Doctoral Studies, Postgraduate Education and Clinical Residency

Address: 220013, Minsk, ul. P. Brovki 3/3, k.303, 304, 305. 

Tel: (+375 17) 237-30-52, (+375 17) 290-98-49, (+375 17) 292-47-22

Doctoral studies, postgraduate study, Competency

Clinical Residency

The State Educational Establishment "Belarusian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education" provides training of scientific workers of the highest qualification in the specialties and branches of science in accordance with the nomenclature of specialties of scientific workers of the Republic of Belarus.

Educational programs of postgraduate education are divided into:

  • The educational program of the graduate school, which provides the scientific qualification " Researcher ";
  • Educational program of doctoral studies.

Department of Doctoral Studies, Postgraduate Studies and Clinical Residency

Postgraduate studies are the first stage of postgraduate education aimed at training specialists with the skills of planning and independent research, deep theoretical knowledge allowing preparing a qualifying scientific work (thesis) for the degree of candidate of science.

Educational programs for postgraduate study provide the scientific qualification "Researcher" and are realized in day or correspondence form of education, as well as in the form of competition.

Doctoral studies are the second stage of postgraduate education aimed at training specialists with the skills to organize research work on a new direction of scientific research or to develop existing topical areas of scientific research and analytical generalization of the results of scientific activities that allow preparing a qualifying scientific work for a scientific Doctor of Science degree.

Educational programs of doctoral studies are implemented in the daytime form of education or in the form of Competency.

The term for obtaining postgraduate education is:

  • In the daytime, form of education - no more than three years;
  • In the correspondence form of education - no more than four years;
  • In the form of Competency - no more than five years.

Competitions for having candidate examinations and tests in general education subjects for the purpose of further education in postgraduate study in daytime or correspondence courses. In this case, upon completion of the term of study, the scientific qualification " Researcher " is not appropriated.

Obtaining education in the form of Competency for having candidate examinations and examinations in general education subjects is no more than two years.

The list of documents for admission to the form of competition for passing the candidate examinations:

  1. Application addressed to the Rector of the Academy;
  2. A copy of the diploma of higher medical education and its annexes;
  3. A copy of the passport;
  4. A copy of the work record card (if available).

Clinical residency is the highest form of professional training of medical specialists. Training in clinical residency is carried out in higher medical educational institutions, institutions that provide advanced training and retraining of personnel with higher medical education, scientific organizations of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Belarus at the expense of budgetary funds and on terms of payment in accordance with the procedure established by the legislation of the Republic of Belarus.

The list of specialties for which training is conducted in clinical residency is approved annually by the order of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Belarus.

The Ministry of Health of the Republic of Belarus annually determines the reference figures for admission to clinical residency at the expense of budgetary funds and no later than May 15 of this year, through the mass media informs about the timing and rules of admission to clinical residency. Admission documents for training in clinical residency at the expense of budgetary funds is carried out after publication in the mass media announcement of the timing and rules of admission to clinical residency.

Doctors who have passed the competition according to the results of entrance examinations with at least two years of experience in the profile of the chosen specialty (excluding the internship term (internship)) are accepted to clinical residency. The training in clinical residency is carried out in full-time (duration of 24 months) and (or) correspondence (duration of 36 months) forms. The period of completion of the training in the clinical residency of the full-time form is included in the work experience. Clinical residents of the correspondence form of training within one year twice undergo vocational training courses in BelMAPO lasting not less than 1.5 months (with a total duration of at least 3 months). Clinical residents who successfully passed the qualification exam are issued a certificate of completion of training in clinical residency.

Instruction about organization and training in clinical residency, the distribution of clinical residents

Establishments of higher education


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