The branch of the Department of Media Linguistics and Editing of the Belarusian State University was established based on State Scientific Institution Centre for the Belarusian Culture, Language and Literature Research of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. Corresponding documents were signed by the heads of the organizations – Director of the Centre A. Lokotko and Rector of BSU A. Korol.
The Institute of Linguistic Research n.a. Yakub Kolas and the department have long-term academic and research relations. The joint projects include work on preparation of a new edition of Belarusian spelling and implementation of the Law of the Republic of Belarus “On Rules of Belarusian Orthography and Punctuation”, explanations of spelling changes in press and scientific publications. Further, activities on State Scientific Research Program “The Belarusian language in contemporary media space and its functioning in other communication areas” for 2021-2025, webinars for the postgraduates, degree-seeking students and candidates for a master's degree on topical issues of contemporary media linguistics, implementation of topical research projects are planned.