Admission Policy


To join Tomsk Polytechnic University a prospective student should:

  1. Fill in the online application form
  2. Submit the scans of the international passport and a copy of the educational documents of the appropriate level (see B. Section of the Policy) in English or in Russian to an admission officer by e-mail:
  3. Receive the official answer about your admission to the University within 2 weeks.
  4. Send your contact information (postal address and phone number) to the admission officer and receive the Visa Support Letter and Official Letter of Admission within 2 months after approval.
  5. Apply for a student visa and legalize your educational documents.
  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), international passport, 12 recent color photos (3 x 4), an original medical certificate that proves HIV-negative result taken within the last 30 days, certificate of health.
  8. Sign the Learning Agreement and pay the tuition fee for the first academic year (refundable) 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


Cost Item

Fee (RUB per year)

Tuition fees

(per academic year)

Programs in Russian

1 year Pre-University Course

135 200 

1 year Pre-Master’s Course

171 300

Bachelor’s/Specialist degree Programs

219 310 – 361 310

Master’s Degree Programs

238 710 – 393 830

Post-graduate Programs

270 500 – 371 440

Short-term Russian Language Course

600/850  per academic hour

Programs in English

1 year Pre-University Course

153 300

1 year Pre-Master’s Course

198 400

Master’s Degree Programs

  • Big Data Solutions

256 300 RUB

  • Nuclear Science and Technology

335 390 RUB

  • Material Science 

256 300 RUB

  • Electric Power Generation

256 300 RUB 

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)

5 500 RUB






Multiple visa

1 600 RUB per year**

Medical insurance

3 300 RUB per year


10 000 RUB per month

City transport

1 200 RUB per month

Library facilities / Internet


Fees and Expenses

*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


+7(3822) 606-476
+7(3822) 563-296
Address: Russia, Tomsk,
Usova street, 4a, Building №19
Office: 419, 420, 432