Kazan Federal University

The official name of the University: Kazan Federal University, Year of foundation: 1804   

Address: Kremlyovskaya St, 18, Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia, 420008

Kazan Federal University is one of the oldest universities in Russia, it celebrated its 210th anniversary in 2014. We celebrated this date as another token of the university’s dedication to its longstanding academic mission as one of the leading educational institutions in Russia and in the world. Kazan Federal University has gained its international fame thanks to its distinguished scholars and graduates whose achievements have had a beneficial effect on the whole of mankind. The unique culture of Kazan Federal University has shaped the development of Kazan and the Volga region. The University’s new federal status obtained in 2010 poses new interesting challenges and calls for new approaches in the rapidly changing world.

Kazan Federal University today is a dynamic modern University actively participating in local and international cooperation, networking with academia and industry, boosting the region’s human resources development as well as top-level research and innovation in different areas. 17 Centers of excellence and 80 world-class research and teaching laboratories have been established in recent years. The main center of higher education for a vast region, Kazan Federal University today employs more than 3,200 faculty members and trains over 47,000 students, who follow over 300-degree programs on the basis of 17 Institutes, 2 faculties, 3 high schools and 4 branches in nearest cities. Kazan Federal University is a member of 5-100 Russian Academic Excellence Project which aims at maximizing the competitive position of leading Russian universities in the global research and education market. Kazan Federal University carefully preserves the traditions of its world-renowned scientific schools of mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, and linguistics. Presently Kazan Federal University prioritizes research in the following areas: Pharmacy and Bio-medicine, Geology, Nanotechnologies and IT, etc. 

Kazan Federal University Faculties:

KFU having many faculties which includes: Medicine, Dentistry, Law, Economics, Physics, Geology, Culture & Arts, Engineering and many more. But here we are describing details for Institute of Fundamental Medicine & Biology (IFMB) which means for General Medicine (MBBS) and Dentistry (BDS) faculties. 

Institute of Fundamental Medicine & Biology (KFU) History:

(Highlights of Kazan Federal  University, Russia) 

Degree offered MD Physician (Equivalent to MBBS in India)
Course duration 5.8 Years 
Teaching Medium English Medium
Medical Universities Approved by Medical Council of India & WHO

In 1804 Emperor Alexander I issued a decree on the establishment of the Imperial University of Kazan. Among the first departments were the Department of Anatomy, the Department of Physiology, the Department of Forensic Medicine, and the Department of Natural History and Botanics. Medicine was introduced to the University by an anatomist I.P. Kamensky and a physician K.F. Fuchs in 1806. In 1807, professor I.O. Brown replaced I.P. Kamensky at the Department of Anatomy. In 1814, he was elected the first Rector of Kazan Imperial Unive

Kazan Federal University, Russia
Authorization Letter, KFU

rsity. Kazan Imperial University opening ceremony was held in 1814. In 1930, the Medical Faculty was separated from Kazan University. As a result, Kazan Medical Institute was created.  In 1933, the Faculty of Biology was opened at the University.  In May 2012, the Institute of Fundamental Medicine and Biology was created from the Biology and Soil Faculty of KFU. All medical departments were newly created by the best assignee of the medical community and science of Tatarstan. Today, there are about 1,700 bachelors, masters and Ph.D. students studying at the Institute, with more than 250 represented by foreign students. Since 2013, the Institute reintroduced medical study programs where we have over 500 students enrolled. 

Medicine is one of the most intensively developing Faculty of Kazan Federal University, which consists of more than 60 subdivisions: departments, research laboratories, clinical base in the Republican Clinical Hospital № 2, museums, the Botanical Garden, etc. KFU’s priority in medical training is teaching the fundamental approach that will enable graduates to become a new generation of doctors, able to understand the causes and mechanisms of the processes occurring in the body of a healthy or sick person. Kazan federal university is the best place for study Medicine with the high-class standard.

KFU  Admission:  One intake in a year

  • Intake: June-August

Kazan Federal University Recognition:

KFU is a state licensed higher education university. Kazan federal university is licensed and accredited by the Ministry of education and science. KFU is recognized by WHO, MCI, USA, UK, Medical councils of Arab and African countries. 

KFU, Ranking

Country Rank: 4, World Rank: 561. Kazan federal university is ranked among the top 550 universities in the world, in the QS World University Ranking 2016-17.

Kazan Federal University Fees

The fee structure for 2020: (MBBS)

Fee Pattern Fees for
first year
Fees from
2nd-6th year
Grand Total
Per Year 7200 US$ 6400 US$ 39200$

*Yearly fees includes tuition fee, hostel fee & medical insurance fee.

Duration of Studying MBBS in KFU, Russia

  • Duration of MBBS Course is 5.8 years for English Medium and 7 years for Russian Medium. BDS (Dentistry) 5 years English Medium-8000$ per year.

Eligibility Criteria for Study MBBS (Medicine) at KFU, Russia

  • The candidate must have completed 17 years on or before 31 December at the time of admission for the MBBS Course.  
  • The students must have secured 50% marks in PCB (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) in their 12th or higher secondary done through from CBSE/State Board or any other equivalent board.
  • The candidate’s NEET score is mandatory for admission.
  • The candidate has to go through an entrance examination for three subjects i.e Chemistry, Biology & English, to obtain admission in KFU.

KFU Hostels:

Kazan federal university is one of the few educational institutions in Russia which provides all international students with accommodation in modern comfortable hostels. The Universiade sports village (KFU hostels) with capacity up to 12000 people serves now as housing camp of KFU students.

Kazan city at a glance:

Kazan is a multinational and multi-confessional city with millennium history, situated in the center of Europe. The University is located in the historical center of Kazan city and it’s easy to get from the dormitory to University by underground metro. Kazan is a world-known place for international sport and cultural events like Universiade 2013 (World Student Games), FINA World Aquatics Championships 2015, 21st FIFA World Cup (2018), International Festival of Muslim Cinema, International Classical Ballet and Opera Festivals and others. The public transport system is extensively developed and is used by large number of people for daily commuting. It consists of buses, trolleybuses, trams and metro (subways). There is International airport in city. Welcome to Kazan city and KFU.


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