August 20 – September 2, 2017

Tyumen and Khanty-Mansiysk


Almost all the activities will take place in Tyumen, a city of 600 000 inhabitants, located in the very heart of the Western Siberia, 1800 kilometers east of Moscow behind the Ural Mountains. It is the capital of the Tyumen Region (Oblast), a region that has seen significant economic growth over the past twenty years.

The City of Tyumen is the administrative center of the region, and the rapid growth in the oil and gas industry has made Tyumen one of the most important cities in Russia.

Tyumen State University

Tyumen State University (TSU) is among the most dynamic universities in Russia. As a center for flexible innovation, TSU prides itself in its multi-stage, open, and geographically dispersed working model. University of Tyumen is one of the largest universities in Russia and one of the leading universities of the Tyumen region. It counts more than 27,000 students, around 1,900 of whom come from other countries.

Yugra State University

Yugra State University was established by the initiative of the government of Khanty-Mansiysk autonomous okrug in 2001, comprising the local branches of three different institutes and academies. At present, Yugra State University is one of the youngest state universities in Russia.