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Tomsk State University

Location

36 Lenin Prospekt, Tomsk, RU, Tomsk Russia

Ranking

# =264QS World University Rankings

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2Undergraduate programs

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8Postgraduate programs

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About Tomsk State University

Tomsk State University (TSU) is the largest classical university in the Asian part of Russia and the acknowledged centre of science, education, and innovation. It was founded by the decree of Emperor Alexander II as Imperial Tomsk University on the 28th of May, 1878.

31 members of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, and the Academy of Sciences of the CIS, over 50 State Prize winners, and 2 Nobel Prize winners have been affiliated with TSU. More than 150,000 TSU graduates and the university itself have significantly contributed to the progress in education, science, and culture in the region and Russia in general.

Today, there are 20 faculties and educational institutes, 20 dissertation councils, and 33 leading scientific schools at TSU. The number of international students is continually increasing; currently there are more than 3,000 students from 70 countries.

Since 2006, TSU has been a member of the European University Association (EUA).

In 2010, Tomsk State University won the competition and gained National Research University status. It was one out of 15 institutions chosen from among 128 applicants.

Since 2013, TSU has been one of the leaders among Project 5-100 participants (competitiveness enhancement of Russian universities among global leading research and education centers).

In 2016, TSU established Strategic Academic Units - interdisciplinary postgraduate institutes that focus on studying the transformations taking place in humans, society, and natural and man-made environment. 

About Tomsk State University

Tomsk State University (TSU) is the largest classical university in the Asian part of Russia and the acknowledged centre of science, education, and innovation. It was founded by the decree of Emperor Alexander II as Imperial Tomsk University on the 28th of May, 1878.

31 members of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, and the Academy of Sciences of the CIS, over 50 State Prize winners, and 2 Nobel Prize winners have been affiliated with TSU. More than 150,000 TSU graduates and the university itself have significantly contributed to the progress in education, science, and culture in the region and Russia in general.

Today, there are 20 faculties and educational institutes, 20 dissertation councils, and 33 leading scientific schools at TSU. The number of international students is continually increasing; currently there are more than 3,000 students from 70 countries.

Since 2006, TSU has been a member of the European University Association (EUA).

In 2010, Tomsk State University won the competition and gained National Research University status. It was one out of 15 institutions chosen from among 128 applicants.

Since 2013, TSU has been one of the leaders among Project 5-100 participants (competitiveness enhancement of Russian universities among global leading research and education centers).

In 2016, TSU established Strategic Academic Units - interdisciplinary postgraduate institutes that focus on studying the transformations taking place in humans, society, and natural and man-made environment. 

University information

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5+

Bachelor

5+
8,301
65%
35%
2,886
58%
42%
1,739
87%
13%

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Rankings & ratings

Tomsk State University is one of the top public universities in Tomsk, Russia. It is ranked #=264 in QS World University Rankings 2023.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #551- 600
  • 2014
    #551-600
  • 2015
    #491-500
  • 2016
    #481-490
  • 2017
    #=377
  • 2018
    #=323
  • 2019
    #=277
  • 2020
    #268
  • 2021
    #250
  • 2022
    #=272
  • 2023
    #=264

Ranking criteria

37.6
Overall
22.9
Academic Reputation
11.2
Employer Reputation
99.6
Faculty Student Ratio
6.3
Citations per Faculty
25.1
International Faculty Ratio
93.1
International Students Ratio
68.6
International Research Network
4.1
Employment Outcomes

Available programs

Tomsk State University offers Bachelor’s programmes in 62 study areas and Specialist’s programmes in 11 study areas.

TSU has the Pre-courses Department which provides teaching of Russian as a Foreign Language to help international students adapt to the new country.

TSU organizes summer and winter schools with intensive training in the Russian language, environmental studies, IT, and other areas.

TSU also implements academic exchange programmes with a number of universities in Asia and Europe.

http://inter.tsu.ru/programs

Tomsk State University offers Master’s programmes in 60 study areas.

Master’s programmes are developed following requests from specific companies, which are going to employ the graduates.

The current Master’s programmes provide opportunities for Bachelor’s degree graduates to continue their studies at other universities, not only in Russia but also in Europe and the United States. TSU is developing 16 double-degree Master’s programmes with partner universities. These programmes allow students to study at two different universities simultaneously.

TSU offers 74 postgraduate programmes in 20 study areas. Postgraduate students have the opportunity to make their own study plan, allowing them to choose an individual learning trajectory that will include all necessary disciplines, research content, work placements, and internships.

In 2016, Tomsk State University became qualified to award the degree of PhD TSU. It is intended for those who have defended the Candidate's or Doctoral thesis at TSU or passed a graduate training here.

http://inter.tsu.ru/programs

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