How to get the Invitation Letter

The foreign citizens intended to study at Grodno State Medical University have to get the Invitation Letter which is the ground for obtaining the Study Visa in the Belarusian Embassy abroad. The Invitation Letter given by the University is free of charge.

Documents which are needed to get the Invitation Letter for the first year of study:

  • The Copy of General Certificate of Secondary Education including the list of the subjects studied and the marks (grades) obtained. High marks (grades) in the following subjects are obligatory: Biology, Chemistry, Physics;
  • The Notarized Translation of General Certificate of Secondary Education including the list of the subjects and the marks (grades) into the Russian, or Belarusian language;
  • The Copy of Passport, or other document, which proves applicant’s identity;
  • The Notarized Translation of the Passport, or other document, which proves applicant’s identity into the Russian or Belarusian language;
  • Bank statement for the last six months.

The admission period for the first year students: May-August, 2016.

Documents which are needed to get the Invitation Letter for the clinical residency:

  • The Copy of Diploma of Higher Medical Education;
  • The Notarized Translation of Diploma of Higher Medical Education into Russian or Belarusian;
  • The Copy of the Academic Transcript including the list of subjects studied and the grades (marks) obtained;
  • The Notarized Translation of the Academic Transcript including the list of subjects studied and the grades (marks) obtained into the Russian, or Belarusian language;
  • The Copy of Passport, or other document, which proves applicant’s identity;
  • The Notarized Translation of Passport, or other document, which proves applicant’s identity into Russian or Belarusian language;
  • Bank statement for the last six months.

The admission period for the clinical residency: within the academic year.

In case of TRANSFER/REINSTATEMENT to/in Grodno State Medical University you should submit the following documents:

  • The Copy of Academic Transcript;
  • The Notarized Translation of the Academic Transcript (if the Academic Transcript is in foreign language)
  • The Copy of Passport, or other document, which proves applicant’s identity;
  • The Notarized Translation of Passport, or other document, which proves applicant’s identity into Russian or Belarusian language;
  • Bank statement for the last six months.

The admission period in case of transfer/reinstatement: June-August 2016, November-December 2016

Documents must be directed to the following address:

Gorky Str., 80, 230009 Grodno, the Republic of Belarus
Grodno State Medical University
International Affairs Department
e-mail: ief@grsmu.by
Phone number: + 375 (152) 43 54 51

  1. After the documents are submitted by an applicant the University expertizes them and makes decision on will send the applicant the Official Letter of Invitation.
  2. The Official Letter of Invitation is directed to the applicant for admission.
  3. The applicant obtains the Study Visa in the Belarusian Embassy in the country he lives.
  4. If the applicant is from the country with no Belarusian Embassy he/she will get the Study Visa at the Embassy Department of National Airport in Minsk when arriving. In this case the presence of the official representative from the university is obligatory. That is why you have to inform International Affairs Department of Grodno State Medical University about the exact date of your arrival at the airport in Minsk (Call us: + 375 152 435451).

To simplify the admission procedure we recommend you to contact one of the intermediary agents. Intermediary agents help students to avoid numerous problems regarding translation of the documents, getting to Grodno from the airport, passing medical check-ups, accommodation. Intermediary agents help students to adapt to unfamiliar environment from the very beginning of the academic year.

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