Year of foundation: 1896
Total students: 13 500
Faculty: 1 166
|Professors171||Associate Professors674||Doctors of Science256||Candidates of Science721||International faculty members23|
Main educational programmes for prospective international students: 85
|Bachelor's programme29||Master's programme32||Specialist programme6||Training of highest qualification personnel18|
Additional educational programmes for prospective international students: 46
|Pre-university training programmes 5||Russian as a foreign language 30||Short term courses 10||Other programmes 1|
Tomsk Polytechnic University was the first engineering school in Russia's Siberia and the Far East to open doors in 1896. Today, TPU has the status of a national research university and is among the best world university by the QS World University Rankings and is in the top-10 of technical universities in Russia.
TPU today is about 12300 students, 28% of them are international. The university offers over 60 areas of bachelor, master, and specialist degree programs. There are 7 Double Degree programs, 12 network programs with universities in the UK, Germany, Czech Republic, and Kazakhstan. Academic mobility programs link TPU with 90 universities in 30 countries.
TPU graduates are in high demand in Russian and abroad. According to statistics, every year, TPU graduates receive 1.7 applications from employers, for some programs it is 3-4 applications.