The Faculty of Mathematics and Mechanics is one of the main Departments at the Belarusian State University. Since the foundation of the Belarusian State University in 1921, it remained a branch of the Faculty of Physics and Mathematics. In October of 1958, it divided in two faculties: the Faculty of Physics and the Faculty of Mathematics. In 1970, the Faculty of Applied Mathematics was created on the foundation of the Faculty of Mathematics, and in 1975, it was renamed as the Faculty of Mathematics and Mechanics.