It's easy to get to Kazan by air via Frankfurt, Prague, Istanbul, Moscow or St. Petersburg or by train via Moscow (12 hours) and St. Petersburg (14 hours).

If you need to be picked up at the airport, please indicate this during registration or contact us by email beforehand.

OBTAINING A VISA TO VISIT RUSSIA: Please check to see if your visit to Russia will require a visa:  or The process involves contacting the nearest Russian embassy or consulate. 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.

GUEST PROGRAM: No formal guest program is planned at this time. However, the organisers can help to coordinate local excursions to suit most interests. Feel free to request information, provide suggestions or share potential interests. See the Official Kazan City Guide at .

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. September is a time of “Golden autumn” with average +8degC to +16degC, infrequently exceeding +25degC or dropping below +5degC. There is a possibility of rain.