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Kazan (Volga region) Federal University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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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 both research and exchange opportunities – KFU students and faculty members participate in bilateral research and exchange programs with 290 partner institutions in 64 countries.

KFU’s student dormitory, the Universiade Village, caters to 8,000 students and features sports grounds, a health clinic, security team and various other facilities.

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This institute is rated 4 Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Innovation
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
551-600
2016
501-550
2017
441-450
2018
  • 73.7
    Faculty Student
  • 27.8
    International Students
151-200
2016
101-150
2017
  • 64.1
    Academic Reputation
  • 59
    Citations per Paper
  • 52.1
    Employer Reputation
  • 40.4
    H-index Citations
69
2015
72
2016
52
2016
52
2017
74
2017
46
2018
EECA University Rankings
  • 64
    Overall Score
  • 81.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 42.7
    Employer Reputation
  • 79.7
    Faculty Student
  • 30.7
    International Faculty
  • 60.9
    International Students
  • 44.3
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 65.5
    Web Impact
  • 25.5
    Papers per Faculty
  • 40.9
    Citations per Paper
69
2015
72
2016
52
2016
52
2017
74
2017
46
2018
BRICS Rankings
  • 53.9
    Overall Score
  • 65.9
    Academic Reputation
  • 87.1
    Faculty Student
  • 30.8
    International Faculty
  • 54.7
    International Students
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
3,853
International
137

Number of students

29,263
Postgraduate 44%
Undergraduate 56%

Number of international students

3,457
Postgraduate 25%
Undergraduate 75%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

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English Language Proficiency Requirements

This institution accepts IELTS!
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Please check the specific English language requirements for your chosen course with the university.