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Kazan Federal University | MBBS in Russia | MBBS from Abroad

Kazan Federal University has covered a long distance of Imperial to Federal status. The University was established in November, 1804 (215 years old University) by the Emperor Alexander I by signing the Affirmative letter and the Charter. 2010 came up with the grant of ‘Federal University’ status by the decision of the Government of Russian Federation. In 2015, for the first time ever, Kazan Federal University was included in Times Higher Education World University Rankings in 301-350 rank group holding the 4th place amongst 18 Russian Universities that also appeared present in the list. Ranked in 601-800 group by Times Higher Education 2019 and many others.  

Kazan Federal University is considered to be the best University to pursue MBBS in Russia. Kazan University is an acknowledged center of academic excellence engaged in various forms of international cooperation as it has 300+ cooperation agreements with partners from 64 countries and also Member of 15 International Academic Associations. 

Over 44,000 students are enrolled in the University out of which, 7,155 international students from 98 countries. There are about 4,000 faculty members and 157 invited professors from world-renowned Universities & research centres. 

The University holds recognitions from Medical Council of India (MCI) and enlisted with World Directory of Medical Schools (WDOMS). 


Institute of Fundamental Medicine and Biology has more than 60 subdivisions, offers various programs in the field of Medicine like General Medicine (MBBS), Genetics, Physiology, etc. 


KFU provides separate housing facilities to Indian students enrolling in the University for MBBS. All the hostel rooms are equipped with every required facility like air-conditioner, almirahs, mattresses, furniture, Wi-Fi, etc. 

Safety & security is the main concern of the College’s administration. Proper safety measures are taken for the students living on campus like CCTVs surveillance, Fire safety kits, patrolling in the campus, electronic entrance system to the hostels and much more. 

Dining facilities include Indian food availability in hostel’s mess, which is an added attraction for Indian students to take admission in Kazan Federal University.  

Student Life

KFU offers a great variety of ongoing scientific, cultural and sporting activities organized by students and staff, such as freshmen’s Day, Tatyana’s Day, Student’s Day takes place on a regular basis. 

Students may choose from 24 kinds of sports, including aerobics, basketball, volleyball, martial arts, track and field athletics, table tennis, rock-climbing, swimming, football etc.

The University has Nikolay Lobachevsky Scientific Library with over 5 million storage units, including 150,000 old and rare units

Kazan Federal University has 8 Museums for the students living on-campus

Interesting facts about the city- Kazan 

  • Kazan is the capital city of the Republic of Tatarstan and is believed as one of the largest and most beautiful cities of Russia. The city is in the list of World Heritage cities as declared by UNESCO.
  • Across the world, the city is well known as the “3rd Capital of Russia” and is also the “Sports Capital of Russia” because of its active participation in the field of sports also because of its history of hosting such events in the past.
  • The city has hosted many matches of FIFA World Cup 2018.
  • The city experiences a mild climate throughout the year.
  • The city has a well-developed public transport facility, as they have buses, trolleybuses, trams, and metro running across the city to ease the mode of transportation.
  • The city has about 151 large and middle scale enterprises. Main industries established in the city are chemical and petrochemical, light and food and machinery construction industries.

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