The BSU Department of Political Science was founded in 1991.
The first head of the department was Professor Baichorov A.M.
The first 24 political scientists graduated from the Department in 1997
Since 1993, the department has been headed by Professor S.V. Reshetnikov.
The staff of the department includes 32 lecturers. Among them are 2 Doctors of Political Sciences, a Doctor of Philosophy, 7 candidates of political sciences, 13 candidates of philosophical sciences, 3 candidates of historical sciences, 5 lecturers.
The Department of Political Science is the leading scientific institution of the Republic of Belarus which trains under-graduate and post-graduate students in the following specialties: 23.00.01 - the theory of politics, history and methodology of political science; 23.00.02 - political institutions, ethnopolitical conflict management, national and political processes and technologies; 23.00.04 - political issues of international relations and global development.
Introduction in the Political Theory;
Political parties and party systems;
Political problems of modern global studies;
The politics theory;
Methodology of political science;
The Theory of Public Administration;
Election campaigns organization;
The theory of acceptance of political decisions;
The Bases of Ideology of the Belarusian state;
Topical problems of the theory and methodology of political science
The public politics;
The theory of political systems;
The theory and practice of public policy evaluation;
Geopolitical problems in the modern world;
Local government in the Republic of Belarus;
Parliamentary Procedure Rules;
The confessional policy in the Republic of Belarus;
Methodology of the political analysis.
-- The theory, history and methodology of political science;
-- political processes and institutes;
-- political problems of the international systems
The Department has close links and information exchange with research centers in the USA, Germany, Great Britain, and Poland. Under-graduate and post-graduate students can undertake research trips to the Department of Political Science of Californian State University (USA) and the Institute of Political Sciences at Warsaw University.
The Library of the Department numbers more than 800 volumes of books in political science in the English, German, and Polish languages.
- Nina A. Antanovich
- Nina P. Denisyuk
- Gennadyi Arguchintzev
- Dina Belyavzeva
- Vadim Elfimov
- Helena Grechneva
- Elena Ilyina>
- Mustaf Kanapatszki
- Svetlana Kozlova
- Vladimir Kozlyakov
- Denis Kravchenko
- Eugeniyi Krishpatovich
- Lev Krishpatovich
- Galina A. Kruglova
- Inna Kuznetsova
- Anatolyi Ladutko
- Nataly V. Liachovitch-Petrakova.
- Nelli Marchinskaya
- Sergey Masko
- Melnikov Adam P.
- Dmitry Migyn
- Svetlana Parechina
- Sergei V. Reshetnikov
-Volga E. Poberezhnaya
- Kiril Prayanenkov
- Sergei I. Simanovskiy
- Lyudmila Slutskaya
- Tatyana G. Solovei
- Elena Soslovskaya
- Ludmila V. Starovoytova.
- Vsevolod Shimov
- Zhanna Vergeichik
- Larisa Vonsovich
- Leanid E. Zemliakov