Founded in 1878, TSU was the first Russian university in Siberia and the Far East. Today it is one of the largest universities in Russia, which has the status of national research university.
The university has over 17,000 students, among teachers - more than 500 doctors and 1000 candidates, including 51 Russian State Prize Laureate in the field of science and technology.
TSU - it's 23 faculties, 135 directions and specialties, 43 scientific schools.
Since 2014 the university ranked among the top 500 overall ranking QS Top Universities and QS-50 the BRICS ranking (sixth among Russian universities).
The university created 5 centers of excellence - modern laboratories, staffed by 107 researchers from 12 countries, such as Nobel Prize winner Zhores Alferov, Terry Callaghan, and Harald zur Hausen.
The TSU enrolled 1300 international students.
At the moment, the TSU has signed more than 120 agreements with foreign universities and research organizations. Among them:
Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan.
Maastricht University, The Netherlands.
Taipei National University of Technology, Taiwan.
Jawaharlal Nehru University, India.
Vietnamese National University of Science, Vietnam.
University of Wroclaw, Poland.
University of Science, Malaysia.
University of Technology Mara, Malaysia.
Wageningen University, The Netherlands.
8 double degree programs;
10 exchange and education programs included;
6 joint PhD programs.
The University is also involved in projects TEMPUS and Erasmus. The research team TSU specialists in the field of physics entered the ATLAS CERN project.