The Centre for Swedish studies was founded with the support of the Swedish Institute (SI), Stockholm in 2002. Since then the SI has been one of the Centre’s major partners ever. In addition to the support of the Swedish language learning in the world, the SI offers many opportunities to study for free in Sweden. The SI's programs available for Belarusians in English are the Visby programme for master’s and PhD levels and postdoctoral research, as well as visits of Swedish researchers and experts; Northern Europe management programme SIMP, the summer academy for young professionals SAYP, the program for global leaders LEAP and the others. For those who are studying Swedish outside Sweden, the SI offers the following - a summer course in Swedish, research scholarships for short-term stays, courses and conferences for the Swedish language teachers, etc. More information about all the programs and scholarships can be found at www.si.se and www.svenskaspraket.si.se.
The Royal Society for Swedish Culture Abroad
The Royal Society for Swedish Culture Abroad (Riksföreningen Sverigekontakt), along with the Swedish Institute, supports the Swedish language learning in the world. But, unlike the SI, Sverigekontakt grants scholarships and offers courses for those who are studying Swedish at the non-academic level. One of the Society’s educational opportunities is the summer course in Swedish on the picturesque Tjörn island, a discount to the course fee is available for Belarusians (contact the Centre for more info). The other great chance to study Swedish in Sweden is the half-year programme, free of charge. The Society’s is also gathering Swedish landmarks all over the world, please, send the ones you find in Belarus here. For more information about Riksföreningen Sverigekontakt visit the web-site http://www.sverigekontakt.se/wp/
French-Belarusian Center for European Studies
Volvo Privilege Club
Danish Cultural Institute
The organization that promotes the dissemination of knowledge about the Danish and international cultures. Since 1940, the Danish Cultural Institute has been developing mutual understanding between people and cultures. Together with partners, the institution creates many social events in different countries.
European Union National Institutes for Culture
The organization that helps build trust and mutual understanding between the peoples of Europe and the rest of the world through culture. It was founded in 2006. The institution is a partner of the European Commission and other European institutions in definition and implementation of European cultural policies.
Nordic Literature Week
Norden Associations Federal
Centre for active longevity
Minsk State Palace of Children and Youth
One of the largest socio-cultural and educational out-of-school institutions in Belarus, CIS countries and Europe. The palace includes over 800 sections and clubs of various directions. They are visited by more than 8,000 children and adolescents. Also, the Palace allows to create a unique form of cooperation between teachers, children and their parents.
Gymnasium №42 in Minsk
State institution of general secondary education, the purpose of which is to satisfy the educational demands of all participants of the educational process. Since 2013, gymnasium number 42 is named after the Nobel Prize laureate J.I. Alferov. On the basis of the gymnasium, many projects, contests and events are organized.
The Institute for Advanced Studies and Retraining within "Belarusian State University of Culture and Arts" is the leading institution in the system of additional adult education in the sphere of culture. The institution carries out activities in the following areas: - information and analytical support for the activities of educational institutions and cultural organizations of Belarus, as well as the implementation of tasks aimed at informational and practical support of the activities of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Belarus; - support of the activities of the special fund of the President of the Republic of Belarus to support talented youth; - development and maintenance of up-to-date information resources ("Integrated Database of Cultural Institutions"); - implementation of the activity of the branch service of intellectual property in the sphere of culture.
Republican Scientific and Technical Library
The Republican Scientific and Technical Library (RSTL) was established by Resolution No. 68 of the Council of Ministers of the BSSR dated February 25, 1977 on the basis of the Scientific and Technical Library of the Belarusian Scientific Research Institute of Scientific and Technical Information and Techno-Economic Research from March 1, 1977.
RSTL is under the authority of the State Committee on Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus.
The mission of the RSTL is to promote the development of the scientific and technical sphere of the Republic of Belarus by ensuring maximum access to its own, republican and international information resources for users of all regions of Belarus.
Every year, over 20 thousand visitors, 2 thousand enterprises and institutions of the republic use the library services, which are provided with more than 4 million documents and their copies.