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Kazan Federal University (KFU) is a 216 years old medical institution of Russia. Formerly known as Imperial Kazan University, the institution gained a federal status in 2010. With its establishment in 1804, many consider it to be the birthplace of organic chemistry and electron spin resonance (Evgeny Zavoisky discovered it). Well-known mathematician, Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky was one of the former university’s rectors. Moreover, several other famous scientists and medical pundits have been a part of this institution.

Currently, more than 50,000 students are part of this university. Over 9,000 foreign students from more than 100 countries reside here too. In addition to this huge student crowd, the college has over 3000 teaching professionals. All the tutors and faculty staff are highly skilled and are devoted to student’s learning. Kazan University has rights to continue educational activities in Russia as per the Russian Ministry of Education and Science. It has accreditation and approval from WHO (World Health Organization) and MCI (Medical Council of India). Also, the university is a member of 15 International Academic Association. The government of Russia selected these 15 universities to initially participate in the ‘Project 5-100’.

In the year 2015, Times Higher Education World University Rankings ranked KFU in its list of top 350 world universities. Kazan Federal University holds 4th spot in the enumeration of Times Education top Russian universities.

Benefits for Indian students at Kazan Federal University:

  • First and foremost, the tuition fee for MBBS is considerably low in comparison to that in India.
  • Not only the cost of studying here is low but the accommodation charges are also affordable.
  • In addition to that, the students can avail the benefit of scholarship as per their merit.
  • Even though the place has a completely different culture, Indian students don’t find it difficult to adapt here.
  • The university has an impressive clearance rate at the MCI screening test. So, if the students aim to clear the FMGE exam then KFU is a great choice.
  • Because of the university’s diversified crowd, the students get exposure to different international cultures and traditions.
  • Importantly, teaching experts here are highly qualified and experienced. This not only helps the candidates in their education but also in their skills enhancement.
  • KFU organizes several social and cultural events from time to time. Sports activities also occur at considerable time intervals. All these things are essential for a candidate’s overall development.


There is provision for scholarship in many Russian universities by the Russian government. One of them is Kazan Federal University. Candidates can avail scholarship benefits depending on their merit. Following are the benefits included in the scholarship program:

  • The students can get a complete concession on their tuition fee of their entire academics.
  • An average scholarship amount of around 22 USD a month was proposed for the year 2020.
  • In addition to these, dormitory accommodation might also be available.
  • It should be noted that international students can receive dormitory accommodation if they indulge themselves in internship programs.
  • In conclusion, the student must not worry about the scholarship. Bissav Overseas Education will take care of it and deliver what’s best for the candidate.

Eligibility Criteria:

Completion of class 12th from a recognized board is the first requirement for taking admission in this university. Also, an aggregate of 50% in PCB (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) in class 12th is mandatory. NEET qualification is a must for the Indian students to get admission in a medical college outside the country. Hence, it is one of the requirements too. Lastly, the applicant should not be less than 17 years of age at the time of admission.

Hostel Accommodation:

Kazan Federal University provides accommodation facilities on and off-campus. The students can choose from either of them. The housing facilities include apartments and dormitories. One of its dormitories outside the campus has a capacity of 12000 students. The students can choose from single to shared rooms based on their preference and availability. Even on a sharing basis, the students would not run out of space. Also, all the rooms are tidy and well maintained. Moreover, facilities like laundry, salon, cafe, medical store, etc are also available. Separate hostels for girls are also available.

About Kazan city, Russia:

Being the capital of Tatarstan, Kazan is its largest city. Kazan finds its location along the Volga river. The official languages of Kazan are Russian and Tatar. At present, this city is regarded as one of the most rapidly growing tourist destinations in Russia. More than 1 million tourists visit this city every year. There are numerous tourist spots in different parts of the city.  Besides tourism, this city is a well-known place for international sports. In the past, it has hosted several international sports events. Proof of this is the conduct of 2018 FIFA World Cup. Kazan Federal University is situated in the centre of this city. The students can reach the university from the dormitories via underground metro with ease. Apart from the metro, other transportation facilities are also easily available.

Kazan Federal University Fee Structure

Year 1st Year 2nd Year 3rd Year 4th Year 5th Year 6th Year
Tuition Fee in USD 5750 USD 5750 USD 5750 USD 5750 USD 5750 USD 5750 USD
Hostel Fee in USD 300 USD 300 USD 300 USD 300 USD 300 USD 300 USD
Total in USD 6150 USD 6150 USD 6150 USD 6150 USD 6150 USD 6150 USD
Total in INR ( Rupees ) 4,30,500 INR 4,30,500 INR 4,30,500 INR 4,30,500 INR 4,30,500 INR 4,30,500 INR
Note: Exchange Rate (USD 1 = 70 INR)


  • Mess Cost: 100$/ Months
  • Admission fees, Processing, Air-ticket, Charges will be Extra.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q. How much will it cost to study MBBS in Kazan Federal University?
Ans. The total cost for the entire course duration is between 25-30 lakhs.

Q. What is the admission process for MBBS at Kazan Federal University?
Ans. The applicant can contact Bissav Overseas Education to help them with the admission.

Q. Is it mandatory to learn Russian to study at Kazan Federal University?
Ans. No, it is not mandatory to learn the Russian language. English is the language in use.

Q. Is there a provision for paying fees in installments?
Ans. Yes, the students can pay the tuition fees in installments as per the university’s guidelines.