Belarus State Medical University is the leading medical training university in the Republic of Belarus with international recognition and competence. It dates back to 1921 when the University of History was founded as a part of the State Medical University. The medical faculty became an independent university in 1930. On June 28, 2001 Minsk State Medical Institute received the name of Belarus State Medical University as the leading educational institution of the country. In 1925 first 21 graduate doctors received their diplomas. In 1930 it was established in the medical department of the State Medical Institute of Belarus. Between June 1941 and October 1943, the Institute stopped its work and continued in Russia afterwards. In 1944, the Institute returned to Minsk. In 1960 the Dental Faculty was established. In 1964, it started working in the Faculty of Pediatrics and Preventive Medicine. In 1967 Faculty of Medicine for foreign students was opened in the university. In 1971, the Minsk State Medical University was awarded a state medal by the USSR for the custody and the achievement of public health. In 1995, the Military Medical Faculty was opened. In 2001, university achieved the title and position on the topic of high medical education.
Medical Faculty For Foreign Students
For foreign students, the Faculty of Medicine teaches in English and Russian and teaches general medicine, dentistry, preventive medicine, pharmacy. Education is a fee. Graduates are entitled to receive diplomas with international recognition.
The Faculty of General Medicine is the oldest and the most popular faculty at the university which provides training of specialists engaged in medical activity in the field of strengthening and preserving health, diagnostics, treatment, rehabilitation and disease prophylaxis in adult population.
The Faculty of Preventive Medicine is the only Faculty at the Republic of Belarus which prepares specialists for practical disease-preventive service of the Republic of Belarus. The main goal is to preserve and ensure the well-being of population. The graduates of the faculty provide primary diseases prevention to the population of the Republic of Belarus.
The graduates of the Pediatric Faculty provide medical and consultative assistance for practical Public healthcare service. The faculty carries out training in four basic specialties: pediatrics, pediatric surgery, pediatric anesthesiology and reanimatology, pediatric gynecology and obstetrics.
The top target of the Dental Faculty is to prepare a dentist. After appropriate specialization graduates can work as dental therapists, orthopedists, dental surgeons, orthodontists, pediatric dentists, etc.
The Faculty of Military Medicine trains specialists for the Armed Forces and other military formations of the Republic of Belarus. Graduates are awarded a military rank of Senior Lieutenant of Medical Service.
Medical Faculty For International Students
The Medical Faculty for Foreign Students provides training in Russian and English languages in the following specialties: «General Medicine», «Dentistry», «Preventive Medicine» and «Pharmacy». The training is carried out on a fee paid basis. Graduates are awarded Internationally Recognized Diplomas.
The pharmaceutical education combines knowledge of chemical, biomedical and pharmaceutical disciplines with knowledge of the pharmaceutical business organization , work of pharmacies, management and marketing, pharmaceutical ethics and deontology.
Career Guidance and pre-University Training
The Faculty of Career Guidance and Pre-University Training provides training on subjects that are passed by applicants as entrance examinations to medical universities, biological faculties of other higher educational institutions, as well as institutions providing specialized secondary education.