Tomsk State University, TSU (Russian: Томский государственный университет; full official name: Leading National Research Tomsk State University) is a public research university located in Siberia, Russia
It was founded in 1880 in Tomsk, Russia, and is the oldest university in Russian Asia (in Siberia).
TSU opened in 1888 with only one department, the medical faculty, which separated in 1930, now forming the Siberian State Medical University.
At present, there are 23 departments with 23,000 students. TSU is one of the Russian-39, which marks it as an official National Research University (since 2010) and a top-15 Russian Leading universities (since July, 2013).