Belarus declared independence from the Soviet Union in 1991 and is located between Russia and Poland. It is little smaller than Korean peninsula and its population is almost 10 million. There are many lakes and forests throughout the country. Belarusians belong to east Slavic ethnic group and there are many beauties in the country. Belarus is known for ballet and circus.

Come meet

Minsk UBF community

Single family house church (M. Paul Oh's family); one more family is coworking with them

2nd gens: Ludia (dentist) and Samuel (grad student)

Director and Contact Person: M. Paul Oh (Email: paulohminsk@gmail.com, KakaoTalk ID: paulminsk)

Campuses served: Belarusian State University, Belarusian National Technical University, Belarusian Medical University

Things you can do

  • Worship, Bible study, Spring and Summer Conferences, Christmas worship, etc
  • Travel to nearby countries such as Russia, Poland, the Baltic states (Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania), Ukraine, etc and visit UBF chapters in those countries
  • Those who have a Korean teaching certificate are welcome. They can work at King Sejong Institute and be supported by the foundation. Those with a master degree in Korea-related subject can also teach at Belarusian State University

Important notes

  • Those registered in Russian language program can stay in the university dorms
  • Living costs are low
  • Currently, there are no Korean restaurant or market