Established: 1896

Contact information: Russia, 634050, Tomsk, Lenin Avenue, 30

All students: 20854

Foreign students: 3725

Faculties: 10

Teachers: 1968

  • Professor 247
  • Associate professors 885
  • PhD 325
  • PhD 1050
  • Foreign teachers 12

Basic educational programs for foreigners: 237

  • Bachelor's 51
  • Master 35
  • Specialty 73
  • Training of higher qualification 78

Additional educational programs for foreigners: 17

  • Program of preparatory training 5
  • The study of Russian as a foreign language 30
  • Short program 5
  • Other programs 1

Tomsk Polytechnic University is one of the largest advanced training centers in Russia, the only university in the Asian part of Russia, part of the five best technical universities in the country. Received international recognition as a full member of international organizations: European Association of Reserch Management and Administrations (EARMA), Conderence of Engineering Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER), Consortium Linking Universities of Science and Technology for Education and Research (CLUSTER), European University Association (EUA).

Founded in 1896, opened in 1900, it was originally called "The Tomsk Institute of Technology."

Facts and figures

The total area of ​​real estate (m) - 323 688
Educational and laboratory buildings - 205 000
Dorm (m / u) - 81 606
Gyms and other indoor sports facilities (m / u) - 9991
Unified information and library fund (books), thousand pieces -. 2717
Number of educational buildings - 29
Number of student dormitories - 14
Number of seats in the dormitories - 6028


The total average number of employees - 5329
The faculty of the (employees) - 2145
Doctor of Sciences / Professor - 361
PhD / Associate Professor - 1138

Educational activity

Total number of students - 19 776
Including full-time students - 10 714
Part-time department - 423
Correspondence department - 8639
Number of published textbooks and manuals - 593
The proportion of graduates employed in the first year of a degree (%) - 92%

The international activity has become one of the priority directions of development in connection with the implementation of the "Program of improving the competitiveness of TPU among the world's leading research and education centers in the 2013 - 2020 years.". Since 2012 TPU concept implemented CDIO (Conceive, Design, Implement, Operate), aimed at improving the basic engineering education.

Since 2014 started the implementation of CDIO standards in 5 undergraduate programs:

12.03.01 Instrument
14.03.02 Nuclear Physics and Technology
13.03.01 Thermal Engineering and Heat Engineering
22.03.01 Materials science and technology of materials
09.03.02 Information Systems and Technology.
From 2011 - 2014 years. about 2,000 university employees traveled abroad for training, training, training, lectures, research work, conferences, symposia and exhibitions. 460 foreign delegations from 50 countries visited the University.

Currently, TPU has more than 200 agreements and contracts on cooperation in the field of education and research with partners in 35 countries around the world. In 2014, 28 new contracts signed with universities and organizations in 14 countries (Germany, Italy, Kazakhstan, France, Vietnam, Brazil, Finland, India, Denmark, Israel, China, USA, UK, Tajikistan). 8 contracts with universities comprising the Top-500.

educational units

Natural Resources Institute (ASI)
Institute of High Technology (IFVT)
Cybernetics Institute (IR)
Physics-Technical Institute (PTI)
NDT Institute (INC)
Energy Institute (ENIN)
Institute for Social and Humanitarian Technologies (ISGT)
Institute for the development of strategic partnerships and competencies (ISPK)
Institute of International Education and Language Communication (IIE & LC)
e Education Institute (InEO)
Yurga technological institute of TPU (YUTI)
Military Department (VC)