On May 28, 1878, Emperor Alexander II signed a decree on the establishment of the first and only higher education institution in the vast expanses from the Russian Urals to the Pacific Ocean – the Siberian Imperial University in Tomsk.
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TSU International Student Centre will help students maximize their social and educational benefits and experience of study and life at TSU. The Centre’s specialists work with international students from their arrival at TSU until they graduate and/or transfer, and provide wide support in the following areas:
National Research Tomsk State University opened one of the largest students' residence halls in the city (1,200 places).
Our students are provided with comfortable environment for living: dining rooms, kitchens, sports and laundry rooms, all the necessary social infrastructure. The hostel is divided into sections, you will share a room with one or two more students. There is a hallway, a bathroom and a shower in every room. In the spacious hall there is a place for self-study, relax and socializing.
Tomsk State University Research Library will take part for the fourth time in the All-Russian activity Library Night. On 22 April from 20.00 to 23.00, visitors will have traditional tour of the robot scanner and restorers of books, and also have new sites, workshops, meetings, and quests.
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.
Tomsk State University has up-to-date sports facilities and complexes where you can participate in a wide variety of sports activities.
You also may become a member of TSU sports clubs or participate in sports activities such as those listed below:
The University is home to a branch of Rotary Club International and other local student volunteers' clubs actively participating in the life of the city and the University. The International Division supports English, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, and German student language clubs.
For me, this education was a quiete good experience. Almost all professors I had were wonderful competent First of all, there is still a soviet-orientated educational system. Almost all disciplines are compulsory. Students are always tired and they don't have enough time for other activities or scientific work. Secondly, some professors still believe violence can be used...
My experience at TSU is so far, so good. In general, I think that my university gives its students average knowledge. Our graduate programme is mostly outdated. It is enough for working in Russia, but also it is not the level which I want to reach.
Overally it has been quite an overwhelming experience. I am privileged to have been able to study in one of the best universities in Russia. Although it took a toll on me emotionally ,mentally and physically moving to Siberia from Zimbabwe .It birthed me into a stronger ,better ambitious person.Talk about culture shock ,having to adapt to extreme weather changes ,leaving...