|Study Guide to Masters and Bachelors Degree Courses|
|Rector||Professor Pestis Vitold Kazimirovich|
|Address|| Grodno Agricultural Institute|
28 Tereschkova Street
Grodno 230600, Belarus
|Tel. No.||+375 (152) 47-01-68|
|Fax No.||+375 (152) 47-14-97|
|Faculties & Colleges|
|Type of courses||Full-time and by correspondence (distance learning)|
|Length of courses||5 years|
|Date of commencement||1 September|
|Class Size||25 students|
|Fees||Foreign nationals - 1000 USD a year|
|Admission requirements|| For foreign nationals:|
Admission requirements - without special preferences
Application Fee - 1000 USD a year
Housing - hostel
Health service - 70 USD a year
Language fluency required in Russian
>Age is not limited. Republican Contests are held for school-leavers, graduating students from agricultural colleges on the following specialties: (agronomy, zootechnics).
There is a Preparatory Department.
The course of tuition lasts 8 months (tuition fee - 34 minimal wages (58 USD).
Two-weeks courses are organized before the entrance exams 2 minimal wages (34 USD ). Tuition based on payment costs:
Agronomy - 65 minimal wages (110 USD a year)
Zootechnics - 55 minimal wages (95 USD a year)
Plant Protection - 72 minimal wages (125 USD a year)
Economics and Management - 96 minimal wages (165 USD a year)
|Student profile|| |
|Contact for application|| Prof. Pestis Vitold Kazimirovich|
Faculty of Agronomy
Dean: Duduk Alexander Alexandrovich, Candidate of Agricultural Sciences, Assistant Professor
Student body: stationary - 586, correspondence - 635, total - 1221
Today 125 young people study on the first course, 25 of them are Agricultural College graduates which are trained on a shortened programme. The Faculty trains students for the following specialties Agronomy, Agronomy with specialization "Medicine and Spice Plants Cultivation".
New programmes on a number of specialties have been worked out, such as "Ecological Plant Breeding", "Ornamental Flower Breeding and Horticulture".
Faculty of Plant Protection
Dean: Mikhalchik Vasili Tikhonovich, Candidate of Agricultural Sciences, Assistant Professor
Student body: stationary - 258, correspondence - nil, total 258
Chairs: agrochemistry, soil science, plant protection
Majoring in: agrochemistry, soil science, plant protection
Grodno Agricultural Institute is the only higher educational establishment which trains agronomists on plant protection. Our graduates work successfully at plant-protection stations, district amalgamation "Selkhozkhimia", district and inter-district stations for signaling and prognosis of noxious organism development, helminth and toxicology laboratories and other units. During the last years instead of plant protection students are trained for a new specialization - agronomist for chemization (soil science, agrochemistry and plant protection).
Faculty of Zootechnics
Dean: Dobruk Ievgeni Albertovich , Candidate of Agricultural Sciences, Assistant Professor
Student body: stationary - 746, correspondence - 520, total - 1266
Majoring in: zootechnics
It was one of the largest faculties among Agricultural Institutes in the former USSR. In 1996-97 the Faculty will admit 150 students, 25 of them are Agricultural Technical Secondary School graduates for shortened programme training. Since 1994 there is one more specialization fur Animal Breeding.
Faculty of Economics
Dean: Kozhan Venedict Michailovitch, Candidate of Economic Sciences, Assistant Professor
In 1997 64 young people entered the economic faculty on the following specialty:
economics and management of the enterprises of the agro-industrial complex (AIC).
The faculty trains managers of economics for the enterprises of AIC. The economic faculty contains five economic chairs, two computer classes. The department of the economic faculty maintains close contact with the Belarusian Agricultural Academy (its economic faculty), Belarusian Economic University, Belarusian Scientific - Research Institute on Economic Problems of AIC.
Dean: Zen Viatcheslav Michailovitch, Candidate of Agricultural Sciences, Assistant Professor
Majoring in: agronomy , zootechnics
The first graduation took place in 1962. 43 agronomists and 32 zootechnicians received higher education. Up to now the Faculty has trained over 4000 agronomists and zootechnicians.
Different social groups received higher education: farm directors, head specialists of collective and state farms, ordinary workers.
Taking into account demand for education by correspondence, admission number will not be reduced. It is planned to admit 150 students.
Faculty of Skill Improvement of Managers, Agroindustrial Complex Specialists, Farmers
Dean: Moliavko Oleg Ievstafievich, Candidate of Economics, Assistant Professor
The Faculty was founded in 1966. Up to 1982 it also trained leading personnel. Today the Faculty specializes only on skill improvement of agricultural specialists. Over 18000 specialists of AIC have already improved their skill.
Educational programmes respond to the growing demands of industry and its organization peculiarities under various conditions. They include learning to apply intensive methods of production, application of science achievements. New courses have been recent introduced: "Market Relations Theory", "Theory and Practical Application of Rent Relations", "Applications of Computer Engineering and Agricultural Production Management", "Reformation of Collective and State Farms".
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