What we do

International Division



Vice-Rector for International Affairs - Artem Yu. Rykun

Tel: +7 (3822) 529 558

Address:  36 Lenin Ave., main building, 3rd floor, room no. 326; Tomsk.


Head of the International Division – Evgeniya Pyatovskaya

Tel: +7 (3822) 526 793

E-mail: eap@ums.tsu.ru

Address: 36 Lenin Ave., main building, 3rd floor, room no. 326; Tomsk.


The main task of the International Division is the organization and management of the University international activities; including its students, graduate students and staff members. The Division is responsible for TSU relationship with other institutions and organizations in the field of bilateral and multilateral international academic ties.


The Division deals with the following tasks:

1. Ensuring the international activities of the University, its integration into the world academic and scientific arena;

2. Development and organization of events aimed at improving and enhancing TSU international relations;

3. Definition of priority areas of cooperation, long-term planning of international relations of TSU, search and selection of partners for establishing contacts at the university level, participation in the development of plans and programs for joint activities;

4. Preparation and implementation of programs, agreements, memoranda and other documents in the field of international cooperation;

5. Assistance to units, project teams and university staff in their initiatives for the development of international relations, in the implementation of joint mutually beneficial projects with international partners;

6. International students recruitment and admissions;

7. Representation of TSU interests in the field of international cooperation in the organizations in Tomsk and Tomsk region, in Russia, and abroad.


There are several sub-divisions of the Office:


International Student Recruitment and Admission Office

Tel: +7 (3822) 529 558

E-mail: int.admissions@mail.tsu.ru

Address: 36 Lenin Ave., main building, 3rd floor, room no. 326; Tomsk.


- developing cooperation with international educational organizations (including recruitment agencies), which facilitate recruitment of international students to TSU;

- participation in international educational exhibitions, fairs, conferences, roundtables, the purpose of which is to attract international students;

- advising international applicant on the issues of admission, arrival, training and stay at TSU;

- interaction with other University departments on the reception, training and stay of international students;

- assistance in recruiting foreign citizens to study at TSU;

- control over the correctness of registration, completeness and credibility of documents required for enrollment to the faculties.


Language Support Center

Tel: +7 (3822) 526 793

Address: 36 Lenin Ave., main building, 3rd floor, room no. 327; Tomsk.


- translation of documents related to the TSU integration into the international academic arena;

- examination and editing of translated documents;

- translation verification (only English language);

- rendering services for the organization of written and oral translations.



Visa Support Office

Tel: +7 (3822) 529 558

E-mail: visa@mail.tsu.ru

Address: 36 Lenin Ave., main building, 3rd floor, room no. 327; Tomsk.

Working hours:

Mon: 09:00 – 13:00,               Thurs: 09:00 – 13:00,

Tue: 14:00 – 18:00,                Fri: 14:00 – 17:00

Wed: non-visiting day


- preparing visa invitations;

- visa extension (study and business purpose);

- registration of foreign specialists, students, post-graduate students and trainees with the Russian migration office.


International Student Services Center

Tel: +7 (3822) 785 606

E-mail: studentcenter@ums.tsu.ru

Address: Pereulok Buyanovskiy 3a, 1st floor, room no. 15; Tomsk.


- support for international students in social and domestic issues, as well as monitoring compliance with the conditions of their stay;

- integration of international students into extracurricular student life;

- coordinating "Buddy programme"(Russian students-volunteers);

- support in the organization of international summer and winter schools.