World-Class Russian Education!

The goal of Project 5-100 is to maximize the competitive position of a group of leading Russian universities in the global research and education market.




Kazan Federal University (KFU)

Making History 

With seven Nobel Prize winners among its alumni, Kazan Federal University is the second-oldest university in Russia, a leading national comprehensive academic and research centre. KFU focuses on integrating the science, education and industrial sectors, with the goal of consolidating an economy based on knowledge and high technology. The University prioritizes its specialties based on the high demand in labour markets. The newest of its campuses was constructed as an Athletes’ Village for the 2013 Summer Universiade.

Established: 1804

Location: Kazan

Students (FTE): 35,000+ 

Faculty (FTE): 4,000+

Degree programmes: 419

Priority areas:
  • Biomedicine and Pharmacy
  • Oil Production Refining and Petro-Chemistry
  • Materials Science
  • Info-Communication and Space Technology