Institute of Social and Philosophical Sciences and Mass Communications\Humanities - Kazan (Volga region) Federal University
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Welcome to the Institute of Social and Philosophical Sciences and Mass Communications

Institute of Social and Philosophical Sciences and Mass Communications preserves and develops long-term university traditions of teaching philosophy, political science, sociology, conflict resolution, religious studies, journalism, and theory of mass communications. Our education helps graduates to fulfill themselves in different social, political and humanitarian activities, as well as in social and media communications. The Institute aspires to combine deep theoretical training with applied studies.

The scope of reseasch is very wide: philosophy, political science, sociology, religious studies and conflict resolution - all aimed at achieving social stability, conflictless social, political and interconfessional interaction; searching for optimal instruments of analysis of social phenomena, models of optimal risk distribution on different territories, studying reality through the lens of mass media.

The faculty strive to stimulate free creative thinking in students, help them acquire humanistic values. We value our ndividual approach to students and encourage them to contribute to the community via all types of activities.

Our graduates work in government structures, various analytical and media departments, political parties, trade unions, business companies, teach in schools and universities, work in religious organizations, sociological companies and non-profit entities.

Head of department:Mikhail Schelkunov
Secretary:Viaznikova Lilia
Phone:+7 (843) 233-72-57
Fax:+7 (843) 233-77-64
Address:420008, Kazan, 35 Kremlyovskaya, Room.1512
  • Department of Religious Studies student took the II place in the competition for the best scientific work of Kazan Federal University ,Department of Religious Studies
  • A conference dedicated to the 110th anniversary of the establishment of the State Duma in Russia ,International scientific-practical conference 'The constitutional bases of formation and development of parliamentarism in Russia'
  • The KFU international journalists last week ,The KFU Last week, international journalists, 'Panorama', the department of theory and practice of electronic media, students.
  • The results of the final conference of students: Philosophy section ,conference of students, Philosophy section
  • Science spring: young political scientists presented their research at the annual conference 'Science Day' ,Day of Science, Political Science
  • Student research in context of modern media ,Plenary session opened Science Day 2016 at the Department of the Graduate School of Journalism and Media Communications ISPS.
  • Zelenodolsk and fun weekend at the 'Train of Health 2016' ,Zelenodolsk, 'Train of Health 2016'
  • KFU - a long-term project of academic cooperation, 'Japan - the Tatar world' ,'Japan - the Tatar world'.
  • Lily Fakhretdinova: Exchange Research Student ,University of Tsukuba (Japan), internship
  • Sadykov Readings: Ghost of ideas and phantoms of reality ,Sadykov readings, Institute of Social and Philosophical Sciences and Mass Communications, International Research and Practice Conference, philosophy, Marat Sadykov
  • Patriotism yesterday and today: Does Russia need patriots? ,Politskovorodka, patriotism
  • Urgent problems of modern journalism: the twelfth chord ,'Information field of modern Russia: Practice and effects.'
  • Student of philosophy and religious studies Valeri Kayukov - Fellow of the Academy of Sciences ,Valery Kayukov, scholar of the Academy of Sciences
  • Travel of the best group along the 'Golden Ring' ,'Best Group of KFU among freshmen - 2015', 13.3 - 404
  • Corporate holiday of conflictologists ,Corporate holiday of conflictologists
  • Youth against corruption! ,Youth against corruption
  • 'New challenges to Russia's national security: the impact of modern international terrorism' ,'New challenges to Russian national security: the impact of modern international terrorism.'
  • Philosophical journal 'Hiton Platona' won the grant of All-Russian competition of youth projects! ,Territory of meanings on the Klyazm, 'Hiton Platona'.
  • The Institute has taken into his family new students ,first-year students
  • September 1 - Knowledge Day! ,Knowledge Day, students, teachers
  • University of Giessen and KFU share experience
  • Students of political science met with deputies of the State Council
  • Scientists of KFU, Norway and the United Kingdom are studying risk factors for cardiovascular disease in Russia
  • Workshop of Ilshat Aminov
12 February 2021 Rector met with Archbishop (Metropolitan) of Kazan and Tatarstan Kirill
This was their first talk after Kirill had been appointed for the new position.
23 December 2020 Student of the Year at Kazan Federal University 2020
The year-end ceremony celebrating top talent was held on 22 December.
08 December 2020 Tatar language podcast wins funding from
Russian social networking giant is to disburse 150 thousand rubles to the authors of the first student podcast in Tatar language.
02 December 2020 Young activists receive awards at Our Tatarstan - Land of Opportunities Forum
The forum presented results of youth policy in the Republic of Tatarstan in 2020.
15 June 2020 VR tool offered for negotiation training
Kazan Federal University and Cerevrum have co-developed a new VR application.