RESEARCH LIBRARY of Tomsk State University

The European Union Information Centre

Center Documentalist: Elena Nikolaevna Krasovskaya

Phone number: 52-99-18


Location: the New Building of the Library, room №49

Opening hours: Monday-Friday — 9:00 am–5:00 pm

lunch hours — 1:00 pm-1:30 pm

Saturday, Sunday — closed

the Library is closed on last Thursday of each month – cleaning day

The European Union Information Centre

The aim of the Centre is disseminating information and assistance in research on European integration, and support for dialog with Europe and to ensure the greatest transparency of the processes taking place in the European Community. The Centre aims to help society to learn more about European policies and processes in Europe. Around the world there are 544 Centres, 14 of which are in Russia.

The EU Information Centre receives all official publications of the European Union, published by the Service for Official Publications of the European Union, including:

  • Publications of the European Parliament
  • Records of the Court of the European Union
  • Publications of the European Commission and other institutions
  • Archive of electronic library "Eurostat"
  • Analytical reports and reviews comprehensively characterizing the activities of the EU
  • Monographs
  • Regulations of the Community institutions
  • Periodicals:
    • Journal of the European Commission Delegation to Russia
    • Communiqué
    • Community Action Programme on Social Exclusion
    • Drugs in focus
    • Ecdc. Insight
    • EUR-Lex Journal Official Research EU
    • Eurofound News
    • European Employment Observatory
    • European Economy news
    • Executive science
    • The Magazine
    • Newsletter, EEA Report
    • Policy Studies Findings
    • RTD-Info, Inforegio news
    • Sigma: the Bulletin of European Statistics
    • Supplement to the Official Journal

In addition, the Centre has information on programs of social initiatives, environmental, educational and training programs organized by the European Union, including the Erasmus Mundus and "Your scholarship in Europe".

The Library Centre for Human Rights of the Council of Europe

The centre was opened in May 2000 and is the only place in the Siberian region where anyone may get information on the activities of the Council of Europe from original sources. Materials are presented in English, French and Russian. The Centre's collection is a collection of basic materials on the activities of the Council of Europe, including::

  • Texts of the main Conventions and comments to them
  • Documents by the Parliamentary Assembly and the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe
  • Documents of Social Charter
  • Materials of the Convention for the Prevention of Torture
  • Reports on the activities of the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance
  • Documents relating to the application of the legislation of the Council of Europe and of the European Court of Justice
  • Materials on media
  • Documents relating to social affairs and health
  • Materials on cultural cooperation and education
  • Materials for cooperation in the sphere of criminal law
  • Materials on local and regional cooperation
  • Popular publications on the structure of the Council of Europe, its main goals and objectives, as well as about the main activities
  • Periodicals

Information materials of both centers included in the electronic catalog and can be used in the educational process and scientific research. They will be useful for students and teachers of the Department of International Relations, the Law Institute, representatives of human rights organizations, and all those interested in issues related to the European Union.

Most of the documents are in English and in French. Russian literature is represented by several items.