Togliatti State University was founded in 2001 on the base of Togliatti State Polytechnic Institute (founded in 1951) and Togliatti branch of Samara State Pedagogic University (founded in 1988). In 2002 Sergey Fyodorovich Zhilkin was elected the rector of the university.
There are 3 institutes, 11 departments, 70 chairs, Research department, and a number of training, research and production branch establishments at the university. All the faculties and departments are equipped with laboratories and computer classes.
More than 1500 people work at the university including 758 members of the teaching staff, among them 60 Doctors of sciences and 421 Candidates of sciences.
The student body comprises more than 13000 people.
The total area of training and auxiliary buildings is more than 100 thousand square metres. The university occupies more than 75 thousand square metres. There are also 3 hostels, 4 gyms, 3 canteens placing 996 people, 7 buffets, a tourist centre and a publishing centre. The library stock counts more than 800000 books, and six reading rooms can seat 260 readers.
The university ensures the students all the conditions for familiarization practice, practical training and degree practice.
The graduates are awarded with state certificates of degree.
There are access courses , courses of raising qualification and staff retraining , and post-graduate course at the university.
Other institution names:
- Togliatti State Polytechnic Institute