Kazan Federal University

Local nameКазанский Федеральный Университет
LocationKazan, Russia

Kazan Federal University is located in Kazan, Russia.

Founded in 1804 as Imperial Kazan University, famous mathematician Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky served there as the rector from 1827 until 1846. In 1925, the university was renamed in honour of its most famous student Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov. The university is known as the birthplace of organic chemistry due to works by Aleksandr Butlerov, Vladimir Markovnikov, Aleksandr Arbuzov, and the birthplace of electron spin resonance discovered by Evgeny Zavoisky.

In 2010, Kazan University received a federal status. It is also one of 15 Russian universities that were initially selected to participate in the Project 5-100, coordinated by the Government of the Russian Federation and aimed to improve their international competitiveness among the world’s leading research and educational centers.As of January 2020, the University comprises 18 primary educational units, 2 of which are territorial…

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kazan_(Volga_region)_Federal_University

Official Website https://kpfu.ru/

Coordinates 55°47'26.773" N 49°7'17.775" E

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