It's easy to get to Kazan by air via Moscow, St. Petersburg, Almaty, Bangkok, Dubai, Dushanbe, and Istanbul or by train via Moscow (12 hours) or St. Petersburg (14 hours).
If you need to pick you up at the airport, please indicate it during registration or write us by email beforehand.
Travel insurance: Participants should have valid health insurance for the entire journey. All foreign participants are required to bring with them health insurance contracts, covering the period of the trip, from an insurance company that provides an international insurance policy.
Climate: Kazan has a continental climate with cool “Golden autumns”. October is cool, average +8degC to +15degC, infrequently exceeding +24degC or dropping below +0degC. There is a possibility of rain or snow.
Obtaining a visa to visit Russia: Please check to see if your visit to Russia will require a visa: http://www.visitrussia.org.uk/visaform/not-need/ or http://ru.vfsglobal.co.uk/. The process involves contacting the nearest Russian embassy or consulate in the country where your passport is issued. We will send an official invitation letter issued by Kazan University to delegates who need to apply for a visa. Please send us a request for a visa invitation.