© РИА Томск. Алена Палехова
TOMSK, Sep 2 – RIA Tomsk.
The number of foreigners admitted to Tomsk State University (TSU) in
2021 increased by 18% compared to 2020 and amounted to 1,193 people,
they are citizens of 37 countries, Head of the TSU New Recruitment
Department Evgeny Pavlov said at a press conference on the results of
admission campaign in universities of the Siberian Federal District.
it was reported that all universities of the Russian Federation had
increased the number of state-funded places for 2021/2022, with Tomsk
universities increasing the number of places by 24.3% (by almost 4,000).
The leader in the number of state-funded places among Tomsk
universities is TSU (3.8 thousand places). In the current admission
campaign 10.2 thousand applications have been submitted to the
university (22% more than in 2020), with the number of foreign
applicants increasing by 20%.
"In terms of international
applicants, a total of 1,193 applicants from 37 countries entered this
year, an increase of 18% over last year. The main supplier state is
Kazakhstan, with more than 600 students enrolled in various fields of
study. Our friendly republics of Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan are the
leaders, and the rest are students from abroad", – Pavlov said.
also added that the increase in the number of international students
admitted, in his opinion, is due to TSU's interest in cooperation with
foreign centers and foreign partners. In addition, Tomsk universities
are now positioning themselves as world-class universities; this is due,
among other things, to the construction of a single campus for all six
universities within the framework of the Big University program.