Tambov State Technical University

General Information

Tambov State Technical University is a state institution of higher learning in Tambov, Russia. It was founded in 1958 and specializes in technical sciences, information technology sciences, communication technologies sciences, chemical sciences, and agricultural engineering.

TSTU has 7000 local and international students enrolled in 30 undergraduate programs and postgraduate programs. Its academic structure encompasses four study institutes, ten study faculties, two innovation technology centers, the Tambov Regional Center for New Information Technologies, and multiple smaller research centers and laboratories. The university publishes its own theoretical and applied multi-disciplinary, peer-reviewed journal.

According to the university, it has over 400 international students from 50 countries and foreign universities. Its Centre for International Specialist Training (CIST) runs a specialist training course, developed within the framework of the international program TEMPUS (Trans-European Mobility Programme for University Studies). CIST also developed two five-year degree programs using English medium of instruction in Computer-Aided Design Systems and Economics and Business Management.

The University is a member of the Bologna process. It provides studying of Bachelor’s programs, Master’s programs, and Postgraduate programs for Russian students and develops advanced Master’s programs with English medium of instruction. Students and teaching staff at University are involved in a variety of research activities and grant programs in Russian universities and universities abroad.

Study Programs

University provides study processes at the following institutes:

  • Technological Institute
  • Institute of Architecture, Civil Engineering, and Transport
  • Institute of Automation and Information Technologies
  • Institute of Economics and Quality of Life
  • Institute of Law
  • Institute of Power Engineering, Tool Engineering, and Radio Electronics
  • Institute of Study by Correspondence
  • Institute of Additional Professional Education
  • International Education Faculty
  • Faculty of Natural and Social Sciences

Accommodation and Housing

Over 7,000 students from other cities and countries live in dormitories on the University campus. All dormitories are situated not far from the academic buildings of the university and underground stations. The campus is divided into 3 complexes of student dormitories.

All buildings are equipped with access control systems and emergency voice alarm communication systems. The majority of dormitories have interior and exterior video surveillance systems.  Hostels are enabled with trained, educated, and full-time security guards and security wardens. Everybody can feel safe and comfortable in the dorm territory. The students will also be supplied with a high-speed internet facility, modern TV, and computers in the hostel.