The goals model and development strategy of the university are predetermined by the analysis of the worldwide trends in the research and educational field and global challenges the humanity is facing.
The strategic goal of Tomsk Polytechnic University is to become one of the world-leading research universities in the area of resource-efficient technologies solving global social, economic and environmental problems for the benefit of the mankind sustainable development.
System of Goals:
World-class science and research;
Globally competitive engineering education;
Dissemination of best academic and engineering practices;
Close collaboration with industry and other stakeholders towards innovation;
Training and engagement of the distinguished students, scientists and teachers;
Transition into the university focusing on graduate and postgraduate education;
The Mission of National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University is to enhance competitiveness of the country by providing internationalization and integration of research, education and training applied in the process of educating engineering elite, generating new knowledge and innovative ideas, developing resource efficient technologies (adopted by the University Academic Board on 05.04.2011).
The University values are as follows:
Freedom and enthusiasm on broadening knowledge in priority fields of science for the benefit of the mankind and wellbeing following professional ethics;
Innovations in science and education in striving for excellence and expertise in profession;
Independent thinking and creativity in addressing challenges faced by the university, the country and the whole world;
Social responsibility for the results of our activity;
Staff involvement into all fields of the university activities that allows the teachers, other employees and students, both present and future ones, to fulfill their full potential;
Unity of the alumni, students and employees, based on century-long traditions established throughout our history;
Corporate culture that provides open atmosphere and comfortable university environment;
Freedom of personality that is manifested in elimination of any racial, ethnic, religious, gender, political or other form of discrimination.