University of Tyumen

University of Tyumen is the largest educational institution in the Western Siberia, established in 1930. Russian Ministry of Education ranked it as 59th top university of Russia. The scope of educational programs varies from humanities (law, sociology, finance, history) to natural sciences and applied technology programs (organic and ecological chemistry, biotechnology, geo-ecology).  The University offers unique educational programs in environmental and biodiversity studies, Arctic studies, oil and gas law and policy, oil and gas technology which are highly demanded in the Northern territories.

Research at the University of Tyumen takes scientists and students around the globe. On-going research projects are in the sphere of climate change, energy saving, environmental protection, innovative entrepreneurship and technology transfer. The University facilities include field research and teaching stations (biological station in Tyumen national park, biological station at the Lake Baikal, training center at the Black Sea).

The University cooperates with public authorities, industrial companies, and international organizations. The alumni have successful careers in politics and government, health and environment, oil and gas sector, rapidly growing business of Tyumen region and abroad.

The University suggests a lot of outreach and extra-curricular activities. Students of the University of Tyumen are open, creative, energetic and committed, they have their own theatre, TV center, and they win international research competitions and Olympic medals.

Fostering international dialogue is one of the priority topics for the University of Tyumen. The number of foreign students is about 2000. Distance learning center provides excellent facilities and programs for more than 1800 students from abroad. The faculty includes famous researchers and practitioners, international professors from USA, UK, Poland, Estonia, China. There are more than 60 foreign university partners and 4 double diploma programs with foreign universities.

UTMN is a member of the Russian Academic Excellence Project 5-100, which unites 21 leading Russian universities.

Facts and figures

Year Established 1930
Total Number of Staff 2220
Number of Academic Staff 867
Number of Students 32450
Focus Areas

Environmental Studies

Biodiversity of the North

Arctic Studies and Research Oil and Gas Law and Policy

Technologies in Oil and Gas Industry

Health and Well-being