Pre-University Department

Tomsk Polytechnic University has been performing pre-university training for international citizens since 1998.

Marina V. Nebera, 
Head of Pre-University Department

The aim of the Department is to prepare international students for admission and studying within main educational programs in Russian and English at TPU and other Russian universities. The Pre-University department was established as a separate division  in 2002.

About our students

Every year about 200 students are trained within the programs of our Pre-University department, and 350 students from 30-35 foreign countries study at the courses.

Programs

1. Pre-University training for studies within main Bachelor and Specialist programs.

 Periods of study

      • 1 academic year (October 1 – June 30);
      • 1,5 academic year (March 1 – June 30 courses of Russian as a foreign language, September  01 – June 30 Pre-University program);
      • 5 months  (February 01 – June 30).

Fields of study

      • Technical (Russian, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Chemistry, Engineering Graphics, the History of Russia)
      • Economics (Russian, Mathematics, Computer Science, Natural Science, Fundamentals of Economics, Geography, the History of Russia)
      • Humanities (Russian, Literature, the History of Russia, Society Studies, Geography, Linguistics and Regional Studies, Computer Science)
      • Biomedical (Russian, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Mathematics, Anatomy, Latin), implementation of the network program with Siberian State Medical University is also possible. 
      • Natural Science (Russian, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Chemistry, the History of Russia, Engineering Graphics)

 

2. Pre-University training for studies within main Master and PhD programs.

Periods of study

        • 1 academic year (October 1 – June 30);
        • 1,5 academic year (March 1 – June 30, September  01 – June 30);
        • 5 months  (February 01 – June 30).

Fields of study

        • Technical (Russian, Scientific Style of Speech, Special Mathematics and Information Technologies, Special Physics, Special Chemistry, Modern Technologies, Philosophy, Introduction to Master/PhD programs)
        • Economics (Russian, Scientific Style of Speech, Special Mathematics and Information Technologies, the History of Russia, Society Studies, Introduction to Economical Theory and basic Management, Philosophy, Introduction to Master/PhD programs)
        • Natural Science (Russian, Special Mathematics and Information Technologies, Special Physics, Special Chemistry, Philosophy, Research Methods, Scientific Style of Speech, Introduction to Master/PhD programs)

 

3. Short-term programs (courses) in the Russian language, and core disciplines. The period of study and the program workload agreed upon the request. Winter and Summer schools. Internships.

Course programs:

      • Preparation for Test of Russian as a foreign language (А1-С1)
      • Russian as a foreign language: general proficiency
      • Russian as a foreign language: field proficiency 
      • Russian as a foreign language for special purposes 
      • Assistance courses of Russian as a foreign language and field disciplines 
      • Russian language and Culture (Winter and Summer schools «Siberian Holidays») 
      • Lecturer’s individual courses in Russian, Literature, Linguistics and Regional Studies, Culture, etc.

Instruction languages: Russian, English 

Types of enrollment:

      • Commercial contract 
      • Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation (scholarship of the Government of the Russian Federation) 
      • Commercial studies on the terms of companies’ contracts

Upon successful completion of their studies students will receive

      • State certificate 
      • Reference of the study period (for those students who do not have final assessment)
      • TPU certificate (for short-term courses)

TUITION COSTS AND FEES :

Program title

Course duration

Tuition fee, RUR

Pre-university course for foreign citizens and non-Russian citizens aiming to do engineering Bachelor’s courses delivered in the Russian language

  • academic year
  • 6 months

  • 135 200
  • 67 600

Pre-university course for foreign citizens and non-Russian citizens aiming to do engineering Master’s courses 

  • academic year
  • 6 months
  • 171 300
  • 85 560

Necessary documents:

  • original document on previous education (school certificate of full secondary education, Bachelor/Master diplomas);
  • attachment with grades to the previous educational documents;
  • legalization of documents on previous education and attachment with grades;
  • copy of passport;
  • copy of visa;
  • medical certificate;
  • translations of educational documents certified by Russian notaries.