Kazan National Research Technical University named after A.N. Tupolev


Kazan National Research Technical University named after A.N.Tupolev
Казанский национальный исследовательский технический университет имени А. Н. Туполева
7 build KAI main enter
PresidentGennadiy Lukich Degtyarev
Rectoracting Albert Kharisovich Gilmutdinov
Administrative staff
Location, ,
Coordinates: 55°47′50″N 49°06′51″E / 55.7971°N 49.1141°E / 55.7971; 49.1141
CampusUrban. Also 11 branch institutes outside of the city.
AlumniOver 80,000 graduated students

Kazan National Research Technical University named after A.N.Tupolev) (KAI (KNRTU-KAI, full name in Russian: Казанский национальный исследовательский технический университет имени А. Н. Туполева) was established in 1932. The history of the university is closely related to the progress of Russian aeronautics. Until the recent time, it was well known as Kazan Aviation Institute (Казанский авиационный институт). In 1973, the Institute was named after Andrei Nikolayevich Tupolev, the aircraft designer. In 1992, it got the status of the State Technical University.

Today the University is one of the leading Russian institutions in aircraft engineering, engine and instrument production, computer science and radio and telecommunications engineering.[citation needed] KSTU is the largest technical university of the Republic of Tatarstan and the Volga region.[citation needed]

Kazan National Research Technical University teaches about 25,000 students on 65 majors in Engineering, Business and Humanitarian Sciences by the university faculty body of 1,800 persons, including 150 Full Professors & Doctor of Science degree holders, 600 Associate Professors & Ph.D. degree holders.


The University includes the following institutes and faculties:

  • Institute of Aviation, Land Vehicles & Energetics
  • Institute of Automation & Electronic Instrument-Making
  • Institute of Technical Cybernetics & Informatics
  • Institute of Radio-Engineering & Telecommunications
  • Institute of Engineering & Economics
  • Institute of Social Technologies
  • Physics & Mathematics Faculty
  • Institute of Business & Innovative Technologies

KNRTU-KAI includes 11 associated branch institutes outside Kazan in the towns of Almetyevsk, Chistopol, Leninogorsk, Naberezhnye Chelny, and Zelenodolsk.

On September 2, 2014, German-Russian Institute of Advanced Technologies (GRIAT) opened as a result of cooperation between the KNRTU-KAI and two universities in Germany - The Technische Universität Ilmenau (TU Ilmenau) and the Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg in Magdeburg.[1]

Educational buildings

The University is housed in eight buildings. It has six student dormitories and a hostel. A sports complex includes five indoor sports halls. The University also has a sports camp near to the Volga river, 40 km from Kazan.


The sport complex includes 5 well-equipped indoor sports halls, swimming pool, as well as outdoor facilities for skiing & water sports.


  1. ^ В Казани открылся Германо-российский институт новых технологий - Kznportal.ru

External links

  • Kazan National Research Technical University named after A. N. Tupolev official website (in Russian), (in English), (in Arabic), (in Chinese)