Department of International Relations



 Department of International Relations

The Department of International Relations of the Belarusian State Academy of Music was created over 10 years ago. A wide range of international activity at the Academy substantially contributes to the development of the professional skills of its students, while serving to help resolve the important problem of integration of national professional music education systems within a global context.

The primary goals of the Department are:

  • To assist the development of partnerships with other educational and cultural institutions, promoting cooperative programs in scientific and educational areas of the arts;

  • To participate in international programs and projects;

  • To assist the Administration of the Academy with the hosting of a number of international music competitions, conferences, symposia and seminars;

  • To work with foreign students;

  • To work with international specialists invited to the Academy to provide master-classes, concerts and lectures;

  • To keep students and faculty of the Academy informed about opportunities to participate in international competitions, master-classes, summer schools, conferences and seminars.

 The Department of International Relations is overseen by Prorector for Scientific Work and is managed by the Chief of the Department Natalia Ganul. Department staff include Senior Specialist in working with foreign students Liubov Khmelevskaya; Executive Secretary Natalia Tchigileychik and others.

The Belarusian State Academy of Music collaborates with conservatories, academies and higher music schools in Russia, Lithuania, Estonia, Poland, China. The Academy also works closely with a number of international music organizations: ņŇ— (Association Européen des Conservatoires, Académies de Musique); Ň–“ņ (European Piano Teachers Association); —WA (Cimbalom World Association). Information about the Belarusian Academy of Music can be found in a number of authoritative European and World volumes on music, including the Cambridge International Biographical Dictionary and the International Handbook of Universities (published in France). The Belarusian State Academy of Music was also instrumental in the foundation of the Belarusian Association of Piano Teachers (BEL EPTA, president Ė professor V. Yakoniuk).

 Professorís and teacherís staff of the Academy is annually represented at the numerous international conferences, that has an important meaning for international recognition of Belarusian schools of musicology, performing arts and education. Great importance for Academyís international recognition has also the participation of our students in international competitions, academies, summer schools, etc.

 The Belarusian State Academy of Music also provides a tuition for foreign undergraduate students, masterís degree students, postgraduates from Belgium, China, Israel, Jordan, Mexico, Poland, Spain, Turkey.


In a case of any questions, please, contact us any possible way.
Natalia Ganul
Chief, Dept. for International Relations,
The Belarusian State Academy of Music
Internatsionalnaya str. 30
220030, Minsk, Belarus.
Phones: (+37517) 3285502
Fax: (+37517) 3285501