World-Class Russian Education!

The goal of Project 5-100 is to maximize the competitive position of a group of leading Russian universities in the global research and education market.

Universities

NATIONAL RESEARCH TOMSK POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY (TPU)

DESCRIPTION

National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU)

Scientia Libertas Prosperitas

Year of foundation: 1896

Location: Tomsk

Total students: 15,000 / International students: 3,800+

Faculties: 10 / Departments: 77

Faculty: 1,700+

Rector: Petr Chubik

About

TPU is a top engineering university with an operating research nuclear reactor in the Asian part of Russia. Modern R&D and educational facilities have enabled TPU to become one of the main institutions for the Gazprom, Rosatom and Sibur companies.

The university is a member of 13 international organizations, including СESAER and CLUSTER. TPU has 19 double degree Master’s programmes in collaboration with leading foreign universities. International students comprise 23% of TPU’s total student population. The university offers scholarships for prospective students.

Education
  • High-Energy Physics
  • Chemistry & Biomedical Technology
  • Non-Destructive Testing & Security
  • Computer Science and Robotics
  • Earth Sciences & Engineering
  • Advanced Manufacturing Technologies
  • Energy & Power Engineering
  • Nuclear Science & Engineering
  • Engineering Entrepreneurship
Research
  • Nuclear Technology
  • Natural Resources
  • People & Technology
  • Smart Energy
  • Space Materials Science
  • Chemistry & Biomedical Technology
  • High Energy Physics
  • Non-Destructive Testing & Security
  • IT & Robotics
  • Advanced Manufacturing Technology

International collaboration and partnerships

More than 200 cooperation agreements with universities and organizations from 35 countries. TPU strategic partners include:

  • Herriot Watt University (UK)
  • Karlsruhe Technological Institute (Germany)
  • Berlin Technical University (Germany)
  • Munich Technical University (Germany)
  • Ecole Centrale Paris (France)
  • Université Joseph-Fourier (France)
  • Universite Paris Sud 11 (France)
  • Czech Technical University in Prague (Czech Republic)
  • Technische Universität Wien (Austria)
  • Jilin University (China) 
  • Shenyang Ligong University (China)
  • Aalto University (Finland)

Distinguished alumni

  • Mikhail Mil, Soviet aerospace engineer and a scientist, founder of the Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant, which is responsible for well-known Soviet Mi helicopter
  • Nikolay Kamov, scientist and a constructor of the Soviet/Russian Ka helicopter
  • Nikolay Nikitin, Soviet architect, designer of Ostankino TV Tower
  • Nikolay Urvantsev,   discoverer of the Norilsk mining region
  • Matvey Kapelushnikov, inventor of the world’s first turbo-drill
  • Oleg Alimov, inventor of a device for drilling in space