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Томские каникулы
Monday, December 26, 2022
Центр довузовской подготовки приглашает иностранцев принять участие в неделе отрытых уроков по русскому языку «Томские каникулы», которые пройдут с 9 по 15 января 2023 г. Хотите узнать рецепты русской кухни? Обсудить русское кино и досуг? Познакомиться с Томском и Томским государственным университетом? Тогда ждём вас разделить с нами зимние каникулы!

Уроки будут полезны тем, кто планирует начать обучение русскому языку или владеет языком на элементарном уровне. Все участники получат электронные сертификаты.

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We are proud!
Tuesday, December 13, 2022
From 6 to 9 December, swimming competitions were held in Krasnoyarsk, in which the TSU team took second place!

Our student Samuel Benitez, who was a member of the team, showed excellent results.

Samuel took second place in the 1500 meters and two third places in the 800 meters. "I'm very proud to have contributed medals and points to put my university in this position. I thank the university for providing the resources for a trip that made us feel comfortable and well-prepared! I hope to compete again soon and improve my performance!"
Learning Russian with the whole family!
Monday, November 21, 2022
This year, Pre-courses Department began work on the program "For Parents". This program allows relatives and family members of our students to come to Tomsk and live here with their student relative, as well as learn Russian and get acquainted with the ancient Siberian city and Russian culture.

Now the mother of one of the TSU students from the city of Haiphong in Vietnam is studying in Tomsk. Huong arrived in October and had already managed to see the city, visit several exhibitions at the Museum of Local Lore and start a Russian language course!
We are in Mongolia!
Tuesday, October 11, 2022
Representatives of Tomsk State University visited the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia) as part of the 7th National Russian Educational Exhibition.

Employees of the Department of International Relations and the Pre-courses Department of the National Research Tomsk State University Alexandra Prytkova and Anna Buglova presented the educational programs of the university to schoolchildren and students of Mongolia, told about the rules for entering Russian universities under the quota of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation and showed the university campus and the city of Tomsk.

Also, TSU staff visited some Mongolian schools where schoolchildren are actively studying Russian in the Central Aimak (Complex School "Khumun") and Ulan Bator (secondary schools No. 17, 49, 72 and the Russian-Mongolian school named after Plekhanov). As part of these meetings, more than 450 schoolchildren took part in career guidance events held by the university staff.

Representatives of the university highly appreciated the level of Russian language proficiency of students of Mongolian schools and the importance of such events for the development of bilateral relations between Russia and Mongolia. Also, TSU staff express their gratitude to the RCSC for organizing events and a rich program of the exhibition.

Get higher education in Russia!
Friday, July 15, 2022
Learn Russian and get a prestigious specialty at the best university in Siberia!

Pre-courses Department of Tomsk State University:

• teaching the Russian language and subject training

• Support in choosing a specialty

• Assistance with admission to the university

• Short-term Russian language courses

• Acquaintance with the culture of Russia and Siberia

Knowledge of the Russian language is not required for admission. Training format: full-time and online

Tomsk State University (TSU) One of the oldest classical universities in Russia with over 140 years of history. Included in the TOP - 100 best universities in the world (RUR) and TOP-10 best universities in Russia

Detailed information on the website Подробная информация на сайте

Saturday, May 7, 2022
Dear participants of the Olympiad!

Thank you for being with us for two wonderful spring weeks, during which a real language and cultural exchange took place!

The results of the second stage of the Olympiad in Russian as a foreign language "Russian Culture 2022"!


• 1st place - Jigar Shah, Penza State University, Penza;

• 1st place - Li Shutian, Penza State University, Penza;

• 2nd place - Mahesh Kzhedhar, The Orenburg State Medical University;

• 3rd place - Zuning Zhang, Belarusian State Pedagogical University named after Maxim Tank, Minsk;

• 3rd place - Shivani Sunilrao Khillare, Bashkir State Medical University, Ufa;

✅ LEVEL B1-B1+:

• 1st place - Gabriel Stoyanov, Vaganova Ballet Academy, St. Petersburg;

• 1st place - Lin Jia Ying, Vaganova Ballet Academy, St. Petersburg;

• 2nd place - Xuehan Li, Vaganova Ballet Academy, St. Petersburg;

• 3rd place - Akmeir Bauyrzhan, National Research Tomsk State University, Tomsk;

Thanks to all participants for their activity!

See you soon!
Results of the 1st stage of the Olympiad in Russian as a foreign language
Wednesday, April 27, 2022
The results of the 1st stage of the Olympiad in Russian as a foreign language "Russian Culture 2022" have been summed up!

This year, 290 foreign students from different parts of the world took part in the Olympiad!

All participants will receive e-certificates.

✅Congratulations to the participants who advance to the 2nd round.

✔LEVEL а2, а2+

1. Nomuun Amarsuren 35 points

2. Munkhbayar Davaanyam 35 points

3. Gereltulga Zandantulga 35 points

4. Sayyara Kadyrova 35 points

5. Mahesh Kjedhar 35 points

6. Shivani Sunilrao Khillare 35 points

7. Shutian Li 35 points

8. Baljinnam Naranbaatar 35 points

9. Ke Zhang 35 points

10. Zuning Zhang 35 points

11. Shui Zhang 35 points

12. Jigar Shah 35 points

13. Odonchimeg Enkhsaikhan 35 points

✔LEVEL B1, B1+

1. Xuehan Li 37 points

2. Gabriel Stoyanov 37 points

3. Aidana Yerlan 35 points

4. Muhammadsafo Khodiyev 35 pointsp>

5. Inobat Azadova 34 points

6. Youssef Mohamed 34 points

7. Chris Nolan 34 points

8. Mahfuzur Rahaman 34 points

9. Soslan Tatarbiev 34 points

10. Michidmaa Khadbaatar 34 points

11. Saad Hassan 34 points

12. Bharat Sharma 34 points

13. Muslima Yusupova 34 points

14. Akmeir Bauyrzhan 34 points

15. Simin Kanoat 34 points

16. Jia Ying Lin 34 points

The second stage of the Olympiad will be held from 29.04.2022-4.05.2022!

Good luck!
Wednesday, April 13, 2022
The Faculty of Pre-Courses Department of the National Research Tomsk State University announces the II Olympiad in Russian as a foreign language, dedicated to the culture of Russia and Siberia.

The purpose of the Olympiad: the preservation, multiplication and development of interest in the Russian language and Russian culture among foreign citizens.


The following categories of foreign citizens can take part in the Olympiad:

- participants of the preparatory faculties / departments of educational institutions of higher education in the Russian Federation;

- students of Russian and foreign universities studying Russian as a foreign language.


The Olympiad is held in extramural form using distance learning technologies.

The working language of the Olympiad is Russian.

Participation in the Olympiad is completely free.

Participants are divided into 2 categories according to the level of proficiency in Russian as a foreign language:

- foreign students who speak Russian as a foreign language at the A2+ level;

- foreign students who speak Russian as a foreign language at the B1+ level.


Applications for participation are accepted from April 11 to April 22, 2022 inclusive via the link:

or by e-mail:

The first stage is held from April 25 to April 28, 2022. The tasks of the first stage are the passing online tests in vocabulary and grammar of the Russian language, reading and listening. The time for completing tasks is limited.

The second stage is held from April 29 to May 4, 2022. The task of the second stage is to record and voice a video in Russian on the proposed topic.


According to the results of the Olympics, all participants will receive a participant certificate.

Winners and prize-winners will receive memorable prizes and gifts.

Our talents
Saturday, March 26, 2022
We are very proud of our talented students! Gabriel David Rodríguez Chacón, a student of Pre-courses Department, performed a soulful romance on the guitar at the concert "Music has a single language for all" on March, 23.

Creative performances were performed by Russian and foreign students, teachers and art groups of the university, and the audience got acquainted with the musical and poetic heritage of different cultures.
Новые курсы!
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
The Pre-courses Department of TSU has prepared new educational products for everyone who wants to learn and improve the Russian language in 2022!

Russian language in 6 weeks? Easy! We are starting enrollment for the express Russian language course "Tomsk Holidays"!

The course "Tomsk Holidays" will allow you to quickly master the Russian language at the level of everyday communication. The program is aimed at foreign students, beginners and continuing the study of the Russian language (levels A0 - B1).

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