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State University of Grodno named after Yanka Kupala

State University of Grodno named after Yanka Kupala

Yanka Kupala SUoG

State University of Grodno named after Yanka Kupala educates specialists in many popular arears. The University has great experience in teaching foreign students and developed branches of international cooperation.

Information about the University

Yanka Kupala SUoG dates back to 1940 when the Grodno Teachers' Institute was first founded. Many years later, in 1977 it was reorganized into State University of Grodno named after Yanka Kupala. In 2016 Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno was awarded the title of Laureate of the Prize of the Government of the Republic of Belarus for achievements in the field of quality. Today SUoG is one of the ten best universities in Belarus and successfully prepares specialists in the field of language and literature, management, law, economics and other specialties.

The University structure

Today the structure of State University of Grodno comprises 15 faculties:

  • Faculty of pre-university study
  • Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
  • College of Technology
  • Faculty of Civil Engineering
  • Faculty of History, Communication and Tourism
  • Humanitarian college
  • Faculty of Psychology 
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Physics and Technology 
  • Faculty of Innovative Engineering Technologies
  • Faculty of Physical training
  • Faculty of Economics and Management
  • Faculty of Philology
  • Military faculty
  • Faculty of Biology and Ecology
  • Faculty of Arts and Design
  • Faculty of Pedagogy

The University also includes other educational institutions:
  • Volkovysk College
  • Leeds College
  • Humanitarian College
  • Technological College
On the basis of the University there is an Institute for Advanced Studies and Retraining of Personnel, Y. Kupala Museum of the History of Development, Technology Transfer Center, Scientific Library. The University has a Technopark RUE "Technolab" in the status of Scientific and technical entity.

The status of the University and academic programs

The teaching staff of Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno includes 37 professors and in 2017-2018 two University employees defended 2 doctoral dissertations.

For convenience of the applicants, Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno organized a preparatory department which is optimized as much as possible to prepare foreign citizens for admission. The preparatory department provides training in Russian and English. There are separate Russian language courses in groups, individual Russian language courses and individual courses in the disciplines that the students can choose themselves.

At Yanka Kupala SUoG there are master's and postgraduate courses. They are available for admission of foreign citizens also. 

The partners of the State University of Grodno in international educational activities are the ” Alfa Educational Services” and AIC CAMPUS. The University has summer schools in various areas for foreign citizens. Under  these educational programs, the students can study at the school of art, at the sociological school, at the school of the Russian language or undergo psychological intensiveness and much more.

Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno is a member of many international programs: ERASMUS +, Poland-Belarus-Ukraine cross-border cooperation program, Latvia-Lithuania-Belarus cross-border cooperation program and others. 

In the international ranking of Webometrics Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno takes  the 3618th  place, and among the Belarusian universities it takes the  3rd  place.


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