Academic exchange programs

Semester at UTMN

The University of Tyumen invites international students of partner universities to participate in the Student Exchange Program. Every year during a semester or academic year international students from Germany, China, Mexico, Switzerland, and other countries study at the UTMN.

The University of Tyumen offers not only professional and academic opportunities to increase your knowledge and skills, but also a warm and comfortable atmosphere of student life.

→See Partner Universities

If you are a non-partner student and want to study at the UTMN for one or two semesters, please contact us and we'll provide you with the information about your next steps.

Study Program

Exchange students are able to choose from approximately 3000 courses offered by 63 different departments at UTMN institutes. 

→See Faculties and departments

Language of instruction 

The coursas are offered in Russian and English. 

→See courses in English

→See courses in Russian

Application process


The first step in submitting the application is a nomination (including student's full name and email, field of study and exchange study period) sent by International Office of Home University to


For fall semester and full academic year - May 15,

For spring semester studies - October 20.


The nominated students will receive a link to the online application form via e-mail in order to complete the application procedure. 


For fall semester and full academic year - June 15,

For spring semester studies - November 20.

Students will need to enclose documents such as the following:

  • Enrollment Verification

  • Transcript of records

  • Motivation Letter

  • Passport

Students with high academic performance and language proficiency will be given priority. After the application is reviewed, the student will receive a letter confirming acceptance and then enrollment.


There are 3 options for student placement at the University of Tyumen:

→See Student dormitory

→See HomeStay Program

→See Rented housing

Medical insurance

We recommend having medical insurance to cover the entire stay in Russia. Students might want to consult their home insurance agency to determine if their medical insurance is valid in Russia.

→See Medical insurance

Additional information

Welcome Orientation

All international students are required to take part in the Welcome Orientation. It will take place in the beginning of each semester.


The University of Tyumen also provides international students with a Russian culture immersion programme throughout the whole academic year.

Join us

The project “By Foreigner” is an opportunity to get acquainted with the most remote corners of Russia. We will be glad to see you among our travel show heroes. You will be able to become part of a family in another region for a few days, visit the most interesting and beautiful places, get acquainted with everyday life, traditions and culture of the peoples living on the territory of Russia. It will be an unforgettable trip that you will be able to show your friends and relatives. You can find full episodes and more information about the project here.

Contact details

Center for International Education

Daria Turgunalieva, Incoming Mobility Coordinator

Tatiana Matrosova, Director

Tel.: +7 (3452) 597-407


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