Kazan Federal University has been active in the field of education and science, collaborating with universities in more than 70 countries around the world; teaching is conducted in English and Russian languages. Every academic year the University invites near 1500 specialists with international experience, involving them in various scientific events, development and introduction of new courses, research collaboration and other international activity. Every year KFU teams carry out about 40 joint international projects. Also its postgraduates, researchers and teachers get individual support from DAAD, DFG, Volkswagen Foundation, NSF, European Commission (Tempus, FP7, Marie-Curie Actions, Erasmus Mundus) and other grant making organizations. KFU academic community approves its international recognition by getting research support from national funding authorities of Belgium, France, Germany, Sweden, Japan, China, USA and other countries.
A.K.Educational Consultants is authorized & recognised by the Kazan Federal University to recruit foreign students to the Faculty of Foreign Students for studies in English Medium at the Kazan Federal University.
Kazan is one of Russia’s largest cities. It is a major industrial, commercial and cultural center, and remains the most important center of culture. Since April 2009 Kazan has the legal right to brand itself as the “Third Capital” of Russia, approved by the Russian Patent Office. In 2004 Kazan was named the best city of Russia and became the winner of Russian public award “Russian National Olympus”. Kazan celebrated its thousand-year anniversary in 2005. Despite of such venerable age, the city is growing and dynamically developing in all respects. Contemporary changes in the outside appearance of Kazan are contributed by the architects with worldwide known names. Being the city of unique historical monuments, Kazan is included into the UNESCO World Heritage Cities list. The origin of the name is unclear. The literal translation of the Tatar word qazan is a boiler or cauldron.
It was believed that the city of Kazan is named after this object because of its geographical similarity with a “qazan”-pan; namely the city is situated in a U-shaped lowland. Kazan lies at the confluence of the Volga and Kazanka rivers in central European Russia. The way from the capital of the Russian Federation — Moscow — to Kazan takes 1 hour by plane, 8-10 hours by train or bus. Kazan is a significant educational and cultural center of Russia. There are about 40 universities operating in the city. Among them there is the Kazan State Medical University. There are lots of museums, libraries, concert halls, theaters in this city. Two renowned international festivals: the opera festival named after F.I. Shalyapin and the classical ballet festival named after R. Nuriev have been regularly held for a period of many years. Kazan is the host-city for the 2013 World Student Games.
Institute of Fundamental Medicine and Biology (IFMB):
KFU is one of the most intensively developing institutes of Kazan Federal University, which consists of more than 60 subdivisions: departments, research laboratories, clinical base in the Republican Clinical Hospital № 2, museums, the Botanical Gardn etc. KFU has partner agreements with approximately 190 universities and research centres from more than 53 countries all over the world. Each year more than 900 students and faculty members visit foreign universities and research centres for various purposes, including participation in international conferences.
Library & Computer Infrastructure
KFU students may use the services and resources of the Nikolai Lobachevsky Scientific Library. The library has accumulated over five million volumes, including 150 thousand old and rare units.
Kazan Federal University is the only university in Russia to possess its own unique combination of different museums. KFU museums enjoy international repute for their quality.Information on their collections can be found in international catalogues and reference books. The collections are used for educational, research and cultural purposes.
Accommodation is comfortable every room is for 2-3 students with kitchen, WC and shower