The Info List - Tomsk State University

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The Siberian Imperial University (1878 - 1917) Tomsk
state University named after Valerian Vladimirovich Kuibyshev (1934 - 1991)

Motto Mens Mundo Aperiens

Established 1878

Rector Dr. Eduard V. Galazhinsky

Students 23,000

Address 36 Lenin Ave., Tomsk, Russia Coordinates: 56°28′10″N 84°56′51″E / 56.4694°N 84.9475°E / 56.4694; 84.9475

Website en.tsu.ru

State University, TSU (Russian: Томский государственный университет; full official name: Tomsk
State University) is a public research university located in Siberia, Russia. 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, Russia. TSU was opened in 1888. The first classes for the first 72 students began on September 1, 1888 at the single, Medical Faculty. Classes were given by eight professors, aided by seven assistants and laboratory technicians. Professor Nikolai Gezekhus was appointed the first rector of the University. At present, there are 23 Faculties and Institutes with 151 Departments and about 23,000 students (among them are about 2,000 international students). The University's pride is its Scientific Library (4 million copies, the rare book museum) and the Siberian Botanical Garden. In TSU, 3 Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize
laureates (Ivan Pavlov, Henry Dunant, Nikolay Semyonov) studied and worked.


1 Faculties 2 Strategic Academic Units 3 The Research Library 4 External links


Faculty of Founded in

Mechanics and Mathematics 1948

Physics 1948

Radiophysics 1953

Physics and Engineering 1963

Applied Mathematics and Cybernetics 1970

Biological Institute 1932

Geology and Geography 1933

Chemistry 1932

History 1917

Philology 1917

Philosophy 1987

Journalism 2004

Foreign Languages 1995

Psychology 1997

Physical Education 2005

Innovative Technologies 2009

Computer Studies 1986

Institute of Law 1897

Institute of Economics and Management 2016

Institute of Arts and Culture 1994

Military Education 1926

Pre-courses Department 2015

Strategic Academic Units[edit] StrAUs are Strategic Academic Units that focused on the study of the transformation taking place with the man, society, and the natural and man-made environment. TSU has 4 StrAUs, Institute of Biomedicine, Institute of the Human of the Digital Era, Institute of Smart Materials and Technology and Siberian Institute of the Future. The Research Library[edit] The Research Library and Tomsk
State University were opened in the same year, 1888. The founder of the library was Vasily Florinskiy – physician and writer, organizer of Tomsk
University. Both Tomsk
State University and the Research Library was given a status of a Particularly Valuable Object of the Cultural Heritage of the Peoples of the Russian Federation. In 2016 The Library contained 3.8 million depositary units, including over 124,000 manuscripts and rare books. External links[edit] Media related to Tomsk
State University at Wikimedia Commons

(in English) The official website of Tomsk
State University (English) Official website (in English) TSU Research Library (in English) TSU International Student Services Centre (in English) TSU at Coursera (in English)