Training teachers in the Kazan Imperial University, which was the historic successor to the Federal University, begins in 1812 and is associated with opening in its structure of the Pedagogical Institute. It became the third educational institution of a similar profile in Russia and had a significant impact on educational and cultural development of the East of a country. The first Director of Pedagogical Institute was a German teacher and a poet Franz Ksaveri Bronner, and among the first graduates were the outstanding scientists N.I.Lobachevsky, I. M. Simonov, etc.
Key development strategies of the StrAU are the provision of the adequate standards of education and specialists’ competence which will satisfy the requirements of federal education governmental bodies, employers, students and the Institute’s staff.
We train professionals in the field of psychology and education, who are mature and possess a high level of civil and social responsibility, able to adapt effectively to a constantly changing society and balance individual, group, corporate, and public interests.
Teaching is a multifaceted process covering all activity areas of the StrAU, its staff and support personnel: both educational (lectures, seminars, practical and lab work) and extracurricular ones.
We do our best to develop creativity in students by launching different projects, events, bringing gifted students in groups of similar interests as well as providing them an individual support.
Educational activity of students is realized in the following areas of training:
44.03.01 Teacher education (Institute of Psychology and Education, Institute of Philology and Intercultural Communication, Institute of International Relations, History and Oriental Studies, Lobachevsky Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics, Institute of Physics, Institute of Fundamental Medicine and Biology, Institute of Chemistry).
44.03.02 Psycho-pedagogical education (Institute of Psychology and Education).
44.03.04 Professional education (different fields) (KFU Yelabuga Institute).
44.03.05 Teacher education (with two specialty profiles) (Institute of Psychology and Education, Institute of International Relations, History and Oriental Studies, Lobachevsky Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics., Institute of Physics, Institute of Fundamental Medicine and Biology, Institute of Management, Economics and Finance).