In the beginning of 2006 Togliatti State University hosted the II International School of Material Science workshops, as well as the Urals School on Thermal Properties of Metals with participants from 22 cities of Russia, Ukraine and Belarus.

The research works of Togliatti State University scientists (M.M. Krishtal, V.V. Nurenberg, and P.V. Ivashin) received grants from the Russian Foundation for Basic Research Works and from the President of Russia.

In April two new institutes were established: the Institute of Engineering Construction and the Institute of Economics, Management and Law.

In May a delegation from Wolfsburg headed by Mayor Rolf Schnellecke visited Togliatti State University. A protocol on cooperation and information exchange on study process organization was signed.

TSU takes part in annual competitions and exhibitions. Togliatti State University students Evgeny Isaev and Elena Sagitova were awarded two medals of the National Science and Technology Exhibition of Young Researchers’ Projects.

In NovemberTogliatti State University for the City: 55 Years of Excellence” exhibition and other events were organized to celebrate the anniversary of Togliatti State University. Over 10,000 people visited the exhibition during the three days of the event. More than 30 Togliatti State University professors and associate professors received diplomas and awards of the Ministry of Education and Science, and of Samara Region Duma.

Fifteen national and international conferences were held at Togliatti State University within the period from January 2005 to December 2006.