About TPU

TPU is the leading technical university in the country. It was founded in 1896 as the Tomsk Technological Institute of Practical Engineers of Emperor Nicholas II. It became the first engineering university in the Asian part of the country. Today, TPU is currently ranked among the top 10 universities in Russia and the top 400 universities in the world.

TPU today

Tomsk Polytechnic University is a leader in education and research in a wide range of engineering fields. TPU is the Flagship University of Gazprom, Rosatom, Rosneft and other high-tech companies. It ranks first in Russia in Petroleum Engineering (according to International Rankings). It leads in the subject areas Energy, Chemical Technologies, Nuclear Technologies.
#1 in QS World University Rankings among Russian Universities in Petroleum Engineering
in the world in the discipline "Petroleum Engineering", 2023
in Russian Universities Subject Rankings in Energy and Chemical Technologies, 2022
RAEX-100 Rating of the best universities in Russia, 2022
National University Ranking, 2022

1st place among Siberian universities in the TOP-100 of the best Russian universities according to Forbes
research and engineering schools
11 500+
students and postgraduates
24 %
International students
billion rubles R&D volume