Today, Tambov State University named after G. R. Derzhavin, as well as many universities in our country, face new challenges. They are associated with demographic decline and financial crisis. The motivation of students to continue their education decreases, and employers are not always satisfied with the quality of educational services. The education market itself is shrinking, and the development of distance technologies is moving competition for educational services to new levels. In such conditions, the requirements for higher education institutions are increasing.
The University's focus on classical University majors allows positioning its mission. Tambov state Derzhavin University is a center of human potential reproduction for the Tambov region and Central Russia. Through the system of preserving, spreading and creating knowledge, socio-cultural values, and broadcasting modern information, the University trains the future intellectual elite of society based on the integration of education, science and innovation.
The University provides comprehensive personal development, training of highly qualified specialists with entrepreneurial qualities. Classical education makes it possible to respond flexibly to the needs of the labor market in an economy of knowledge and innovation, modify the specialization several times over the course of a lifetime, and build a variable professional trajectory.
The main goal of the University development is to increase the competitiveness of our graduates in the labor market, the role of the University in the socio-economic, scientific, technical and socio-cultural space of the Tambov region and Central Russia, to ensure the sustainability of its development in interaction with the environment through openness, scientific and educational, consulting and expert activities, and educational work.
Tambov State University named after G. R. Derzhavin is a classic University that provides a variety of fundamental training areas. The main directions of educational and scientific activities of Tambov state University named after G. R. Derzhavin are priority areas for the socio-economic development of the region: medical, pedagogical, where the regional needs for personnel are the highest, as well as innovative, economic, legal, humanitarian and socio-cultural. In this regard, the implementation of the Strategy is linked to the development of strategic priorities:
Pedagogical education is the formation of a new generation, the development of social and professional success. Derzhavin University provides training of teachers for all levels of education using modern approaches and teaching methods.
Medical education-improving the quality of life through the development of health-saving technologies. Derzhavin University is implementing a program for the growth of medical services and the development of high biomedical technologies.
Natural science and physics and mathematics education – development of Tambov region as a center of food.