In November 1804 the Emperor Alexander I signed the Affirmative Letter and the Charter about the creation of the Kazan Imperial University.
Being one of the oldest universities in the country, Kazan Federal University, established the merger of Kazan State University, Tatar State University for Humanities and Education, Kazan State Institute of Finance and Economics, and Elabuga State Pedagogical University, has brought up a remarkable cast of alumni who make a significant contribution to the development of Tatarstan and Russia in industry, politics, science, arts, and sports.
For many years Kazan Federal University has been training specialists for foreign countries. Today our alumni live and work in the USA, Israel, Germany, France, Cuba, Australia, China, Mongolia, Finland, Singapore, Czech Republic, Ukraine and many other countries.
Nikolai Lobachevsky Scientific Library is a gem of the University. It was established at the end of the 18th century. During its 200-year history, the library has accumulated over five million volumes, including 150 thousand old and rare units.
The Universiade Village’s infrastructure is well-developed. Its premises comprise a pharmacy, a medical station, a security guard station, a sports equipment rental centre, a hairdresser's, a supermarket, catering establishments, a post office, a service centre, a tailoring shop. Volleyball and basketball courts and a football ground are located along the Flag alley.
A medical center, drugstore, sports equipment rent station, laundry, beauty salon, cafeteria and other facilities are available here.
Kazan Federal University is a state-licensed higher education institute. Kazan Federal University is licensed and accredited by the Ministry of Education and Science to hold educational activities in the field of higher education.