Why Belarus?

Why Belarus?


  • Belarusis a unique and beautiful country, which is located in the center of Europe. It shares boarders with five other countries: Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, Latvia and Russia. The whole area of the Republic occupies about 207.6 sq.km with a population of 9, 465, 400. It consists of six districts with its capital – Minsk. State languages are Russian and Belarusian.
  • Belarusis an independent and highly developed industrial country. It is proud of its rich historical past and an exuberant natural environment. According to the latest information of UNO, Belarus was ranked as a country with a high quality of life. Belarus holds the 68-th place in the Index of Human Development among 170 other countries, which is ahead of all post-Soviet countries.
  • Belarus, in a way, is cross area where the most important trans-European railway arteries converge along with highways, oil and gas pipelines, water and air routes uniting the economically developed Western Europe and Asia, which has an abundance of natural resources.
  • The nature of Belarus is truly unique. It is a land of forests and thousands of rivers and lakes, wide green fields and grasslands. Here you can find rare species of plants and animals, such as white fir and European mink. Around 7.7% of the country’s territory is under ecological governmental protection. Among the most popular ecological sites is a park called “Belovezhskaya Pushcha”.
  • Belarusis a land of a great historical past and a rich cultural heritage. It is a land of castles and churches, palaces and parks, ancient treasures. Every day numerous museums and theaters are happy to invite their visitors.


  • Belarusis a motherland of many remarkable people, such as a pioneer in book printing Frantisk Skorina, a saint apostle Yefrosiniya, Byelorussian noble family of Radzivills, it is a motherland of a famous painter Mark Shagal.
  • Byelorussians are a very friendly nation. Most of the people from other countries are welcomed here with a warm heart and a great hospitality without discrimination based on nationality or religious beliefs. Belarus has an extensive experience in the international politics of inviting foreign guests to the country. There has been developed a whole range of different practices striving to make their stay as safe and comfortable as possible.
  • There has been a dynamic development in the education system of the Republic of Belarus in recent years. Academic staffs of universities of Belarus are presented with highly skilled specialists. Taking into consideration part-time staff, there are over 27,082 of teaching professors who work in state educational establishments, about 1,313 of them are grand PhD specialists, 8,530 – PhD specialists. 1,242 professors have acquired the title of PhD professor, 7,040 – associate professor.
  • Research and development is carried out by more than 300 scientific organizations, universities, and large manufacturing enterprises, including a number of 20,000 researchers.
  • Education in Belarus gives you an excellent opportunity to become fluent in Russian, to gain the experience of talking to native speakers, to immerse yourself in life, culture and traditions of the country, and also make new useful contacts.


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