St. Petersburg was founded by Peter the Great at the beginning of the VIII century.
Today, St. Petersburg has joined the constellation of the most beautiful cities often visited by tourists.
There are nearly 50 museums in St. Petersburg, wonderful gardens and parks, famous suburbs.
Many museums are world known due to their rich collections of art treasures.

The Symposium will take place at the antique residence of the Presidium of St. Petersburg Scientific Center RAS (University nab., 5). It is situated in the historical and cultural centre of
St. Petersburg on Vasilievskii Island on the bank of the Neva River not far from the State Hermitage Museum. Metro stations “Admiralteiskaya” and "Vasileostrovskaya" are located just
10-15 minutes on foot from the Presidium building.



The Organizing Committee will provide lunches and coffee breaks at the Presidium of St. Petersburg Scientific Center.