Institute of International Education and Language Communication
Institute of International Education and Language Communication is a department aiming to provide international students with educational, social, and other services:
Support and guidance
Organization of cultural events
Arrangement visa support
Modern facilities - new buildings, language laboratories, modern computer equipment, free Internet access, cosy classes, comfortable hostels - ensure individual success of students. Well-qualified faculty is involved in teaching process at the institute.
The Institute staff helps students to settle in a new social and cultural environment from the very first day at the university.
It is very sensitive to your needs and does its best in helping you feel at home, choose a course of your own interest. In addition to assisting students in finding suitable accommodation in student hostel, organizing the orientation program and facilitating with the various activities and clubs, the institute cooperates with the Students' Union to improve the quality of student life at the university. The institute administration closely cooperates with the academic staff in supporting international students throughout the academic year. Each student is appointed an academic advisor who provides him with support and guidance in academic and daily life.
In 2001 IIE&LC (back then the Centre for Foreign Students' Education) was among the first seven pilot subdivisions of Tomsk Polytechnic University to pass international certification successfully in the NQA company (Great Britain) – one of the leading certification authorities in the world with respect to conformance to the requirements of international ISO standards of 9000 series.
In June, 2013 the DQS certification authority (Germany) carried out an external (certification) quality management system audit in Tomsk Polytechnic University for conformance to the requirements of the standard ISO 9001:2008. The Institute of International Education and Language Communication successfully passed certification procedure and received a certificate.