Belarusian State University or Белорусский государственный университет (BSU) - public higher education institution in Belarus. The history of BSU can be traced back to1921 . The university campus is of urban type and is located in the vicinity of Minsk.

University ranking. Belarusian State University takes the first place in the national rankings of Belarus. Belarusian State University Is quite remarkable as it is among the best world universities.

Application process and the cost of tuition. In addition to the results of the examinations the applicant must submit a certificate of the previous academic performance. The academic year is divided into semesters like in many other educational institutions of Belarus. BSU has affordable bachelor’s programs that cost less than 1,000 USD/year. In order to obtain a master’s degree the student must spend about 1,000 USD per year. More information about tuition fees and admission requirements can be found on the official website of the university(

The composition of the university. Belarusian State University is a big educational institution, attended by more than 22 thousand students. Foreign citizens can submit their applications along with the local students. The ratio of foreign students at BSU is 10% of all students. The academic staff of BSU includes more than 3 thousand teachers and professors. The university provides its students with the opportunity to participate in the international exchange programs. To learn more about the students and alumni of the university you can visit the university’s social media pages: Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of BSU. The university has its own library.
Ranking   487   1
Белорусский государственный университет
Country Belarus
City Minsk
Bachelor (foreigners) 1,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) 1,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens) 0 USD/year.
Master (citizens) 0 USD/year.
Living expenses $284 -607 USD/month
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General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1921
Abbreviation BSU
Teachers 3,627
Students 22,336
Foreigners 10%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
• Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus
World ranking 487
Country ranking 1
Quality of teaching 89
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 487
QS World University Rankings 422
Cost of living in Minsk
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 115 183
Food 95 205
Transportation 12 38
Communications and utilities 22 28
Clothing 23 88
Sports and leisure 16 66
Total 284 607
Accommodation in Minsk USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 117
Shared room in city centre 184
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 196
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 319
Alternative title
be Беларускі дзяржаўны ўніверсітэт
Russian Белорусский государственный университет
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