In Minsk there are 30 universities and intuitions. Education and attending Russian courses in Belarus have become popular in past years. In general education and attending Russian courses in Belarus are cheap in comparison with other countries. In daily life %98 of people speak Russian.
The main requirement to get Master’s or Ph. Degree in Belarus is to speak Russian well and to pass the official exam. If student cannot pass the exam he or she should attend preparatory classes. Preparatory classes last one year. If student attended other Russian courses in another country and know Russian he or she does not have to attend classes in Belarus. Some universities offer higher education in English so students can learn both the Russian and English languages.