General information

Grodno State Medical University is a universally recognized medical research center in the Republic of Belarus.
Grodno State Medical University was founded in 1958. It keeps a prestigious place among other the medical
higher educational establishments of Belarus. High quality teaching guaranties students’ high level of theoretical
knowledge as well as practical skills and experience. Thousands of graduates have already experienced high
quality of medical education obtained in the Grodno State Medical University. Currently more than 3881 students
attend classes at the university, among them 531 international students from 30 countries worldwide including
foreign students from including India, Pakistan, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Georgia, Canada, Libya, Siriya, Abu Dhabi,
Turkmenistan, China, Africa, and Vietnam and more..

The University provides with all the necessary well equipped experimental and clinical facilities for training high
qualified specialists. The scientists and scholars of the university have specialized in solving diagnostics issues
and treating a wide range of surgical and internal disorders. The university works in collaboration with educational
and research centers of Poland, Germany, Russia and other countries. It organizes annual scientific and piratical
conferences on various medical issues.

Educational process

All overseas students of the Grodno State Medical University study at the Faculty of General Medicine can study 6
Years in English Medium. Grodno State Medical University is the First University which started English Medium
Medical program in Belarus and the only university which conduct total 6 years All the Theory, Exams and
Lectures in English Medium Medicine (MD) program in Belarus. Also the lectures and teacher are fluent in English.

The Russian-language training includes to the syllabus in addition. The English language training implies that
students get education in English and acquire good knowledge in the Russian language only for communication
with patients at the Hospitals.

After graduation from the University the graduates are granted International Degree and are conferred the title of
the MD. In addition, the University provides the possibility of post-graduate education - Clinical residency and Post-
graduate doctoral course (PhD) in various medical fields.

Other Faculties: Pediatrics, Medical Psychology, Medical Diagnostics, Nursing
After completion of General Medicine MD program students can get admission in

Clinical residency and Post-graduate training in 20 specialties:

Obstetrics and Gynecology, Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Gastroenterology, Dermatovenereology ,
Infectious diseases, Cardiology, Neurology, Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Rehabilitation Medicine, Phthisiology,
Endocrinology, Oncology, Otorhinolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Traumatology and Orthopedics, Urology,
Pediatrics, Surgery, Therapy

Clinical Facilities and Hospitals of the University

The University works with joint collaboration with 7 Government Hospitals and Clinical centers of the city.
All the hospitals are well-equipped with all necessary facilities for students to obtain practical

Library and Computing Facilities

Grodno State Medical University has one of the biggest medical libraries in the country. It includes over 420000
copies of textbooks as well as various supplementary materials, CDs, medical journals, periodicals. The library
contains a large number of books and scientific journals in all branches of knowledge both in English and Russian
and in other foreign languages. The annual accessions amount to 6 - 8 thousand copies, more than 170
academic periodicals are regularly subscribed to.

The library is connected to the Internet and offers on-line access to the biomedical database, digital catalogues,
and also uses up-to-date informational technologies that allow diversifying render services.

In the University library there are lots of comfortable reading rooms, Catalogue room, and Computer equipped
room providing free access to all world information resources, The Interlibrary Subscription department, The
Educational Literature department, Fiction and arts department, Information and bibligraphy department and the
Social and Legal center attached are available. The students can work at the Internet Center with personal
computers providing a high-speed access to Internet resources.

The students and academic staff can use such databases and links as:

•   full-text database of Wiley;       •      Ovid;
•   Springer;                                            •      EBSCO Publishing;
•   Cambridge University Press;   •     Electronic medical library “Doctor’s Consultant”

Hostel and Canteen

There are 4 student hostels next to the main building of the university and its 5 minutes walk distance to the main
building of the University. They can accommodate 1840 students. Two of the buildings are of flat type example;
two rooms with attached restroom bathroom and toilet and a kitchen. All the hostels are fully Furnished and
includes unlimited Gas, Electricity, Hot and Cold water.  The hostel rooms and the entire buildings are centrally
heated. Normally two students share one room. There are separate arrangements for both boys & girls.

At the dining room foreign students are able to prepare their own national food. Foreign TV channels are
available as well. The hostel maintenance personnel keeps the students’ hostels clean on the daily basis and
make all the students comfortably living in the hostel strictly follow the rules and regulations. Alcoholic drinks and
smoking are strictly forbidden in the hostel.  
There are comfortable Students’ canteen offers a rich variety of tasty dishes to fulfill all the International students’
food dietary needs and the canteen has a deserving reputation among other canteens of the city. The University
canteen was awarded the title of “The Best Trade Object of the Social Catering” (among municipal universities).
University canteens provide students healthy and balance diet to keep them physically strong while experiencing
higher education in GSMU.


The University pays much attention to students’ sports activities. It is organized at the Department of Physical
Training and Sport. The sport club “Medic” coordinates all the sports activities of the University. It is very important
to keep students physically and mentally strong.
The University has good sports facilities: large gyms, wrestling training room, running track.
The main sports activities are volleyball, basketball, football, mini-football, athletics, draughts, chess, swimming,
eurhythmics, judo, badminton, table tennis, arm wrestling, power lifting, kettle bell lifting, and bodybuilding.
Sports teams of the University participate in different regional and republic sport competitions and obtain
remarkable results.
The training process is organized by the qualified staff, among them: S.F. Sudak - Master of Sports in athletics, a
world record breaker; N.V. Lunkina – the World Champion on poliathlon among veterans, the Referee of the
Highest Qualification, the prize-winner of USSR championships; P.P. Kachnovich – the prize-winner of USSR race
walking championships.


Student club is a student centre for arts and leisure activities.
Today more than 600 talented boys and girls are members of different clubs. Among them there is a folk singing
studio "Zaranitsa", a folk dance theater "Alma Dea", a pop singing studio "Ovation", a theater of fashion
"Perfection", KVN festivals, and others. Clubs of amateur performances are frequent winners and laureates of
numerous regional and national contests and festivals of student arts.

The University has several public organizations such as Belarussian Republic Youth Union, Belarussian Medical
Trade Union, Students’ Self-government, sorority house, political club, literary cenacle “Catharsis”.

Students have the opportunity to celebrate all their own national, cultural and religious festival with University
administration, professors all the foreign students together. Usually most of the festivals such as Dewali, Sinhala &
Hindu New year, Buddhist festival Vesak, Islamic festivals, Christmas and many other festivals are celebrating
yearly. Students will feel more like home in Grodno.  
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GSMU Specialty and Differentiation

1. Grodno State Medical University Provides High Quality 6 Years English
Medium Program for Low Cost Tuition Fees.

Grodno State Medical University is the First University which started
English Medium Medical program in Belarus and the only university
which conduct total 6 years All the Theory, Exams and Lectures in English
Medium Medicine (MD) program in Belarus. Also the lectures and teacher
are fluent in English.    

2. Standard European Medical Program Registered by WHO, MCI..

Degrees of  GSMU University are recognized by the World Health
Organization, Educational commission for foreign medical graduates, by
the Medical Councils of India, Lithuania, the USA. The graduates of our
University successfully confirm their Degrees in Great Britain, Australia,
Germany, India, Pakistan, Poland, Syria, the USA, Canada and in many
other countries.

3. Grodno State Medical University got into the TOP 500 list of the world’s
best universities. Click here to open the TOP 500 University list.

In 2010 Grodno State Medical University became the first medical
university of higher education in the Republic of Belarus, which
implemented and certified the ISO 9001 Quality Management System
corresponding to the National Quality Management System (СТБ ISO 9001-
2009) and to the German Quality Management System (DIN EN 9001-2008).

4. Highly Experienced English Medium Training and Students Friendly
Teaching Staff.

International students have been studying at the university since 1995.
And since 2003 university has been providing training in English Medium
during the whole 6 year period of studying. At present 531 international
students from 33 countries of the world study at the university.

5. Grodno is an ideal place for living and studying. The atmosphere of
cosiness and friendliness gives you a sense of safety and comfort. Here
you can feel at home.

Fees Structure of GSMU 2014 - 2015 Academic Year

University fees includes all the Books, Examinations fees, Lectures,
Practical and Theory
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academic year
Preparatory Training
Course (Russian Medium)
8-10 months
2000 USD $
General Medicine MD
Total 6 Years in English
6 years
4100 USD $
General Medicine MD
Russian Medium
6 years
3500 USD $

In 2011 Grodno State Medical
University was marked with
Government Quality Award

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Grodno State Medical University got
into the TOP 500 list of the world's
best universities