St. Petersburg is the most northern city in the world with a population of more than one million people. Among the cities completely located in Europe, St. Petersburg is the third most populous, and also the first city in terms of population, not the capital.
St. Petersburg – the most important economic, scientific and cultural center of Russia, a major transport hub. The historical center of St. Petersburg and its associated monuments are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List; this is one of the most important tourism centers in the country.
Among the most significant cultural and tourist sites are the Hermitage, the Kunstkamera, the Mariinsky Theater, the Russian National Library, the Russian Museum, the Peter and Paul Fortress, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, Nevsky Prospekt. The preservation and development of the historical center of St. Petersburg is aimed at preserving cultural heritage sites.
St. Petersburg Mining University
St. Petersburg Mining University is the first technical educational institution in Russia, it was established by order of Catherine II on 21 October (1 November), 1773, the University brought to life Peter’s the First and M.V. Lomonosov’s ideas about training mining engineers. The date has become the birthday of the whole higher technical education in Russia.
Nowadays, more than 12 thousand students are studying mining, oil and gas, machine building, energy engineering, economics, safety measures, geo-ecology. The Mining University trains bachelors, masters and specialists (engineers) according to 32 programmes. More than 180 doctors of sciences, professors, about 600 candidates of sciences and associate professors, about 120 academicians and correspondent members of different international and Russian academies are working at 49 departments and branches of the University.
Mining Museum is a keeper of unique collections. It houses more than 250 thousand exhibits collected from all continents and more than 80 countries. It ranks top three world museums of nature science profile. The University possesses the richest scientific and technical library which accounts for more than 1.2 mln books and journals including rarities of the XV-XIX centuries.
«Saint-Petersburg Mining University»
Address: Russia, 199106, Saint-Petersburg, 2, 21st Line, Vasilyevsky Island
From the metro station «Vasileostrovskaya» take bus No 1, 128, 152 (bus stop «Bolshoy prospect»),
From the metro station «Primorskaya» take trolleybus 10, 11, bus 7 (bus stop «Bolshoy prospect»)
Russia, 199106, Saint-Petersburg, 2, 21st Line, Vasilyevsky Island
Russia, 199106, Saint-Petersburg, 82, Sredny Avenue, Vasilyevsky Island.
Anton Kornev, Yelena Gridina - in charge of registration to the Conference, abstracts and articles submission
Tel.: +7 (812) 328-86-31, +7 (812) 328-86-45
Alexandra Kovalevais in charge of organizational issues (payment of registration fees, financial documents provision, accommodation, transfers organization and related issues).
Tel.: +7 (812) 328-86-05,
Fax: +7 (812) 327-69-21,
ACCOMODATION FOR FOREIGN PARTICIPANTS:
Multifunctional complex «Mining»
Address: 199406, 28/16 Nalichnaya street,
Vasilevsky Island, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Zaritskaya Vera - person in charge of booking the accommodation
Tel.: +7 (812) 382-00-00
Internet site: www.mfk-gornyi.ru