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Tomsk Polytechnic University

TPU has always been a polytechnic institution with a wide range of research and higher education. Today we are a National Research university which places special emphasis on advanced engineering education, creation of resource-efficient technologies, internationalization and integration of research and academic activities.

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About

History

Founded in 1896, Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) is the oldest technical educational establishment in the Asian part of Russia. It has made a great contribution to the development of Russian science, education, industry, and culture.

Education

Today we are a National Research university which places special emphasis on advanced engineering education, creation of resource-efficient technologies, internationalization and integration of research and academic activities.

Research

Labs & Centres

  • Institute of Natural Resources
  • Institute of Power Engineering
  • Institute of High Technology Physics
  • Institute of Cybernetics
  • Institute of Non-Destructive Testing
  • Institute of Physics and Technology
  • Institute of International Education and Language Communication
  • Institute of Engineering Enterprise
  • Institute of Lifelong Learning

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2020
387 -14
2019
373 13
2018
386
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
-
2019
501 -200
2018
301
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
-
2019
919 66
2018
985
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Housing services

Upon arrival, an university representative organizes pick up service service at the airport or railway station and helps you to get to the university campus. There, you will be offered to choose a hostel accommodation on your wish. Single and double rooms with shared/unshared bathroom are available in the new-built hostel. All the rooms are equipped with beds, desks, wardrobes, bedside-tables, and central heating. Bed linen and bed linen laundering is provided. There is a shared well-equipped kitchen, laundry and lounge on each floor. A TV-set, fridge, electric kettle are provided in the most comfortable rooms.

Library services

Scientific and technical library of TPU is among the largest University libraries in Russia. There are more than 2 million books in Russian, English and oriental languages. TPU students and staff have access to online electronic research and academic resources of the leading publishing houses – Elsevier, Springer, Thomson-Reuters and many others.

ICT services

The university departments and labs are well-equipped with modern computer facilities, which are widely used in the teaching process.Through using PCs students and staff are able to enhance and develop their computing skills that are very useful in studies and of great importance in future career.

Medical services

Special clinic for students offers the full range of medical services. There are municipal and private clinics in the vicinity of the campus. The first-aid posts are located in each student hostel. A doctor will offer you a confidential advice on health related problems and provide initial treatment for any illness or injury.

Student Life

Sports facilities

In addition to the academic opportunities on campus there are many options for other kinds of involvement in student life. TPU strives to provide high-quality facilities for those interested in sports. Numerous gymnasiums and sport halls attract students to play basketball, volleyball and tennis.

TPU championships in skiing, volleyball, basketball, and karate take place annually among students and faculty members. Adventurers can brave mountain skiing, rowing, horse riding, motorcycling and even hang-gliding. You may also choose to spend time among tourist, rock-climbing or scuba-diving clubs.

Student clubs

International student club (Interclub) is the eldest IIELC student organization. It has undergone numerous transformations for the period of its existence. Originally it was the organization of TPU foreign students who were eager to have a good time, but then it changed into the informational and educational body that gives its members the chance to tell about their country and to get to know the cultures of other nations, as the Russians say “to show oneself and see the others”.

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