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Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University The Kazan Federal University (KFU)

Address: Q4RC + 5H Kazan, Rep. Tatarstan, Russia

Description Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University The Kazan Federal University (KFU)

The oldest and most popular higher education institution in Russia is Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University (KFU). This is a state institution, which was founded in 1804 on the initiative of Emperor Alexander I. In the period of its activity, the Kazan Federal University has repeatedly changed its name. Only in 2010 he regained his original historical name. The main building of the university is territorially located in the city of Kazan.

At the moment, the Kazan Federal University is the largest university that prepares specialists of different directions. Currently, in the national rating it occupies the 12th position, and in the international rating - 611. Teaching of the disciplines is at a high level. Humanities are in great demand from applicants.

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Among the KFU graduates there are a large number of students who after the graduation from the university became famous throughout the world. These are well-known scientists, writers, politicians, academicians, etc. Among the celebrated personalities it is worth noting:

  • Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky (Russian mathematician, one of the creators of non-Euclidean geometry);
  • Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (revolutionary, major theorist of Marxism, Soviet political and statesman, creator of the Russian Social-Democratic Labor Party, chief organizer and head of the October Revolution);
  • Leo Nikolayevich Tolstoy (writer and thinker, participant in the defense of Sevastopol);
  • Alexander Mikhailovich Butlerov (chemist, creator of the theory of the chemical structure of organic substances);
  • Nikolai Nikolaevich Zinin (an organic chemist, academician of the Petersburg Academy of Sciences, the first president of the Russian Chemical Society);
  • Alexander Mikhailovich Zaitsev (an organic chemist, corresponding member of the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences);
  • Ivan Yakovlevich Yakovlev (Chuvash enlightener, Orthodox missionary, teacher, organizer of public schools, the creator of the new Chuvash alphabet and textbooks of Chuvash and Russian for Chuvashes, writer, translator, folklorist);
  • Alexander Romanovich Luria (Soviet psychologist, founder of national neuropsychology);
  • Nikolai Alexandrovich Semashko (Soviet party and statesman, doctor, one of the organizers of the health care system in the USSR).

Such a list of outstanding graduates can be continued. All of them have made a great contribution to the development of their fields of activity.

Equipment Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University The Kazan Federal University (KFU)

The main buildings of the Kazan Federal University are located in the center of Kazan, not far from the Kremlin. The remaining buildings are located in Tatarstan, Karachaevo-Cherkessia, Karelia, Samara Region and the Republic of Mari El.

The university has the following divisions:

  • Lyceum them. NI Lobachevsky;
  • IT-lyceum of KFU;
  • Institute of Continuing Education;
  • Graduate School of Business;
  • Corporate University of Sberbank;
  • Botanical Garden;
  • Astronomical observatories;
  • Center for Analytical Microscopy;
  • Scientific and educational center of pharmaceutics;
  • Faculty of advanced training and retraining of personnel for universities;
  • Preparatory faculty for foreign students;
  • Science Library;
  • Publishing house;
  • Museum of University History;
  • Center for Innovation;
  • Media Center CFU UNIVER TV channel UNIVER TV;
  • Cultural and sports complex "Unix";
  • Sports and health camps;
  • The sports complex "Moscow";
  • Dormitories (designed for 13,000 places);
  • Research laboratories.

On the basis of the university there are various student collectives and associations. These are public organizations, both creative and sports. Students of this institution constantly participate in various olympiads and contests. Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University has everything you need to create a pleasant atmosphere in both training and accommodation.

The university is a participant in such well-known programs as IREX, Fulbright, USIA, DAAD, TEMPUS, INCO-Copernicus, Eurasia and others.


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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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