Vitebsk State Medical University
Vitebsk State Medical University

Vitebsk State Medical University

Vitebsk State Medical University

Established in November 1934, Vitebsk State Medical University is a premier medical institution in the Republic of Belarus today. VSMU is located in the city of Vitebsk, has been in existence for over 75 years. The academic curriculum is developed and maintained according to the European Qualification framework. VSMU was awarded with the Medal of Peoples Friendship by the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR.


Vitebsk State Medical University is rated high in the world-rating systems and its MD degrees are recognised by

  1. World Health Organization (WHO)
  2. Sri Lankan Medical Council (SLMC),
  3. Maldivian Medical and Dental Council (MMDC)
  4. General Medical Council (GMC) UK
  5. Medical Council of India (MCI)
  6. Australia Medical Council (AMC)
  7. Education Commission of Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) of USA


The infrastructure of VSMU includes

  • 6 academic buildings;
  • 15 clinical sites;
  • 8 hostels, 3 canteens, medical library;
  • Sport gyms, stadium, health and fitness centres;
  • Scientific laboratory and vivarium;
  • University hotel complex;
  • VSMU-owned clinic, dental clinic;
  • Educational-manufacturing drug store;
  • Practical skills and medical simulation learning centre;
  • Centre of Transfer of Medical and Pharmaceutical Technologies.


  1. Students are provided accommodation in the university’s own hostels.
  2. A dwelling block in hostel usually consists of double occupancy rooms, an attached kitchen, a bathroom and a Toilet.
  3. Living conditions in hostels are of good standards with central heating, hot water systems, gas, electricity and water supply.
  4. Students can have meals in the canteen or café during educational sessions.
  5. They may also prepare their meals individually or collectively in their hostel itself.


There is a modern library at the University with 550 000 books in Russian and foreign languages. The library provides online access to research databases, eBooks, e-journals to academic staff and students. Online repository of VSMU contains more than 8000 full-text scientific and professional publications of university and is constantly updated with new materials.


VSMU has its online e-learning system, whereby the majority of educational materials are simultaneously available to students via the Internet from mobile devices and appropriate mobile applications.


University has a well-equipped Gymnasium and sporting facilities within walking distance from the hostel and university main building.Indoor badminton courts, football practicing facilities are some of the other facilities that the university provides for students.


The student must have qualified NEET exam with good scores.
The student must have studied Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English at 10+2 with 50% marks

Required Documents for the MBBS Admission

  1. 10th, 11th and 12th mark sheets
  2. Fitness certificate by a registered doctor
  3. Valid international passport
  4. Scan copy of NEET-UG scorecard
  5. All original educational certificates and birth certificate of the student
  6. Official study invitation approved by migration department of Belarus.
  7. Medical insurance.
  8. 10 passport size photos.
  9. Filled visa application form


  • Vitebsk State Medical University (VSMU) is one of the largest and most distinguished medical establishment of higher education in Belarus with more than 7200 students from 43 countries.
  • Total tuition fee is less than Rs. 4 million. Hostel fees and cost of living, low and affordable in comparison to other countries of equal quality of living standards.
  • English medium curriculum.
  • Clinical training in state hospitals.
  • The quality management system of the university meets the international ISO 9001 standards.
  • The degrees awarded on graduation of Vitebsk State Medical University are recognised by World Health Organization (WHO), Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG, Philadelphia, USA), Federation Credentials Verification Service (FCVS, Dallas, USA), Lithuanian Centre For Higher Education Quality Assessment, Ministry of Education of the Republic of Lebanon, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Medical Councils of India, Republic of Maldives, Ireland.
  • The MCI passing ratio of this university is 26.2% and it is an MCI approved university.
  • The faculty is very well developed and qualified and thus it delivers a very good quality of education.
  • The medical education fees are low at this university.
  • There are students from almost 30 different countries in this university, thus students can get a multidimensional cultural experience.
  • Students can get better job prospects after completing their education.
  • It follows European standard education with 10:1 student-teacher ratio.
  • Students do not need to appear for any entrance exam like IELTS or TOEFL for MBBS admission in this university.
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