Freshman 2020 Guidelines and Instructions
31.08.2020

Congratulations! You have been admitted to National Research Tomsk State University.

We cherish every student, and we are looking forward to meeting you in Tomsk, so we would like to help you prepare for your arrival and academic year at TSU.

Below you can find the information concerning your arrival (if you are not in Tomsk yet) as well as some recommendations for you to get involved in TSU community, one of the oldest universities in Russia (est. 1878) with strong research schools and rich traditions.

We highly appreciate your trust and make everything to create a safe and comfortable study environment during the COVID-19 pandemic.

We have changed the arrival dates to guarantee every student’s personal safety. We strongly recommend that you arrive in Tomsk and get a room in the residence hall from October 25 to October 31.

You should have a medical document (in Russian AND in English) confirming the negative result of COVID-19 PCR test issued not later than three days prior to your arrival in Russia.

After arrival in Tomsk you will have a 14-day isolation period in the new TSU residence hall according to the university order. You can order food online, the courier service is free. 

Please, be informed that after the isolation you will have to undergo the medical examination to be settled in the residence hall (a fluorography and a medical note from the general practitioner). The specialists from the International Student Services Center will help you with it.

We strongly recommend buying a health insurance policy. With this insurance you will be able to get high-quality medical help throughout Russia. Our specialists from the International Student Services Center will also help you with buying this insurance. 

We will be glad to answer your questions. You can send us an email or fill out the form below to get an online consultation with our specialists:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1zR4TmWTxkhD7mSHhQkdN013KbeNGsjtsdjNGZnMn4vE/edit

Please, send us a reply email to confirm that you have read this information and agreed to comply with the following demands:

1)      to have a medical document (in Russian AND in English) confirming the negative PCR result for COVID-19, issued not later than three days before your arrival in Russia;

2)      to have a 14-day isolation period in the new TSU residence hall;

3)      to undergo the medical examination after the isolation period in order to move in the residence hall (a fluorography and a medical note from the general practitioner).

 

In the ATTACHMENT you will find some recommendations on:

1)      starting your academic year virtually;

2)      planning your arrival in Tomsk;

3)      starting university life and finding some friends in TSU.

Please read the ATTACHMENT carefully.

We are always ready to help you!

   TSU International Student Services Center Email: studentcenter@ums.tsu.ru

Tel.: (007-3822) 785606


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