Kazan Federal University: Statistics



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#948 of 14,131 In the World
#366 of 2,785 In Europe
#6 of 385 In Russia
#1 of 11 In Kazan
#320 of 1,251 For Petroleum Engineering
Top50% For 126 other topics
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Acceptance rate

* Kazan Federal University is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsRussian students, the results of the Unified State Exam; for international students, secondary school diploma and secondary school examination results. For all categories of students the results in basic subjects for the certificate of secondary education or USE are expected to be equal to no less than 80% of the maximum grade attainable.
Academic CalendarSept to Feb; Feb to June (July to Aug – summer holidays, no regular classes, only Russian language summer schools for overseas students.)

Research profile

Kazan Federal University is a world-class research university with 27,705 scientific papers published and 235,858 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Physics, Chemistry, Engineering, Biology, Quantum and Particle physics, Environmental Science, Organic Chemistry, Materials Science, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, and Computer Science.


Kazan Federal University majors

by publication & citation count

17,281 / 157,129
16,487 / 166,735
15,825 / 139,881
14,795 / 144,340
Quantum and Particle physics
13,308 / 130,044
Environmental Science
11,567 / 105,394
Organic Chemistry
11,149 / 113,496
Materials Science
9,764 / 84,594
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
9,114 / 54,119
Computer Science
8,613 / 73,272
7,672 / 85,731
7,241 / 64,610
6,919 / 65,087
Geography and Cartography
5,715 / 49,945
5,641 / 66,000
5,333 / 28,406
4,628 / 31,267
4,539 / 40,845
Optical Engineering
4,228 / 49,783
Political Science
4,209 / 13,572
4,201 / 27,068
4,160 / 52,842
Metallurgical Engineering
4,089 / 33,464
4,017 / 13,224
3,576 / 17,558
3,536 / 11,875
Astrophysics and Astronomy
3,449 / 47,936
Physical chemistry
3,396 / 34,847
3,293 / 20,892
3,278 / 18,164
Chemical Engineering
2,991 / 34,342
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
2,987 / 14,739
2,882 / 17,406
2,690 / 13,504
Mechanical Engineering
2,521 / 17,563
2,496 / 20,094
Condensed Matter Physics
2,399 / 23,251
Nuclear Physics
2,296 / 30,908
2,093 / 17,899
2,084 / 26,877

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 78 73
1992 56 82
1993 62 95
1994 103 147
1995 90 166
1996 129 330
1997 146 346
1998 127 369
1999 132 432
2000 178 554
2001 208 646
2002 282 797
2003 264 912
2004 279 1143
2005 257 1337
2006 286 1572
2007 294 1712
2008 327 1782
2009 355 2173
2010 339 2483
2011 380 3162
2012 468 3615
2013 619 4322
2014 993 5571
2015 1302 6916
2016 1696 10841
2017 2079 13568
2018 2291 17925
2019 2782 21365
2020 2692 26622
2021 2471 32103
2022 2303 34277
2023 2156 34696
Academic rankings


The tuition table for Kazan Federal University gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition Cost (per year)
Bachelor's Degree 250,000 RUB
Master's Degree 300,000 RUB
PhD 350,000 RUB

The currency used is Russian Ruble (RUB).

Kazan Federal University has on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Kazan Federal University.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine Yes Yes Yes
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Bakalavr Administration, African Studies, Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics, Biology, Biotechnology, Business and Commerce, Business Computing, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Design, Earth Sciences, Economics, Environmental Management, Fine Arts, Geography, Geology, Hotel Management, Human Resources, Information Technology, Journalism, Law, Linguistics, Management, Mathematics, Museum Studies, Nanotechnology, Oriental Studies, Pedagogy, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Philology, Physics, Psychology, Radio and Television Broadcasting, Radiophysics, Regional Studies, Special Education, Surveying and Mapping, Teacher Training, Theology
Diplom Spetsialista Astronomy and Space Science, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Chemistry, Clinical Psychology, Economics, Law, Medicine, Pharmacy
Magistr Anthropology, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, Education, Environmental Management, Finance, Geography, Geology, History, Human Resources, Information Technology, International Relations and Diplomacy, Law, Linguistics, Management, Mathematics, Media Studies, Meteorology, Pedagogy, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Philology, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Relations, Regional Studies, Sociology, Special Education, Surveying and Mapping, Teacher Training, Theology, Tourism
Kandidat Nauk Analytical Chemistry, Archaeology, Astronomy and Space Science, Astrophysics, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, Education, History, Information Sciences, Inorganic Chemistry, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Mechanics, Microbiology, Optics, Organic Chemistry, Pedagogy, Philosophy, Physical Chemistry, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Radiophysics, Regional Studies, Sociology, Zoology

Kazan Federal University alumni

  1. Stanislav Govorukhin

    Stanislav Govorukhin
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    1936-2018 (aged 82)
    film producertelevision directorscreenwritermember of the State Dumapolitician

    Stanislav Sergeyevich Govorukhin was a Soviet and Russian film director, actor, screenwriter, producer and politician. He was named People's Artist of Russia in 2006. His movies often featured detective or adventure plots.

  2. Ilya Ulyanov

    Ilya Ulyanov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    1831-1886 (aged 55)
    Enrolled in Kazan Federal University
    Studied in 1854

    Ilya Nikolayevich Ulyanov was a Russian public figure in the field of public education. He was the father of revolutionary Vladimir Lenin, who became a Bolshevik leader and founder of the Soviet Union, and Aleksandr Ulyanov, who was executed for his attempt to assassinate Tsar Alexander III in 1886.

  3. Sergey Aksakov

    Sergey Aksakov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    1791-1859 (aged 68)
    memoiristtheatre criticwritertranslatorprose writer

    Sergey Timofeyevich Aksakov was a 19th-century Russian literary figure remembered for his semi-autobiographical tales of family life, as well as his books on hunting and fishing.

  4. Yevgenia Ginzburg

    Yevgenia Ginzburg
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    1904-1977 (aged 73)

    Yevgenia Solomonovna Ginzburg was a Soviet writer who served an 18-year sentence in the Kolyma Gulag. Her given name is often Latinized to Eugenia.

All 84 notable alumni

Kazan Federal University faculties and divisions

Faculty : Biology and Soil Science Agricultural Education, Biochemistry, Biology, Genetics, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Physiology
Faculty : Economics Business Education, Economics, Management, Private Administration, Public Administration
Faculty : Journalism and Sociology Humanities and Social Science Education, Journalism, Media Studies, Multimedia, Radio and Television Broadcasting, Sociology
Faculty : Law Administrative Law, Civics, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, European Union Law, Fiscal Law, History of Law, Human Rights, International Law, Labour Law, Law, Private Law, Public Law
Institute : Chemistry Analytical Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry
Institute : Finance and Economics Accountancy, Banking, Finance, Taxation
Institute : Geography and Ecology Environmental Management, Geography, Meteorology, Surveying and Mapping, Tourism
Institute : Geology and Oil and Gas Technology Geochemistry, Geological Engineering, Geology, Geophysics
Institute : History Art History, History, Museum Studies
Institute : Mathematics and Information Technologies Applied Mathematics, Computer Education, Computer Science, Information Management, Information Technology, Statistics
Institute : Mechanics and Mathematics Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Mechanics
Institute : Medicine Biochemistry, Botany, Genetics, Medicine, Microbiology, Pharmacy, Physiology, Zoology
Institute : Pedagogy and Psychology Educational Psychology, Psychology, Social Psychology, Teacher Training
Institute : Philology and Arts Applied Linguistics, Art Education, English, Foreign Languages Education, Grammar, Music Education, Native Language, Philology, Phonetics, Russian, Spanish, Translation and Interpretation
Institute : Physical Culture, Sports and Regenerative Medicine Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation and Therapy
Institute : Physics Astronomy and Space Science, Astrophysics, Atomic and Molecular Physics, Mathematical Physics, Nuclear Physics, Optics, Physics, Radiophysics, Solid State Physics, Thermal Physics

General information

Alternative names KFU
Казанский государственный университет
Founded 1804
Accreditation Federal Service for Supervision in Education and Science (Rosobrnadzor)
Motto Learn, Discover, Take Action
Colors navy blue, white

Location and contacts

Address ul. Kremlyovskaya 18
Kazan, Respublika Tatarstan, 420008
City population 1,244,000

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