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In 2005 Tomsk State University (TSU) was awarded the main Russian prize - the Russian National Olympus and rector of the university was awarded personal order For Honour and Valour.

In 2005 TSU was a winner of Gold Medal - European Quality competition in the category 100 the best universities of Russia. Former Rector Georgy Mayer (now - TSU President) took honorary title Rector of the year-2005. TSU's Department of Physics was recognized as the best department of Russia, vice-rector for informatization V. Dyomkin - the best vice-rector of the year, best scientific project - Research University Project.

In 2005 Tomsk State University have got ISO 9001:2000 international quality standard certificate of National Quality Assurance (NQA).

In 2006 Tomsk State University was admitted to the European University Association (EUA)

In 2010-2014 TSU was implementing the innovation program as one of the 17 universities-winners of the first All-Russian competition among innovation institutions of higher education within the framework of the priority National Project Education. As a result TSU substantially increased pace of its development as a research university - the leading regional educational-scientific and innovation complex, integrated into the real economy, service and social sectors.

The license of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation  is  № 2077 by October 24, 2012.

The certificate on the state accreditation № 1562 by February 22, 2012.

 In 2010 TSU won a university competition for the status of ‘National Research University’. In 2010-2014 TSU won tenders for two university-industry collaborative projects in high-tech manufacturing (Government Regulation № 218), for state support of innovative infrastructure development in universities (Regulation № 219) and for five projects aimed at involving leading international scientists (Regulation № 220).

TSU is one of the leaders in Russian higher education in the field of fundamental research. Among the university faculty there are 350 Doctors of Sciences, more than 900 Candidates of Sciences, 17 academisians and corresponding members of Members of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Russian Academy of Education, Russian Academy of Agrycaltural Science, 43 Russian State Prize Winners.


• In TSU studied and worked about 100 members of the Russian Academy of Sciences , Academy of Medical Sciences and the CIS states , more than 150 State Prize winners , two Nobel Prize winner .место в исследовании
• The University has more than 500 doctors and 1000 candidates of sciences, 51 State Prize Laureate in the field of science and technology
• During the last 10 years 4 TSU scientists teams were awarded the State Prize of the Russian Federation in the field of science and technology, the RF Government Prize in Science and Technology , Russian President Award in the field of education
• 43 academic schools entered the presidential list of Russian leading scientific schools


In accordance with an agreement with a China Goverment the Confucius Institute was opened  more than 5 years ago.

National Research Tomsk State University is preparing for the opening of the largest hostel in the city (1,200 places) for the Russian and foreign students.

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