The university has been actively developing a student mobility since early 2000th. The Centre of International Academic Programmes (current name) is a university department in charge of academic mobility. Currently CIAP is working with 72 partner universities from 22 countries under terms of on bilateral agreements. TPU is also cooperating with European and Russian universities in framework of Erasmus Mundus programme, with its partners from international association CESAER, CLUSTER, T.I.M.E., IUA, EAIE, etc.
About hundred international students study at TPU every year within academic mobility programmes. Students from all over the world are attracted to TPU by the international status of the university http://portal.tpu.ru/ciap_eng/before