Tula State University

Tula State University (TSU) is one of the largest state universities in Central Russia, founded in 1930. It provides educational programs in all areas of modern culture, science and technology.

Actively responding to the challenges of the time, the university is developing dynamically, while maintaining classical traditions. Today, about 20,000 students, more than 650 post-graduate and doctoral students, including more than 1,000 international students from more than 40 countries around the world are enrolled at the university.

TSU presents a unique set of services on the education market. The university prepares bachelors, masters and post-graduates in 150 specialties, including technical, technological, mining and construction, computer and information, scientific, economic, legal, social, liberal arts and health ones.

Tula State University consists of 12 institutions, including the Institute of International Education and Pre-university training center for foreign citizens. More than 1,200 teachers, including 270 PhDs, professors and 740 associate professors are involved.

First foreign citizens were enrolled at TSU in 1962. Since that time a large number of highly trained professionals have graduated, and rich experience in personnel training for foreign countries has been accumulated.

The university offers the following programs for foreign citizens:


— Pre-university Russian language program (10 months) for technical, economic, liberal arts, natural sciences and biomedical specialties for further studies at the university and other higher educational institutions of Russia;

— Higher education in 150 specialties: Architecture and Construction; Land Development and Mining; Automation and Control; Instrument and Electrical Engineering; Machinery and Equipment; Transport and Energy, Metrology, Standardization and Certification; Electronics and Radio Engineering; Computer Science and Engineering; Agro-engineering and Environmental Protection; Metallurgy and Materials Science; Physics and Mathematics; Economics and Management; Law; Liberal Arts and Social Sciences; Linguistics; Journalism; Medicine and Biotechnology; Physical Culture, Sport, Tourism, etc.;

— Training of highly qualified personnel (PhD) in 60 post-graduate and doctoral programs.

All programs are taught in Russian.


The following programs are offered:


Programs of Study Code Tuition fee, rubles
Applied Mathematics and Informatics 01.03.02 126000
Mathematics and Computer Sciences 02.03.01 126000
Mechanics and Mathematical Modeling 01.03.03 126000
Chemistry 04.03.01 126000
Biology 06.03.01 126000
Architecture 07.03.01 140000
Construction 08.03.01 126000
Informatics 09.03.01 126000
Informatics Systems and Technologies 09.03.02 126000
Applied Informatics 09.03.03 126000
Power Engineering and Technology 13.03.02 126000
Mechanical Engineering 15.03.01 126000
Machinery and Equipment 15.03.02 126000
Automation of Technological Process 15.03.04 126000
Biotechnology 19.03.01 126000
Technologies for Machinery Production 15.03.05 126000
Robotics 15.03.06 126000
Technosphere Security 20.03.01 126000
Land Development and Cadastre 21.03.02 126000
Material Sciences and Technologies 22.03.01 126000
Transport Processes Technologies 23.03.01 126000
Land Transport and Technologies 23.03.02 126000
Transport and Technology Machinery Operation 23.03.03 126000
Mining (specialist program) 21.05.04 126000
Standartization and Metrology 27.03.01 126000
Quality Management 27.03.02 126000
Printing and Packaging Technologies 29.03.03 126000
General Medicine (specialist program) 31.05.01 147000
Psychology 37.03.01 126000
Economics 38.03.01 126000
Management 38.03.02 126000
Social Sciences 39.03.01 126000
Law 40.03.01 126000
Customs (specialist program) 38.05.02 126000
State and Municipal Management 38.03.04 126000
Public Relations 42.03.01 126000
Journalism 42.03.02 126000
Political Sciences 41.03.04 126000
Hotel Industry 43.03.03 126000
Linguistics (English) 45.03.02 126000
Physical Culture and Sport 49.03.01 137000
Design 54.03.01 140000


Duration of Bachelor programs – 4 years, of Specialist programs — 5-6 years. After completion of Bachelor degree it is possible to apply for  Master’s program lasting 2 years. After completion of Specialist degree in technical, liberal arts, economic and legal programs it is possible to apply for Post-graduate programs lasting 3 years. After completion of Specialist degree in Medicine it is possible to apply for internship and residency.

Students’ campus is located in the central part of the city. The University has its own sports center, hospital and health and recreation center. The university offers accommodation in comfortable dorm rooms for 2-3 people. Medical services for foreign students are carried out on voluntary medical insurance conditions.

Geographically, the city of Tula is located in the central region of Russia, 180 kilometers south of Moscow, with bus and railroad services available to get there.

To get the invitations to enter the Russian Federation for the purpose of education in TSU you need to send us (via e-mail foreign@tsu.tula.ru or by fax (4872) 35-81-18) a copy of your national passport and its notarized translation into Russian, a copy of the previous education document and its notarized translation into Russian and the application form (sample attached). Invitation issue takes 30 days.

Our details:


Mikhail Vasilievich Gryazev

Tel.: +7 (4872) 35-21-55

Fax: +7 (4872) 33-13-05

e-mail: info@tsu.tula.ru

Vice-rector for Scientific work and international Relations:

Vladimir Denisovich Kukhar

Tel.: +7 (4872) 35-82-00

Fax: +7 (4872) 33-13-05

e-mail: info@tsu.tula.ru

International Student Admission Coorinator: Director of the Institute of International Education

Yuriy Vasilievich Poltavets

Tel.: +7 (4872) 35-81-18,

Fax: +7 (4872) 35-81-18

e-mail: foreign@tsu.tula.ru


University address: 92 Lenina pr., Tula, Russia 300600

HTTP www-server: http://www.tsu.tula.ru