Presently, Vitebsk State Medical University (VSMU) is considered among the most prominent institutions of medicine in the Republic of Belarus. The university was established in the year 1934, November in the city of Vitebsk. VSMU started enrolling international students in the year 1981. In the year 1998, the institute was recognized as a university by the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus.
All the aspirants who are looking forward to pursuing a higher qualification in the field of medicine in Belarus, Vitebsk State Medical University (VSMU) is one of the largest and most renowned universities. At present, the university has more than 7200 students from 43 different countries. The management quality system of VSMU matches up with the international ISO 9001 standards. The entire curriculum related to academics is created and maintained as per the European Qualification Framework.
The degrees awarded by Vitebsk State Medical University are recognized by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), Philadelphia, USA, Federation Credentials Verification Service (FCVS, Dallas, USA), Lithuanian Center For Higher Education Quality Assessment, Ministry of Education of the Republic of Lebanon, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Medical Councils of India, Republic of Maldives, Ireland and etc. and is enlisted with the World Directory Of Medical Schools.
Currently, VSMU has 7 faculties over 7000 students. The university comprises of a total of 63 departments which have 56 doctors of science working in them. Apart from doctors, there are 44 professors and 171 associate professors.
Vitebsk State Medical University has started its online e-learning system, where most of the educational materials are available on the internet for all the students.
The university offers 8 hostels and rooms are provided on sharing basis of the same gender. The rooms of the hostels are well furnished and are equipped with all the modern amenities such as high-speed internet facilities, television, and AC. Vitebsk State Medical University has 3 canteens and all of the 3 canteens serve Indian food. All the 8 hostels are under surveillance to ensure the security of every student.
Vitebsk State Medical University provides a modern library that has a total of 550000 copies of Russian and English language books. The library offers online access to all the students to research databases, eBooks, and e-journals.
For the physical fitness of every student, the university has a gym, fitness and health centres that offer various kinds of sports and physical activity training. Students can indulge in a variety of sports activities like football, volleyball, basketball etc.