27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Lesson of the Universiade

The 2013 Summer Universiade will become the most milestone event in the academic year 2012-2013. With the purpose of urging schoolchildren, students and teaching community to get involved in this mega event, it has been decided to mark the beginning of the academic year with the republic-wide Lesson of the Universiade due be held on September 1st, 2012.

The Lesson of the Universiade is an extra-curricular, out-of-school lesson that will introduce pupils and students to overall up-to-date information about the 27th Summer Universiade which will take place in the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan on July 6th-17th, 2013.

The goal of the lesson is to provide an overall insight into the World University Games, a premier international multi-sport and cultural event in the life of modern Russia’s youth.

Tasks of the lesson:

Educational: to give children, teenagers and young people a glance into the 27th Summer Universiade, to get them acquainted with the history of World University Games, emblems, competition and volunteer programmes.

Pedagogic: to popularise the ideas of the 2013 Summer Universiade among youth, to inspire them to play their favourite sports, to encourage them to join the volunteer movement.

Menticultural: to develop creative and cognitive abilities among students, a desire to live a healthier life.

Contact details:

Universities and Non-profit Organisations Relations Department of Kazan 2013 Executive Committee

Farida Galiullina, Director of Universities and Non-profit Organisations Relations Department

Nadezhda Vanyukhina, Chief Expert of Universities Relations Unit

Tel. (843) 2220786