The priority directions of Tver State University (TSU) activities are the following: formation of the educational environment, competitiveness on the labour market; academic mobility of students and lecturers; lifelong learning; partnership of science, education and business.
The University is a multi-level educational complex. There are 2 institutes, 15 faculties, 87 chairs, 2 branches, Methodological Centre of Training process Computerization, The Scientific Centres. 20 scientific schools acknowledged in our country and abroad operate within the university, which cover relevant scientific directions within the framework of 15 branches of science.
The Scientific library is one of the biggest libraries within the Russian colleges. Its stock is more than 1 million books. A scientific journal «Vestnik of TSU» is issued in 11 series. This journal is introduced in the system of The Russian index of science citation. University is characterized by a high scientific and pedagogical potential: 107 Doctors of Sciences, professors; 449 Candidates of Sciences, associate professors. In the staff of the university there are 36 Full Members and Corresponding Members of Public Academy of Sciences, 592 employees have awards and honorary titles.
The overall number of students at the university is more than 20 thousand people. Training is provided on 71 educational programs. There are 277 post-graduates and 13 doctorate students on the department of post-graduate studies. The University has got extensive connections with the European Universities, carries out the international exchange of lecturers and students and trains foreign citizens.
University is an owner of Certificate of the European Fund on Quality Management. It is included in the registry of successful organizations EFQM-BOK. University is certified on the accordance of the standard State Standard ISO 9001 – 2011. University is an owner of Grand Prix of the VI International Congress-Exhibition «Global Education – Education without limits».