December 8, 2020, in the year of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and Indonesia, TSU signed a memorandum with the Indonesian University of National Development “Veteran” Yogyakarta for mutually beneficial collaboration. Universities intend to develop programs of scientific and student exchange, joint research, and exchange of scientific publications.
The Veteran University of National Development is a patriotic institution of higher education, which is actively developing its educational base. The university has the Faculty of Mineral Technology, Industrial Engineering, Agriculture, Economics and Business and the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, the university conducts active scientific work and broadcasts its civic position.
Representatives of the universities discussed the main areas of interaction, shared plans for a joint future, and consolidated their intentions in a memorandum. Both universities named the most interesting areas for collaboration: the exchange of teachers, staff, and students for research and training, the implementation of joint research projects, the exchange of information and scientific publications. But at the same time, both sides do not exclude the possibility of new ideas for mutually beneficial interaction.
Tomsk State University has long and fruitfully collaborated with Indonesian universities. Since 2014, joint summer and winter schools have been held annually for students of both countries, agreements have been concluded with the Udayana University, Padjadjaran University, Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology, University of Pattimura, Pertamina University, and Gadjah Mada University.
For TSU, the new memorandum became the 288th agreement on international collaboration. In addition to Indonesia, the university's partners include universities in France, Germany, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Japan, Belgium, and other countries.