Belarusian State University: Statistics



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#1240 of 14,131 In the World
#457 of 2,785 In Europe
#1 of 49 In Belarus
#1 of 26 In Minsk
#332 of 1,053 For Firefighting and Fire Science
Top50% For 71 other topics
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Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate80%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (Attestat o srednjem /specialnom/obrazovanii); Entrance examination; Admissions interview subject to program request
Academic CalendarSemesters

We've calculated the 80% acceptance rate for Belarusian State University based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

Belarusian State University has published 13,443 scientific papers with 114,876 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Physics, Engineering, Chemistry, Quantum and Particle physics, Materials Science, Biology, Organic Chemistry, Environmental Science, Optical Engineering, and Computer Science.


Belarusian State University majors

by publication & citation count

10,450 / 97,990
9,759 / 92,051
9,562 / 94,132
Quantum and Particle physics
8,979 / 83,686
Materials Science
7,360 / 74,480
6,843 / 74,084
Organic Chemistry
6,705 / 74,662
Environmental Science
5,008 / 46,493
Optical Engineering
4,674 / 40,680
Computer Science
3,944 / 29,083
Metallurgical Engineering
3,386 / 37,642
3,053 / 39,897
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
2,887 / 15,662
2,808 / 34,581
Chemical Engineering
2,603 / 38,981
Electrical Engineering
2,591 / 24,400
Nuclear Physics
2,577 / 21,185
2,446 / 22,226
Physical chemistry
2,232 / 33,328
2,104 / 20,533
2,081 / 13,644
2,004 / 23,401
Condensed Matter Physics
1,956 / 20,656
Geography and Cartography
1,917 / 14,686
1,579 / 6,085
1,466 / 11,630
Astrophysics and Astronomy
1,457 / 11,868
1,435 / 7,932
1,432 / 14,000
1,420 / 7,884
Environmental Chemistry
1,393 / 17,772
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
1,383 / 5,463
1,349 / 12,866
Atomic and Molecular physics
1,320 / 12,243
Political Science
1,293 / 4,625
1,199 / 4,531
Mechanical Engineering
1,066 / 6,472
1,053 / 7,936
Inorganic Chemistry
1,026 / 16,205
Acoustical Engineering
1,012 / 8,113

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 35 63
1992 52 76
1993 109 75
1994 122 133
1995 123 175
1996 152 240
1997 166 329
1998 204 411
1999 257 590
2000 268 728
2001 325 891
2002 349 1015
2003 385 1364
2004 386 1735
2005 408 2005
2006 407 2559
2007 410 2673
2008 370 3269
2009 359 3267
2010 332 3682
2011 403 4115
2012 382 4482
2013 486 4803
2014 451 5131
2015 419 5330
2016 476 5488
2017 565 5861
2018 514 6336
2019 872 7838
2020 845 8825
2021 895 9726
2022 879 9802
2023 659 10094
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The tuition table for Belarusian State University gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition Cost (per year)
Bachelor's Degree 2,500 BYN
Master's Degree 3,000 BYN
PhD Program 3,500 BYN

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Belarusian State University.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design No No No
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine No No No
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Diplom Magistra Actuarial Science, Anthropology, Applied Mathematics, Archaeology, Archiving, Art Criticism, Banking, Biochemistry, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Chinese, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Design, Ecology, Economics, Educational Sciences, Electronic Engineering, English, Ethnology, Finance, French, Geography, Geography (Human), Geology, German, Heritage Preservation, History, Human Resources, Information Management, Information Sciences, International Business, International Economics, International Law, International Relations and Diplomacy, Italian, Journalism, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Mechanics, Microbiology, Mineralogy, Museum Studies, Oriental Languages, Oriental Studies, Pedagogy, Pharmacology, Philology, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Radiophysics, Restoration of Works of Art, Romance Languages, Russian, Science Education, Slavic Languages, Social Work, Sociology, Software Engineering, Surveying and Mapping, Tourism, Translation and Interpretation, Transport Management
Kandidat Nauk Economics, International Economics, International Law, International Relations and Diplomacy, Oriental Languages, Oriental Studies, Tourism
Doktor Nauk Actuarial Science, Administrative Law, Aesthetics, Analytical Chemistry, Anthropology, Applied Mathematics, Archaeology, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Bulgarian, Chemistry, Chinese, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Criminology, Cultural Studies, Czech, Demography and Population, Design, Ecology, Econometrics, Economics, Educational Psychology, Educational Sciences, Electronic Engineering, English, Ethics, Ethnology, European Union Law, Fiscal Law, Folklore, French, Geochemistry, Geography, Geology, German, History, History of Law, Industrial and Production Economics, Information Management, Information Sciences, Inorganic Chemistry, International Economics, International Law, International Relations and Diplomacy, Italian, Journalism, Labour Law, Laser Engineering, Law, Literature, Logic, Management, Mathematical Physics, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Mechanics, Microbiology, Mineralogy, Museum Studies, Nuclear Physics, Optics, Organic Chemistry, Oriental Languages, Oriental Studies, Peace and Disarmament, Pedagogy, Pharmacology, Philology, Philosophy, Physical Chemistry, Physical Education, Physics, Political Sciences, Private Law, Psychology, Radiophysics, Restoration of Works of Art, Russian, Science Education, Slavic Languages, Social Psychology, Social Studies, Social Work, Sociology, Software Engineering, Soil Science, Sports, Statistics, Surveying and Mapping, Thermal Engineering, Tourism, Translation and Interpretation, Transport Management

Belarusian State University alumni

  1. Svetlana Aleksievich

    Svetlana Aleksievich
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    1948-.. (age 76)
    Enrolled in Belarusian State University
    Studied in 1972

    Svetlana Alexandrovna Alexievich is a Belarusian investigative journalist, essayist and oral historian who writes in Russian. She was awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature "for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time". She is the first writer from Belarus to receive the award.

  2. Victor Lukashenko

    Victor Lukashenko
    Born in
    Belarus Flag Belarus
    1975-.. (age 49)

    Viktor Aleksandrovich Lukashenko or Viktar Alyaksandravch Lukashenka is a Belarusian politician and the eldest son of Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko. He currently serves as the president of the Belarus Olympic Committee. Previously, he served as a national security advisor to his father, the president of Belarus.

  3. Pavel Sheremet

    Pavel Sheremet
    Born in
    Belarus Flag Belarus
    1971-2016 (aged 45)
    editor-in-chiefhuman rights activistediting stafftelevision presentertelevision journalist

    Pavel Grigorievich Sheremet was a Belarusian-born Russian and Ukrainian journalist who was imprisoned by the government of Belarus in 1997, sparking an international incident between Belarus and Russia. The New York Times has described him as "known for his crusading reports about political abuses in Belarus" and "a thorn in the side of Lukashenko's autocratic government". He was awarded the Committee to Protect Journalists' International Press Freedom Award in 1999 and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe's Prize for Journalism and Democracy in 2002.

  4. Stanislav Shushkevich

    Stanislav Shushkevich
    Born in
    Belarus Flag Belarus
    1934-2022 (aged 88)
    physicistuniversity teacherpoliticianengineernuclear physicist

    Stanislav Stanislavovich Shushkevich was a Belarusian politician and scientist. From 25 August 1991 to 26 January 1994, he was the first head of state of independent Belarus after it seceded from the Soviet Union, serving as Chairman of the Supreme Soviet (also called chairman of Parliament or president). He supported social democratic reforms and played a key role in the creation of the Commonwealth of Independent States.

All 87 notable alumni

Belarusian State University faculties and divisions

Faculty : Applied Mathematics and Computer Science Applied Mathematics, Computer Science
Faculty : Biology Biochemistry, Biology, Botany, Ecology, Genetics, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Physiology, Zoology
Faculty : Chemistry Analytical Chemistry, Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry
Faculty : Economics Economics
Faculty : Geography Earth Sciences, Ecology, Geography, Geology, Soil Science
Faculty : History Archaeology, Contemporary History, Ethnology, History, Modern History
Faculty : International Relations European Union Law, International Law, International Relations and Diplomacy, Private Law
Faculty : Law Law
Faculty : Liberal Education Clinical Psychology, Cultural Studies, Design, Ecology, Health Administration, Information Technology, Translation and Interpretation
Faculty : Mathematics and Mechanics Mathematics, Mechanics
Faculty : Military Faculty Military Science
Faculty : Philology Applied Linguistics, English, German, Linguistics, Literature, Philology, Romance Languages, Russian, Slavic Languages
Faculty : Philosophy and Social Studies Philosophy, Psychology, Social Sciences, Sociology
Faculty : Physics Physics
Faculty : Pre-University Education Chemistry, Economics, Literature, Mathematics, Physics, Regional Studies, Russian
Faculty : Radiophysics and Computer Technology Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Radiophysics
Institute : Journalism Journalism
Institute : Management and Social Technologies Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Law, Management, Real Estate, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Social Work
Institute : Theology named after Sts. Cyril and Methodius Theology

General information

Alternative names BSU
Беларускі дзяржаўны ўніверсітэт
Founded 1921
Accreditation Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus (Ministerstvo obrazovaniya Respubliki Belarus)

Location and contacts

Address Nezavisimosti Avenue 4
Minsk, 220030
City population 1,995,000

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