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Knowledge & education

The best of Kazan's talent pool

Quick facts
Precinct area: 228 ha
Developable area: 84 ha
Gross floor area: 3 mln. sq.m.
Gross density (FAR): 2.17
Dwelling units: 8 480
Live-in population: 22 063
Student: 10 000
Employment: 12 000

Kazan Smart City’s Knowledge and Education Precinct is 228 hectares of land that will become a center of excellence in education, research and development for Tatarstan and Russia. The epicenter of the precinct will be a 156 thousand square meter multi-varsity campus for 10 000 students. This campus will aggregate together departments from leading global universities, providing a unique educational atmosphere with no parallel in Russia.

The Knowledge and Education Precinct will also feature a science park that will create 5 000 jobs, becoming a regional hub for research and development with spaces for offices and laboratories, incubators and entrepreneurs’ units, catering to the varied needs of researchers.

The precinct will also have a sports arena, a medical and commercial center, and a residential block.

In addition to road access, the precinct will be accessible by a station on the Aeroexpress — high-speed train connection between Kazan city center and Kazan International Airport.