Elabuga Institute of Kazan Federal University
Elabuga Institute of Kazan Federal University was established on the foundation of Elabuga State Pedagogical University in 2011. The history of Elabuga State Pedagogical University began in 1898 when the Diocesan School for Girls was opened in Elabuga. The girls studied sciences, religion, etiquette, foreign languages, and music. After graduation, they received home teacher certificates. Those who took an additional course in philology and mathematics got certificates from a church school teacher or a teacher of a diocesan school. In 1939 Teachers Training School entered a new stage of its history: it gained the status of an institution of higher education (Teachers Training Institute).
On August 19, 1952, the government announced that Elabuga Teachers Training Institute would henceforth be known as Elabuga State Pedagogical Institute. In 2011 ESPU (Elabuga State Pedagogical University) was merged into the newly established Kazan Federal University.
Elabuga Institute of Kazan Federal University is now engaged in promoting advanced teaching technologies.
Today the academic structure of Elabuga Institute comprises ten faculties, the Center for Professional Advancement and Supplementary Education, and the Postgraduate School. There are eight Bachelor’s Degree programs in thirty-seven directions majors and five postgraduate programs. Over 200 faculty members are employed by the Institute.
Today Elabuga Institute of Kazan Federal University trains about 5,000 students providing them with advanced teaching facilities. Elabuga Institute of Kazan Federal University has four buildings, ten research laboratories, a library, three dormitories, a sports center, a students‘ cafe, a number of unique University museums, and a recreational camp.
Elabuga Institute of Kazan Federal University has recently introduced new majors – applied information science, energy engineering, transportation technology, and some others.
- Physics and Mathematics
- Russian Philology and Journalism
- History and Law
- Foreign Languages
- Tatar Philology
- Technology and Engineering
- Economics and Management
- Physical Training
- Psychology and Pedagogy
Accommodation and Housing
During their studies at Elabuga Institute of Kazan Federal University international students live in the dormitories of the Student Campus, in the residential buildings of the Universiade Village, in apartments (rented or staying with relatives), and in hostels. The University provides bed space in dormitories in accordance with the Regulations for the provision of accommodation in Elabuga Institute of Kazan Federal University dormitories for non-local students subject to availability. At Elabuga Institute of Kazan Federal University foreign students live in the residential buildings of the Universiade Village and in the dormitories of the Campus. Universiade Village is one of the largest student campuses in Russia. Comfortable conditions for 4 people in the room (kitchen and bathroom in each room, or a kitchen for several rooms). On the territory of the Universiade Village, there are sports grounds, a canteen, a supermarket, and a post office. The student clinic is within walking distance.