Mission & Strategy
The mission of Kazan Federal University has been set forth as:
– Contributing to Russia’s innovation-driven development and enhancing the competitiveness of its human capital resources through ensuring high-quality academic process, research and technological developments in priority development areas of the Russian Federation;
– Contributing to the promotion of the City of Kazan as a hub of creativity and dynamic innovation and a world-class centre of higher learning, research and academic excellence, as well as to the preservation and development of the city’s unique cultural and educational heritage in line with its role as guardian of the distinctive historical and cultural legacy of the ethnically and religiously diverse region where Europe and Asia meet.
Strategy ‘5 TOP 100’
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. The strategic objective of KFU is to enhance its standing and academic reputation in the field of research and development (R&D), as well as achieve international recognition for the high standards of its academic programmes and global leadership in a range of priority research areas, thus enabling the University to secure a place among the world’s top 100 universities.