Education System Overview
In the 2015-2016 academic year, 7 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in Belarus.
Academic year: Early September – mid/late June
Major school holidays/break:
- End of January – middle of February
- End of June – end of August
Major exam period(s):
- May and June
Eight years of English language classes are required for all Belarusian high school students, and four years for all university students.
Structure of the University System
Years of study required to earn a bachelor's degree: 5 years
The language of instruction in universities: Russian/Belarusian
Degrees offered: Specialist, Kanidat Nauk, Doktor Nauk