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

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Kazan National Research Technical University named after A.N.Tupolev
Казанский национальный исследовательский технический университет имени А. Н. Туполева
7 build KAI main enter
Established 1932
President Gennadiy Lukich Degtyarev
Rector acting Nikolay Removich Abrukov
Administrative staff
Students 25,000
Location Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia
Coordinates: 55°47′50″N 49°06′51″E / 55.7971°N 49.1141°E / 55.7971; 49.1141
Campus Urban. Also 11 branch institutes outside of the city.
Alumni Over 70,000 graduated students
Website http://www.kai.ru/

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, Bugulma, Chistopol, Elabuga, Leninogorsk, Naberezhnye Chelny, Nizhnekamsk, Volzhsk, Vyatskiye Polyany, Zainsk, and Zelenodolsk.

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

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