Belarusian State Technological University was founded in 1930. Now the University is a large multi-profile educational and scientific centre in the Republic of Belarus. The activities of the University cover a wide scope ranging from training highly competitive specialists to research and development and innovative activities. It is the leading Belarusian higher educational institution in the fields of forestry, chemical and printing industries. BelSTU was granted the status of a basic higher educational institution of the CIS in the fields of forestry and forest industry. Later it became a full member of the International Centre for Forestry and Forest Industry (ICFFI).
The university researchers contribute to over 230 projects within 35 national and international scientific and technical programs. The University collaborates with more than 400 national enterprises and business within commercial contracts of applied character.
The world markets of hi-tech and R&D products can only be won with state-of-the-art equipment. The University departments and the Centre for Chemical and Physical Investigation Methods are equipped with unique up-to-date research and laboratory facilities enabling high-quality research and assisting in the educational process.
At present there are ten faculties at Belarusian State Technological University:
- Forestry Faculty
- Faculty of Forest Engineering, Materials Science and Design.
- Organic Substances Technology Faculty
- Chemical Technology and Engineering Faculty
- Faculty of Print Technology and Media Communications
- Economic Engineering Faculty
- Faculty of Information Technology
- Faculty of Extramural Studies
- Preparatory Sections
- Faculty of Social Professions