Belarus State University
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
Other names: Belarussian State University.
First degree/qualification: 4-5 year bachelor's (bakalavr) or diploma of higher education.
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4.0/5.0
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4 year first degree.
Documents required: Official diploma showing degree and date awarded and official academic record.
Description: Instituted in 1921. Usual admission requirements are a competitive entrance examination and a general or specialized secondary school certificate (11 years of education).
No grade of one (1) on grading scale; courses often marked zachet (credit). Academic year has two terms.
Languages of instruction: Russian and Belarussian.
Magistr/master's: 1-2 further years beyond the bakalavr.
Kandidat nauk/candidate of sciences: 3 years after first degree; by research and thesis.
Doktor nauk/doctor of sciences: by thesis after candidature.
Last updated: May 09, 2005