“ A good university is a ray of light that lights the spark of knowledge and passion to achieve your goals!”
The best university gives wings to your academic dreams and helps you to mould your dream career. Vitebsk State Medical University (VSMU) of Belarus is one such MBBS university that offers the best quality of medical education at the most affordable fees. As a result, VSMU has a leading position amongst the universities of the Republic of Belarus.
Established in 1934, Vitebsk is one of the highly acclaimed and top-rated medical universities in Belarus. The University is recognized among the top government universities in the Republic of Belarus. In addition, it is recognized by MCI and WHO to provide the best education in the field of medical sciences.
The University has experienced, qualified and talented faculty members who impart the best quality of education using integrated learning mechanisms. The professors believe in the theory and practical based integrated learning for the comprehensive learning and an all-around development. Thus they work on both theoretical and practical based learning programs. The teaching goes along with great pedagogical experience, great research activities and academic means of training.
The training programs are designed to meet the high international standards by blending theoretical knowledge and practical training sessions. In addition, the various departments of the University are further equipped with state-of-the-art technologies to enhance the training process.
The university is established on the pillars of six academic buildings, seven hostels, three canteens, sports grounds and fitness centers. The university has a well-stocked library with loads of books available in English and other foreign languages for easy reference. In addition, the electronic library was introduced in the year 2003, and this provides the student with all the facilities with the latest technical equipment and computers running on high-speed connections. The University has its own entrance exam patterns for enrolling the students for the MBBS course, but Indian students with NEET qualification are not required to appear for the entrance exam.
The University started enrolling international students in the year 1981. Today, many international students from all across the globe study at this medical university in Belarus. The university holds its prominent place in the global ranking system and bestows degrees to its students, which is recognized by WHO, MCI, ECFMG, FCVS and others.
The teaching faculty at the university is highly qualified and trained. In addition, the university provides facilities to students like the internet, library, student cafe, sports complex etc. VSMU believes in the overall development of its students. Thus, the curriculum is intertwined with academics, extra-curricular activities and sports that help the students groom from both, inside and outside. In 1998 the Institute successfully passed the certification and accreditation of the status of higher educational establishment of university type. As a result, it was changed into Vitebsk State Order of People’s Friendship Medical University.
The medium of instruction in medical Universities in Belarus is English for international students. The Vitebsk State Medical University trains medical students with progressive approaches in clinical sciences. The students moving on from VSMU, land brilliant positions as doctors and medical practitioners all across the globe.
About Vitebsk city
Belarus is a country in Eastern Europe. It has varied cultures with a blend of historical and modern architecture. Thus, Belarus is a very diverse country and fascinating to explore. The government is spic n span, bountiful of natural beauty, rejuvenating one’s mind and soul.
The Belarusian folks are friendly with moral and ethical values ingrained in their behaviour. They portray a sense of calmness and harmony when dealing with international students. Vitebsk city dates back to Belarus’ origin and is considered as one of the age-old cities in the country. Amiable, warm and compassionate all epitomizes the aura and culture of the city.
The city stretches on both banks of the Western Dvina, surrounded by mesmerizing natural beauties. The city has gained the reputation of a significant industrial, scientifically and culturally rich centre in Belarus. Moreover, it is the hub of varied colleges offering many courses to students all across the globe.
The city is bathed with a captivating architectural style. The city’s aura is the perfect blend of infrastructures of past and present with authentic cultural vibes that give jaw-dropping appeal.
Why Vitebsk State Medical University?
State-owned medical university provides the best quality of medical education as compared to the European standards.
The MD program is fully accredited by the institutions like World Health Organization (WHO), International Medical Education Directory (IMED), General Medical Council (UK), Australian Medical Council (Australia), Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG of USA)
Medical degree from Belarus is eligible for license exams like MCI, PMDC, USMLE, PLAB etc.
The medical degree awarded is globally recognized.
Medium of Instruction is English.
Students get global exposure and an opportunity to work with recognized professors.
The main focus is to maintain European standard of education with 12:1 student to teacher ratio enabling personalized tutoring style in sync with the learning needs of the student.
High level of practical training & research oriented training.
Comprehensive clinical training several specialized government hospitals.
University participate in international exchange programs in the framework of academic mobility.
Total 20 Teaching Hospitals with bed capacity of 10,700.
VSMU medical graduates are practicing medicine in more than 100 countries in the world.
Emphasis is given to the European education standard
Affordable tuition fee structure, making the curriculum affordable for many deserving students.
Students are not required to appear for any language exams like IELTS & TOEFL.
Cost of living is low.
In Belarus, there are many good hospitals where students can go for internship after completion of their course.
Better job opportunities for the students worldwide after completing their course.
VITEBSK STATE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY- At a Glance
Intake for MBBS course
September & January(Every year)
10+2 passed with 60% in Physics, Chemistry & Biology
NEET Entrance test
Yes, it is mandatory for all the Indian medical aspirants
Medium of Instruction
WHO, NMC, USAID, MCI and UNESCO accredited
Medical Universities are approved & recognised by Ministry of Education & Science, Ministry of Foreign Affair & Ministry of health of the respective countries.
Country Rank- 8
World Rank- 3928
Internship and Practice as a Doctor
Indian students can do their internship in India after clearing their NEXT exam and they can pursue their practice after getting an FMGE license.
International students have to follow the norms and rules laid down by the medical council of their respective countries.
Every year there are two major intakes in most of the medical universities in Belarus-First intake process starts in September and winter intake starts in January.
All the admission process starts before three months.
University Fees structure
Vitebsk State Medical University , BELARUS
University Fees Structure (USD)
University Tuition Fee
Charges of Visa on Arrival
Residency Charges (Student Visa)
Total Expenses $
Total Expenses INR
Note-$-Rs.75 (It may vary) All above fees /Expenses to be carried by the student, and will be submitted in the Belarus while doing admission process in the University. Hostel fees, charges of medical check-up, medical insurance, visa on arrival & residency are subject to change.
Service Charge of Sunrise Star Overseas Education Consultancy is separate.
Extra service and processing charges in Belarus.
At the time of admission process, university & hostel fees will be paid only in USD.
Students’ living expenses are subject to the lifestyle of the students.
Eligibility criteria: MBBS in Vitebsk State Medical University
Students have to adhere to the eligibility criteria to get admission to the MBBS course: Getting admission to the medical university in Ukraine for Indian & overseas students through Sunrise Star Overseas Education Consultancy is quite easy & carried out in a systematic process. Following documents are required:
Educational qualification- Aspirants must have scored 60% and above marks in their higher secondary exam from a recognized board.
HSC pass percentage - Required 60% in aggregate of Physics, Chemistry & Biology and English as a compulsory subject.
Having good command over the English language
Candidates should be above 17 years of age on, or before 31st December during the year of their admission process.
NEET qualification- Students must have cleared the NEET exam with an eligible score of fifty percentile. The medical aspirants of the other countries have to check the examination norms and rules of their respective countries.
Having a valid passport.
Ten identical white background passport size photos (50 mm x 50 mm).
Download the admission form from the website.
Forward duly filled & signed admission form to the consultancy.
Documents required for student visa to study in Belarus
Following set of original documents are required to apply for the student visa in Belarus:
Valid travel passport with minimum validity of one year.
Admission & invitation letter from the university.
Medical fitness certificate by the doctor.
Medical report- Required medical test report of HIV & tuberculosis.
Parents’ last six month of bank statements with minimum balance of USD 4000 or Rupees 3 Lakhs.
Ten identical white background passport size photos (50 mm x 50 mm).
The embassy will issue visa for 90 days. After completing the admission process, our consultancy will guide the students in obtaining a temporary residence permit. This permit is valid for one year and further it will be renew on early basis.
Medical insurance shall be renewed on an annual basis.
An HIV/AIDS and some infectious disease test will be done by a Belarusian clinic, which is required for the residence permit.
Visa processing time
The processing time of student visa of Belarus takes twenty five working days after submitting the visa application file to the embassy.
Admission Process in Vitebsk State Medical University
Sunrise Star Overseas Education Consultancy makes the admission process systematic and carries it out in a hassle-free manner!
Following are the steps of admission process:
Students should send the online application form to the Sunrise Star Overseas Education Consultancy, and should select the course which they want to pursue.
For the admission & invitation letter from the university, the student must send all the above documents via email to Sunrise Star Overseas Education Consultancy (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Once we will receive the documents, our consultant will review all the documents forwarded by the students.
After that, the consultant will forward all the documents to the university to confirm the seat.
Students will receive an admission confirmation letter within 20 working days.
After the confirmation of admission, university will courier original admission & invitation letter along with visa support letter to Sunrise Star Overseas Education Consultancy.
With the set of documents, our consultant will move forward to apply for student visa to the respective embassy of the country.
The nationals of the foreign countries, where there are no Belarusian Embassies, are issued a visa on arrival at the National airport in Minsk. For visa on arrival, the medical applicant must show all the above original set of documents to the airport immigration authority.
After visa approval, Sunrise Star Overseas Education Consultancy will book the flight ticket and inform the parents and the students about the complete travel plan.
All students must follow the international travel protocol.
Finally the admission process will start, once student reaches the university.
Before the admission a formal written exam will be conducted by the university, which is an important part of the admission process.
Students are provided accommodation in the university’s own ‘hostel accommodation’ or they could opt for ‘private apartment type of accommodation’.
VITEBSK STATE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY, BELARUS
Syllabus of General Medicine
Anatomy, Chemistry, Bio-organic chemistry, Physics, Biology, Histology, Cytology and Embryology
Biological chemistry, Normal physiology, general care therapeutic/surgical patients, Micro-biology
Pathological physiology/Anatomy, Propaedeutic of internal diseases/General surgery, Pharmacology, Topographical anatomy.
4th -6th year
General surgery, Traumatology and Orthopaedics, Ophthalmology, Urology, Oncology, Otolaryngology, Anaesthesiology and Rehabilitation, Clinical medicine, Endocrinology, Ultra-sound scanning, Dermatology and Dermatovenerology, Cardiology,
Infectious diseases, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Forensic medicine, Gynaecology and Obstetrics and General Hygiene.
The educational process for 6th-year general medicine students is conducted according to the pre-graduate internship program.
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