Faculty of Pre-university Education of the Belarusian State University

The Preparatory Department for foreign citizens

The Faculty was founded on the 1st of September in 1961 and was called a special preparatory faculty for international students. Over the years the faculty has changed in many respects, beginning with the title: the number of departments has risen, the number of students has increased at several times, and additional educational programs have appeared.

Nowadays all foreigners who want to get higher education in Belarus or Russia or to learn the Russian

language can enter the Faculty of Pre-University Education. It consists of the following units:

Preparatory courses for international students

Preparatory courses for CIS citizens

Russian language courses of various duration and intensity

Russian language summer school

Educational process at the Faculty of Pre-University education in carried out by:

• Department of Russian as a foreign language and general disciplines;

• Department of pre-university education.

The training basis of the Faculty includes multimedia computer rooms for collective open

access, an audio-laboratory, a library with more than 30,000 volumes of specialized textbooks

and a reading-room. Students of the Faculty are able to use all study, research and sport

facilities of the Belarusian State University.