27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Kazan State Power Engineering University

Address: 51 Krasnoselskaya St, Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan, Russia
Phone/fax: (843) 519-42-20, 562-43-30
E-mail: kgeu@kgeu.ru
Official website: http://kgeu.ru

On 24 February 2011, Kazan State Power Engineering signed a cooperation agreement with the Executive Directorate of the 27th Summer Universiade 2013 in Kazan and received the official status of ‘HEI of the 2013 Summer Universiade’.


The history of Kazan State Power Engineering University dates back to 1968. It was founded as the Kazan Branch of Moscow Power Engineering Institute, which in 1999 was transformed into Kazan State Power Engineering Institute and in 2000 it received university status.

Kazan State Power Engineering University is one of the three specialised power engineering universities in the country and ranks among the region’s leaders in terms of education, technical equipment and environment created for scientific work and academic activities.

Up to 10,000 students currently study at the university. Its faculty includes 535 teachers (304 of them are PhDs, 66 are Doctors of Science).

The university carries out a variety of international activities. Three international academic and research laboratories aimed at training and retraining personnel were established at Kazan State Power Engineering University in cooperation with major international companies: DANFOSS (Denmark), SIEMENS (Germany), Schneider Electric (France).

The university has all facilities needed to play sports, to engage in physical activities and to promote a healthier lifestyle. Every year, starting 2009, the university has been conducting the Spartakiade for Sports Camps of Tatarstan’s Higher Education Institutions at the Shelanga Health Camp and has been taking active part in interuniversity, municipal, republican and Russian competitions and relay races, as well as in the annual Spartakiade of Russia’s Power Engineering Universities.

Kazan State Power Engineering University actively contributed to all events held by the Kazan 2013 Executive Directorate. In addition, its volunteer centre trains workforce for the Games.

Sports icons

Marat Biktagirov. 2003 European Field Hockey Cup holder, champion of Russia, 2005 Russian Field Hockey Cup holder.

Ekaterina Elizarova. 2004 world sambo champion.

Dinar Shakirov. 2004 World Sambo Championship silver medallist, 2007 World Judo Cup silver medallist.

Ramil Vafin. 2007 European Fencing Championship bronze medallist.

Timur Garafutdinov. 2011 European aquathlon (underwater wrestling) champion.

Arthur Makarov. 2012 European Armwrestling Championship silver medallist, 2012 European armwrestling champion, 2012 Russian junior armwrestling champion.

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