From 1981 until 1991, Irina Bolotina attended middle school No. 89 in Seversk, Tomsk Oblast.
In 1991, she graduated from the school with silver medal and matriculated to Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) to the department of Industrial and Medical Electronics (IME), specialty “Biotechnical and medical apparatus and systems”.
From 1993 until 1996, Irina studied in the Russian-German Center for Education and Research affiliated with TPU.
In 1996, she graduated from TPU magna cum laude and enrolled in the postgraduate program of IME department. On December 14, 2004 Irina defended PhD thesis with a specialization in Devices and methods for controlling environment, substances, materials and articles (05.11.13).
In 2009, Dr. Bolotina was entitled as associate professor of IME department.
From 2013 until 2015, she studied on additional educational program “Master of Business Administration (MBA)” and defended a graduate qualification work with specialization in Management in Research and Education.