Year of foundation: 1896
Total students: 12 000
Faculty: 1 227
|Professors111||Associate Professors318||Doctors of Science262||Candidates of Science1 054||International faculty members30|
Main educational programmes for prospective international students: 86
|Bachelor's programme29||Master's programme32||Specialist programme6||Training of highest qualification personnel19|
Additional educational programmes for prospective international students: 39
|Pre-university training programmes 6||Russian as a foreign language 25||Short term courses 7||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.