Полоцкий государственный университет

Polotsk
State
University

FOREIGN STUDENTS

For Foreign Students

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY

Polotsk State University is a classical university which realizes educational programs of higher and post-graduate education in a wide range of humanities and sciences combining fundamental education with modern methods and teaching technologies according to the best European traditions.

Address:

Polotsk State University
211440, Novopolotsk,
Vitebsk region, 29 Blokhin Street
The Republic of Belarus

Web-site: www.psu.by

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PRELIMINARY COURSES

The full-time preliminary courses are opened for foreign students to prepare them for entering the university.

Tuition fees: 1850 USD for one academic year.

The duration of studying: 10 months - from the 1st of September till the 30th of June.

The studying includes the Russian language course and subjects connected with a particular professional sphere. The process of studying is divided into three educational sections: humanitarian, economic, technical:

Sections Subjects Hours
Humanitarian The Russian language 840
Russian literature 108
Regional geography 108
Information science 72
Economic The Russian language 840
Economics 108
Mathematics 108
Information science 72
Technical The Russian language 840
Mathematics 72
Physics 72
Chemistry 72
Information science 72

After the completion of studying, students take the exams, which determine the level of language proficiency and the knowledge of those subjects that are connected with a certain professional sphere. The students, who pass the exams successfully, receive a certificate that allows them to continue studying at higher educational institutions of the Republic of Belarus, the Ukraine and the Russian Federation.

RUSSIAN LANGUAGE COURSES

Russian language courses are carried out by the Faculty of Pre-University Training.

The intensive classes are held with the help of traditional methods of teaching and new educational technologies which provide trainees; preparation for everyday communication in the language environment.

The participants have the opportunity to study in groups or individually. The groups are formed according to the level of Russian (Belarusian) language. Group classes start as soon as the groups are formed (6-10 people).

Duration of studying (20 hours a week) Tuition fees, USD
Group classes
1 month 350
Individual classes
1 hour (no less than 10 hours) 12
1 hour (10-16 hours a week) 11
1 hour (more than 16 hours) 10

Minimal period of studying – 1 month.

After the completion of studying, students take the exams, which determine the level of Russian language. The students, who pass the exams successfully, receive a certificate that allows them to continue studying at higher educational institutions of the Republic of Belarus, the Ukraine and the Russian Federation.

THE FIRST-DEGREE OF HIGHER EDUCATION – BACHELOR DEGREE

Polotsk State University is the largest regional Belarusian university, which prepare specialists in a wide range of prestigious and relevant specialities for different spheres of life. Nowadays more than 12 000 study at 9 faculties at PSU.

The form of studying: full-time and postal.

The duration of studying: four – six years (depending on the form of studying and chosen program).

Tuition fees: 2400 USD for one academic year.

Programs 2016

Faculties:

THE SECOND-DEGREE OF HIGHER EDUCATION – MASTER DEGREE

The Master courses at Polotsk State University as the second-degree of higher education provide the formation of knowledge and skills in scientific and research work for the further post-graduate education.

The requirements for entering: the diploma of higher education confirmed in the Republic of Belarus.

The entering exam: passing an interview.

The form of studying: full-time and postal.

The duration of studying: one-two years (depending on individual program).

Tuition fees: 3000-4000 USD for the whole period of studying (depending on the form and duration of studying).

Master programs

POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION

Post-graduate education is the first stage of post-university education. The studying is aimed at the preparation of researches of high proficiency. The post-graduate education carries out getting deep theoretical knowledge and the experience of experimental work according to a chosen professional scientific sphere. It allows solving scientific tasks and preparing candidate dissertation for getting PhD.

The form of studying: full-time and postal.

The duration of studying: full-time (no more than 3 years) and postal (no more than 4 years).

Post-graduate programs

ENTERING

The entering of Polotsk State University consists of the following steps:

1. Invitation:

  • Submission of the application and copies of attendant documents (a filled application, copy of the national passport, the original document about the complete secondary education and copies of notarized translation;
  • Submission of documents;
  • Getting the invitation;
  • Getting the student visa of the Republic of Belarus.

2. Admission to the university:

  • Submission of the application and copies of attendant documents;
  • Passing an interview;
  • The registration of the order;
  • Signing the tuition contract and paying tuition fees;
  • Medical report on the health status and getting medical insurance.

The list of documents submitted by foreign students:

  • The application;
  • The original document about the complete secondary education (including the list of subjects and grades) and a notarized translation of this document;
  • Health certificate issued by an official health authority in the applicant’s country of residence;
  • AIDS certificate issued by an official health authority in the applicant’s country of residence;
  • 6 photos (size 4x6);
  • The certificate about the complete preliminary courses;
  • National passport and migration card.