned to organize training in English on the speciality “Computers, systems and networks”. Courses begin from September, 1. The duration of courses is 5 years. The cost of training is 1300 - 1500 USD per year and depends on the faculty.
The University campus and its two halls of residence are located in Minsk downtown. Accommodation of students in the hall of residence is 2-3 persons in each room. The cost of 1 place is about 17 USD per month.
Students are provided with all necessary aids and reading material for study. They are encouraged to use the University library and its rich books fund, including over 1 million textbooks, monographs, and works of world belles-lettres.
The University has beautiful sport facilities. Sports-complex includes a swimming pool, a gymnasium and various play grounds. The use of sport facilities (besides training studies) is on a compensation basis.
Principal Research of the University
Nowadays 55 research and scientific laboratories and research groups are working in the University, including the Center of “Nanoelectronics and novel materials”.
They conduct investigations in the following areas:
- Radioengineering devices and systems;
- Information processing and data transmission systems;
- Advanced information technologies and control systems;
- Micro- and nanoelectronics;
- Advanced prospective materials, energy- and resource-saving technologies;
- Certification, diagnosis and testing of elements, devices and systems;
- Methods of modelling and optimization in radioelectronic systems and devices;
- Information and training technologies in education;
- Beam technologies and engineering.
Admission Requirements for Foreign Students
High schools of the Republic of Belarus admit foreign citizens, having the background education corresponding to the level of general secondary education in Belarus. Besides, higher schools admit individuals having the Bachelor degree to Master courses. Higher schools and research institutes admit as post-graduate-students those foreign citizens who have got a higher education on the level of Master of sciences and experience of work in their speciality. Foreign students having a higher education on the level of Master of Sciences and having a command of the language of instruction can be assigned to high schools as applicants for the Doctoral studies (Ph.D.), and those who have a Ph.D. degree may pursue a Doctor of Science degree (D.Sc.) in order to prepare a thesis on one’s own or under the guidance of a scientific advisor.
The distribution by University of the invitation on training is carried out on the basis of:
- Copy of the document about education with the indication of the studied subjects and received examination grades certified notarially;
- Copy of a valid passport.
Applications in all levels of education are submitted at least 2 months prior to the commencement date by post or by fax. All papers must be in one of these languages: Belarusian, Russian, or English.
On arrival to Belarus the candidate shall submit to the University in the Belarusian, Russian, or English languages the following documents:
The health services of the accepted foreign citizens are offered on a compensation basis. Additionally foreign citizens are required to have the contract of obligatory medical insurance (85 USD per year). On its basis they will receive medical help in emergency cases.
Obligatory conditions to be admitted are: a valid passport with Belarusian visa, obligatory medical insurance.
The presence of all above-mentioned preconditions gives the basis to conclude the contract on training between the University and the Student (or Firm), in which the term of training, the volume of payment for training, the condition of residing in a hostel and other services offered by the University, as well as rights and duties of the student are stipulated.
Foreign students having no command of the language of instruction are admitted to a Preparatory Department of the University for one year study. There they study the Russian language, mathematics and physics. Graduation examinations are held at the Preparatory Department at the end of academic year. Successful students get Graduation Certificates from the Preparatory Department and are admitted to the basic course in the chosen speciality. Foreign students who fail to graduate from the Preparatory Department are dismissed from the University and bound to leave Belarus.
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