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Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics

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General Information

The Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics (BSUIR) is open for international students. The university has great experience in cooperation with foreign students and creates comfortable conditions for studying.

BSUIR has been training specialists in technical specialties for 55 years. In 1964, it was first established as the Minsk Radio Engineering Institute (MRTI) and later on, in 1993,  reorganized into the Belarusian State University of Informatics. Now BSUIR is a prestigious higher educational institution leading in the training of specialists in computer science and radio electronics. The University is certified according to the quality management system of the international standard ISO 9001. 

The structure of the University comprises 9 faculties:

  • Computer aided design (CAD)
  • Information Technology and Management (ITU)
  • Radio Engineering and Electronics (REE)
  • Computer systems and networks (CSN),
  • Infocommunication (IC)
  • Engineering and Economics (EF)
  • Military Faculty (MF)
  • Faculty of Innovative Continuing Education (ICE)
  • Faculty of pre-university training and vocational guidance (PTVG)

BSUIR also includes two subsidiary educational institutions:
  • Institute of Information Technology  of BSUIR
  • Minsk Radio Engineering College

The educational process at the University is provided by 32 educational departments. The education includes training in 38 specialties of the 1st stage of higher education and in 37 specialties of the 2nd stage of higher education. BSUIR has opened 6 educational centers supervised by the leading world companies. Thus, students undergo additional training and certification to work with the equipment produced by the leading IT & industrial companies.

The advanced studies of leading employees, workers in the field of information technology and radio electronics are carried out at the Faculty of Advanced Studies and Retraining of the Institute of Information Technologies of BSUIR.

The status of the University and academic programs

The Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics is staffed with qualified teachers, including two academicians, two corresponding members of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, as well as about 100 Doctors of Sciences and over 400 Candidates of Sciences. BSUIR was awarded the Prize of the Government of the Republic of Belarus for achievements in the field of quality in 2011 and 2016. In addition, the University is accredited by the State Committee for Science and Technology and the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus and has the status of a scientific organization. According to the ranking of 2019, BSUIR is among the top five universities in Belarus.  In the world ranking, it holds the 3807th place according to Webometrics Ranking of World Universities.

BSUIR provides pre-university study for applicants to fill the knowledge gaps and give young people the opportunity to enter the University and complete their studies  successfully. For this purpose, a preparatory department has been established. 

In BSUIR it is possible to study in postgraduate and doctoral studies; this possibility applies to foreign citizens too. The University takes an active part in the development of international cooperation. Today, 169 bilateral agreements have been signed with foreign educational institutions and scientific organizations of 40 countries.

 Studying at BSUIR is also possible in English. Training includes programs such as:

  • Studying in the preparatory department for technical and medical specifications
  • Training of specialists in full-time education and distance learning
  • Masters education
  • Training in the form of competition to pass Candidate exams
  • Postgraduate studies

In general, BSUIR is the best place to study computer science in Belarus!

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Life Conditions

Accommodation, meals and leisure

BSUIR has a campus, which consists of four buildings. The total capacity of the dormitories is more than 3300 beds. Three buildings of BSUIR dormitories are located in the city center near "Academy of Sciences"and" Yakub Kolos Square" metro stations.  Each floor has kitchens and rooms accommodating 2-3 students. The fourth building of the BSUIR campus is dedicated specifically for family students, undergraduates and graduate students and is located in the Student Village closer to the outskirts of the city. 

There is a helpline for students, where they can get the help of psychologists in various life situations. BSUIR takes care of its students, including taking care of a healthy lifestyle. The total area of ​​all sports grounds of BSUIR exceeds 10420 square meters. University sports facilities include stadiums, a swimming pool, gymnasiums and wrestling halls. BSUIR students have the right to choose a specialization in physical training in accordance with their health condition and physical fitness. They can choose from gymnastics, aerobics, weightlifting and various martial arts.

The University constantly invites students to participate in different creative groups - instrumental and vocal ensembles, theatre troupes, dance groups and more.

Students’ meals are provided by the state enterprise "BSUIR Catering Complex", which includes cafes and canteens. Food prices are quite affordable for students.


Payment for accommodation in the dormitory is about $10 per month for residents of buildings No. 1 and No. 2 and $15 per month for residents of buildings No. 3 and No. 4. Foreign citizens are guaranteed to be accommodated in BSUIR dormitories if this is stipulated at the conclusion of the contract with the University. The price includes the use of bedding, premises and furniture, as well as the kitchen and laundry.
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