World League
Kazan Federal University

Russia

18 Kremlyovskaya St. Kazan 420008 Republic of Tatarstan

539 World
rank
13 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1804
Short name:
KFU
Type:
Public
Students:
43000
Faculty:
2470
Faculty/Students Ratio:
10
:
1
Web-site:
www.kpfu.ru/eng
Region:
Europe
Location:
Kazan
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 539 37.875
Teaching 245 59.688
Research 651 16.652
International Diversity 484 37.082
Financial Sustainability 662 25.41
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 257 62.572
Research Perfomance Rankings 616 24.801
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TEACHING
World Rank: 245
Country rank: 13
Score: 59.688
League: Silver League
Dimension
weight
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name
Indicator
weight
40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 651
Country rank: 12
Score: 16.652
League: World League
Dimension
weight
Indicator
name
Indicator
weight
40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 484
Country rank: 12
Score: 37.082
League: Copper League
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weight
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name
Indicator
weight
10 %
Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 662
Country rank: 15
Score: 25.41
League: World League
Dimension
weight
Indicator
name
Indicator
weight
10 %
Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

Founded in 1804, Kazan University is the second oldest classic university in the Russian Federation. An internationally acknowledged center of academic excellence, it is routinely listed among top 15 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. 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 region, KFU today employs more than 3,200 faculty members and trains almost 40,000 students who follow 400 undergraduate and post-graduate degree programs. The University carefully preserves the traditions of its world renowned scientific schools of mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, and linguistics. Presently KFU prioritizes research in the following areas: pharmacy and biomedicine, oil extraction, refining and petrochemistry, infocommunication technologies and new materials.

Mission Statement

University mission: - development of a strong research and academic hub with the support of innovative regional and country development by providing world class academic programs, research and technological development; - development of competitive human resources in the Volga Region, the most dynamically developing region in Russia in the fields of petrochemistry, biotechnology, IT and machine building. - promotion of Kazan as a creative city and world class academic centre, preservation and development of its unique cultural and educational heritage in the ethnically and religiously diverse transitional region between Europe and Asia. The strategic objective is to increase the University`s competitiveness in world class research and development and to achieve recognized international parity in academic programs that allows the University to occupy a respectable position among the global top 100 universities.