Vitebsk State Medical University is the premier medical institution in the Republic of Belarus today. Its origin dates back to November, 1934, Vitebsk State Medical University (VSMU) is one of the most famous government Medical Universities in Belarus, VSMU is located in the city of Vitebsk in Belarus in East Europe. VSMU was founded in November 1934 and started enrolling foreign students in 1981. It has been in existence for over 75 years now and reckoned to be highly placed medical university in the whole of Europe.

The system of higher education in Belarus is well formulated, advanced and at par with the western countries. It’s standards with progressive and sophisticated teaching methods and scientific approaches have gained global recognition and is considered to be one of the best in the world. The academic plan is developed and maintained according to the European Qualification framework. Students successfully completing the 3rd year are eligible for transfer to the 4th year of MD in any European Medical University in the Eastern Europe zone.


Aleksey V. Egorov

Rector, Associate Professor, PhD

Aleksey Egorov was born December 16, 1969 in the town of Novosokolniki of the Pskov region. From 1990 to 1995 he studied at Ukrainian State Law Academy and received a higher law education, the specialty being "Jurisprudence". Aleksey Egorov commenced senior lecturer at the sectoral law department at the Vitebsk branch of the International Institute of Labour and Social Relations in August 1995.

About Belarus

The Republic of Belarus is situated in the eastern part of Europe, bordering Russia in the north and east, Ukraine in South and Latvia, Lithuania, Poland in the west. (One day travel time to Germany by Train). Belarus was formerly a part of the USSR (Soviet Union) and was known as the Byelorussian Soviet Republic. It consequently became independent. Minsk is the Capital of Belarus. The name Belarus Means ‘White Russia’, a tender and poetic name that befits the country in the best way. White means clean, fair and innocent. Likewise, the people of Belarus are humane, values stay eternal and it stands as a land of calmness.

ANC-VSU Pre Medicine Program

ANC is the pioneer in providing the best of international undergraduate and postgraduate education through its partnerships with some leading universities world-wide. It is the top private university education provider in Sri Lanka to offer multiple options to aspiring local students. ANC has now joined hands with the prestigious Vitebsk State University (VSU) in Belarus, East Europe to initiate a PRE-MEDICINE PROGRAMME in Sri Lanka for students. The programme is designed with the prospective of reaching students in all circumstances: very enthusiastic students who wish to fast track their career or students who have demonstrated high academic potential but been unable to meet the subject specific requirements for entry on a local medical programme.

  • Guaranteed Entry to state medical universities (Belarus and Russia)
  • First semester in ANC and second semester in Vitebsk State Medical University (8 months duration)
  • European Pre-Medicine (English Medium)

Why a student should select ANC-Pathe Study Medicine Pre-med?
  • Entry to any State Medical University in Belarus- Vitebsk State Medical University (VSMU) / Gomel State Medical University (GSMU) / Belarusian State University, Minsk
  • Opportunity to study in Belarus and Russia in various programs - Medicine/ Dentistry/ Engineering/ Pharmacology/ Bio Medicine & etc.
  • To obtain the training on preliminary courses this provides a firm foundation for a medical degree with a language component
  • Embedded A/Level curriculum

What is the entry criteria?
  • Five Credit passes for Ordinary Level examination including Math, Science and Language

What are the subjects included in the curriculum?
  • Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Russian Language

How about the facilities in the university?
  • Students are provided with library facilities, medical facilities, university hostels, private accommodation, cafeterias, gym& the stadium

What are the charges to be paid?
  • 2000 USD - All Inclusive plus GOV. Taxes

DISCLAIMER: Sri Lanka Medical Council-SLMC Criteria for Future Students.

Those who enter foreign medical schools from 01 June 2010 onward should have obtained passes in Biology, Chemistry and Physics/Mathematics with credits in the least two of these subjects at the GCE Advanced Level (Sri Lanka) or equivalent examination (e.g., C, C and D in Edexcel / Cambridge A/Level).

Those who seek admission to obtain medical degrees from foreign medical schools and private medical colleges and hope to practice in Sri Lanka should verify whether such schools are recognized by the SLMC.

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