Stanislava Boshkovich

Swiss architect

expert on modern urban design and urban transformations

June 5, 2019

Stanislava Boshkovich gave lecture on development of a modern city to students and teaching staff of our University in architectural and educational space "" of KSUAE.

Currently, she is engaged in research at the Imperial College London on the use of new tools for the design of cities of the future generation.

She is a guest lecturer at various universities in Western Europe and Russia.

She is an organizer and participant of international seminars and conferences. She speaks 5 languages fluently. 


Anna Grichting

Architects, Urbanist, Lecturer, member of Aga Khan Trust for Culture OC

June 5, 2019

Anna highly appreciated the work and projects of TIArch Studio students and the activities of teachers Ilnar and Rezeda Akhtyamovs.

Anna supported the work of our University in creating its academci and research centres and noted the possibility of interdisciplinary internship between specialists.


Stanley Lung

Deputy director Turenscape, China

January 11, 2019

As a part of the open international competition for the development of the concept and master plan of the eco-district in Kazan jury meeting, architect Stanley Lung of and Moscow architect Vladimir Plotkin visited the architectural and educational space "" of KSUAE.

Colleagues highly appreciated the quality of the educational space, interesting projects of students, and  noted the large number of different layouts, excellent work with graphics, hard work of teachers and students who are so conscious  about their profession.


Stefano Bertocci

Professor of the University of Florence (Italy)

November 16, 2018

Italian Professor Stefano Bertocci was awarded the diploma of Honorary Professor of KSUAE.

Professor Bertocci is a practicing architect in the field of restoration and renovation of architectural heritage objects in many countries, honorary UNESCO expert, Professor of the Department of Architecture, (University of Florence, Italy), head of research lab "Digital technologies in architecture and restoration" of the University of Florence, supervisor of joint international projects of the faculty of Architecture of Florence University and Kazan State University of architecture and Engineering since 2009 based on the cooperation Agreement between the universities.

Throughout the entire period of cooperation, Prof. Bertocci initiated and participant in many joint activities: conferences, workshops, and lectures.


Adam Stifter

Consul General of Hungary in Kazan

October 24, 2018

Opening of an exhibition "Bridges of Budapest" took place in architectural and educational space "" of KSUAE. that day is also known as national holiday of Hungary and all-Russia holiday "Road engineering workers' day".

Rector of KSUAE Rashit Nizamov, Consul General of Hungary in Kazan, Adam Stifter, Deputy Minister of transport and road economy of Tatarstan Artyom Chukin, the Vice-rector for research work of Evgeniy Vdovin, Vice-rector on organizational-legal and educational work, David Kardonick, Director of the School of transportation structures Alexey Fomin, Director of the School of architecture and design Karina Nabiullina took part in the ceremony.

Representatives of bridge and road contractors of Tatarstan, teachers and students of KSUAE were welcomed to the exhibition.


Franz - Josef Hölzen

Architect, expert in restoration (Germany)

May 29, 2018

Seminar for specialists in field of restoration devoted to "Approaches to the choosing  technologies for the preservation of cultural heritage objects" began its work in the architectural and educational space "" of KSUAE.

Seminar was organized by KSUAE, Bernhard Remmers Academy with the support from the Ministry of culture of Tatarstan.

Main speaker of seminar was Franz-Josef Helzen - an independent expert in field of waterproofing, protection of building structures and wood of Oldenburg Business Enterprise (Germany).


Luigi Fiumara

Architect, Italy

March 2018

Professor Luigi Fiumara, Italian architect, Secretary Of IFMA International Forum of Man and Architecture, Holland, member of Swiss architects Association, honorary Professor of a number of Russian (Rostov-on-Don, Samara, Nizhny Novgorod, Smolensk, etc.) and CIS (Kiev, Riga, Minsk, etc.) architectural universities, a leader in promoting an organic approach in architectural activities, visited KSUAE.

Series of short lectures, workshops and colloquiums took place in the architectural and educational space "", in children's architectural and design school "DASHKA", and in classrooms of KSUAE School of architecture and design.


Ed Baker

Urban Designer, Planner, Landscape Architect, Singapore

October 5, 2017

Ed Baker, the head of the Broadway Malyan architectural bureau (Singapore), gave an open lecture at of KSUAE.

He came to Kazan to participate in the international conference MES2017 - XI International scientific and practical conference "Modern engineering systems in health architecture" on  October 6, 2017.

Ed Baker has extensive experience designing clinics of the future: he designed the National Heart Centre and the Novena Clinic in Singapore.

A lecture by the foreign guest was dedicated to global trends in urban design and planning on specific international examples from Asia, Africa and North America.


Vicente Guayart

Architect, Spain

June 15, 2017

Vicente Guayart delivered an inspiring speech for architects in “” of KSUAE.

On June 15, 2017, the architect Vicente Guayart, a former chief architect of Barcelona, one of the founders of the famous architectural school iAAc in Barcelona, told the students of KSUAE and numerous guests about his work.

His bold views, decisive actions, completed projects, teaching activities can inspire young specialists for professional development.

Based on his own experience, Vicente spoke about the principles he adheres to, that cities should be primarily focused on people, on pedestrian connections. During his tenure as a chief architect, with the support of the mayor of the city of Barcelona, he made significant changes in urban planning of the city.

Moreover, Vicente Guayart told about his great attention to prototyping while his pedagogical experience in laboratories of mixed disciplines.


Alkiviadis Prepis

Professor of the Thrace University of Democritus (Greece),


April 3-7, 2017

The 5th International Conference "Cultural Heritage in the XXI Century" was highlighted by the presence of UNESCO-ICOMOS expert Alkiviadis Prepis. On April 3-7, 2017, in architectural and educational space “” of KSUAE, he participated and was a headliner of the V International Scientific and Practical Conference "Cultural Heritage in the XXI Century: Preservation, Use, Popularization".

Professor Alkiviadis Prepis introduced a very informative and beautifully illustrated presentation on the topic "Preservation and sustainable development of traditional settlements in the context of tourism development and employment promotion: values yesterday, today and tomorrow" about the experience of revitalizing empty buildings in Greece.


Sergei Tchoban


December 12, 2016

Sergei Tchoban - a well-known architect in Russia and Europe, the head of SPEECH and Nps Tchoban Voss workshops, the founder of the charity fund for Architectural Drawing - Tchoban Foundation Museum for Architectural Drawing (Berlin) - visited architectural and educational space “” of KSUAE.

He saw many projects by students while international competitions, in some of them he was a member of an award panel. Sergei Tchoban enthusiastically commented on the projects by young specialists of Kazan; he also gladly agreed to give a lecture early next year!

Sergey Tchoban visited together with the Minister of Construction, Architecture and Housing and Communal Services of the Republic of Tatarstan Irek Fayzullin, the Assistant to the President of the Republic of Tatarstan Nataliya Fishman, the Deputy Minister of Construction, Architecture and Housing and Communal Services of the Republic of Tatarstan Vladimir Kudryashev.


Fabio Panzeri

Architect (Milan, Italy)

October 24, 2016

An outstanding architect Fabio Panzeri discussed the experience of creating a comfortable urban environment at KSUAE.

A discussion with an architect Fabio Panzeri (Milan, Italy) took place at (KSUAE) on October 24, 2016 as a part of the federal project “Urban Environment” of the Russian political party United Russia, which is coordinated in the Republic of Tatarstan by the rector of KSUAE Rashit  Nizamov. The participants analyzed the applicability of best practices to the urban environment of Kazan using the example of the architect’s projects including the Congress Center and the building of an elementary school in Geneva (Switzerland), the reconstruction of city squares, residential buildings and adjoining territories in Italian cities. The event was attended by the moderator of the discussion the rector of KSUAE Rashit Nizamov, young architects, students and graduates of KSUAE, the representatives of Ministry of Architecture, Construction, Housing and Utilities of the Republic of Tatarstan, large construction companies, State Unitary Enterprise “TatInvestGrazhdanProekt”, “Ak Bars Development”, “Unistroy” and others, the companies which consider relevant the issue of “new” Kazan and trends in architectural design.


Norzila Hashim

(MD APUDG, CEO Urbanice)

Author of the Master plan of the Kazan financial district

July 21, 2016

On July 21, 2016, the developers of the feasibility study and the concept of the master plan of Kazan financial district - representatives of the Russian-Malaysian consortium (Islamic business and Finance development Fund (IBFD Fund) and APUDG (AJM Planning and Urban Design Group Sdn Bhd), and numerous experts, gathered in the conference hall of KSUAE. aide to RT President Olesya Baltusova, Deputy Minister of construction, architecture and housing of Tatarstan Vladimir Kudryashov, chief architect of Kazan Tatyana Prokofieva, representatives of state structures, management and teachers of KSUAE, directors of companies interested in the project participated in discussion.

Agreement on the master plan concept development between the consortium and the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan was signed in 2016 at the meeting of RT government executive  Ildar Khalikov with President of Fund of development of Islamic business and Finance, Linar Yakupov, managing Director and architect of the APUDG, Norliza Hashim and trade attaché of the Embassy of Malaysia in the Russian Federation, representative of the Malaysian development Corporation of foreign trade (MATRADE) MD. Zainuddin Jalil.


Britta Rudolf

Dr.phil., Head of the department of Heritage Management at Brandenburg University of Technology (Cottbus, Germany)

Expert of ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites)

December 21, 2015

During her visit to our University she gave series of seminars for students of Kazan universities and specialists in the field of architecture dedicated to preservation of the cultural heritage of the Republic of Tatarstan. 

After several meetings at KSUAE, including meetings with the State Councilor of Tatarstan Mintimer Shaimiev, prof. Britta Rudolff came up with proposal to develop an international dual master's degree program "Heritage Management", Brandenburg Technical University (Germany) - KSUAE. 


EnrikeEnrique Peñalosa Londoño

Mayor of Bogotá, Colombia, 1998-2001; 2015-2019

Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP) Board President, 2009-2015

December 9, 2014

As part of his trip Mr. Peñalosa visited our University and gave his lecture devoted to "Development of the social and transport infrastructure of the megalopolis "Ideal city".

Representatives of Kazan wards, design offices and workshops, management of capital construction and renovation,  traffic committee and other ministries and bodies were invited to participate in the event. Faculty and students of our University attended the lecture as well.

The presentation evoked a great interest and a response from the audience.


ostos11Ricardo de Ostos

Architect, co-founder of NaJa&Deostos architectural studio based in London.

Supervisor of the Brazilian pavilion at the London Festival of  Architecture in 2008 and 2010.

Graduate of Federal University of Minas Giaraisa in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

Master of Architecture, Bartlett school of Architecture, London, England.

September 2, 2014

Ricardo de Ostos held here the seminar devoted to "An architectural journey from the modern world challenges to the nearest future and how public narratives, digital technologies and a new type of design - 'green design' - can help form the nature of the city."

Presentation aroused great interest among the audience, and was followed by discussion and asking questions, including questions related to the development of Kazan.


geilJan Gehl

Danish  architect

August 27, 2014

Seminar of the Danish architect Jan Gehl "Cities for people: world experience of effective public spaces design" was held at KSUAE as part of "Tatarstan socio-economic development Strategy. 2030".

Representatives of government institutions, design agencies, creative workshops and architectural bureaus, educational and scientific institutions, teaching staff and students of our university took part in the seminar. It should be noted that seminar was a great success.

Jan Gehl talked about the experience of designing urban spaces in his hometown of Copenhagen and many other successful projects in London, New York, Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, etc.

The main massage was: "We want to live in comfortable, sustainable, healthy cities!", this is exactly what the architect Jan Gehl and his architectural and urban planning Bureau GehlArchitects (Denmark) are working on. The speaker paid great attention to the development of Cycling culture in urban centers, as it has been happening recently in Copenhagen.




  • Gym (located at the main campus of KSUAE near the 1st building of KSUAE)
  • Sport complex “Builder/Stroitel” (located at the main campus of KSUAE near the student residence No. 4)
  • Karate hall (located at the second campus in N.Yershov Street, 31)


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 There are following sport sections at KSUAE:

  • Armsport
  • Aerobics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball (boys/girls)
  • Boxing
  • Traditional wrestling
  • Volleyball (boys/girls)
  • Weight lifting
  • Judo
  • Karate
  • Kickboxing
  • Skiing
  • Athletics
  • Table tennis
  • Swimming*
  • “Sambo” wrestling
  • Orienteering
  • Tennis
  • Football
  • Chess

* Students attending swimming section do physical training in the specially equipped fitness room at the sport complex “Builder/Stroitel” (main campus of KSUAE). The actual swimming training is done at another city swimming pool “Bureverstnik” outside of the campus.  

If you want to do any of the sports listed you should visit our Physical education department located at:

Zelenaya Str. 1, academic building No.8, room 406, sport complex “Builder/Stroitel” 
Tel.: +7 (843) 510 4739; +7 (843) 510 4740

Head of the Physical education department:
Kalmanovich Vladimir Lvovich
Tel.: +7 9033058396
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IMPORTANT: Sports sections are available not for all students, but only for those who are already advanced in a particular sports and can take part in sports contests between KSUAE students and sport contests with other universities as a member of KSUAE team. So there is a selection process of students for each sports section. In order to take part in the selection process you should contact the Physical education department of KSUAE.



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Rich history of architectural shape and construction development of our Kazan city and the Republic of Tatarstan is reflected in our University museum. The museum exposition introduces the history of civil engineering education in Kazan starting from the Industrial college (in 1890-s) till nowadays and it is dedicated to the outstanding architects, University professors, graduates who have made significant contributions to the construction industry and architectural art in Kazan and Republic of Tatarstan. They are our proud and part of KSUAE’s history. Here you can find hard copies and copies of historical documents, photographs which show the establishment of the University and its recent activities.

Nowadays the Museum is a unique cultural centre of the University. Over the past 25 years, it has been full of events: commemorative anniversary meetings with the University veterans and alumni; poetry evenings, philosophical debates, chamber concerts, book presentations and exhibitions, excursions, thematic events and seminars on current architectural and construction issues.

The opening of the Museum was preceded by a long and dedicated effort to assemble collection of documents, historical materials and items of the pre-war and post-war periods. The idea of our Museum was born in 1969, during the 50th anniversary of the Kazan Higher School of Civil Engineering.

The opening ceremony of our University Museum took place on September 27, 1996, during the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the University.



Head of the University Museum
Elvira Gilmutdinova
Tel:+7 904 7603931
Tel.: +7 (843) 510 4658
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Zelenaya Street, 1 - 420043 Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia

(Academic Building No.1)

Opening hours:

Monday-Friday: 9 a.m - 5 p.m

Saturday-Sunday: days-off







Aleksey ISAEV


Tel:   +7 (843) 510 4672
Fax:   +7 (843) 236 2583
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Since its foundation, the Institute of Civil Engineering has always been at the forefront of science, development of the construction industry, being not only a center for training highly qualified specialists, but also actively involved in the design and construction of civil and industrial facilities. The results of the scientific-technical activities of the Institute can be seen not only in the territory of the Republic of Tatarstan and the regions of the Volga region, but also in many cities of the Russian Federation.

The Faculty of Civil Engineering began to function from the first days of the establishment of the Kazan Institute of Public Construction in 1930. In 1934, the construction specialty got the name "Industrial and Civil Engineering", which has been preserved to present.

The Civil Engineering Faculty, being for a long time the only faculty, united all the departments of the Institute. In 1956, the faculty had 12 departments, 3 independent courses, 13 classrooms and 5 laboratories. In subsequent years, on the basis of the Faculty of Civil Engineering, new faculties were developed and part of the departments and laboratories were assigned to them.

Since 1968, the Faculty of Civil Engineering has comprised 8 departments: architecture, architectural design, building structures, technology and mechanization of construction, structural mechanics, organization and economics of construction, descriptive geometry and graphics, philosophy and scientific communism. In addition to the main specialty "Industrial and civil engineering", the Faculty began to deliver other courses: "Agricultural construction", "Architecture", "Economics and management in construction", etc.

Nowadays there are 7 departments in the Institute.

Research of the Institute is carried out in the following areas:

·  Foundations and basements, dynamics of structures and engineering geology

·  Reinforced concrete and stone structures

·  Mechanics

·  Engineering technologies

·  Physics, electrical engineering and automatics

·  Information technology and computer aided design

·  Metal structures and construction tests


The Institute offers the following academic Undergraduate courses for BSc degree (4 years):

  • Civil engineering / Industrial and civil engineering (full time / part time / distance tuition)
  • Information systems and technologies / Information systems and technologies


The Institute offers Specialist’s degree course (6 years full time tuition):

  • Construction of unique buildings and structures / Construction of high-rise and long-span buildings and structures


The Institute offers the following academic Graduate courses for MSc degree (2 years):

  • Civil Engineering (full time tuition; code 08.04.01)
    • Theory and design of bearing and enclosing structures of buildings
    • Theory and design of foundations, basements and underground structures
    • Theory and practice of organizational and technological and economic solutions
    • Technical operation and reconstruction of buildings and structures
    • Theoretical basis and practical calculation methods of building structures
    • Information systems and technologies in architecture, civil and geotechnical engineering



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On January 25, 2016 the Research and Academic Center "Strength" was opened at our University with participation of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov. The Center was founded to introduce scientific and innovative methods of designing building structures into the educational process, conducting experimental research work on request of the construction industry and integrating the educational process with industry. The Center is equipped with modern laboratory equipment.

The Center "Strength" is a laboratory for testing elements of building structures, as well as determining the mechanical properties of various materials. Testing equipment is represented by five test machines with different loading capacity from 0.5 to 200 tons, as well as a temperature test system. designed for testing samples of various materials at high and low temperatures on tensile testing machines.

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On November 16, 2016 our University celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Kazan School of Architecture. To celebrate the half-century anniversary we opened a new creative platform - the Architectural and Aacademic space “”. It was designed according to the project of our academic staff-architects Ilnar and Reseda Akhtyamovs, with the support of the Ministry of Construction, Architecture and Housing Services of the Republic of Tatarstan and the leadership of KSUAE. This space has a lecture hall for 150 people, an exhibition hall, creative studios for students - halls for design work, model and carpentry workshops equipped with special equipment, a library and a dining room.

The is a space to carry out the experimental design by our architecture students, to organize exhibitions, to give master classes, lectures, seminars with participation of national and international experts in the field of architecture and design, urban planning and preservation of architectural heritage. Under the guidance of our staff Ilnar and Reseda Akhtyamovs our students win different prestigious international competitions.













The Center for Engineering Systems in Construction "SYSTEMS" was established at KSUAE in October 2018. The Center combines educational and research competencies for training personnel in the following areas: "Heat and gas supply, ventilation, water supply and drainage of buildings, structures and settlements", "Housing and communal infrastructure", as well as for vocational retraining of personnel in the field of construction and housing and communal services. The Center has created an infrastructure for scientific and technical support of new developments and projects in energy efficient engineering systems. With the support of our industry partners - equipment manufacturers and dealers, the Center is equipped with modern laboratory stands for lectures and workshops, with the systems ensuring the functioning of the laboratory itself, as well as samples for studying the latest technologies in heating, air conditioning, gas supply, water supply and sanitation, much attention is paid to renewable energy sources and computer modeling technologies.

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In October 2019, a new academic and research center for building materials and technologies "Technology" was opened. The modern Center, equipped with new equipment for a wide range of research activities, has appeared on the site of the old laboratory of the Department forTechnology of Building Materials, Products and Structures. This Center was opened on the initiative of the University authorities and with the participation of academic staff and students.

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At the beginning of 2020 the innovative academic and research Center "Roads" was opened with the aim to learn the latest developments in the field of road construction and the experience of their implementation nowadays. 




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Children’s Architecture and Design School “DASHKA”

The Children’s Architecture and Design School “DASHKA” is designated for additional general education for children and pre-university architectural education. The aim of the School is to develop volumetric-spatial, imaginative, compositional thinking, visual skills using various graphic and pictorial materials and techniques, the ability to model in a layout, broadening horizons in the field of art history and architecture, musical aesthetics.

The educational process of the School “DASHKA” is divided into three age levels:

- "Studio" for junior level (from 5 to 10 years old),

- "School” for middle level (from 11 to 15 years old),

- “College” for senior level (from 16 to 17 years old).

According to the same division principle the School has organized areas: dressing room, classrooms, a coworking space, a library, an exhibition hall, recreation areas, venues for cultural events, there is a studio for adults, as well as animation, 3D modeling and audio-visual art studios.

The number of students in recent years has reached 1100 - 1200. More than 600 children who graduated School are currently studying at the Institute of Architecture and Design of our University. Among the graduates of the School there are many successful architects and designers of the Republic of Tatarstan, winners of all-Russian and international competitions, students of Russian, European and Canadian universities.

There is also a Sunday amateur studio for adults.

Admission to the groups of middle age level is based on the results of entrance examinations. Almost everyone is admitted to the junior and middle age levels, and everyone is given the opportunity to start practicing at any age.

In the last year of study, to demonstrate their skills and abilities, the alumni of middle age level fulfill a graduation project, and those ones of senior age level - diploma projects. For these projects the graduates of middle and senior age levels get appropriate certificates.

Every year the School actively participates in different children's competitions, exhibitions and festivals of architecture and design.

The School indoor and outdoor spaces were renovated in 2020.








Digitalization Center "Cifra"

Soon in the nearest future at our University one more academic and research center will open: Digitalization Center "Cifra".