16-19 January - within Gaidarovsky Forum the Annual National Competition “Stable Future of Russia” was held in
In February the results of the open public competition for the scholarship of the Russian President for young scientists and postgraduates implementing scientific works on priority directions of Russian economy modernization program for 2013-2015. TSU sent ten applications three of which were approved.
In March TSU successfully passed the State Accreditation. All programs of professional and postgraduate education were accredited to the full extent - 96 programs in total.
On 6 April for the first time TSU hosted a major international campaign for literacy check of all willing participants “Total Dictation”. In
On 23 April the results of the competition for the mega-grant of the Ministry of Education and Science of the
18-28 June - the first Youth Forum of Privolzhsky Federal District “IVolga-
The Scientific Council of TSU came to a decision to establish the Research and Development Institute of Progressive Technologies in TSU. The idea belonged to Rector Mikhail Krishtal who offered Professor D.L. Merson to head the project.
In July an agreement on cooperation between TSU and JSC “Innovative Center “Zhiguli Valley” (Technopark of High-Technology Industry) signed by the University Rector M.M. Krishtal and CEO of “Zhiguli Valley” D.V. Zhidkov. The strategic aim of the mutual agreement is to create competitive business environment in Samara Region.
In midsummer unique foundry facilities (produced in
2 September - The Governor of Samara Region Nikolay I. Merkushkin headed TSU Board of Trustees. Nikolay Merkushkin expressed his approval on the video presentation of the future university campus.
In September TSU was visited by representatives of high engineering schools of Alès,
18-22 September - The International Environmental Congress ELPIT-2013 was held in
In the beginning of October the VI International School “Physical Material Science” with elements of scientific school for young researchers took place in TSU. Among its participants there were leading physicists from eight countries of the world (31 cities).