KIU (IEML) is one of the biggest private higher education institutions in Russia which provides training according to international standards. Our experienced professors, academic experts and professional support staff are committed to giving you an educational experience that will set you up for life.
Great job prospects
Your degree studies will provide you with academic knowledge, practical skills and experience that employers look for, giving you the best chances of career success.
Custom-designed programs for international students
In our Russian Language Preparatory Department we train our students to help them enter to any Russian university. Students from all over the world learn the language in friendly international atmosphere, live in well-equipped accommodation and enjoy the variety of extracurricular activities.
More than just education
KIU (IEML) offers a wide range of extracurricular activities, such as sports clubs (football, basketball, volleyball) dancing teams, vocal studio, modeling school, comedy show, student pop sketch, cheerleading team, tourist club – students have an opportunity to unleash their potential in many fields.
KIU (IEML) is located in the historical center of Kazan. Aside from the incredible sightseeing, Kazan is known for its technological and scientific universities; thus, there are lots of students living in the city. There is no shortage of bars, clubs, and affordable restaurants for you to enjoy during your stay.
See for yourself
To get a firsthand experience of what it is like studying at one of the biggest private universities in Russia check out our video.
KIU student Sebastian Salcedo is originally from Colombia, but Tatarstan became his second home. In just a few months, he learned the Russian language on a good level, and began to study the Tatar language out of love for the culture of the Republic of Tatarstan. His talent was appreciated by the President Rustam Minnikhanov himself at a meeting with students at the new KIU building.
On January 25, on Tatyana’s Day the President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov had a look at KIU new campus, which includes a sports complex and dormitory. The President set up an “excellent” grade to an organization of a student life at KIU. It was the best present on Student Day.
In 2019 our university celebrated the 25th Anniversary of its founding. This landmark date brought together students, teachers, graduates and friends of the university, which in its history has taken a leading place in the higher education system of the country. The outgoing year has become one of the bright pages of a long road. Let us remember the most significant moments.
The State Committee of the Republic of Tatarstan for Tourism summed up the results of the annual competition "Leader of Tourism". For the second year in a row, our university was recognized as the best educational institution of the Republic in the field of tourism.
A qualifying round of the IX Festival of Peoples Friendship “From the Depth of Centuries to the Present Day” took part at KIU. The finals of the festival will be held on January 2020 at Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov.
Foreign students of the Preparatory Faculty of the Russian language as a foreign used an opportunity to immerse themselves in a fascinating journey through the history of Russia as part of a visit to the interactive exhibition "My Russia - My History" and felt ownership of historical events.