Institute of Philology and Intercultural Communication\Humanities - Kazan (Volga region) Federal University
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  • Портал КФУ \ Academic Units \ Humanities \ Institute of Philology and Intercultural Communication
Welcome to Leo Tolstoy Institute of Philology and Intercultural Communication

The history of the Institute of Philology and Intercultural Communication dates back to the foundation of Kazan Imperial University in 1804. Named after Leo Tolstoy, who was a student of Kazan University, the Institute today is one of the largest schools of KFU with about three thousand undergraduate and graduate students and 300 faculty and staff members including over 100 international scholars and students from the USA, China, South Korea, Turkey, Iran, France, Iraq, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and other countries.

The Institute comprises 3 academic divisions: the Higher School of Russian and Foreign PhilologyGabdulla Tukay Higher School of Tatar Studies and Turkology and the Higher School of Russian Language and Intercultural CommunicationThe Institute trains philologists and educators with expertise in linguistics, literary studies, Russian, Tatar and foreign languages (English, German, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Turkish, etc.), interpretation and translation, educational technologies, design, music, and choreography. We offer double majors (ex., Russian + English), programs taught in English, as well as bachelor and master programs specifically designed for international students interested in Russian as a foreign language. The institute also offers doctoral degree programs for those wishing to conduct research and obtain a Candidate of Science Degree (PhD). We host several Research and Education Centers as well as Kazan International Linguistic Center that offers short-term and long-term language courses, professional development and second education programs for in-service and pre-service educators, translators, culturologists, etc.


Presentation of the Institute (PDF)

International students tell about Russian studies at Kazan Federal University


    


Head of department:Radif Rifkatovich Zamaletdinov
Phone:+7 (843) 292-42-87
Fax:+7 (843) 292-42-74
E-mail:ifmk@kpfu.ru
Address:420021, Kazan, 2 Tatarstan, building № 33
Regulation:open file
Photoreports
  • Is it difficult to be literate? ,Spell Battle
  • Congratulations to Rezeda Failevna Mukhametshina on being awarded Pushkin medal 'For Great Contribution to the Distribution of the Russian language' ,Rezeda Failevna Mukhametshina, Congratulations to Rezeda Failevna Mukhametshina on being awarded Pushkin medal 'For Great Contribution to the Distribution of the Russian language'
  • International scientific and practical conference 'Russian language and literature in the Turkic world: modern concepts and technologies' ,International scientific and practical conference “Russian language and literature in the Turkic world: modern concepts and technologies”
  • THE GRASS IS GREENER ON OUR SIDE OF THE FENCE ,Students of the University of Giessen
  • International Russian Language Olympiad for non-Russian speaking students took place in Kazan ,International Russian Language Olympiad for non-Russian speaking students took place in Kazan
  • 'Culture and Science: a new perspective' ,'Culture and Science: a new perspective'
  • Training graduate students of Makhambet Utemisov West Kazakhstan State University ,Training graduate students of Makhambet Utemisov West Kazakhstan State University
  • The best academic group studies at the Institute of Philology and Intercultural Communication ,The best academic group studies at the Institute of Philology and Intercultural Communication
  • Breathe easily, feel free and Stay healthy! ,Breathe easily, feel free and Stay healthy!
  • A student of Institute of Philology and Intercultural Communication has won the All-Russian Turkish Language Olympiad ,A student of Institute of Philology and Intercultural Communication has won the All-Russian Turkish Language Olympiad
  • 'Ship for World Youth Leaders' ,“Ship for World Youth Leaders”
  • IPIC - the Grand Prix winner of the festival 'Student Spring - 2016'! ,IPIC - the Grand Prix winner of the festival 'Student Spring - 2016'
  • Foreign students get acquainted with Tukay's works ,Foreign students get acquainted with Tukay's works, Tukay
  • Chinese students want to study the Russian language at the KFU ,Chinese students want to study the Russian language at the KFU
  • Foreign students of KFU won VI International Recital Competition named after G.Tukay ,Foreign students of KFU won VI International Recital Competition named after G.Tukay
  • International congress on multilingualism held in Berlin ,International congress on multilingualism held in Berlin
  • Awarding Ceremony of Olympiad on Russian Language among International Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students ,Awarding Ceremony of Olympiad on Russian Language among International Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students
  • Distance learning of Czech students ,Distance learning of Czech students
  • KFU students of the Institute of Philology and Intercultural Communication were awarded diplomas of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Paris ,KFU students of the Institute of Philology and Intercultural Communication were awarded diplomas of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Paris
  • Radif Zamaletdinov, 'The Kazan Federal University is the Only Participant of Project 5-100 to Enter the QS Linguistics, the World University Rankings by Subject' ,Radif Zamaletdinov, Institute of Philology and Intercultural Communication
  • A KFU graduate opens multilingual school for gifted children ,Albina Nasyrova, bilingual kindergartens 'Bala-City'
  • Melodies of Student Spring Festival ,Student Spring Festival
  • Establish connections with Japan ,The Institute of Philology and Intercultural Communication named after Leo Tolstoy, The Japanese University of Tsukuba
  • Mother language day ,International mother language day
  • Language and culture: youth perspective ,Turkic cultural linguistics: problems and perspectives
  • Iranian Diplomats Choose Kazan Federal University ,Iranian Diplomats Choose Kazan Federal University
  • Webinar 'Resources of the portal Education in Russian - for all who learn and speak Russian language' ,Webinar 'Resources of the portal Education in Russian - for all who learn and speak Russian language'
  • The time when you can do everything ,The time when you can do everything
  • Read Tolstoy, love Tolstoy! ,Read Tolstoy, love Tolstoy!
  • Foreign students didn't not get lost in the Russian street ,Foreign students didn't not get lost in the Russian street
  • Photogallery ,Photogallery
  • Photogallery ,Photogallery
  • Photogallery ,Institute of Philology and Intercultural Communication, Higher School of Russian Language and Intercultural Communication, The Department of Contrastive Linguistics, Photogallery
  • Photogallery ,Humanities, Institute of Philology and Intercultural Communication, The Department of Educational Technology and Information Systems in Philology, Photogallery
  • The Department of Educational Technology and Information Systems in Philology ,Humanities, Institute of Philology and Intercultural Communication, The Department of Educational Technology and Information Systems in Philology
  • Photogallery ,Institute of Philology and Intercultural Communication, Gabdulla Tukai Division of Tatar Philology and Intercultural Communication,The Department of Design and National Arts, Photogallery
  • Photogallery ,Institute of Philology and Intercultural Communication, Lev Tolstoy Division of Russian and Foreign Philology, The Department of Romance Philology, Photogallery
  • The Department of the Russian Language as a Foreign Language ,Humanities, Institute of Philology and Intercultural Communication, The Department of the Russian Language as a Foreign Language
  • Photogallery ,Institute of Philology and Intercultural Communication, The Department of the Russian Language as a Foreign Language, Photogallery
  • Photogallery ,Institute of Philology and Intercultural Communication, Lev Tolstoy Division of Russian and Foreign Philology, The Department of Russian and World Literature, Photogallery
  • The Department of Russian and World Literature ,Institute of Philology and Intercultural Communication, Lev Tolstoy Division of Russian and Foreign Philology, The Department of Russian and World Literature
  • The Department of Design and National Arts ,Institute of Philology and Intercultural Communication, Gabdulla Tukai Division of Tatar Philology and Intercultural Communication, The Department of Design and National Arts
  • Photogallery ,Institute of Philology and Intercultural Communication, Gabdulla Tukai Division of Tatar Philology and Intercultural Communication, The Department of Music and Choreography, Photogallery
  • The Department of Music and Choreography ,Institute of Philology and Intercultural Communication, Gabdulla Tukai Division of Tatar Philology and Intercultural Communication, Department of Tatar and cultural studies
  • Photogallery ,Institute of Philology and Intercultural Communication, Lev Tolstoy Division of Russian and Foreign Philology, The Department of Russian Language and Applied Linguistics, Photogallery
  • The Department of Russian Language and Applied Linguistics ,Institute of Philology and Intercultural Communication, Lev Tolstoy Division of Russian and Foreign Philology, The Department of Russian Language and Applied Linguistics
  • Photogallery ,Institute of Philology and Intercultural Communication, Lev Tolstoy Division of Russian and Foreign Philology, The Department of German Philology, Photogallery
  • The Department of German Philology ,Institute of Philology and Intercultural Communication, Lev Tolstoy Division of Russian and Foreign Philology, The Department of German Philology
  • Centre of the Tatar language and literature ,The Department of Tatar literature, Educational and scientific laboratories, Centre of the Tatar language and literature
  • Tatar Folklore Classroom ,The Department of Tatar literature, Educational and scientific laboratories, Tatar Folklore Classroom
Announcements
News
23 October 2016 Is it difficult to be literate?
A long-awaited opening of the new season took place on October, 20.
18 October 2016 12th Derzhavin Readings Are Being Held at Kazan University on October 17th – 19th
The forum is organized by the Russian Law Academy on the premises of KFU for the second time in a row.
11 October 2016 Congratulations to Rezeda Failevna Mukhametshina on being awarded Pushkin medal 'For Great Contribution to the Distribution of the Russian language'
This high estimation is a sign of recognition of Rezeda Failevna's success gained in both scientific and public activities
05 October 2016 Fifth ROPRYAL Congress Opened in Kazan
Russian Society of Russian Language and Literature Teachers kicked off its gathering on October 5th.
30 September 2016 THE GRASS IS GREENER ON OUR SIDE OF THE FENCE
Students of the University of Giessen have successfully completed their training at the Russian language courses
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