Year of foundation: 1804
Total students: 42 700
Faculties: 16 / Departments: 164
Faculty: 3 382
|Professors386||Associate Professors1 592||Doctors of Science530||Candidates of Science1 935||International faculty members34|
Main educational programmes for prospective international students: 826
|Bachelor's programme327||Master's programme165||Specialist programme232||Training of highest qualification personnel102|
Additional educational programmes for prospective international students: 144
|Pre-university training programmes 1||Russian as a foreign language 3||Short term courses 3||Other programmes 137|
Kazan Federal University (KFU) is one of the oldest universities in Russian and was founded more than 200 years ago. It is the main educational centre of Tatarstan. Since 2009, it has held federal university status.
Today, KFU has:
- Over 3200 lecturers and researchers;
- 42,700 students;
- 300 Bachelor's, Specialist and Master's Degree Programmes and Postgraduate Programmes.
The university is noted for its academic schools in mathematics, physics, biology, chemistry, and linguistics. In terms of research, KFU gives priority to developments in pharmacology, biomedicine, geology, physics, chemistry, oil and gas, nanotechnologies and information technologies (IT), psychology and cultural studies, humanities, pedagogical and inter-disciplinary spheres.
KFU is a national research centre comprising 33 modern laboratories. They conduct research in the sphere of economics, electrosynthesis of aromatic compounds, applied radiophysics and applied mathematical modelling.
New laboratories in the fields of physics, biology, biomedicine, geology, ecology and chemistry will open soon.
KFU has almost 40 years' experience in teaching international students.
Today, KFU comprises 17 institutes, 3 higher schools and 3 branches in cities located in the vicinity, which specialise in the following subjects:
- Physical and mathematical sciences.
- Natural sciences.
- Education and pedagogy .
- Social sciences.
- Economics and management.
- Geology and mineral prospecting and development.
- Automation and control.
- Services sphere.
- Culture and arts.
- Information science and computer technology.
- Geodesy and land management.
- Life safety, environmental engineering and environmental protection.