Polotsk State University is truly regarded as a heritor and continuer of the traditions of European education. In 1581 the Jesuit College was founded in Polotsk, the oldest town in Belarus, which was reorganized into Polotsk Jesuit Academy – the first higher educational establishment on Belarusian land.
Building of Polotsk College
In 2005 the role of Polotsk in a university life acquired real outlines. After a huge reconstruction process of historical buildings of Polotsk College the students and teachers of the faculty of History and Philology and faculty of Information Technologies got an opportunity to study and teach at the oldest university of Belarus.
Educational complexes in Polotsk
In 1958 near Polotsk a new industrial town Novopolotsk was founded. In 1968 the count of Novopolotsk Polytechnic Institute (NPI) began which became a huge scientific and educational centre in Soviet Union.
Main campus in Novopolotsk
The considered strategy of NPI development and the state sovereignity allowed to improve the material resources, opened new relevant programs and faculties and reached the reorganization into Polotsk State University.
New campus in Novopolotsk
PSU has always been famous for the high level of graduates’ preparation, successful development of scientific schools and directions and also connection between educational process and science with practical activity. The bright proof of saving the tendencies was the opening of a modern educational stage of Law faculty and creation a regional educational, scientific and practical Juridical centre.
Campus in Mezhdurechye
Studying at PSU is not only qualitative European education but also a unique opportunity to study in the geographical centre of Europe! According to the latest calculations based on the newest method of determining boarders of the Old World, the geographical centre of Europe is situated near Polotsk. In 2008 the memorable sign «Geographical centre of Europe» was opened in Polotsk.
Memorable sign «Geographical centre of Europe» in Polotsk
Polotsk and Novopolotsk won’t let you be bored! Unique architectural monuments of the XI-XXth centuries, art exhibitions and concerts of classical music will let you feel the energy of the past. The rich evening and nightlife of city clubs, cafes and restaurants will allow you to experience the joy of communication and enjoy the hospitality, openness and kindness.