Attending the symposium

The attendees are kindly asked to apply using the on-line registration form. In exception case the abstract can be attached to e-mail to the Organizing Committee. Deadline for submitting abstract for oral presentations is December 1, 2019.

Visa support

All foreigners traveling to Russia must have a passport and visa covering the duration of stay in the country. There are two options — business visa and tourist visa.

Tourist visas are issued by Russian Consulates in your home country, based on an invitation (a visa support letter) from the authorized hosting Russian travel agency, registered with the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The invitations must be on letterheads and contain full name of the invited person, his/her date of birth, passport number, period of stay in Russia and cities to be visited.

The WSC-12 organizing committee recommends applying for tourist visa support. Visa support is available from our partners,travel agency “Krugozor”. The contact person is Ekaterina Govorova,, phone: +7 937 140-47-76. Please, remember to mention that you are going to participate in WSC-12.


On Friday morning, February 28, all participants are invited to visit Saratov. Detailed description of the tour will be available later.

Accompanying persons program

The main excursion is provided for both participants and accompanying persons. Additional activities such as local excursions may be arranged on demand. The additinal information will be available later on the web-site.