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International University "MITSO"
International University "MITSO"


MITSO International University in Minsk is a trade union university that trains future lawyers, economists, software engineers and logisticians. The university was founded on the initiative of the Federation of Trade Unions of Belarus. Education at MITSO is paid, but the cost can be reduced due to high academic performance and active participation in the university’s public life.

MITSO closely cooperates with universities in the CIS, Baltic countries, and the EU, is a member of the International Association of Universities, and participates in the Erasmus program. Students of MITSO participate in the scientific life of the university, receive international grants for the development of relevant projects.

Nonresident students in order of priority get a place in the University's Private Housing Fund. For those who were not able to provide a place in the hostel, MITSO helps in finding housing.

The educational institution was founded on March 15, 1930 as the Higher School of the Trade Union Movement. This event marks the beginning of higher union education in Belarus and university history.

In February 1992, by decision of the Presidium of the Federation of Trade Unions of Belarus, the International Institute of Labor and Social Relations was established.

On June 30, 2011, the International Institute of Labor and Social Relations was renamed the International University MITSO.

International University "MITSO" is the founder of the international legal Olympiad "Youth for Peace" - the annual competition in international law for students and undergraduates.

July 8, 2019, Vladimir Losev, who previously held the post of vice-rector for scientific work, became the rector of the university.

Postgraduate specialties:
Economics and National Economy
Civil law; business law; family law; private international law
Labor law; social security law
International law; European law