Universities of Gomel

Universities of Gomel city

Gomel is the second largest city in the Belarus. There are 4 higher education institutions working here and more than 54 thousand students study there. Gomel offers you one general university and 3 specialized universities: technical, medical and economic. Universities of Gomel are famous in CIS and there are a lot of students from CIS countries studying there.

Gomel State University named after Francysk Skaryna

The Skaryna GSU is the leading university in the Gomel region. It is one of the top 5 higher educational institutions in Belarus. Future economists, lawyers, engineers, linguists, historians, philologists, biologists and teachers are study here. This university is the main supplier of personnel for the IT sphere.

Gomel State University named after Francysk Skaryna was established on the basis of the Gomel Pedagogical Institute, opened on November 8, 1930. The Pedagogical Institute with a 2-year and then 4-year period of study had 3 faculties: Physics and Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology, Literature and Language.

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During the Great Patriotic War, many teachers and students were drafted into the Red Army, and the Institute was evacuated to the Kirov region. On November 26, 1943 the city of Gomel was liberated and from May 31, 1944 the work of the Gomel Pedagogical Institute was resumed. During this period, the main directions of research work of the departments were determined.

The structure of the GSU named after F. Skaryna includes: 12 faculties; Institute for Advanced Training and Retraining of Personnel; 2 research institutes; 18 research laboratories; 42 student research units; 43 departments; university-wide Francysk Skaryna laboratory museum, 7 museum expositions of faculties, post-graduate studies, doctoral studies.

Faculties of the GSU:

  • faculty of Biology;
  • geology and geography faculty;
  • faculty of History;
  • faculty of Mathematics and Programming Technologies;
  • faculty of Foreign Languages;
  • faculty of Psychology and Pedagogy;
  • faculty of Physical Education;
  • faculty of Physics and Information Technologies;
  • faculty of Philology;
  • faculty of Economics;
  • faculty of Law;
  • faculty of pre-university training and vocational guidance.

The university offers training in both Russian and English for foreign citizens. The cost of education in Russian varies from 1950$ to 2340$, and in English from 2000$ to 2520$. This university is one of the best university of Gomel universities.

Belarusian Trade and Economic University

At the first stage of higher education in BTEU training is carried out in 12 specialties of full-time and part-time forms of education at 3 faculties:

  • economics and management;
  • accounting and financial;
  • commercial.

BTEU has bilateral cooperation agreements with more than 50 educational institutions and research centres from 15 countries. The university's priority in the field of international cooperation is to train specialists for foreign countries. The university has been training foreign citizens since 2005. Over this period, more than 150 foreign nationals from 15 countries have received higher education diplomas: Algeria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, India, Moldova, Kazakhstan, Nigeria, Pakistan, Russia, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Ukraine.