TSU is the oldest university in the Russian Asia, in Siberia, that was founded in 1878 in Tomsk, Russia. It was the First Siberian Imperial University.
TSU opened in 1888 with only one department, the medical faculty, which separated in 1930, now forming the Siberian State Medical University.
At present, there are 23 departments with 23,000 students. TSU is one of the Russian-39, which marks it as an official National Research University (since 2010) and a top-15 Russian Leading universities (since July, 2013).
• Faculty of Chemistry
• Faculty of Physics
• Faculty of Radiophysics
• Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics
• Faculty of Physics and Engineering
• Faculty of Applied Mathematics and Cybernetics
• Faculty of Informatics
• Faculty of Innovative Technologies
From its very beginning, the University has been not only an educational centre but a centre for the dissemination of culture and progressive ideas in society, where students can express themselves through different cultural and public activities, clubs, and volunteer movements.
TSU Assembly Hall – famous for its perfect acoustics – hosts concerts of classical music. The Concert Hall placed in the Center of Culture is the stage for different performances of TSU theatrical societies, student performances and guest performances.
TSU is also proud of the Masters of Sports, and national and Siberian champions in skiing and orienteering. There are champions of the Russian and international competitions among students, and members of the Russian Olympic team.
City at a Glance