The university was founded as A.M Gorky Minsk State University. After the foundation of Culture University it developed new branches and new faculties became available. Also 2 dormitories were built at that time. After the increasing interest of Art activities, the musical faculty was founded. In 1989 the university started to issue different graduate programs. Because of the national change in early 90’s the university implemented a reform of art and culture education. After that the university started to work for the development of educational plan which is parallel to European educational standards.
The university has preparatory classes which provide only two semesters of the Russian language course. Dormitories and the university are located together. The university is located in “ Institut Kulturi” metro station.