Tambov State Musical-Pedagogical Institute named after S.V. Rahmaninova

TSMPI them. S.V. Rachmaninov is the oldest musical university in Russia. It maintains a leading position in the modern musical education of the region, provides a wide range of opportunities for professional development and personal growth. The institute has all the conditions for successful learning. The choice of educational programs at various levels allows the Institute to fully implement the modern concept of continuing education. Graduates of music schools and art colleges have the opportunity to graduate under the accelerated program. Programs for the training of scientific and pedagogical personnel in graduate school are being implemented.


Faculties of Tambov State Musical-Pedagogical Institute named after S.V. Rahmaninova:

  • Musical Performance and Musicology
  • Teacher Education and Folk-Art Culture
  • Pre-University Education
  • Advanced Training and Retraining of Specialists

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 accommodates 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.

Tambov City

Tambov is a city in Russia, the capital of the Tambov region, standing on the Tsna River (the Volga River basin), 459 km south-east of Moscow.

Tambov features

Originally the name of the town was written as “Tonbov” and was related to a possible place where the fortress was founded – on the Lipovitsa River, opposite the Mordovian village of Tonbov and the Tonbov River. Although the town was founded in another place it retained its original name.

The climate is temperate continental. The average temperature of the coldest month (February) is about minus 7.8 degrees Celsius, the warmest (July) – plus 20.4 degrees Celsius.

Tambov is located on the federal highway R-22 “Caspian” Moscow – Astrakhan. Approximate travel time from Moscow by car is about six hours. Tambov airport offers regular flights to Moscow. The city is a railway hub of the South-Eastern Railway. Urban transport is presented by trolley-buses, buses, and minivans.

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