Tyumen State University is the largest educational institution in the Western Siberia, established in 1930. Russian Ministry of Education ranked it as 59th top university of Russia. The scope of educational programs varies from humanities (law, sociology, finance, history) to natural sciences and applied technology programs (organic and ecological chemistry, biotechnology, geo-ecology). The University offers unique educational programs in environmental and biodiversity studies, Arctic studies, oil and gas law and policy, oil and gas technology which are highly demanded in the Northern territories.
Research at Tyumen University takes scientists and students around the globe. On-going research projects are in the sphere of climate change, energy saving, environmental protection, innovative entrepreneurship and technology transfer. The University facilities include field research and teaching stations (biological station in Tyumen national park, biological station at the Lake Baikal, training center at the Black Sea).
The University cooperates with public authorities, industrial companies, and international organizations. The alumni have successful careers in politics and government, health and environment, oil and gas sector, rapidly growing business of Tyumen region and abroad.
The University suggests a lot of outreach and extra-curricular activities. Students of Tyumen University are open, creative, energetic and committed, they have their own theatre, TV center, and they win international research competitions and Olympic medals.
Fostering international dialogue is one of the priority topics for Tyumen University. The number of foreign students is about 2000. Distance learning center provides excellent facilities and programs for more than 1800 students from abroad. The faculty includes famous researchers and practitioners, international professors from USA, UK, Poland, Estonia, China. There are more than 60 foreign university partners and 4 double diploma programs with foreign universities.
Facts and figures
|Total Number of Staff||2220|
|Number of Academic Staff||869|
|Number of Students||32450|
Biodiversity of the North
Arctic Studies and Research Oil and Gas Law and Policy
Technologies in Oil and Gas Industry
Health and Well-being
|Fields of Study Offered||Teacher training and education science (broad programmes)
Training for teachers with subject specialisation
Music and performing arts
History and archaeology
Philosophy and ethics
Social and behavioural science (broad programmes)
Sociology and cultural studies
Journalism and information (broad programmes)
Business and administration (broad programmes)
Finance, banking, insurance
Accounting and taxation
Management and administration
Law (broad programmes)
Biology and biochemistry
Electronics and automation
Chemical and process
Health (broad programmes)
Travel, tourism and leisure
Environmental protection (broad programmes)
Occupational health and safety