Akademgorodok, Novosibirsk, Russia
Novosibirsk is an industrial, cultural, and educational center, a large city with more than 1.5 million of population, having reliable and convenient direct flight connection with Western Europe (e.g., about 6 hours from Frankfurt).
Akademgorodok is located in a picturesque woodland environment called Golden Valley on the bank of a big artificial lake about 20 km south of Novosibirsk.
It is a world-famous research center with more than 30 academic institutions, a University, and numerous high-tech companies. The climate is continental and temperatures in June are typically near +25C.