Tomsk State Pedagogical University


Legostin Sergey Alfredovich, associate professor of the medical-biological subjects of the faculty of all-university subjects of the TSPU has participated in the All-Russian contest for people with orthopedic injuries and was awarded with the medal. Sport competition took place from 5 to 9 of September in Yevpatoriya (Republic of Crimea). Paralympic sportsmen of the TSPU under the guidance of Sergey Alfredovich regularly win in competitions. In the last festival Legostin shown an amazing results in 100 meters run in Т 42-44 class.

Anniversary celebration at TSPU

Last Friday, many guests gathered in the assembly hall of the Tomsk State Pedagogical University: representatives of city and regional administrations, rectors of Tomsk universities, staff, teachers and students of the TSPU came to participate in the anniversary of the leading pedagogical university of the country. 

In the evening, a gala concert with live music was held in the Teacher's Park of the TSPU. Students had fun and danced, there were contests with valuable gifts and photosession for everyone. The rector of the TSPU V.V. Obukhov had awarded the most active students with insignia....

Astronomy lecture at TSPU


Specialists of the Center for additional physical and mathematical education of TSPU invite school and university students as well as teachers and everyone who is interested in astrology to the open lection by Ugolnikov Oleg Stanislavovich “Eclipse of the Sun and the Moon”

Ugolnikov Oleg Stanislavovich is a famous popularizer of astronomy, chairman of the Central Subject-Methodological Commission and jury of the All-Russian Astronomy Olympiad for Schoolchildren, Chairman of the Subject Commission of the Moscow City Astronomical Olympiad, Senior Fellow of the Federal Space Research Institute "Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences", Candidate of physical and mathematical...

115 anniversary of TSPU

On the 8th of September 2017 Tomsk State Pedagogical University – the oldest pedagogical University of Siberia and the leader of pedagogical education in Russia – had marked its 115 anniversary.

Historical background

Tomsk state pedagogical university was designed as Teacher institute on the first of July 1902 by highest order of emperor Nikolay II and it was opened in September in the same year. The first beyond the Urals and the tenth on the territory of Russian Empire the Teacher institute was a real pride of West Siberian educational district. The famous Russian writer A. M. Volkov who graduate from the institute in 1910 recalled that Tomsk teacher institute was a «true oasis as compared to the dullness and conservatism» that were...


On 04.09.2017 according to the ranking system Ranking Web of Universities (Webometrics 2017) for the world's pedagogical universities Tomsk State Pedagogical University took the second place, having improved its positions by one place (previously TSPU was ranked third). According to the rating TSPU's web-site is remaining the first among the other Russian pedagogical universities.

Besides, the web-resources of Tomsk State Pedagogical University is included in the list of top 100 web sites of Russian Universities and in the last edition of the rating it took 24 place, having improved its stats by 8...

Happy knowledge day!

Dear colleagues – students, postgraduate students, teachers, employees of the Tomsk State Pedagogical University – the oldest pedagogical university in Siberia – I congratulate you with the day of knowledge!

Knowledge makes you stronger, smarter, kinder, it helps you to discover new truths, to reveal secrets of human and nature. No wonder the day of knowledge has become an all-Russian holiday – this happened due to the special social significance of science and education.

Soon TSPU will mark its 115 anniversary and this date we will celebrate as the leaders of education which is proved by top positions in the rating of Russian pedagogical universities.

I wish the team of TSPU to hold the leading...


The last weekend students from the faculty of physical culture and sports and the faculty of foreign languages had took part in the Tomsk stage of all-Russian military and patriotic game «Zarniza».

Each year our students show good results and "Zarnitsa" 2017 was not an exception: after passing a series of difficult tests, the team of the TSPU earned an honorable second place,  having lost only in favour of the representatives of the Center for Professional Training of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

The participants had competed in overcoming the obstacle course, storming the block station and releasing the "hostage", rendering first aid to the injured. The participants underwent a test in putting on a combined-arms protective kit, assembling / disassembling...


In the July issue of the popular scientific journal Physics Reports the article "Modified gravity theories on a nutshell: Inflation, bounce and late-time evolution" written by SD Sergey Odintsov in co-authorship with his collegue from Japan S. Nojiri was published. The article focuses on research in the field of modified methods of gravity, dark energy and inflation. Physics Reports journal is one of the most influential scientific titles in the world with impact-factor estimating to 17,425. The articles by leading scientists in physics and astronomy first must be approved by the editorial staff.

Once again TSPU has taken leading positions in World University Rankings

The group of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) published the "Ranking Web of Universities" rating of the Internet sites of the world universities (Webometrics 2017), according to which the Tomsk State Pedagogical University took the first place among Russian pedagogical universities.

The web environment of Tomsk State Pedagogical University took 24th place and was included in the top 100 sites of Russian universities. In the rating of web pages of Russian pedagogical universities, TSPU remains on the first position of the rating.

The rating is based on several criteria, according to which the success of the university is evaluated depending on its position in the Internet: citation - the number of unique links to the site from other resources, the size -...


On the last Saturday the unique project «Space lesson» organized and developed on the initiative of TSPU took place at the TSPU scientific library. This time the event has gained an all-Russian status: apart from Tomsk students the educational program was also available for students of «Sirius» educational center (Sochi).

The summer season of «Space lesson» was dedicated to research in open space conditions. The lesson was developed by the pedagogical staff of Tomsk State Pedagogical University with the support by the Tomsk Oblast Administration, the State Corporation "ROSKOSMOS", the Federal Agency of Scientific Organizations, the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, the Russian Academy of Sciences, "Tomsk" broadcasting company, the Institute of...