Kazan National Research Technological University (KNRTU)
It was established in 1890 as the Kazan Integrated Industrial College.
The University focuses on petrochemistry, chemistry, automation of technological processes, compressor stations and relevant equipment, consumer industry.
In 2010 the University was granted the status of a National Research University. KNRTU enrolls over 26 thousand students. According to the 2008 rating of the Russian Ministry of Education, the University ranks 11th among 160 technical and technological higher education institutions. Over 1,100 teachers, 175 Doctors of Sciences and Professors, 612 Ph.Ds and Associate Professors are employed at KNRTU.