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MUSLIM RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATION
SPIRITUAL EDUCATIONAL ORGANIZATION OF HIGHER EDUCATION

BOLGAR ISLAMIC ACADEMY

Leadership

Farkhat Khusnutdinov

Rector

PhD in Law, Honored Lawyer 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: 1964 in the village of Big Kukmor, Kukmorsky District, TASSR

Education:

  • Kazan State University named after V.I. Ulyanov-Lenin with a degree in «jurisprudence» (1992)
  • Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University in «Psychology» (2014)

Career:

  • From 1987 to 1989: lab assistant at Kazan State University named after V.I. Ulyanov-Lenin;
  • From 1989 to 1993: legal adviser at the Republican Pharmacy Base of “Pharmacia” enterprise, youth association “Smena”, small enterprise “Astat”;
  • From 1993 to 2000: junior legal positions, head of the information and legal bureau at the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Tatarstan;
  • From 2000 to 2003: Assistant General Director for Legal Issues of OJSC «Tatenergo»;
  • From 2003 to 2005: director of the Autonomous non-profit organization “Energy Court of Arbitration;
  • From 2005 to 2006: Assistant to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan – Head of the Secretariat of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan;
  • From 2006 to 2010: Head of the secretariat of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan;
  • From 2010 to 2011: Head of the Presidential Administrative Directorate;
  • From 2011 to 2014: Advisor to the Chairman of the Board of Directors of OJSC  «Svyazinvestneftekhim»;
  • From 2014 to 2022: Chairman of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Tatarstan;
  • From 2023: Rector of the Bolgar Islamic Academy.

Rustem Gilmutdinov

Vice-Rector for Educational Activities

Addres: 1A Kul Gali St., Bolgar, Republic of Tatarstan, 422840, Russian Federation
E-mail: rustemsaid@bk.ru
Telephone: +7 (84347) 3-15-19, +7 (843) 590-23-72

Born: 1980 in Zelenodolsk, TASSR

Education:

  • Kazan Higher Muslim Madrasah “Muhammadiyah” (Kazan, 1997);
  • Russian Islamic University (Kazan), ” Imam-Khatib, teacher of Sharia subjects and Arabic language” (2003);
  • Tatar State Humanitarian and Pedagogical University” (Kazan), “Teacher of the Arabic language, specialty “Foreign language” (2004).

Career:

  • From 2003 to 2014: Teacher at the National Tatar Gymnasium (Saratov);
  • From 2014 to 2017: Advisor to the Director of the Kirov Trade Center (Saratov);
  • From 2017 to 2021: Head of the National Education Department of the World Congress of Tatars (Kazan);
  • From 2021 to 2023: Assistant Rector of the Bolgar Islamic Academy;
  • Since 2023: Vice-Rector for Educational Activities of the Bolgar Islamic Academy.

Ruslan Tagirov

Vice-rector for research

PhD in Philosophy

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 May 7, 1975 in Dzhambul, Kazakh SSR

Education:

  • Taraz State University (Kazakhstan), speciality “Automobiles and automobile industry”, qualification Mechanical Engineer (1997);
  • Russian Islamic University (Kazan), “Imam-Khatib, teacher of Sharia disciplines and Arabic language” (2003);
  • Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University, Theology (Master’s degree) (2017);
  • Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University, Theology (PhD thesis in the specialty “Philosophy of Religion and religious studies”) (2023).

Career:

  • From 2003 to 2007: Lecturer, Head of the Department of Religious Disciplines, Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs of the Russian Islamic University;
  • From 2007 to 2012: Head of the Pilgrims Training Department, Deputy Director General of the Interregional Pilgrimage Centre “Idel-Hajj”;
  • From 2012 to 2014: Employee of the editorial and publishing department of ANO ” Rashida Quran Study Centre” (Kazan);
  • From 2014 to 2015: Head of the Department of Education and Science of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of the Republic of Tatarstan (letter of thanks from the Mufti of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of the Republic of Tatarstan “For significant personal professional contribution to the development of educational standards for madrasas in the Republic of Tatarstan and productive work on the formation of a unified educational space for Muslim education”);
  • From 2015 to 2016: Imam-khatib of the Imanly Gaila mosque in Vysokokogorsky district of the Republic of Tatarstan;
  • From 2016 to 2019: working as part of the Russian Hajj Commission in the territory of KSA during the Hajj season;
  • From 2022 to 2022: Head of the Science Department of the Bolgar Islamic Academy;
  • Since 2023: Vice-Rector for Research of the Bolgar Islamic Academy.

Marital status:

married, has four kids

Ainur Sultanov

Vice-rector for development

Addres: 1A Kul Gali St., Bolgar, Republic of Tatarstan, 422840, Russian Federation
E-mail: A.Sultanov@tatar.ru
Telephone: +7 (84347) 3-15-19, +7 (843) 590-23-72

Born: 1988 in Novy Kyrlay village, Arsky District, Tatar ASSR

Education:

  • Russian Islamic Institute (Kazan), theology (bachelor’s degree), (2010);
  • Institute of Philology and Arts, Kazan Federal University, philology, (2012);
  • Russian Islamic Institute, theology (master’s degree), (2012);
  • Postgraduate studies at the Institute of History, Oriental Studies and International Relations, Kazan Federal University, (2015);
  • Institute of Psychology and Education, Kazan Federal University, personnel management, (2021).

Career:

  • From 2010 to 2012: head of the youth department at the Spiritual Board of Muslims of the Republic of Tatarstan;
  • From 2011 to 2012: expert at the Kazan Interregional Center of Expertise;
  • From 2012 to 2021: chief advisor at the Domestic Policy Department of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan;
  • Since April 26, 2021: vice-rector for development of Bolgar Islamic Academy.
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Ildar Salakhov

Head of Staff

Candidate of history sciences

Addres: 1A Kul Gali St., Bolgar, Republic of Tatarstan, 422840, Russian Federation
E-mail: Ildar.Salakhov@tatar.ru
Telephone: +7 (84347) 3-15-19, +7 (843) 590-23-72

Born: May 17, 1978, in the village of Melya-Tamak, Muslyumovsky district of TASSR

Education:

  • Special courses at the Center of Islamic Studies at Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt, (1996-1998);
  • Tatar State Institute for the Humanities (TSSI), Department of Orientalism and Comparative Linguistics (FOCL), specialty “philologist” specialization “teacher of English and Arabic languages” (1998-2003);
  • Postgraduate studies at the Institute of the Tatar Encyclopedia at the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tatarstan, (2003-2006).

Career:

  • From 2002 to 2005:  teacher of English and Arabic languages and regional geography, FOCL, TSSI;
  • From 2005 to 2007: teacher of English language at the Institute of Economics, Management and Law;
  • From 2007 to 2011: Head of External Relations Department, Academy of Sciences of Republic of Tatarstan;
  • From 2011 to 2012: Main Advisor of the Asia and Africa Sector at the Department of External Relations before the President of the Republic of Tatarstan;
  • From March to October 2012: Chief Advisor of the Information and Analytical Department of the President’s Department for Interaction with Religious Associations;
  • From 2012 to 2019: Chief Advisor of the Division of State and Religious Relations of the Department for Interaction with Religious Associations of the Department for Internal Policy of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan;
  • From May 2019 to the present: Head of Staff of the Bolgar Islamic Academy.

Family status:

married, has two kids.