Mostly Ugandan international students come to join general medicine courses; many study engineering degrees too.

At universities in Belarus, Ugandan international students have a good presence, and hopefully, in the future, their numbers will increase.

Most Ugandan international students come from the capital city, Kampala, and a few from other regions too.

International Ugandan students join their degree programs directly in the English medium of instruction, as in Uganda, the English language is widely spoken and understood.


International Ugandan students do not need to attend the Embassy for visa applications, as they obtain visas at Minsk International Airport with the help of official study invitations and visa papers.

International Ugandan students pay a Belarus study visa fee at the immigration counter on arrival at Minsk International Airport, and it costs them 110 dollars.

Ugandan international students also pay an insurance fee of 170 euros at the immigration counter, which is valid for two years during their academic stay in Belarus.

Their study visa is extended by the migration department once they arrive and start their studies in Belarus.

Admission Procedure for Ugandan Students at Universities in Belarus

International Ugandan students who want to study bachelor degree courses in Belarus apply with their secondary school certificate, while those Ugandan international students who want to study masters in Belarus apply with their bachelor degree.

A travel passport copy is also required for the eligibility assessment.

Once documents are received by admissions staff in their email, it takes 2 days to complete the evaluation process, and each Ugandan international student is informed of his or her eligibility or ineligibility.

Accepted students are required to send their admission fee and scan the transfer fee receipt to the email of the admissions office for their records.

In other European countries, admissions are confirmed by the colleges and universities, but in Belarus, invitations and admissions are confirmed by the Migration Department of Belarus for international students, not by the colleges and universities.


1:General Medicine

International Ugandan students always have a great interest in studying general medicine abroad, and every year, a few Ugandan international medical students come to Belarus and study general medicine at Belarusian state medical universities.

Ugandan international medical students know English very well, so they always love to study in Belarus for their general medicine program in English as the medium of instruction directly at medical universities.

International Ugandan students who have passed their secondary school with science subjects in Uganda are eligible to apply for general medicine course admission in Belarus.


Dentistry is also a medical course that attracts Ugandan international students, and they come to study in Belarus every year for dentistry courses at state medical universities.

International Ugandan students study dentistry degree programs in Belarus directly in English as the medium of instruction.

International Ugandan students study dentistry courses for 5 years like other foreign students in Belarus.

For admission to the dentistry faculty in Belarus, Ugandan international students must hold a secondary school certificate with them, and they must have studied science subjects.

After completion of dentistry courses in Belarus, mostly Ugandan international students like to study further for their specialization in Belarus.


International Ugandan students like to study pharmacy, and every year, Ugandan international students join pharmaceutical faculties in Belarus.

Ugandan international students come to study at pharmacy faculties in Belarus once they have passed their secondary school in Uganda with science subjects.

Ugandan international students like to study always in English medium of instruction in their pharmacy courses, and Belarus suits them well in this regard, as in Belarus pharmacy courses are taught in English medium of instruction directly.

The duration of pharmacy in Belarus is 5 years at state medical universities, so these Ugandan international students stay for 5 years in Belarus to study their pharmacy degree program.

Belarus always welcomes these Ugandan international students warmly at pharmaceutical faculties.


One of the most popular medical courses in Belarus among Ugandan international students is nursing, and every year, a good number of Ugandan international students come to Belarus to study nursing courses.

Ugandan students first year study at preparatory faculty and then start studying their nursing program in Belarus.

The required qualification for admission to nursing faculties in Belarus is secondary school for Ugandan international students.

During their academic stay, these Ugandan international students reside in hostels, which are under the administration of Belarusian universities and colleges.

International Ugandan students normally study for a nursing diploma in Belarus at state medical colleges.


Accounting courses in Belarus are offered at state economics universities, and Ugandan international students every year come to Belarus and join accounting courses.

International Ugandan students study their accounting courses at both degree levels: bachelor and masters in accounting.

Accounting courses are offered in the English medium of instruction in Belarus, so Ugandan international students prefer to study accounting courses in the English medium of instruction directly instead of going for a Russian language course for the first year.

International Ugandan students study in Belarus for their accounting undergraduate program for 4 years, while for masters in accounting, these Ugandan international students study for 2 years once they already have a bachelor degree.

Admission requirements for Ugandan students 

1: International Passport Copy

2: Secondary School Certificate Copy

3: Visa Processing Charges (only applied to eligible applicants)

We strongly recommend that Ugandan international students send their documents by scan instead of using courier services.

The scanning method is the fastest and most secure way to send and receive the documents for admission.

These admission documents to study in Belarus should be very readable and scanned from the originals.

These documents every Ugandan international student will bring with him or her in case admitted as immigration at Minsk International Airport will check the original documents.

Documents Required for a Belarus Student Visa

1: Valid International Passport

2: Official study invitation by the Migration Department of Belarus

3: Educational Certificates (Original)

4: Birth Certificate (Original)

5: Medical Fitness Certificate (by a registered doctor with a stamp)

6:10 passport-size photographs

International Ugandan students pay the visa fee at the immigration counter, and the visa is pasted in his or her international passport.

Every Ugandan international student must scan their return air ticket before departure, as admissions staff will prepare their reception documents for immigration at Minsk International Airport in Belarus.

The absence of original documents may result in deportation.

For further information about Ugandan international students, please contact us, and our dedicated staff members will provide you with all the necessary information.


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Jayne Young

September 18, 2022 at 2:23 pm

What is the cost in US Dollars?

Diane F. Garwolo

May 2, 2023 at 11:21 pm

how can one study in your University or in Belarus.


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