National Research Tomsk State University

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TSU is the leading research, educational and cultural center.

Over its long, almost 150-year history, the university has trained more than 150,000 specialists who are currently employed in various industries in Russia and abroad.

Choosing TSU, you choose high-quality world-class education and opportunities for professional and personal development in a hospitable multinational environment. | RU, EN, CN
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Tuition fees per year

Bachelor's programs 199,000 – 308,000 RUB

Master's programs 214,000 – 386,000 RUB

PhD programs 257,000 – 468,000 RUB

Free English-taught course “How to enroll in a Russian university

  • The course will familiarize international applicants with the system of admission to Russian universities. It will provide information on all the important steps applicants must take, such as submission of an application form and admission documents, taking exams, getting a visa, and arrival in Russia. Applicants will be able to get detailed information on what and in what order they must do and who they should contact if they have any questions or problems
  • The course will help arrange all the admission information and present it in a format that is simple and understandable to international applicants

Pre-Courses Department Programs

  • To pursue the programs, students are not required to have basic knowledge of Russian. They acquire Russian at a level required by Russian universities as well as gain new competencies in one of the chosen study areas.
  • Russian language, language for science, and three major subjects are compulsory subjects to study as part of the course. A set of subjects is developed based on the chosen study area.
  • After students successfully complete the program, they can enroll in general education programs offered by the university.

Preparation of Foreign Citizens for Admission to NR TSU (2,376 hours)

Program duration: October 1, 2023 – August 31, 2024

Application deadline: September 30, 2023

Tuition fee: 193,000 RUB (advanced payment is 96,500 RUB)

Preparation of foreign citizens for admission to NR TSU with an adaptation course (2,472 hours)

Students additionally take an adaptation course with in-depth study of phonetics.

Program duration: September 1, 2023 - August 31, 2024

Application deadline: August 31, 2023

Tuition fee: 202,000 RUB (advanced payment is 101,000 RUB)

Preparation of foreign citizens for admission to NR TSU, Prolonged course (3,016 hours)

Program duration: February 1, 2024 – August 31, 2025

Application deadline: January 31, 2024

Tuition fee: 245,242 RUB

Study areas:

  • humanities
  • economics
  • engineering and technology
  • medicine and biology
  • natural sciences

A set of subjects is determined by entrance exams required for admission to one or another university program chosen by the attendee.

Mode of study for all programs: offline and online


+7 3822 785-607

Master of Science in Bioinformatics

As part of the program, students study molecular biology, genomics, and biotechnology as well as mathematics, statistics, programming, and machine learning.

Master’s students will master methods of DNA sequencing, data processing, evaluation and interpretation, and biological molecule function prediction. Students will also get interdisciplinary competencies that will allow them to search for, analyze and find solutions to problems in healthcare, medicine, pharmaceutics, agriculture, and allied areas.

The Agrobiotech Master’s program in Bioinformatics is taught completely in English.

The program manager is Muhammad Amjad Nawaz, senior research fellow at NR TSU, who uses genomics, applied bioinformatics, omics technologies, and molecular markers to improve agricultural crops and increase crop yields.

Graduates of the Master’s program of the School of Advanced Engineering Studies Agrobiotech will be in demand in clinical bioinformatics, precision farming, in silico drug design, genomic data analysis, and other areas of medicine, agriculture and biotechnology.

Admission requirements – Motivation letter and interview

Mode of study – offline

Language – English

Duration – 2 years


+7 3822 53-06-62

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