Qualified scientific personnel training (postgraduate education) under Code of Republic of Belarus of Education includes two stages:
I stage – postgraduate (PG) courses. They function as full-time, correspondence and soiskatelstvo (courser for visiting – for degree students);
II stage – doctoral courses. They function as full-time and soiskatelstvo.
All issues related to the issues of after-university education are directly dealt with qualified scientific personnel training directorate (QSPTD). Admission to postgraduate and doctorate courses, all stages of the training process are coordinated and controlled by Department of PG and Doctorate courses.