Belarusian State Technological University (BSTU)

Head of the Institution


Ihar VOITAU, D. Sc. (Engineering)


Tel. + 375 17 343-94-32

E-mail: rector [at] belstu [dot] by

Name of Institution: 

Belarusian State Technological University

Foundation Date: 


Mailing Address: 

Sverdlova str. 13a, Minsk 220050, Republik of Belarus

Phone number(s):

Tel. + 375 17 343-94-32,

Tel./fax: +375 17 374-35-21

Tel./fax: +375 17 356-65-92


+375 17 393-62-17




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Belarusian State Technological University is one of the leading educational and scientific centers of the Republic of Belarus. Now the University is a large multi-profile educational and scientific center in the Republic of Belarus. The activities of the University cover a wide scope ranging from training highly competitive specialists to research and development and innovative activities.

Today the University is recognized in the Republic of Belarus as a leading higher educational institution in the fields of forestry, chemical and printing industries. Belarusian State Technological University was granted the status of a basic higher educational institution of the CIS in the fields of forestry and forest industry. Later it became a full member of the International Centre for Forestry and Forest Industry (ICFFI).

The University is committed to providing quality programmes benchmarked to high international standards in an intellectually rich and diverse learning environment. At the heart of our approach is a strong supportive partnership between staff and students. Our students demand a lot of us and we of them – we aim to transform dreams and ambitions into global opportunities for success. Engineering challenges lie at the heart of many of the most significant problems facing society in the 21st century, from responding to climate change, through to developing sustainable energy sources and making efficient use of scarce natural resources.



Forestry Faculty

Graduate Programs (Majors)

1-75 01 01 "Forestry" (minors: "Forest Science and Silviculture"; "Hunting Control and Accessory Forest Utilization"; "Forest Protection"; "Information Systems in Forestry"; " Afforestation and Nursery Economy");

1-75 02 01 "Landscape Architecture";

1-75 02 02 "Tourism and Nature Management";

Faculty of Forest Engineering, Materials Science and Design

Graduate Programs (Majors)

1-46 01 01 "Forest engineering and logistic infrastructure of the forestry complex" (minors: "Technology of Forest Industry"; "Forest Transport");

1-36 05 01 "Machines and Mechanisms for Forest Complex";

1-36 05 02 "Mechatronic systems and equipment for woodworking industries";

1-46 01 02 "Woodworking Technology" (minors: "Woodworking Technology"; "Furniture Design and Technology");

1-43 01 06 "Energy-Effective Technology and Energy Management" (minors: "Energy-Effective Technology in Chemical Industry"; "Energy-Effective Technology in Forest Industry").     

Organic Substances Technology Faculty

Graduate Programs (Majors)

“Chemical Technology of Organic Substances, Materials and Goods” (minors: “Technology of Basic Organic and Petrochemical Synthesis”, “Technology of Paint-Work Materials”, “Technology of Plastic Mixtures”, “Technology of Elastomers Processing”, “Technology of Plastics Processing”, “Technology of Chemical Fibres”, “Technology of Surface-Active Materials and Synthetic  Detergents”, “Design of Articles from Polymers and Moulding Tools”).

“Chemical Technology of Wood Processing” (minors: “Technology of Pulp and Paper Production”, “Technology of Wallboards and Plastics”, “Technology of Wood Chemistry Production”, “Technology of Hydrolysis and Microbiological Production”).

“Biotechnology” (minors: “Biotechnology of Energy Carriers”, “Technology of Enzymes, Vitamins and Fermentation Products”, “Technology of Fats, Essential Oils, Perfume and Cosmetics”).

“Technology of Medicinal Drugs” (minors: “Industrial Technology of Medicinal Drugs”, “Fine Organic Synthesis”).

 “Physical-Chemical Methods and Devices for Products Quality Control” (minors: “Industrial Products Certification”, “Foodstuffs Certification”, “Pharmaceuticals Certification”).

 Chemical Technology and Engineering Faculty

Graduate Programs (Majors)

1-36 01 08 "Design and Production of Goods from Composite Materials";  

1-36 07 01 "Machines and Apparatus for Chemical Production and Building Materials Enterprises";

1-53 01 01 "Automation of Technological Processes and Production";

1-48 01 01 "Chemical Technology of Inorganic Substances, Materials and Goods";

1-48 01 04 "Technology of Electrochemical Production";

1-57 01 01 "Environmental Protection and Rational Utilization of Natural Resources";

1-36 07 02 "3D Product Manufacturing".

1-48 01 06 "Industrial water treatment"

Faculty of Print Technology and Media Communications

Graduate Programs (Majors)

  • "Technology of Printing Productions";
  • "Printing Equipment and Information Processing";
  • "Publishing".

Economic Engineering Faculty

Graduate Programs (Majors)

  • "Enterprise Economy and Management";
  • "Management" (international, industrial, real estate);
  • "Marketing".

Faculty of Information Technology

Graduate Programs (Majors)

1-40 05 01 "Information Systems and Technology";

1-40 01 01 "Information Technology Software";

1-98 01 03 "Information Security Software for Mobile Systems";

1-47 01 02 "Design of Electronic and Web-publications".

Faculty of Extramural Studies

Contact: tel./fax: +375 17 327 80 04

e-mail: zf [at] belstu [dot] by

Extramural education is a form of studying that combines classroom sessions at the University with an independent student's work at home.

Master’s Degree

1-23 80 05


1-25 80 01


1-25 80 02

World Economic

1-25 80 05

Accounting and Statistics

1-26 80 01

Social and Economic Systems Management

1-26 80 04


1-26 80 05


1-26 80 07

Public Administration and Economy

1-33 80 01


1-36 80 05

Forestry Engineering and Design of Forestry Machinery and Equipment

1-36 80 06

Machines, Aggregates and Processes

1-38 80 01

Instrument Engineering

1-39 80 03

Electronic Systems and Technologies

1-40 80  02

System Analysys, Information Control and Processing (by industries)

1-43 80 03

Heat Power Engineering and Heat Engineering

1-46 80 01

Wood Science, Woodworking, Furniture Design and Production

1-48 80 01

Production of Inorganic Substances and Materials

1-48 80 02

Technology of Binders, Ceramic and Glass Materials

1-48 80 03

Production and Processing of Hydrocarbons

1-48 80 04

Production and Processing of Polymers and Composites

1-48 80 06

Electrochemical Production and Corrosion Protection

1-48 80 07

Production of Products and Materials from Plant Polymers

1-48 80 08

Biotechnological and Pharmaceutical Industries

1-48 80 10

Innovative Technologies of Silicate Building Materials and Products

1-53 80 01


1-75 80 01

Multifunctional Forest Use

International relations and main international actions

International cooperation is among the top priorities of the University activities having old and well-established traditions of international networking. Dynamic international cooperation is a prerequisite for ensuring the sustainability and quality of teaching and research at the University.

Belarusian State Technological University is an active international university engaged in collaborative projects and partnerships all over the world focusing on the following cooperation strategies: interuniversity cooperation agreements; visit-lecturing; traineeship and internship exchanges of academic staff, PhD and Master’s degree students; joint research projects; joint contributions to reputable science and research journals; student exchange; study programs for international students taught in English and Russian; international conferences and other professional and scientific events; joint double-degree programs; participation in international and EU programs.

The University holds over 150 bilateral cooperation agreements with educational and research institutions from 32 countries worldwide. The strongest partnerships are maintained with the following universities: Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (Lithuania), D. Mendeleyev University of Chemical Technology of Russia (Russia), Saint-Petersburg State Chemical and Pharmaceutical Academy (Russia), Saint-Petersburg State Forest Technical University named after S.M. Kirov (Russia), Ural State Forest Engineering University (Russia), Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece), Bialystok University of Technology (Poland), Warsaw University of Life Sciences (Poland), Kazan National Research Technological University (Russia), Tyumen State Oil and Gas University (Russia), Ukrainian Academy of Printing (Ukraine), National Forest Engineering University of Ukraine (Ukraine), South-Kazakhstan State University named after M.O. Auezov (Kazakhstan), M.Kh. Dulaty Taraz State University (Kazakhstan), Turkmen State Institute of Transport and Communication (Turkmenistan), International Oil and Gas University (Turkmenistan), Kaunas University of Technology (Lithuania), University of Montpellier-II (France), Alexander Dubček University of Trenčín (Slovakia), Tokyo University of Science (Japan), Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (Bangladesh), Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry (Germany), Dresden Technical University (Germany), University of Freiburg (Germany), Eberswalde University of Sustainable Development (Germany), Swedish Forest Agency (Sweden), Brno University of Technology (Czech Republic), Huh Hoto Professional Institute (China), Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (China), Chongqing University of Technology (China), International Association for Research and Technical Cooperation with CIS countries (China), etc.

The University houses a number of international research and innovation centres, i.e. UNESCO-Associated Centre for Chemical Sciences and Education, International Biopharmaceutical Centre, International IT Centre, International Centre for Advanced Materials and Technology.  

BSTU is a full member of several international organizations and networks, i.e. International Centre for Forestry and Forest Industry (ICFFI), European Forest Institute (EFI), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Northern Dimension Institute (NDI), European Real Estate Society (ERES), Society of Property Researchers (SPR), Real Estate Laboratory (RE Lab), International Association of Research Organizations for the Information, Media and Graphic Arts Industries (IARIGAI), Baltic University Programme (BUP), etc.

Academic staff, reseachers, students, PhD and Master's degree students are active participants of international projects within Erasmus+, Horizon 2020, Baltic Sea Region, SI, DAAD and other programs which prove to be valuable experience as well as a source of professional contacts and professional development.

Academic staff, researchers, students, PhD and Master’s degree students are successful grant and fellowship holders thus being able to do short- and long-term internships at reputable educational and research institutions, i.e. Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden), Lulea University of Technology (Sweden), Norwegian University of Life Sciences (Norway), University of Cagliari (Italy), Warsaw University of Technology (Poland), Zurich University (Switzerland), Goettingen University (Germany), D. Mendeleyev University of Chemical Technology of Russia (Russia), Kaunas University of Technology (Lithuania), Chongqing University of Technology (China), etc.

Over the years of 2013-2015 the University took part in a trilateral educational environmental project “Summer Academy” implemented by a number of partner organizations from Poland, Belarus and Germany. Bialystok University of Technology (Poland), Belarusian State Technological University (Belarus), Eberswalde University of Sustainable Development (Germany), Bialowieski Park Narodowy (Poland), Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park (Belarus) and Lower Oder Valley National Park (Germany) joined their efforts to implement the project. The venues of the project activities were national parks which invited students from the three partner universities to gather knowledge and experience in the fields of forest ecology, forest ecosystems conservation, sustainable tourism, national and regional socioeconomic development as well as management strategies of protected nature areas. 

The University runs a distance learning Master’s degree program provided jointly with Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (Lithuania). The Russian- and English-taught program has a strong focus on international experience of the real estate industry and grants a double degree in Real Estate Management.

The international student community of BSTU annually totals over 350 students coming from such countries as Turkmenistan, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Nigeria, China, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Finland, Czech republic, Mexico, Azerbaijan, Tajikistan, etc. They are offered a variety of degree programs to include: over 50 Russian- and English-taught graduate programs, 37 Master’s degree programs, 35 PhD programs. International applicants can choose to pursue a career in a wide range of industries and services, i.e. forest and woodworking industry, forestry, chemistry and petrochemistry, pharmaceutical and pulp-and-paper industries, building materials, landscape architecture, electrochemical industry, power engineering, printing and publishing, perfumery and cosmetics, tourism and travel, biotechnology and bioecology, environmental protection and industrial ecology, IT industry, etc.

Apart from the above degree programs, the international students can attend Russian language and pre-university courses as well as join the professional development programs available at BSTU. They are welcome to take part in summer language schools, mobility programs and other University events.

At the current stage of its development the University supports the following key strategic initiatives on internationalization: to implement and advance the university-wide internationalization strategy; to support BSTU academic staff and researchers in the initiation of long-term international partnerships; to enhance the appeal of Belarusian State Technological University as destination of choice for international applicants, doctoral students, renowned professors from abroad; to increase the international visibility of Belarusian State Technological University and its academic staff; to position Belarusian State Technological University as an innovative force in international discourses on current topics of higher engineering education.

Internationalization is an important component of Belarusian State Technological University's strategy, enabling academic staff and students of the university to be globally active and well prepared for future challenges.


BSTU is a major scientific and research centre actively developing fundamental and applied research trends. The University focuses on high quality, exploitable research that has the potential to have an impact on the real world around us. Our research sets out to provide solutions to the pressing concerns faced by humankind. Research is of central importance in everything we do, as it informs our teaching and allows us to translate findings into impact which makes a difference to business, industry and society as a whole.

Research Areas

  • Forest Regeneration
  • Forest Growing
  • Forestation
  • Forest Protection
  • Information System for Forestry Management
  • Aerospace Forest Monitoring and Geoinformation Systems in Forestry
  • Hunting Science
  • Ecological Tourism and Nature Management
  • Certification of Forests and Forest Products
  • Landscape Design and Architecture
  • Logging Technology
  • Forestry Engineering Industry
  • Forest Transport
  • Woodworking
  • Technology for Obtaining Materials and Coatings with Specified Structure and Properties
  • Mechanics and Technology of Disperse and Composite Materials
  • Research in the Field of Mechanics of Consistent Media, Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Equilibrium and Nonequilibrium Processes
  • Technology and Design of Furniture
  • Woodworking Machines and Tools
  • Cellulose and Paper
  • Wooden Boards and Plastics
  • Chemical Processing of Plant Raw Materials, Hydrolytic Production
  • Wood Chemistry
  • Fire-Protection of Materials and Structures
  • Resource-Saving, Energy-Saving and Waste-Free Technologies
  • Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals
  • Genetic Engineering and Genetically Modified Organisms
  • Synthesis of Organic and Inorganic Substances
  • Nanomaterials and Nanotechnologies
  • Research of Physical Properties of Substances at Micro- and Macrolevels
  • Elastomers and Tyre Production
  • Polymers
  • Chemical Fibres
  • Petrochemical Synthesis
  • Paintwork Materials
  • Directed Synthesis of New Functional Organic Compounds , Liquid Crystals
  • Industrial Products and Food-Stuffs Quality Control
  • Technologies for Electrochemical Production
  • Chemical Sources of Current
  • Electro- and Electrochemical Plating
  • Electroengineering Materials
  • Ferromagnetic and Ferroelectric Materials
  • High-Temperature Superconductors
  • Mineral Fertilizers, Inorganic Salts, Pigments and Fillers
  • Binders and Binder-Based Construction Materials
  • Glass and Ceramics
  • Dental Products
  • Analysis of Structure, Chemical Composition, Physical and Chemical Properties of Organic and Inorganic Materials
  • Industrial Ecology and Monitoring
  • Sewage Treatment and Industrial Waste Disposal
  • Machines and Apparatus for Chemical-Engineering Processes
  • Technology and Equipment for Printing and Publishing
  • Information Systems and Programming
  • Information  Security  Software  for Computer and Mobile Systems
  • Design of Electronic and Web-publications
  • Software for Computer-Aided Trainers
  • Modelling and Optimization of Chemical-Engineering Processes
  • Optimizing Techniques for Production Processes
  • Economics of Forestry, Chemical and Woodworking Industry, Building Materials Production, Economics of Printing
  • Economics of Nature Management
  • Economics of Real Estate

Living conditions for foreign students 

Student dormitory is located within five- minute walk from the University academic buildings. The University will provide international students with one-bad and three-bad rooms in one of the several student dorms ($50US per person per month). Students share kitchens with other Belarusian and international students. The dorms are not provided with kitchen equipment. Consequently all students must bring basic kitchen equipment with them or buy it after arrival. The kitchen is not provided with a fridge and freezer.

Students are provided with bed equipment (a pillow, a blanket and bed linen), however, you must bring your own towels or buy them. The dorms have washing machines.

Be sure to bring converter plugs that will fit Belarusian sockets. In Belarus, Electrical appliances run on a 220 volt system.

A compact university campus is set in beautiful surroundings, with plenty of green space to relax. The campus offers a range of facilities to satisfy students' day-to-day needs: five student dormitories,  4 canteens, a café, 2 snack bars, modern sports complex, 2 stadiums, 7 gyms, 9 sport grounds with synthetic coverings, ski station, sport club a health centre, a library, etc.

The Library offers lending and enquiry services, library catalogues and study space. The Library collection includes 1,3 mln  printed volumes. Located on the campus, canteens provide freshly made hot and cold food and drinks. Snack bars stock variety of sandwiches, drinks and snacks.

How to Apply

Contact information for foreign candidates for training

 International Student Office

Elena Yanukovich – Head of International Student Office

Liza Akimova - Officer

Location: academic building 4 room 156

Office hours: 8.30 - 17.30

Tel./fax: +375 17 356 65 92

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Cultural life

The Belarusian state technological university is a unique platform which provides establishing and maintaining environment favorable for realization of personal and collective creative and scientific and technical potential of students.   

The base of students’ life is studies, because the level of professional preparation of our graduating students entirely depends on it. But students’ life is varied. Students expose their scientific, creative, managerial and athletic abilities in different university teams and formations.

The Student Club is a structural unit of the University.
The student club conducts its work in many areas: thematic parties, rest parties, ceremonies, rituals, custom rituals, theatrical performances, meeting, dancing parties, discos, balls, performances and concerts of amateur groups, CMIs, shows, competitions, festivals, etc.
The events held at the University are interesting for students, they awake creative thinking in them, touch and excite them.

Attending classes in creative groups help to form an aesthetic taste and discover creative individualities and talents: the national student’s poetry theatre Kolokol, the folk ensemble Run, the folk instruments orchestra, the vocal group, the Grassia dance group, the vocal ensemble, the ensemble of teachers and staff Akavita and Club of Merry and Inventive.