| Derzhavin Tambov State University is among the leading higher education establishments of the Central Black Soil Region in Russia. TSU has about 100 foreign partners from 40 countries of the world including the leading higher educational institutions, high standing research centers and social entities of France, Germany, Jordan, China, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Serbia and other countries.
Nowadays about 11,000 students are studying at the University, including over 2500 foreign students from 64 countries. Many foreign citizens were admitted to TSU within the allocated quota of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation. The interest of prospective students in getting the higher education at TSU is defined by a wide choice of promising specialties and programs: training is conducted in more than 100 Bachelor, Specialist, Master and PhD programs for such actively developing spheres as Medicine, Nanotechnologies, Economy, Philology, Management, Political Science, etc. The University offers pre-academic preparatory programs, various forms of trainings, Russian Language courses, for several years the University has been implementing a non degree program in Philology.
Many foreign students begin their education at the preparatory department, where they learn Russian and prepare for entering the University according to the chosen profile. Training is carried out in Humanities, Economics, Biology and Medicine.