Founded in 1918, Tambov State University after G.R. Derzhavin is renowned as a bearer of rich academic traditions and ranks among major universities of Central Russia.
Tambov State University offers classical education and trains professionals in various fields ranging from medicine to design.
The more popular specialties including General Medicine and Dentistry are available for instruction in Russian, English and French.

There are 9 departments successfully function in the University where 162 specialities are taught. Currently there are almost 13000 students are studying in the University, almost half of them are foreign students from 62 countries.

Graduates of Tambov State University receive the internationally recognized ‘Diploma of Higher Education’ bearing the details of the degree or qualification awarded, along with the specialization. Optionally, a graduate may also receive an additional Diploma Supplement recognized abroad, making it possible for graduates to continue their studies or secure employment in any foreign country.

2013 Order “For Merit to the Fatherland”
TSU rector Mr. Vladislav Yuriev was awarded for his achievements and longstanding efficiency.

2014 Winner of Russian Contest of Programs for Student Unions Development.

2015 Holder of “Lawyer of Year” Award
University’s Professors got the award in nomination of “Science and Education in Law”

2016 Winner of the International exhibition and forum ECOTECH-2016
The team of TSU researchers took 1st place with its project of advanced processing of organic wastes of agricultural sector.

2017 In the Year of Ecology in Russia, TSU was included in UI Green Metric Ranking of World Universities and was ranked 15th among Russian universities.

International Cooperation
Tambov State University has been cooperating with a number of international partners since many years.
The University launches international projects, participates in international programs in education and science, supports undergraduate and PhD students in undertaking traineeships abroad and partakes in student exchange agreements.
TSU has partnerships with 160 international universities, research centers and NGOs from 42 countries of Asia. Africa, Europe and Americas. 2850 international students from 62 countries are currently studying in TSU.


Tambov State University follows classical education traditions and strives to produce well-rounded, qualified and competitive professionals according to national educational standards and requirements of the labor market.
Innovative forms of studies are implemented on a large scale and students have the opportunity to work on various projects in Medicine, IT and social spheres in 14 small enterprises working within the framework of TSU.
The University’s scientific infrastructure includes 4 research institutions, 42 research schools which are recognized in Russian and international academic community, more than 75 scientific centers and labs in the fields of science, humanities and social science. TSU center “Nanotechnologies and Nanomaterials” serves as a ground for scientific and experimental work of TSU professors and students.
The Derzhavin technological cluster has been working in TSU since 2016 as a scientific and technological basis for realization of innovative projects. It consolidates leading research institutions, scientific centers and labs, actors of industry, incubators and business centers of the University.
An extended Center for shared use of TSU scientific equipment was set up in 2017, making it possible for regional organizations to use scientific facilities and innovative equipment of TSU technological cluster.

The relatively new department of Medicine called Center for Simulation and Accreditation, was inaugurated in October 2017 for the implementation of virtual simulation studies into medical education.
The Center for Simulation and Accreditation is equipped with various phantoms, training models and machines, virtual simulators and other technical training devices which permit the accurate modelling of processes, clinical situations and other issues of medical work. The TSU Center for Simulation and Accreditation is one of the most advanced centers in Russia, owing to its equipment and organization.
The University’s Library has about 1,5 million books, telecommunication, electronic and multimedia equipment, copy machines and free internet access.


      • Anesthesiology and Emergency Medicine
      • Cardiology
      • Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics
      • Dentistry
      • Dermatovenerology
      • Endocrinology
      • General Medicine
      • Neurology
      • Obstetrics and Gynecology
      • Oncology
      • Ophtalmology
      • Pediatrics
      • Roentgenology
      • Surgery
      • Therapy
      • Traumatology and Orthopaedics
      • Advertising and Public Relations
      • Art of Acting
      • Biology
      • Chemistry
      • Choreography
      • Cultural Studies
      • Design
      • Ecology and Environmental Management
      • Geography
      • History
      • International Relations
      • Journalism
      • Law
      • Library and Information Science
      • Linguistics (English and French languages)
      • Mathematics
      • National Security Law
      • Pedagogy and Psychology
      • Philology
      • Physical Education for People with Disabilities (Adapted physical education)
      • Physical Training and Sport
      • Physics
      • Political Science
      • Psychology
      • Publishing
      • Service
      • Social and Cultural Activity
      • Social Science
      • Social Work
      • Special Defectologic Education
      • Teacher Education
      • Teacher Education (with two specializations)
      • Theological Studies
      • Tourism
      • Applied Informatics
      • Applied Mathematics and Informatics
      • Energy and Resource-Saving Processes in Chemical Engineering, Petrochemistry and Biotechnology
      • Infocommunication Technologies and Communication Systems
      • Information Security
      • Information Technology Security in the Sphere of Law
      • Land Use Planning and Cadastre
      • Petrochemistry
      • Technosphere Safety
      • Business Informatics
      • Commerce
      • Economic Security
      • Economics
      • Human Resources Management
      • Management
      • State and Municipal Management

Other possibilities in education
Owing to TSU’s established cooperation with foreign partner universities, students may participate in inclusive exchange programs in universities in China, Luxemburg, Macedonia, Poland and other countries. A number of exchange programs employ online learning.

Practical Training
Acquisition of theoretical knowledge is combined with practical activities. Students of medical institute of Tambov State University have practical classes in modern clinics and are able to reinforce their knowledge by working on advanced medical equipment. Students at the faculty of journalism have their own newspaper and university TV where they may hone and develop their skills.
Students at the faculty of journalism have their own newspaper and university TV where they may hone and develop their skills.

There is also a university zoo which provides a study and work platform for environmental specialists and biologists.


Comfortable living conditions
Students are accommodated in comfortable university hostels in rooms for 2-3 persons. Every hostel has well equipped kitchens, bathrooms, laundries, study rooms and Internet access.
Extracurricular activities
Students have plenty of opportunities to develop their creative potential. There are more than 60 active student unions. The musical and dance theaters, brass bands and orchestras, historical reconstruction club, stand-up comedy competitions are known well beyond the region. There is also a legal aid bureau where students may seek professional consultation.

A lot of attention is paid to sports activities: student may participate in various athletics. There is a physical training facility and a fitness-center on the university premises as well as a large sports complex “Antei” housing two swimming pools, gyms and playgrounds.
The university has an open football field with artificial turf which is transformed into ice skating rink in winter.
The university has its own high-quality leisure facility for students and professors, also used for workshops and summer schools.

100% support and security
Tambov State University invests significant effort into seeing that its international students are well settled in Tambov and offers guidance and support for the same, from the very first day right up to graduation.

Prestigious and internationally recognized Diploma
You will receive a Russian State Diploma certifying your degree and qualification. You may also get an additional document on demand – “European Diploma Supplement” which enables you to receive foreign credential evaluations in any of the 47 European and other countries that are party to Bologna Agreement on mutual recognition of educational documents, to pursue further education or work in any of these countries.

Affordable education
You will acquire an affordable professional education with best combination of price and quality.

Quality education
You will get a quality education in the sphere of your interest in a university that offers 162 different study programs. Quality is ensured by continuous internal and external monitoring.

Immersion into profession
Along with theoretical knowledge you will acquire professional skills during study practice. Each program is aimed at preparing students to take on their future professional life.

Personal comfort
Be sure that you always will have university’s support in solving any academic or practical issues.

Personal growth
You will be involved into many of academic, creative and sport activities that help you to discover and develop your talents.

Learning about new cultures
A favorable climate with warm summers and moderate winters, the charm of the ancient Russian city where the university is located, meeting new people from various cities and countries –will make your student life truly exciting.

ABOUT Tambov 


Tambov is located in the heart of the European part of Russia, 480 km to the South from Moscow. A train ride from the Russian capital to Tambov takes about 6 hours. The city’s architecture is characterized by combination of old and modern buildings, quiet squares and lively streets. A considerable number of museums, galleries and theaters make cultural life of the city truly rich.

The region’s moderate-continental climate accounts for warm summers and relatively mild winters. The flora and fauna of the region will hardly leave anyone indifferent: a combination of forests, fields and rivers create a truly marvelous and picturesque landscape. 

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