I.N. Ulianov Chuvash State University is located in Cheboksary – the capital of the Chuvash Republic. Cheboksary is a cozy clean city with friendly people close to half a million people, located on the banks of the Volga River. The city is surrounded with picturesque forests and fruit-bearing gardens, in which the residents are happy to spend their weekends. It is easy to get to the city by train, plane, bus or car from Moscow, Kazan and Nizhny Novgorod. Four seasons prevail – a sunny spring, a warm summer, a wet autumn and a snowy winter. In Cheboksary there are several universities, as well as many theatres, museums, libraries, cinemas, concert and sports halls, swimming pools. There are several churches and a mosque.