Information about the Institute

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, 

Main informarion

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,
Date of establishment 04.07.1969

420059, Respublic of Tatarstan, Kazan, Orenburgskiy tract,3. 

Branches of the Institute
There are no branches of the Institute

Office (working) hours
Management personnel
Institute Administration, Professors and lecturers
8.30 - 17.30 8.30 - 16.30
Saturday Day off
8.30 - 14.30
Break time 12.00 - 13.00 12.00 - 13.00
Phone numbers Telephone – 8(843) 277-58-36; Admissions office - 8(843) 277-59-17;
Telephones and e-mail addresses of structural departments
8(843) 277-59-07

The founder of the Institute

Full name

Phone numbers
The Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation
Vladimir Rostislavovich Medinsky
125993, ГСП-3, Москва, Малый Гнездниковский пер., д. 7/6, стр. 1, 2
8(495) 624-23-10