Tomsk State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Federal State Educational Institution of Higer Education «Tomsk State University of Architecture and Building»


Established in 1952 by the order of the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Education of the USSR. In 1997, got the status of the University.


The mission of TSUAB is the development of the best traditions of architectural and building education and science based on the unity of educational, research and practical activities:


  • To educate specialists – worthy civilians who are able to independently and in a timely manner master independently and in a timely manner the necessary knowledge in the rapidly changing world of technology, to be leaders and to work in a team, to work in a competitive environment;
  • to generate new knowledge aimed at ensuring the dynamic development of the domestic construction industry;
  • to influence actively the development of the architectural and building complex of the country and the region.


Strategic goal:


Establishment of TSUAB as an internationally acknowledged University – as a center of innovation in the field of Architecture and Civil Engineering, which influence actively the sustainable development of territories and the formation of a comfortable living environment.


Faculties of Tomsk State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering:


  • Institute of Cadastre, Economy and Engineering Systems in Building
  • Institute of International Relations and Internationalization of Education
  • Institute of Continuing Education
  • Institute of Distance Education
  • Regional Design Institute
  • Research Institute of Construction Materials


  • General Education Faculty
  • Architectural Faculty
  • Civil Engineering Faculty
  • Road Construction Faculty
  • Faculty of Mechanics and Technology
  • Extramural Faculty
  • Faculty of Secondary Vocational Education
  • Department of Physical Training

Student Accommodation

The dormitory has a perfect location: grocery stores, cafés, and restaurants with Russian and international cuisine are within walking distance. All city attractions, museums, theaters, historic places are either within walking distance or easy transportation from the dormitory.

The dormitory also is conveniently located in terms of going to and from the airport, either by taxi or via metro.

The dormitory is a corridor-type residential building with shared facilities. One rooms usually accomodates three or four roommates. Entrances to the building are equipped with video surveillance and security posts.

Dormitory facilities:

  • Self-service laundry (in the basement)
  • Shared kitchens (on each floor)
  • Shared bathrooms.

Room facilities:

  • Beds with linens
  • Writing desks
  • Wardrobes/closets
  • Internet connection
  • Cable TV.

Tomsk City

Tomsk is a city in Russia located in the east of Western Siberia, the capital of the Tomsk region. It is a major educational, scientific and innovation center of Siberia.

Tomsk features

The horse, depicted on the emblem of Tomsk, reminds about carrier’s trade that served as a source of income for a large part of the population, and that once Moscow-Siberian road passed through the town.

Tomsk is located on the right bank of the Tom River, about 50 km from the Ob River. The city stands on the border of the taiga: there are thick forests and marshlands to the north, and forests and steppes to the south. The distance to Moscow by road is 3,604 km.

The climate is continental-cyclonic (transitional from the European temperate continental to the Siberian sharply continental). The average temperature in January is minus 17.1 degrees Celsius, in July – plus 18.7 degrees Celsius.

The city is an important scientific center. There are a lot of businesses that are closely related to science; IT industry is also well developed.

Bogashevo Airport is the main international airport of Tomsk; regular flights to Moscow, St. Petersburg, Krasnoyarsk, Yekaterinburg, Sochi, Surgut, Barnaul, Nizhnevartovsk are available.

K-150 “Tomsk”, a Russian nuclear submarine, was named in honor of the city. You can find Tomskaya Street in a number of cities in Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, and Kazakhstan.

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