Educational processes are organized at 58 departments, where 60 doctors and 181 candidates of sciences, including 39 professors and 145 associates’ professors, work.
The educational departments are equipped with modern automatic apparatuses for training, sets of plastic models and phantoms, complex medical-diagnostic equipments. The teaching is supported with skilled pedagogical experience, highly-qualified research activity and great academic means of training. Ratio and 3 –stage system of student’s knowledge assessment is used at the university,(computer testing, practical skills and interview).
To improve the quality of teaching educative-industrial pharmacy, dental clinic, and control-analytic laboratory were created where students are able to put the accepted knowledge into practice.
OVERSEAS STUDENTS TRAINING FACULTY
In 1981 by the decision of Ministry of Education and Ministry of Public Health Services of the USSR Vitebsk State Medical Institute was the first in Belarus to receive the right of training medical staff for foreign countries. With in 25 years of the Overseas Students Training Faculty existence 1250 doctors and pharmacist have been prepared and now they are working successfully in 110 countries of the world.
PROCESS OF TRAINING
The time-frame of academic year are strictly regulated. It is divided into two semesters: Autumn semester: September –January Spring semester: February – July. The training process in each semester is carried out according to the certified program & includes the precisely established number of disciplines to other semester are not allowed.Foreign citizen are offered English Medium (General Medicine only).The curriculum of both forms of training is the same accept the language of instruction. Educational process is organized on the basis of traditional European curriculum which includes lectures, seminars, laboratory at practical classes. Studying clinical subjects is organized in the forms of cycles (1 -3 weeks each).