Tobolsk State Socio-Pedagogical Academy. D. I. Mendeleev

General Information

In 2011, Tobolsk State Socio-Pedagogical Academy. D. I. Mendeleev celebrates 95 years since its foundation. The history of the university is inextricably linked with the development of pedagogical education in the Tyumen region, the development of the region. On November 6, 1916, the grand opening of the institute took place, the institute had one department – physics and mathematics, and all students were males. The Tobolsk Teachers’ Institute became the founder of pedagogical education in the region. By order of the Federal Agency for Education No. 1355 dated September 9, 2009, the Tobolsk State Pedagogical Institute. D.I. Mendeleev was transformed into the Tobolsk State Social and Pedagogical Academy. D.I. Mendeleev. Currently, Tobolsk State Socio-Pedagogical Academy. D. I. Mendeleev is the only independent secular higher educational institution at the federal level in the city of Tobolsk. It has 12 faculties (including the faculties of pre-university and additional professional education, advanced training, and retraining of personnel), 32 departments, postgraduate studies in 23 specialties, and a council for the defense of doctoral dissertations in philological sciences. For the second year in a row (2010, 2011) Tobolsk State Socio-Pedagogical Academy. D. I. Mendeleev is awarded a gold medal and a diploma as the laureate of the competition “100 best universities in Russia”. Over the 95 years of existence of the pedagogical university in Tobolsk, more than 40 thousand specialists have been trained for the education system and the social sphere of the region. Along with the main mission that the university performs – training for the Tyumen region, it develops and improves its educational and research base, serves as the socio-cultural center of the city, and region, and, despite its serious age, looks confidently into the future. 

Study Programs 

  • Biology and Chemistry
  • Foreign languages
  • History
  • Physics and Mathematics
  • Pedagogics
  • Standard Professional Training
  • Socio-Psychology
  • Physical culture
  • Philology
  • Service and Tourism
  • Economy and sociology
  • Pre-High School Education
  • Additional vocational training
  • Faculty of teachers’ professional skill improvement
  • Faculty of Fine and Performing Arts

Accommodation and Housing 

The university provides a dormitory for foreign students or students from other cities. The administration of the university provides all facilities such as central heating, free Wi-Fi, hot and cold running water, permanent access to the gym, library, reading rooms, and all equipment students need for studying and living. University provides free access to the University Library, reading rooms, studying rooms, and all necessary for studying process equipment and materials.