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Kазанский Федеральный Университет
Country Russia
City Kazan
Bachelor (foreigners)3,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)3,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)1,000 USD/year.
Cost of living $256-537 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 50%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1804
Abbreviation KFU
Teachers 3,985
Students 30,036
Foreigners 5%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
• Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation
World ranking608
Country ranking12
Quality of teaching155
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities335
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking608
QS World University Rankings565
Cost of living in Kazan
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 101 156
Food 86 187
Transportation 9 26
Communications and utilities 28 46
Clothing 19 75
Sports and leisure 13 48
Accommodation in Kazan USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre102
Shared room in city centre157
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre171
1 bedroom apartment in city centre268
Alternative title
old Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University
Kazan Federal University or Kазанский Федеральный Университет (KFU) - public higher education institution in Russia. KFU began its academic activity in1804. The university campus is of urban type and is located in the vicinity of Kazan.

University ranking. Being among the well known universities of Russia Kazan Federal University has no shortage of applicants. Every year the university manages to get into the top 5% of the best world universities. The most popular and strong program of the university is "Arts and Humanities", which ranks 340 in the international rankings.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The applicants must pass examinations as a part of the admission process. It is worth noting that the university has a liberal admission policy accepting 1 out of 2 applicants. Academic year of the university consists of two semesters. Studying bachelor’s at KFU is relatively inexpensive - only 3,000 USD per year. Those who wish to get their master’s degree here should be ready to spend at least 3,000 USD per year. The official website of the university (http://kpfu.ru) can offer more accurate pricing information depending on the chocen program.

The composition of the university. Kazan Federal University is classified as a large university with more than 30,000 concurrent students. Foreign citizens can also apply to the university. The ratio of foreign students at KFU is 5% of all students. The academic staff consists of more than 3 thousand specialists. Both students and the academic staff can participate in the university’s international exchange programs. You can find the university on Twitter, which might tell you more about the day to day life of KFU.

Infrastructure of KFU. The university has its own library. Also the university provides accommodations in the form of dormitories.

Kazan Federal University - Official Description

The main center of higher education for a vast region, KFU today employs more than 3,200 faculty members and trains over 47,000 students, who follow 260 major degree programs on the basis of 19 Institutes, 7 faculties and 4 branches in nearest cities. Study programs embrace the areas of Physics and Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences and others.

Bachelor - Kazan Federal University

Founded in 1804, Kazan University is the second oldest university in Russia. An internationally acknowledged center of academic excellence, it is routinely listed among top 10 institutions of higher education in the country. In October, 2009 the University received the high federal status. This became the logical continuation of the 205-year history of the development of Kazan University and a foothold for the breakthrough in the sphere of educational technologies. KFU is a bright example of a classical university – source of fundamental knowledge and constant development. The main center of higher education for a vast Volga region, KFU has over 47,000 students (more than 1000 of them are foreigners), who follow 180 bachelor degree and 120 master degree programs. Today KFU employs more than five thousand faculty members, including the world-famous scholars – members of science academies, professors, state prize winners, and leading scientists. Among them there are visiting professors of foreign universities who provide their experience and connections for the benefit of KFU students. RESEARCH The University carefully preserves the traditions of its world renowned scientific schools of mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, and linguistics. Over the last decade it has succeeded in promoting state-of-the art research in the...

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