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BOLGAR ISLAMIC ACADEMY

Leadership

AINUR TIMERKHANOV

Acting rector

Doctor of philology, associate professor, corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tatarstan
Addres: 1A Kul Gali St., Bolgar, Republic of Tatarstan, 422840, Russian Federation

E-mail: info@bolgar.academy
Telephone: +7 (84347) 3-15-19, +7 (843) 590-23-72

Born on March 26, 1974 in Staraya Ikshurma, Sabinsky District, the Republic of Tatarstan

Education:

  • Kazan State Pedagogical Institute (English and Arabic) (1996). Traineeships: Turkish Educational Center (Samsun, Turkey, 1992); Al-Azhar University (Cairo, Egypt, 1993–1994); British Training Center (Cairo, Egypt, 1994)
  • Postgraduate studies at Ibragimov Institute of Language, Literature and Art of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tatarstan (Philology) (1999)
  • Junior Faculty Development Program: English and Arabic, Indiana University, University of Chicago (2003, 2004)

Career:

  • From 1995 to 2005: assistant, senior lecturer at the department of English, department of contrastive linguistics, Tatar State Humanitarian Institute
  • From 2003 to 2006: research associate, senior researcher at the department of lexicography, Ibragimov Institute of Language, Literature and Art of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tatarstan
  • From 2005 to 2008: associate professor (part-time) at the department of theory and practice of the English language, Tatar State University of Humanities and Education
  • From 2005 to 2019: associate professor, professor (part-time) at the department of linguistics and foreign languages, Kazan branch of the federal state budgetary educational institution “Russian State University of Justice”
  • From 2006 to 2007: head of postgraduate department, Ibragimov Institute of Language, Literature and Art of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tatarstan
  • From 2008 to 2010: professor (part-time) at the department of comparative philology and intercultural communication, federal state autonomous educational institution of higher education “Kazan Federal University”
  • From 2007 to 2019: head of the department of lexicography, Ibragimov Institute of Language, Literature and Art of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tatarstan
  • March to December 2019: Vice-Rector of Bolgar Islamic Academy
  • December 2019 to January 2021: Vice-Rector for Research, Bolgar Islamic Academy
  • From January 15, 2021: Acting Rector of Bolgar Islamic Academy

Marital status: married, has two kids

RAMIL GIZZATULLIN

Vice-rector for academic affairs

Doctor of Islamic sciences
Addres: 1A Kul Gali St., Bolgar, Republic of Tatarstan, 422840, Russian Federation

Email: Ramil.Gizzatullin@tatar.ru
Telephone: +7 (84347) 3-15-19, +7 (843) 590-23-72

Born on November 2, 1985 in Buinsk, Buinsky district, the Republic of Tatarstan

Education:

  • Al-Azhar University (Faculty of Sharia and law) (2008)
  • Institute of Social and Humanitarian Knowledge (Jurisprudence) (2011)
  • Master’s degree from Cairo University (Faculty of Dar al-‘Ulum) (2011)
  • Doctoral degree from Bolgar Islamic Academy (Islamic sciences) (2019)

Career:

  • From 2011 to 2013: imam of Eniler Mosque
  • From 2013 to 2015: head of the international relations department of Russian Islamic Institute
  • From 2013 to 2020: senior lecturer at the department of religious disciplines of Kazan Islamic University
  • From 2015 to 2020: dean of the Faculty of Islamic Sciences of Kazan Islamic University
  • From 2020 to 2021: head of the department of science and education of the Spiritual Board of Muslims of the Republic of Tatarstan
  • Since February 8, 2021: vice-rector for academic affairs of Bolgar Islamic Academy

Marital status: married, has a daughter

RUSLAN SAYAKHOV

Vice-rector for research

Candidate of pedagogical sciences
Addres: 1A Kul Gali St., Bolgar, Republic of Tatarstan, 422840, Russian Federation

E-mail: Ruslan.Sayahov@tatar.ru
Telephone: +7 (84347) 3-15-19, +7 (843) 590-23-72

Born on February 3, 1971 in Ufa, Republic of Bashkortostan

Education:

  • Moscow Institute of Technology, Ufa branch (mechanical engineer) (1995)
  • Institute of Arabic Language and Islamic Culture of the International African University (Khartoum, Sudan, 1996-1997)
  • Al-Azhar University, Faculty of General Theology with specialization in Quranic Studies (Cairo, Egypt, 2000-2006)
  • Akmulla Bashkir State Pedagogical University, postgraduate studies, qualification: researcher, lecturer-researcher. Specialty: education and pedagogical sciences. Candidate of pedagogical sciences (Ufa, 2014-2019)
  • Bolgar Islamic Academy, doctoral studies (Bolgar, from 2020 to the present)

Career:

  • From 1997 to 2000: head of group, teacher of Arabic at the First Ufa Political Science Gymnasium
  • From 1997 to 2000: teacher at the Sultanova Madrasa of the Spiritual Board of Muslims of the Republic of Bashkortostan (Ufa)
  • From 2006 to 2008: teacher, head of the educational part of the Sultanova Madrasa of the Spiritual Board of Muslims of the Republic of Bashkortostan (Ufa)
  • From 2015 to 2018: senior lecturer at the department of history of the Republic of Bashkortostan, archeology and ethnology, Bashkir State University. Teacher of Quranic studies, Islamic source studies, exegesis of the Quran
  • From 2008 to 2020: deputy chairman-mufti for education, external and public relations of the Spiritual Board of Muslims of the Republic of Bashkortostan
  • From February 2020 to January 2021: head of the scientific research department of Bolgar Islamic Academy
  • From January 22 to April 1, 2021: acting vice-rector for research of Bolgar Islamic Academy
  • Since April 1, 2021: vice-rector for research of Bolgar Islamic Academy

Marital status: married, has 3 kids