Eastern European University Association
International University «MITSO»
Year found: 1930
Legal form Public
Country Belarus

International University «MITSO» is one of the oldest universities of Belarus. In 2015, it noted the 85-year anniversary.

University trains specialists in the field of Economics, Management and Law.

Levels of Education at the University:

• Pre-university education

• The first stage of higher education (university degree)

• The second stage of higher education – (master’s degree)

• Postgraduate education – (doctorate degree/PhD)

• Additional adult education - retraining personnel with higher education

The university provides all necessary facilities for academic success, professional development and recreation of students, faculty and staff.

Scientific schools have been created and actively function in the field of law and economics.

Mission is to give people, who have trusted us, education of high quality as the best tool for building career and life. To create for the people, who work with the university, a unique opportunity for self-realization.

Goal is to become the most prestigious university in the country.

Since April 2003, a quarterly scientific journal «Labour. Trade Unions. Society» has been publishing at the University and in 2007 it got the diploma «Golden Letter».

International Certificate ISO 9001: 2008

On September 1, 2010 International University «MITSO» was granted the certificate of conformity to the international quality standards ISO 9001: 2008 with accreditation from UKAS (The United Kingdom Accreditation Service). The certificate was issued by Bureau Veritas Certification recognized in more than 150 countries around the world. Obtainment of the certificate has considerably contributed to the enhancement of the university’s prestige and status in the international education arena.

Branches of University: Vitebsk branch, Gomel branch.

The Academic Structure of the University includes:

• Research Institute of Labour and Social Relations

• Centre of Modern Technologies

• Center of Private Research

• Institute of Professional Development and Retraining of Specialists

• Center of Labour Law

• National Training Center of Trade Unions.




In October 2014 a Memorandum of Cooperation with the International Committee of the Red Cross was signed.


In April 2014 the University signed an Agreement with Microsoft, which provides access to the University to advanced information technologies, including IT-Academy, Office365. The university operates IT-Academy, which allows to have stationary and distance learning courses authorized by Microsoft and to pass exams for getting international certification or IT-professional of user.


In November 2013 a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Cambridge was signed with the help of its department – the Examination Commission and the Department of English exams of Cambridge University. The signing of the Memorandum of Understanding confirms the intentions of both sides to explore the possibilities of mutual cooperation. The aim of this cooperation is to improve the quality standards of education in the field of teaching English as a foreign language in accordance with international standards.


On January 30, 2012 International University «MITSO» was granted certificates of state accreditation for getting status of the profile of the university.


In November 2011, the University obtained the status of National Examination Center ECL (European Consortium for the Certificate of Attainment in Modern Languages) - European Consortium for the Certificate of Knowledge of modern foreign languages. In the center you can get training and pass an examination ECL in English (and other foreign languages of the EU). This is an opportunity to get a certificate of the European standard, recognized for admission to a foreign university (in the European Union) or in the process of employment as proof of English proficiency.
During 2013-2014 years at the National Examination Center ECL 213 students of law and economics were tested.


From September 2011 International University «MITSO» is a member of the International Association of Universities (International Association of Universities), representing more than 600 higher education institutions from 150 countries.


From August 2010 the International University «MITSO» is a participant of the program «Academic Impact». Academic Impact is a global initiative that brings together institutions of higher education with the United Nations with the aim of actively supporting ten universally accepted principles concerning human rights, literacy, sustainability and conflict resolution.


The Labour Law Center has been created, that carries out different research in the field of labour law and labour relations in the Republic of Belarus and foreign countries. Since 2012 the Centre has become a member of The Labour Law Research Network that was established in 2011. It unites research institutes (centers) from all over the world, that study the labour law.


September 2009 – opening of the Resource Centre on International Humanitarian Law. The Centre is supported by the UN, the International Committee of the Red Cross and other authoritative international organizations.


Students have access to the world`s largest full-text database of legal literature «HeinOnline».


The fund of the library has very rare and valuable books and publications, including the English language, among them - «The Times», «The Guardian», «Harvard Business Review».


The University is a member of the International Association of Educational and Scientific Institutions offering personnel training in the sphere of labour and social relations.


The University was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for participating in the UN worldwide STAND UP campaign that was held at the same time in different parts of the world within 24 hours.

Bachelor degree courses:
• International Law 
• Jurisprudence
• Logistics
• Marketing
• Management
• Economics and Management
• Finance and Credit

Master’s degree programme:
• Jurisprudence
• Economy and Management of a National Economy

Postgraduate Education:
• Economy and Management of a National Economy
• Civil Law; Business Law; Family Law; International Private Law.

Retraining personnel with higher education:
• Jurisprudence
• Economy in Foreign Trade
• The Economy in the Tourism Industry
• Personnel Management
• Logistics

Fashionable hostel with designer repair

The International University "MITSO" has its own hostel, it is located neasr the academic buildings. Each floor of the hostel is made in a unique style, the rooms are equipped with IKEA furniture, students have free Wi-Fi, own gym, self-study rooms, spacious halls, cinema hall, rock cafe.






International Law Competition «Youth for Peace» is an annual student competition on international law, a unique project in Eastern Europe. In 2015, the Competition will take place the 10th time. In the previous 9 years student teams from 38 countries participated in the competition.

Logistics International Olympiad among students and school children is the only project on this subject in the Republic of Belarus, first launched in April 2011.

International Student Olympiad on Insurance and Risk Management.

International Competition of Scientific Studies on Labour law of students and undergraduates named after Lev Semenovich Tal.

International Activity:

About 40 foreign partner universities around the world: Russia, Ukraine, Latvia, Moldova, Poland, China, Vietnam, Mongolia, Hungary, Italy, the UK and others.

Extensive network of international relations and active academic mobility: over the last few years students and lecturers of the university have visited higher educational institutions and have taken part in numerous international events in more than 25 countries: Armenia, Austria, Germany, Belgium, Ireland, Spain, China, Cuba, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, USA, Ukraine and Switzerland.

The students of the University are participants, awardees and winners of prestigious International Law competitions: the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition (USA), the Telders International Law Moot Court Competition (Netherlands), the Jean-Pictet Competition (Switzerland), the F.F. Martens International Humanitarian Law Moot Competition (RF), the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (Austria, Vienna), the International Moot Competition on World Trade Organization Law (Lithuania), Manitoba International Competition (Canada), Eurasian Competition on International Commercial Mediation (RF), the International Competition on International Law (Latvia).

Only in the 2014/2015 academic year, students of «MITSO» participated and successfully presented Belarus in the 9 major international competitions, championships and Olympiads on economics, management and law. So, the team of the university the fourth year have won the national round of the competition on public international law, named after F. Jessup, and the fourth time presented the country in the international rounds of the competition in Washington. The result of participation at the International Rounds is written work of a team entered top 30 of the best and took the 5th position, and three members of the team got into top 100 of the best speakers. In the entire history of the team competition the team from Belarus has achieved such results for the first time! In addition, in the current academic year, the undergraduate of the University Natalia Krukovskaya was recognized as the best speaker of the competition on international humanitarian law named after FF Martens and the student of the second course Vitaly Ostrovsky has become the best speaker in the contest «Model of the International Criminal Court – 2015» in Moscow. In addition, the team of the International University «MITSO» got into the quarterfinals of the International Competition on investment arbitration, which took place in Germany. For the first time in the history of the competition the team from Belarus has reached such a high level and took the fifth place.

To support the initiatives of students and further stirring up of international academic mobility of students, 4 times a year the University announces a competition of grants to finance overseas academic trips and student participation in international conferences, seminars, competitions, summer schools.

The university regularly hosts public lectures in Russian and English with the assistance of foreign experts from the United States, Spain, France, Brazil, Israel, Argentina, Italy, Great Britain, Colombia and other countries (22 public lectures, 6 full courses of lectures for 2014).

Every year more than 250 students, undergraduates and staff of the International University «MITSO» have excursions and educational tours abroad.

More than 100 students from 15 countries study at the University.

Please find attached all the necessary information about the “Youth for Peace” Competiti1on:

Bachelor degree courses in English / Russia

Tuition fee in USD per year

International Economics


Economics and Management of Enterprise








Information systems and technologies


International law




Master degree courses in English / Russia

Tuition fee in USD per year

Legal regulation of foreign trade activities (1,5 years)


1st year


2nd year


Management of logistics systems


1st year


2nd year


Masre degree courses in English / Russia (on-line)

Tuition fee in USD per year

Economy and management of national economy


1st year


2nd year




1st year


2nd year


Legal regulation of foreign trade activities 


1st year


2nd year


Management of logistics systems (2,5 years)


1st year


2nd year


3rd year



PhD degree courses in English / Russian (on-line)

Tuition fee in USD per year

Economy and management


Civil law, commercial law, family law, international private law



Preparatory course  (1 year)

Other expenses:

-  Accommodation: USD 500 - 800 per year

- Medical insurance: USD 120 per year

- Living Expenses: from USD 2000 per year

- Airport transfer: USD 300