The scientific WSC-13 activities will be held at park hotel “Vorobiy” (sparrows). Located around 70 km off Moscow, the hotel is surrounded with endless options of excursions and outdoor activities in territory of 20 hectares of coniferous forest with Istia river and pond. Participants will live in comfortable single and double rooms. Free drinking water and tea or coffee is available in all hotel buildings.
Moscow has three main airports — Domodedovo, Sheremetievo and Vnukovo, all well connected with a city center by train. Local committee will help with transfer from train station/airport to the conference place. Detailed information will be available on this page later.
All foreigners traveling to Russia must have a passport and visa covering the duration of stay in the country. The WSC-13 organizing committee recommends you to apply for business or humanitarian visa with purpose of the visit: scientific-technical relations.
Visas are issued by Russian Consulate in your home country, based on the hard copy of invitation (a visa support letter) from the Moscow State University, registered with the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In order to make an official invitation we need a copy of your passport, period of stay in Russia and all cities you are going to visit. You will also need to fill in and print a visa application form.
Accompanying persons can get a tourist visa, based on an invitation from an 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.