Information about the Institute


   Kazan State Institute of Culture was established in 1969 as a branch of the Leningrad Institute of Culture. In 1974 the status of the institute was changed and it became an independent Kazan Institute of Culture. In 1991 the institute was renamed to the Institute of Culture and Arts. In May 1995 it took the title of Academy and from the 4th of July 2002 till 2015 it had University status. It officially became the Кazan State Institute of Culture in 2015.

         Nowadays Kazan State Institute of Culture is a dynamically developing leading regional centre of culture, science, education and arts. It combines deep special knowledge with a fundamental classical base and new educational technologies.

KazGIK is a progressively developing institute of higher education, which easily adapts to modern social and economical and social and political conditions, playing a more active integrative role in regional, federal and international educational space.

The founder of the Institute is the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation.

Yusupov Rifkat Rashidovich - rector, PhD, Professor, full member of the Russian Academy of Humanitarian Sciences, An honorary  Science Worker of Tatarstan and Russian Federation, the Laureate of the Russian Federation Government Award in the Field of Education.

Message from Rector, hymn and flag of the Kazan State Institute of Culture and Arts, 

Rector's office (the3rd floor)

Admissions office

  • Telephone 8(843) 277-59-17

Telephones and e-mail addresses of structural departments:  PDF.png

Office (working) hours:

Management personnel  

Institute Administration, Professors and lecturers


8.30 - 17.30

     8.30 - 16.30


Day off

     8.30 - 14.30  

Break time

12.00 - 13.00    

    12.00 - 13.00  

 Full name: 
  • Federal State Budget Educational Establishment of Higher Education “Kazan State Institute of Culture”

Abbreviated names:

  • KazGIK, Kazan State Institute of Culture, FGBOU VO Kazan State Institute of Culture, FGBOU VO KazGIK


  • There are no branches of the Institute


  • 420059 Kazan, Orenburgskiy tract,3.