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For over a decade Tomsk Polytechnic University conducts international cooperation in the area of science and technology: the University is a member of 12 international associations and consortiums, including CESAER and CLUSTER.

TPU became the first Russian university to join such relevant European organizations uniting leading technological universities

Today, TPU R&D projects are conducted at the premises of international research and academic laboratories and international research centers.
It should be noted that TPU is the only Russian university-CESAER member and associate CLUSTER member. University develops bilateral cooperation with 23 universities of 57 CESAER members, with 9 of 12 universities-CLUSTER members.


TPU Membership in International Initiatives and Associations

International Association of University Presidents (IAU)
  • founded in 1950
  • 604 members
  • member since 1996

International Association of University Presidents (IAU)



European University Association (EUA)
  • founded in 2001
  • cooperation platform of 850 universities from 47 countries of the world
  • member since 2006

European University Association (EUA)



European Society for Engineering Education (SEFI)
  • founded in1973
  • member since 2006

European Society for Engineering Education (SEFI)



Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (СESAER)
  • founded in 1990
  • member since 2005

Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (СESAER)



Consortium Linking Universities of Science and Technology for Education and Research (CLUSTER)
  • founded in 1989
  • member since 2005

Consortium Linking Universities of Science and Technology for Education and Research (CLUSTER)



Top Industrial Managers for Europe (T.I.M.E.)
  • founded in 1989
  • member since 2007

Top Industrial Managers for Europe (T.I.M.E.)



CDIO Initiative
  • founded in 1990
  • member since 2011

CDIO Initiative



European Association of Research Managers & Administrators (EARMA)

European Association of Research Managers & Administrators (EARMA)



International Network for Engineering Education and Research (iNEER)

International Network for Engineering Education and Research (iNEER)



International Society for Engineering Pedagogy

Internationale Gesellschaft fur Ingenieur Padagogik (IGIP)



European Association for International Education (EAIE)

European Association for International Education (EAIE)



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