Year of foundation: 1878
Total students: 14 334
Faculties: 20 / Departments: 145
Faculty: 1 116
|Professors158||Associate Professors525||Doctors of Science242||Candidates of Science566||International faculty members88|
Main educational programmes for prospective international students: 241
|Bachelor's programme79||Master's programme128||Specialist programme14||Training of highest qualification personnel20|
Additional educational programmes for prospective international students: 73
|Pre-university training programmes 8||Russian as a foreign language 2||Short term courses 5||Other programmes 58|
Founded in 1878, TSU was the first Russian university in Siberia and the Far East. It is currently one of the largest universities in Russia and holds the status of national research university. TSU has more than 14,000 students and its the academic staff includes over 242 Doctors of Sciences and 566 Candidates of Sciences, including 51 winners of the State Prize of Russia in Science and Technology.
TSU has 20 departments, 135 fields and subjects and 42 research schools. Since 2014, the university has been in the top 500 in the overall QS World University rankings and in the top 50 of the QS WU Rankings: BRICS (sixth among Russian universities). 7 centres of excellence have been created by the university – modern laboratories employing 107 researchers from 12 countries, including Nobel Prize winners Jorez Alferov, Thierry Callagan and Harald zur Hauzen.