the University of Civil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus

Head of the Institution:

Ivan Palеvoda, Rector, PhD, associate professor

colonel of internal service

Name of Institution: the University of Civil Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus

Foundation Date: 1933

Mailing Address: Republic of Belarus, Minsk, 220118, 25  Mashinostroiteley st.

How to get:  by metro to the station Mogilevskaya, by bus No 88 to “University of Civil Protection” bus stop

Phone number(s): + 375 (17) 341 32 31

Fax(es): +375 (17) 340 35 57



E-mail: mail [at] ucp [dot] by


Corresponding and Distant Learning Faculty

Faculty of Emergency Prevention and Elimination

Technosphere Safety Faculty

Specialties for which you can get an education

Bachelor’s Degree

Prevention and Elimination of Emergency Situations

Fire and Industrial Safety

Master’s Degree

Emergency Prevention and Response

Emergency Management

Emergency Response and Civil Defense

Information and Analytical Support for Emergency Agencies and Units

Information and Communication Support of Life Safety

International relations and main international actions

The University interacts actively with international organizations in organization of educational programs.

The University is a member of the European Associations of schools realizing the training of staff for fire and rescue services - European Fire Service Colleges’Association (EFSCA).

The University was awarded with gold and silver commemorative EFSCA medals for the achievements in the field of fire education development and cooperation.

UCP conducts joint training on short-term courses with Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and International Civil Defense Organization (ICDO)

Living conditions for foreign students

There is a youth hostel on the territory of The University. Four to five students share one room there. The rooms are equipped with all necessary for comfortable living and getting ready for studies. Sanitary facilities are divided. There are rooms for self-studies, for the rest, catering room.

How to Apply

Foreign  citizens  are  admitted  without  entrance examinations on the basis of contracts and the results of interview determining the level of the Russian language mastering (in other cases foreign applicants can attend preparatory courses at the University within 9 months before applying).

Foreign citizens are admitted to the University after an obligatory medical examination which proves that applicants have no health restrictions to study in the Republic of Belarus.

Foreign applicants should submit the following documents to the selection committee:

application for education admission;

document indicating studied subjects and received marks (points);

medical certificate issued by the territorial public health organization of the Republic of Belarus (after having passed an obligatory medical examination);

medical health certificate conclusion and the certificate of absence of HIV infection, issued by the public health authority of the country which the applicant has come from;

copy of birth certificate certified as required by the law;

6 photos of 3x4 cm;

The above-mentioned documents in a foreign language should be submitted with the notarized translation in the Russian or Belorussian language.

 Not later than October, 15 the above mentioned documents should be submitted to the admission commission of the University.

 Contact information for foreign candidates for training

International Cooperation Sector: +375 (17) 345 44 46

e-mail: oic [at] ucp [dot] by

Phone of the selection committee for full-time and part-time studies: +375 (17) 345 33 38

e-mail: mail [at] ucp [dot] by

Cultural life

The cultural life is aimed at providing personal, intellectual, spiritual, cultural and professional growth of students', their social formation, as well as creating conditions for the development of their creativity and initiative. Students have an opportunity to attend different sport sections.