TSU host a strategic session of the International Academic Council

April 21-23 at the Tomsk State University will gather scientists from the world's top universities. Among them Terence Callaghan (honoured professor - researcher and member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences , Professor, University of Sheffield, UK ), Mark Solioz ( professor at the University of Bern , Switzerland), Jahangir Purdehnad ( professor at the University of Pennsylvania, USA) and others .

The university leaderships , institute directors , deans , responsible for key educational and research programs university staff will discuss together with representatives of the Council the target TSU model and determine strategy and positioning  of the University until 2020.

- International Academic Council it is a part of operating control, which was established in accordance with the program for improving the competitiveness of the university - said the vice-rector of TSU development programs Dmitry Suhushin

The activity of the Council has particular importance. We hope that our colleagues expert evaluation help us correct our actions for reaching the intended target . People with vast experience will come for this session andr it is important for us to know their opinion about developing modern classical university and changing trends in higher education.

- The upcoming event is not a formality, - says Dmitry Suhushin . - We look forward to have a productive communication with experts and get support from them.

On the first day strategy session will be held in an expanded format, then the participants will be divided into groups of 30-35 people and will discuss the priorities and strategic development initiatives of the University for getting concrete solutions and action plan.