Vitebsk State Medical University

country rank  9
world rank  5061

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University Overview

Founded in 1934, Vitebsk State Medical University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Vitebsk (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Vitebsk Region. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Belarus, Vitebsk State Medical University (VSMU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Vitebsk State Medical University (VSMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 84 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Віцебскі дзяржаўны медыцынскі ўніверсітэт
Acronym VSMU
Founded 1934
Motto Medicina fructuosior pars nulla

University Location

Address 27 Frunze Avenue
Vitebsk (population range: 250,000-499,999)
210023 Vitebsk Region
T +375 (212) 241 791
F +375 (212) 241 791

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 27 Frunze Avenue
Vitebsk 210023
+375 (212) 241791

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 800-899
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Vitebsk State Medical University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Health of the Republic of Belarus

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • World Health Organization (WHO)
  • Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)
  • Lithuanian Center for Quality Assessment in Higher Education (SKVC)
  • Federation Credentials Verification Service (FCVS)
  • Medical Council of India (MCI)


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Site last updated: Tuesday, 9 October 2018