On May 23, 2019 winners of the republican contest “Best Exporter of 2018” were announced in the city of Minsk.
For the fourth year in a row, the Belarusian State Medical University has become a nominee in the field of educational services in the nomination “Education”. The total export of educational services in 2018 amounted to more than $ 9.2 million.
The main prize and diploma of the “Best Exporter of 2018” winner in this nomination were presented to University Rector Anatol V. Sikorski by the Member of the Standing Committee of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus on International Affairs and National Security, Head of the Minsk Scientific Center of Surgery, Transplantology and Hematology, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor, Corresponding Member of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Honored Doctor of Republic of Belarus Oleg O.Rummo.
The main organizer of the competition is the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The aim of the competition is to stimulate the development of export-oriented production and increase the prestige of domestic producers in the world market.
According to the results of the reporting period, the export of university educational services is spreading to more than 60 countries of the world. A significant share of services exports are the countries of the Middle East, CIS, Baltic, Western Europe and African countries.
Currently at the BSMU Medical Faculty of International Students foreign citizens are trained in four specialties: General Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Preventive Medicine.
About the competition
“The best exporter of the year” is a republican competition for world-class producers of goods and services. The competition is held in accordance with the “roadmap” for the implementation of the National Program for the Support and Development of Export of the Republic of Belarus for 2016-2020.
The Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry conducts it jointly with interested ministries, state committees, corporate groups, regional executive committees and the Minsk City Executive Committee, business unions, the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange, the insurance company “Eximgarant of Belarus” and the High-Tech Park Administration.
Winners in 22 nominations are determined on the basis of the results of financial and economic activities over the past year.
Author: Oleg S.Ishutin, Dean of the Medical Faculty for International Students;
Photos are taken from the website of Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry;