MINSK, 11 June (BelTA) - The Belarusian State Medical University plans to get accreditation at the World Federation for Medical Education, Rector of the Belarusian State Medical University Sergei Rubnikovich said as he met with the university students. Attending the meeting was Minsk Mayor Vladimir Kukharev, BelTA has learned.
Speaking about the university's plans for the near future, Sergei Rubnikovich mentioned the plans for the university to get recognition from the World Federation for Medical Education. According to him, it will help increase the export of the university's educational services.
The development of international e-learning is also in the plans. An experimental education project for Israeli students is current underway: they study in their country for the first two years, and then come to Belarus for the years 3 to 6. Later, they do not need to have their diplomas confirmed. The same line of work is planned to be discussed with Iranian and Turkmen medical universities.
More than 2,000 foreign students receive education at the Belarusian State Medical University. The number of foreign students is on a constant increase. The university currently provides education to representatives of more than 50 countries, including Israel, Palestine, India, Saudi Arabia, Poland, the United States and Canada.