Kazan (Volga region) Federal University

Kazan (Volga region) Federal University

18 Kremlyovskaya st. Kazan View map

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One of the oldest universities in Russia, Kazan Federal University (KFU) offers a number of undergraduate and postgraduate programs taught in English. Find out more here.

KFU is ranked among the top 550 universities in the world, in the QS World University Rankings® 2016-2017. In the QS World University Rankings by Subject, it’s in the global top 200 for linguistics, and the top 400 for both mathematics and physics. KFU has also been rated three stars overall in the QS Stars evaluation system, achieving the maximum five stars in the ‘facilities’ and ‘innovation’ categories, and four stars for ‘teaching’.

Famous alumni of the university include the acclaimed novelist Leo Tolstoy, the revolutionary Vladimir Lenin, the chemist Alexander Butlerov (whose name was given to a crater on the moon), and many more…

Over 2,000 international students from around 90 countries are enrolled on academic programs at Kazan Federal University. The university’s international outlook is also reflected in


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