Higher medical institutions in The Republic of Belarus are recognized worldwide and correspond to the status of proficient training for future doctors. Belarus has a long history and profound traditions in the sphere of medicine. Moreover its huge strive for progress as well as the significant intellectual potential of the working staff give Belarus a merited place in medical science and education.
Training of health professionals is based on the up-to-date education technologies of higher and medical secondary education in combination with high-tech methods of practicing medicine that enables them to be competitive and flexible in the world labor market.
The duration of the study course is 6 years. Within the first three years, students study fundamental sciences such as anatomy, histology, biology, chemistry, physics, Latin and other foreign languages, philosophy. Studies for the 4-6-year students are conducted at hospitals and polyclinics. The master internal and surgical diseases, obstetrics and gynecology, infectious diseases, oncology, neurology, pediatrics, and many other subjects. In summer students have their practical training: nursing – after the 3rd course, outpatient practice – after the 4th course, and inpatient practice – after the 5th course.