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Year of foundation: 1947

Total students: 7 892 / International students: 477

Faculties: 9

Faculty: 776

Professors120 Associate Professors375 Doctors of Science130 Candidates of Science432 International faculty members26

Main educational programmes for prospective international students: 139

Bachelor's programme46 Master's programme27 Specialist programme4 Training of highest qualification personnel62

Additional educational programmes for prospective international students: 17

Pre-university training programmes 2 Russian as a foreign language 4 Short term courses 8 Other programmes 3

Modes of study

  • RESEARCH INSTITUTES: 1
  • RESEARCH CENTRES: 1
  • RESEARCH AN EDUCATION CENTRE: 5
  • RESEARCH INSTITUTES: 1
  • RESEARCH CENTRES: 8
  • RESEARCH LABORATORIES: 26
  • SCIENCE PARK: 1
  • BUSINESS INCUBATOR: 1
  • R&D DEPARTMENT: 1

Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University is one of 10 federal universities in the Russian Federation. The university was awarded federal status on December 30, 2010. From 2010–2015, the university implemented a major expansion program valued at RUB 5 billion. In 2015, the Long-Term Development Strategy of Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University won the International Competitiveness Award for Russian Universities.

Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University is a leading educational institute in Russia’s westernmost region. The university currently offers over 300 secondary, higher, additional, and post-graduate professional educational programs. The university’s infrastructure includes 53 buildings. Over the past 5 years, the total area of the university area has expanded by 3.5 times. The university has its own Clinical Diagnostic Center. Over the past 5 years, our R&D funding has increased by 3.5 times.

Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University, an innovative university in the Russian Federation, strives to maintain and further develop the academic traditions of its predecessor – Albertina Koenigsberg University. The history of Albertina, one of Europe’s oldest universities, dates back more than 460 years. Over the years, its instructors and lecturers have included: Johann Hamann, Johann Herder, Friedrich Bessel, Friedrich Jakobi, Ferdinand von Lindemann, Adolf Hurwitz, David Hilbert, and Herman von Helmholtz; the founder of Lithuanian literature Kristijonas Donelaitis studied theology at the university; and the writer and composer E.T.A. Hoffman attended lectures in philosophy. The greatest figure in the history of Koenigsberg University is undoubtedly Immanuel Kant, the great philosopher who was once a Russian citizen. His name forever tied Koenigsberg and the university with the cultural history of all mankind and became a landmark of the region.

The university sees its mission as developing a leading national university in new areas and activities based on breakthroughs in biomedicine and neuro- and nano-technologies, setting industry standards, and producing highly qualified professionals who are competitive on the global market. Our priority is R&D in biomedicine and neurotechnologies, which deliver products and services aimed at extending a high-quality life.


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