About the Academy

State Educational Establishment "Belarusian Medical Academy of Post-Graduate Education" is one of the oldest educational institutions in the CIS, annually carrying out training and retraining courses for physicians, nurses, teachers, scientists and other professionals working in the health care system, as well as attending the doctoral studies, postgraduate and clinical residency for domestic and foreign medical experts.

Belarusian Medical Academy of Post-Graduate Education (BelMAPO) was founded in 1931. Today is a unique educational and pedagogical and research center, and the leading establishment of the Republic in the field of additional medical education for adults.

Every year at about 17,000 specialists on 77 specialties are trained on the base of our Academy, on 51 Departments, including foreign citizens from Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

Three academicians and two corresponding members of the NAS of Belarus, 81 Doctors and 226 Candidates of Medical Sciences, Honored Scientists and winners of various state awards are the teaching staff of the Academy.

There are 4 Faculties in the Academy

Scientific-pedagogical staff is trained on the basis of the Central Scientific Research Laboratory, where there was created and accredited the Center for collective use of unique scientific equipment. Thanks to the powerful intellectual potential, unique material and technical equipment the Academy received the recognition as a base for training of highly qualified scientific personnel and for creation of new medical technologies for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of many diseases, and where more than 160 scientific researches are carrying out.

Professor's Medical Consulting Center was opened at the Academy, which facilitates high-quality medical care to the population of the Republic of Belarus.

The interaction of our Academy with the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Belarus, National Medical Academies of Post-Graduate Education from Moscow, Saint - Petersburg, Kiev, as well as Poland (Bialystok Medical Academy), Japan (Hiroshima University), Turkey (Ankara and Hacettepe Universities), Italy (Milan and Bologna Universities) reflects the international recognition of the authority of BelMAPO.

Main activities

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