National Research Tomsk State University

TSU is the oldest university in Russian Asia, in Siberia, which was founded in 1878 in Tomsk, Russia. It was the First Siberian Imperial University.

The Mission of Tomsk State University

The highest priority of the University is to educate broad-minded, cultured individuals capable of independent scientific and philosophical accomplishments. University staff is actively developing modern approaches and techniques in all areas of activity, faithful to the traditions of their predecessors and enhancing the University’s status in the contemporary Russian and international scientific and educational environment.

Tomsk State University has received many awards for its achievements in the establishment and development of the nation’s science, education, and culture. In 1998, by Presidential decree, TSU was included in the State Code of Particularly Valuable Objects of Cultural Heritage of the Peoples of the Russian Federation. In 2010 TSU was awarded the status of a National Research University.

Tomsk State University, as a University of the research type, sees its mission as preserving and enhancing spiritual values of humanity in the production and dissemination of progressive knowledge and information, and in the advanced training of the intellectual leaders of society based on the integration of the educational process with fundamental scientific research and innovative approaches.

The priority objectives of the University are:

  • To serve the interests of Russia, to promote the development of its intellectual potential through the production of new knowledge and advanced training of the scientific and pedagogical, managerial, and cultural leaders of the society
  • To improve the educational process by active use of innovative approaches and information technology in the service of combining the harmonious development of an individual with advanced training of specialists who are leadership-oriented in their fields
  • To adequately represent the universities of Russia in the international scientific and educational arena, to integrate the University’s academic, intellectual, and informational potential with that of the leading Russian and international centers of higher education, science, and high technology
  • To successfully develop scientific and pedagogical schools that are historically established and recognized by the international community in the humanities and in the physical, mathematical and natural sciences, through integration with the academic sector of science
  • To provide science, education, and society with information services through the creation and functioning of a unified information science and learning environment
  • To establish a coordinating role in the system of higher education for implementation of major projects in the field of education at various levels, in science, and in innovation
  • To participate in the development of the economy on the basis of innovation, including the provision of staff support for high technology

Facts and Figures

Campus

  • 10 museums
  • Herbarium
  • Siberian Botanical Garden
  • Accommodation
  • Swimming pool
  • Centre of Culture
  • Research Library (4,000,000 volumes)

Faculty

  • 20 faculties and educational institutes
  • 54 areas of Master’s programs (including English programs)
  • 152 departments and 38 centers of pre-university training and vocational guidance in Siberia and Kazakhstan
  • About 16,000 students (and about 2,000 international students)
  • Tomsk Regional Teleport
  • Supercomputer SKIF Cyberia
  • Scientific-educational channel TV-University
  • Innovation-based Technological Business-Incubator
  • MBA Centre
  • Institute of Innovations in Education
  • Institute of Distance Education
  • Institute of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics
  • Research Institute of Biology and Biophysics
  • Institute of Strength Physics and Materials Science
  • Siberian Physical-Technical Institute

Research

  • 42 leading scientific schools
  • 12 centers of multiple access to unique equipment
  • 49 science-based educational centers
  • 66 laboratories
  • 47 small-scale innovation enterprises
  • 42 academic schools entered the presidential list of Russian leading scientific schools
  • 24 dissertation councils, about 20 Doctor of Science and 100 Candidate of Science dissertations are defended annually
  • 26 academicians and corresponding members of Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Russian Academy of Education, Russian Academy of Agricultural Science, 51 Russian State Prize Winners
  • About 100 members of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Academy of Medical Sciences and the CIS states, more than 150 State Prize winners, two Nobel Prize winners studied and worked at TSU
  • The University has more than 500 Doctors and 1000 Candidates of Sciences
  • Young scientists and students were awarded 29 medals of the Russian Academy of Sciences, over 500 students received medals and diplomas of the Ministry of Education and Science
  • During the last 10 years, 4 TSU teams of scientists were awarded the State Prize of the Russian Federation in the field of science and technology, the RF Government Prize in Science and Technology, and the Russian President Award in the field of education

Facilities

  • Multilevel educational system: pre-university training, specialist training, undergraduate studies, Master’s course, graduate course, Doctor of Science level program, retraining and advanced training, second higher education
  • Exchange programs with the leading international institutions of higher education, prestigious scholarships, and grants of the largest international funds, educational and research organizations
  • Innovative approaches and techniques in the sphere of science and education, their integrated implementation at all levels of the educational and scientific process, innovative educational trajectories, continual upgrading of the academic disciplines by means of introducing scientific research findings to the academic programs
  • Training and advanced training of the teaching staff and specialists, including those from different educational institutions; development of the export of education services
  • Large-scale programs of cooperation with Russian and international universities and research centers, the leading institutes of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Russian Academy of Agricultural Science, the enterprises RusAtom, RusKosmos and others
  • In the list of TSU, partners are 750 enterprises and organizations; over 130 contracts for cooperation and strategic partnership in education and scientific activities have been signed with the largest Russian and international science-based educational foundations, banks, and enterprises of the real sector of the economy.
Programmes taught in:
English

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Why study International Relations at Tomsk State University?

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At TISP, we introduce a new approach to education in the natural sciences that is based on the Liberal Arts & Sciences tradition. Gone are the conventional disciplinary boundaries. We challenge you to create your own curriculum, chosen from a wide range of disciplines, guided by advisors and driven by your own skills, interests and ambitions.... [-]

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Description

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The traditions of the first classical university in Siberia are combined with innovative research and non-standard approaches to learning.

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