27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Mass media


Dear journalists! There’s little time left to go before the moment when the capital of Tatarstan will welcome thousands of athletes and fans from all over the world and host the 27th Summer Universiade.

Taking part in this first high-profile sporting event in the history of modern Russia, you help to promote the Universiade and strongly contribute to the worldwide development of university sports. We highly appreciate your work and thank you for the cooperation and support.

To make your stay during the Games as comfortable and efficient as possible, the Kazan 2013 Organising Committee offers a system of special services for accredited media, including transportation between the airport and accommodations, and accommodations and venues, provision of workplaces at Games venues, distribution of handouts, polygraphic products and so on. More detailed information on the services offered to media representatives, as well as press events held in the build-up to the Games, is available in this section of the official Kazan 2013 website.

Please note that according the FISU Minimum Requirements for the Summer Universiade, access to Universiade venues, as well as to a system of services, must be restricted to accredited personnel only. For more information on the procedure set up for the accreditation of the media for the 27th Summer Universiade, please see the ‘Accreditation’ section.

We thank you for your interest in the 2013 Summer Universiade. We will be happy to see you in Kazan and make sure you have an enjoyable working environment, promptly providing you with the information you need.

Thankfully yours and always ready for cooperation,
Kazan 2013 Organising Committee


The Times applies first for Kazan Universiade accreditation
18.01.2013  11:56 – Current events

The Executive Directorate of the 27th Summer Universiade Kazan 2013 announced today the official opening of media accreditation for the Games. Journalists of the The Times, who are currently on a reconnaissance visit in Kazan, were among the first media representatives who went through the mandatory pre-registration process.

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