Derzhavin Tambov State University

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Derzhavin Tambov State University is a classical university in Central Russia with a hundred years' history and rich research and educational potential. Derzhavin University offers a full range of traditional and modern educational programs with top-notch teaching and research.

Derzhavin University is the only university in the region to participate in the Priority 2030 program.
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Tuition fees per year

Bachelor’s, Specialist’s, Master’s programs – from 165,000 RUB

Residency programs – from 215,000 RUB

PhD programs – from 207,000 RUB

Preparatory faculty – 125,000 RUB


The enrollment campaign starts on June 20, 2024

Foreign citizens can study at Derzhavin University for free (in state-funded places):

  • within the Russian Government quota
  • as part of bilateral international agreements (for citizens of Kazakhstan, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan)
  • as part of the compatriot program

2,004 state-funded places for students

Foreign citizens can study at TSU on a commercial basis. To get a consultation on admission on a commercial basis, contact us at

Admission Office

+7 4752 53-22-22
+7 920 230-53-13

Entrance exams

Entrance exams are held offline and online. Additional entrance exams (professional or creativity exams) are held offline only.

List of documents:

  1. Passport and its notarized translation.
  2. Educational document (certificate) and its notarized translation.
  3. Educational document recognition certificate (if necessary).

Fields of study

  • Physical and Mathematical Sciences
  • Natural Sciences
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Education and Pedagogy
  • Healthcare
  • Culture and Arts
  • Economics and Management
  • Information Security
  • Service Sector
  • Electronics, Radio Engineering and Communications
  • Informatics and Computer Technologies

The languages of instruction for such specialties as General Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmacy are English and French.

The Master’s program in Management and Bachelor’s programs in International Relations and Applied Informatics are taught in English.

Medical education

  • General Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Pharmacy
  • Pediatrics
  • 16 residency specialties

Double degree programs

  • Philology (major: Russian Language and Cross-Cultural Communication) taught in Russian, 2+2

Tianjin Foreign Studies University (China)

  • Economics (major: Banking and Finance) taught in Russian, 3+1

Samarkand Institute of Economics and Service (Uzbekistan)

Preparatory Department

The preparatory course helps international applicants master Russian at B1-B2, adapt to life in Russia, get to know the city well, and make certain that they have made the right choice of the further study program at the university.

The language of instruction is Russian.

Duration – 1 year.

Study areas: Medicine and Biology, Humanities, Natural Sciences, Economics.

The online training course is also available.

Adaptation program for international students

The university has developed an international student adaptation program and has the Center for Social Adaptation and Cross-Cultural Communication. The university staff members supervise new international students starting from the first days of their stay in Russia and familiarize them with the university, the city, dormitory rules, learning process management, and medical care provision procedure.

The university has a department that provides documentation and migration and visa support and consults international students on legal issues throughout the entire period of their study at the university.

The adaptation program of Derzhavin University helps international students become full members of the big international student community as quickly as possible.

About the online course at the TSU Preparatory Department
Center for Social Adaptation and Cross-Cultural Communication


The campus of Derzhavin University comprises 11 dormitories conveniently located in relation to the educational buildings and socio-cultural and sports facilities.

The university’s well-developed infrastructure provides students with the opportunity not only to get a high-quality professional education but also to fulfill themselves and unleash their creative potential:

  • 11 educational buildings
  • scientific laboratories with state-of-the-art equipment
  • engineering centers and a nanocenter
  • the region’s largest research library
  • Doctor Profi university clinic
  • training theater
  • museum and exhibition center
  • sports centers and playgrounds for various sports
  • Galdym recreation camp

International Management and Marketing

Master’s program

Duration – 2 years

The program trains managers whose professional ambitions are related to management of companies in all of their aspects, operating in a highly competitive environment, those who would like to build a career at an international corporation, solving production, commercial, financial, marketing, and personnel issues of international business management. The program not only gives theoretical knowledge but also provides practical training required to work successfully both at Russian and international companies.

The program graduates can be eligible for positions of:

Foreign economic activity managers who are specialists who supervise and organize the company’s economic interactions internationally.

Business analysts who are specialists who help companies identify problems based on the analysis of various data and find strategically optimal solutions and priorities for business process modernization at the company.

Marketing managers who are specialists who study the market segment, where the company is represented, analyze the needs of the target consumer audience, and participate in the development of strategies to enhance the company’s competitiveness.

International managers who are responsible for international projects of major companies and government entities, are in charge of sales or marketing departments, supervise foreign economic activity, and attract international investments.

Design and Visual Arts

Bachelor’s program

Duration – 4 years

While studying, students gain basic knowledge and skills in academic drawing, painting, composition and volume and space thinking, study art history, and make original works of art and art objects: painting, drawing, and design.

The program graduates can be eligible for positions of:

designer, artist, visualizer, decorator, illustrator, animation artist, art designer, computer artist, 3D graphics specialist, game designer, mobile application designer, web designer, UX designer, digital designer, designer of furniture or small architectural forms, landscape designer of land plots, city parks and picturesque areas of the urban environment, and building facades.

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