Grodno State Agrarian University is a higher education institution that prepares specialists mainly in agriculture, but also includes specialties of accounting, veterinary medicine and economics.
Information about the university
In 1951 the Agricultural Institute was founded in Grodno. In 2000, the Institute was reorganized into the Agricultural University. All these years, the university has been successfully training specialists in agrarian and agricultural specialties, economic and veterinary areas. The university pays special attention to the sports development of its students - 43 students have completed the standard for the title of master of sports during their studies at GSAU..
The university structure
GSAU comprises 28 departments and 9 faculties:
- Faculty of Agronomy
- Faculty of Engineering and Technology
- Faculty of Plant Protection
- Faculty of Biotechnology
- Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
- Faculty of Economics
- Faculty of Accounting
- Faculty of pre-university study
- Graduate School of Management
Master’s degree and PhD studies are also provided.
The Graduate School of Management functions as a department for the second higher education due to the high demand for the qualified management personnel.
It is possible to study at Grodno State Agrarian University full time, as well as to take correspondence study in some specialties. A wide range of disciplines can be studied at the faculty of pre-university study starting with mathematics and the Russian language and ending with epizootology.
The status of the university and academic programs
Nowadays the GSAU employs 275 teachers, 19 of whom are Doctors, and 145 of them are Candidates of Science. The head of the university is the corresponding member of the National Academy of Science, the Doctor of Agricultural Sciences.
The university has master's, postgraduate and doctoral programs- 5, 8 and 2 specialities accordingly. The preparatory department works remotely, which has a beneficial effect on the number of students.
GSAU carries out international activities through its Department of international relations. More than 50 foreign educational institutions annually conclude bilateral agreements on international cooperation with GSAU. The university also takes part in international research projects. Students are given the opportunity to undergo practical training abroad, as well as to carry out research work in collaboration with foreign partners.
Since 2014, for the convenience of foreign students, it is possible to study Management in English at GSAU.