Francisk Skorina Gomel State University is a leading university of Belarusian Polesye that was recognized by the national and world scientific community. The University is known for its high educational potential being one of the largest research and development, academic and cultural centers of the Republic of Belarus. According to the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities 2021, Francisk Skorina Gomel State University has the 4th position among the universities of the Republic of Belarus and is included in 12% of the best universities in the world. More than 9 000 students are trained at the University, including more than 1 500 foreign students from 20 countries. There are 184 agreements on cooperation with foreign educational and scientific institutions from 36 countries of the world. The university employs more than 500 qualified teachers who provide the high level educational process. The university has formed and is successfully developing world-famous scientific and scientific-pedagogical schools: physical chemistry of thin-film systems; algebraists; optics and acoustics of crystals; new promising materials; physics of high energies and elementary particles; computer science and simulation of computing systems; Belarusian lexicography; spiritual heritage of Gomel Polesye, and others.
Francisk Skorina Gomel State University takes part in the implementation of the TransFerr project “Transition metal oxides with metastable phases: a way towards the development of ferroic properties” within the framework of the European Union Framework Program for Science and Innovation “HORIZON 2020”.
Since 2020 Francisk Skorina Gomel State University has participated since in the following international projects:
1) UNILAB project – «From university to labour market in the 21st century: a step forward in work-based placements», coordinated by the European Continuing Education Network (Barcelona, Spain);
2) CybPhys project «Development of practically-oriented student-centred education
in the field of modelling of Cyber-Physical Systems», coordinator – Riga Technical University (Riga, Latvia);
3) RADIUM project – «EU best practices-based education in Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Culture for the Belarusian Academia», coordinator – University of Bologna (Bologna, Italy).
There are 2 scientific journals published at the University: “Proceedings of Francisk Skorina Gomel State University” (6 issues per year) and “Problems of physics, mathematics and technology”, (4 journals per year). Journals are included in the list of Higher Attestation Commission for publication of dissertation research materials, as well as in the All-Russian mathematical portal and Scientific electronic library.