Founded in 1804, Kazan Federal University is the second oldest university in Russia.
Kazan University is located in Kazan city - the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan and one of the most dynamically developing and comfortable cities in Russia.
Being for decades the main center of higher education for the vast Volga region, Kazan Federal University offers a wide variety of different level programs for 42,000 students. KFU represents almost all spectrum of natural sciences, life sciences and medicine, arts and humanities, social sciences and engineering.
The most innovative academic programs are: Chemoinformatics and Molecular Modeling; General and Strategic Management; Medical Biochemistry; Evidence-based Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy; Open Informatics; High-Energy Physics and Cosmology.
Due to its geographical location on the biggest European river Volga, Kazan University has always considered itself as a bridge between East and West, actively welcoming international students from all over the world.
Kazan University has
- 313 agreements with partner universities from 60 countries
- Over 6200 international students from more than 94 countries
- 70+ international research and academic projects annually
- 40+ academic mobility programs
- 30+ double degree and English-taught programs
KFU provides all international students with accommodation in modern comfortable dormitories. The XXVII World Summer Universiade 2013 Sport Village with capacity up to 12, 000 people serves now as a housing camp for KFU students.