Year of foundation: 1878
Total students: 16 000
Faculties: 21 / Departments: 151
Faculty: 1 172
|Professors324||Associate Professors672||Doctors of Science600||Candidates of Science1 294||International faculty members100|
Main educational programmes for prospective international students: 341
|Bachelor's programme77||Master's programme130||Specialist programme54||Training of highest qualification personnel80|
Additional educational programmes for prospective international students: 28
|Pre-university training programmes 26||Russian as a foreign language 2|
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 16,000 students and its the academic staff includes over 500 Doctors of Sciences and 1000 Candidates of Sciences, including 51 winners of the State Prize of Russia in Science and Technology.
TSU has 21 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.
1,897 international students study at TSU.