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Minsk State Linguistic University

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General Information

Minsk State Linguistic University (MSLU) is the best Belarusian university for studying foreign languages. MSLU was founded in 1948 and during 70 years of its existence the university widened the range of its taught foreign languages up to 23: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Arabic, Turkish, Korean, Swedish, Polish, Czech, Lithuanian, Dutch, Farsi, Urdu, Hebrew, Portuguese, Hungarian, Finnish, Russian and Belarusian.

Minsk State Linguistic University trains its students in 6 educational sectors: 
  • translation/interpretation;
  • teaching;
  • informational services;
  • public relations;
  • foreign economic relations;
  • international tourism.

Each of these sectors includes various specialities: from computer linguistics to simultaneous interpretation, from foreign literature to communicative business technologies - everyone will be able to find something interesting for him- or herself. 
Linguistic university is shaping its faculty responsibly and provides at least one native speaker of every language taught in the university to be working among the teachers. There are teachers from Germany, Iran, Spain, Italy, China, Korea, Russia, the USA, France, Turkey, Sweden, Japan and other countries working at Minsk State Linguistic University and helping students to master their level of knowledge. 
There are more than 9 thousand students at Minsk State Linguistic University together with 600 international students from more than 30 countries of the world.

Minsk State Linguistic University graduates receive the following qualifications:

  • Linguist. Teacher of two foreign languages;
  • Specialist in Intercultural Communications. Translator/Interpreter;
  • Linguist. Translator/Interpreter.

Each of these qualifications has a wide range of specialities, which allows MSLU graduates to become unique and highly demanded professionals.

Minsk State Linguistic University has 6 faculties: 
  • English Faculty;
  • German Faculty;
  • Faculty of the Roman Languages; 
  • Faculty of the Chinese language and Culture;
  • Faculty of Translation and Interpretation;
  • Faculty of Intercultural Communications.

There are also Master's and PhD programs, advanced training and retraining courses, as well as the Russian language courses for  international students.

Linguistic university is developing its international cooperation and world with 130 foreign universities from 33 countries. MSLU is a member of CUITI - an international association of universities that train interpreters and translators. It is also a member of Association of Higher Educational Institutions accredited with the UN, which allows MSLU students to receive a unique and rich experience.
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Life Conditions

Minsk State Linguistic University has 4 comfortable hostels and provides accommodation for international students. There are training halls and gyms, cafes and canteens, recreation and study rooms, laundries and many more. 

Minsk State Linguistic University sports complex has well-equipped game and tennis halls, an athletic gymnastics hall, a physiotherapy gym, a track and field athletics hall with special floor covering. Students can play basketball, volleyball, indoor soccer, table tennis, practice athletic gymnastics, shaping, hand-to-hand combat and self-defence, wushu, taekwondo, orienteering, hiking.
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