The department inherits achievements and traditions of the world-famous Kazan Linguistic School within which the Kazan Turkology School was formed. The prominent representatives of this school, the staff of our department, established the Turkic-Tatar Onomastic School, History of Language, and the Kazan Linguistic and Methodological School. Currently the members of the department continue to work in these spheres.
We aim to merge science and education, strengthen the position of the department as the leading scientific, research, educational, and methodological center focused on preservation and development of the Tatar language in the multicultural world.
Some of the current research areas are:
- Tatar language in diachrony
- Tatar language in modern social and cultural environment
- Techniques of teaching Tatar language as a part of multi-language education