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Admission
Policy

Tomsk Polytechnic University postal address

Tomsk Polytechnic University, 30 Lenin Ave., Tomsk 634050, Russia

Telephones: +73822 606-476
Email: omrs@tpu.ru

Admission procedure

To join Tomsk Polytechnic University a prospective student should:

  1. Fill in the on-line application form on http://abiturient-test.tk/en/application-form
  2. Send a copy of the international passport and a copy of the educational document of appropriate level (see B. Section of the Policy) in English or in Russian to an admission officer by e-mail: omrs@tpu.ru
  3. Receive the official reply about your admission to the University within 2 weeks.
  4. Receive the Visa Support Letter and the Official Letter of Admission within 2 months after approval.
  5. Apply for a student visa and legalize your educational documents, translate educational documents into Russian and notarize.
  6. Buy a ticket and send information about your arrival to the admission officer not later than a week before your arrival in order to use a free pick-up service.
  7. Upon arrival to the University campus submit all the necessary educational documents legalized in a proper way (see B. Section of the Policy), an international passport, 12 recent color photos (3 x 4), an original medical certificate that proves HIV-negative result taken within the last 30 days, a certificate of health.
  8. Sign the contract and pay the tuition fee for the first academic year to the university bank account.

An application will not be considered by the Admission Office until it is deemed complete (i.e. receipt of all the necessary transcripts and supporting documents)

Educational documents for admission and requirements for the submitted documents

Pre-University Course/ Pre-Master’s Course/ Postgraduate Preparation Course (1-1,5 academic years)

To enter a university, an applicant should submit the following documents by fax or e-mail:

Pre-University Course:

1. A copy of the Education Certificate that verifies the Secondary School level (including academic transcript: the list of studied subjects, grades and marks) in English or Russian.

2. A copy of the international passport.

Pre-Master’s Course: 

 1. A copy of the Education Certificate that verifies the Secondary School level (including academic transcript: list of studied subjects, grades and marks) in English or Russian.

 2. A copy of the Bachelor’s Degree Certificate (including academic transcript: the list of studied subjects, grades and marks) in English or Russian.

 3. A copy of the international passport.

Postgraduate Preparation Course:

1. A copy of the Bachelor’s Degree Certificate (including academic transcript: the list of studied subjects, grades and marks) in English or Russian.

2. A copy of the Master’s Degree Certificate (including academic transcript: the list of studied subjects, grades and marks) in English or Russian.

3. A copy of the international passport.

On arrival to the University an applicant shall submit the following documents:

Pre-University course: 

1. The original of the Education Certificate that verifies the Secondary School level (including academic transcript: the list of studied subjects, grades and marks) legalized in a proper way[1].

2. 1 copy of the legalized Education Certificate that verifies the Secondary School level (including academic transcript), translated into Russian and certified by a Russian notary. It is recommended to have documents translated and notarized in the Embassy of the Russian Federation in your country. Note that spelling of the name in the translated documents should agree with one in the entrance visa. 

Pre-Master’s course: 

1. The original of the Education Certificate that verifies the Secondary School level (including academic transcript: the list of studied subjects, grades and marks) legalized in a proper way.

2. 1 copy of the legalized Education Certificate that verifies the Secondary School level (including academic transcript), translated into Russian and certified by a Russian notary. It is recommended to have documents translated and notarized in the Embassy of the Russian Federation in your country. Note that spelling of the name in the translated documents should agree with one in the entrance visa. 

3. The original of the Bachelor’s Degree Certificate (including academic transcript: the list of studied subjects, grades and marks) legalized in a proper way.

4. 1 copy of the legalized Bachelor’s Degree Certificate (including academic transcript), translated into Russian and certified by a Russian notary.

Postgraduate Preparation Course: 

1. The original of the Bachelor’s Degree Certificate (including academic transcript: the list of studied subjects, grades and marks) legalized in a proper way.

2. 1 copy of the legalized Bachelor’s Degree Certificate (including academic transcript), translated into Russian and certified by a Russian notary. It is recommended to have documents translated and notarized in the Embassy of the Russian Federation in your country. Note that spelling of the name in the translated documents should agree with one in the entrance visa.

3. The original of the Master’s Degree Certificate (including academic transcript: the list of studied subjects, grades and marks) legalized in a proper way.

4. 1 copy of the legalized Master’s Degree Certificate (including academic transcript) translated into Russian and certified by a Russian notary. 

[1] Depends on the country that issued educational documents (a Consular Legalization or an Apostille). A student is responsible for validity and legality of all the documents and data submitted to the University. During the first year of study he/she is obliged to follow the procedure of evaluation of his/her educational documents to determine the equivalence of his/her national educational documents to Russian educational standards and get the Certificate.

 

Bachelor’s Degree (4 academic years) / Specialist Program (5 academic years)

To enter the university, an applicant shall submit the following documents by fax or e-mail:

1.  A copy of the Education Certificate that verifies the Secondary School level (including academic transcript: the list of studied subjects, grades and marks) in English or Russian.

2.  A copy of the international passport. 

3.  A documentary proof of the Russian/English language proficiency (if any).

Upon arrival to the University an applicant shall submit the following documents:

1.  The original of the Education Certificate that verifies the Secondary School level (including academic transcript: the list of studied subjects, grades and marks) legalized in a proper way.

2.  1 copy of the legalized Education Certificate that verifies the Secondary School level (including academic transcript), translated into Russian and certified by a Russian notary. It is recommended to have documents translated and notarized in the Embassy of the Russian Federation in your country. Note that spelling of the name in the translated documents should agree with one in the entrance visa. 

3.  A documentary proof of the Russian/English language proficiency (if any).

4. Successful results of the entrance tests (the English/Russian language and major subjects proficiency).

Master’s Degree Program (2 academic years)

To enter the university, an applicant shall submit the following documents by fax or e-mail: 

1. A copy of the Education Certificate that verifies the Secondary School level (including academic transcript: the list of studied subjects, grades and marks) in English or Russian.

2. A copy of the Bachelor’s Degree Certificate (including academic transcript: the list of studied subjects, grades and marks) in English or Russian.

3. A copy of the international passport.

4. A documentary proof of the Russian/English language proficiency (if any).

Upon arrival to the University an applicant shall submit the following documents: 

1. The original of the Education Certificate that verifies the Secondary School level (including academic transcript: the list of studied subjects, grades and marks) legalized in a proper way.

2. 1 copy of the legalized Education Certificate that verifies the Secondary School level (including academic transcript), translated into Russian and certified by a Russian notary. It is recommended to have documents translated and notarized in the Embassy of the Russian Federation in your country. Note that spelling of the name in the translated documents should agree with one in the entrance visa. 

3. The original of the Bachelor’s Degree Certificate (including academic transcript: list of studied subjects, grades and marks) legalized in a proper way.

4. 1 copy of the legalized Bachelor’s Degree Certificate (including academic transcript), translated into Russian and certified by a Russian notary.

5. A documentary proof of the Russian/English language proficiency (if any).

6. Successful results of the entrance tests (English/ Russian and interdisciplinary exam).

Specialist Degree Programs (5.5 academic years)

To enter the university, an applicant shall submit the following documents by fax or e-mail: 

1. A copy of the Bachelor’s Degree Certificate (including academic transcript: the list of studied subjects, grades and marks) in English or Russian.

2. A copy of the Master’s Degree Certificate (including academic transcript: the list of studied subjects, grades and marks) in English or Russian.

3. A copy of the international passport; 

4. A documentary proof of the Russian/English language proficiency (if any).

Upon arrival to the University an applicant shall submit the following documents:

1. The original of the Bachelor’s Degree Certificate (including academic transcript: the list of studied subjects, grades and marks) legalized in a proper way.

2. 1 copy of the legalized Bachelor’s Degree Certificate (including academic transcript), translated into Russian and certified by a Russian notary. It is recommended to have documents translated and notarized in the Embassy of the Russian Federation in your country. Note that spelling of a name in the translated documents should agree with one in the entrance visa.

3. The original of the Master’s Degree Certificate (including academic transcript: the list of studied subjects, grades and marks) legalized in a proper way.

4. 1 copy of the legalized Master’s Degree Certificate (including academic transcript) translated into Russian and certified by a Russian notary. 

5. A documentary proof of the Russian/English language proficiency (if any).

6. Successful results of the entrance tests (English / Russian and major subject proficiency).

Fees and Expenses

Cost Item

Fee (RUB per year)

Accommodation fee

(per month)

Place in a room for two/three persons (beds, a wardrobe, tables)

850 RUB

 

Place in a room for two/three persons (beds, a wardrobe, tables, a TV-set/a fridge)

1 100 RUB

 

Other expenses

Application fee (non–refundable)

75 EURO (at the current exchange rate)

Multiple visa

1 600 RUB per year**

Medical insurance

fee depends on the insurance period

Food

10 000 RUB per month

Pick-up service from airport (for a new student)

free

Library facilities / Internet

free

*All fees are subject to change with previous notice.

**For course-attendees coming for short-term programs (less than a year) the fee is calculated. All payments are to be done via bank transfer only. 

Tomsk Polytechnic University postal address:

Tomsk Polytechnic University, 30 Lenin Ave., Tomsk 634050, Russia