Travel and Venue

Venue and Travel


The conference site shall be the historical Twelve Collegia building (, built in ca. 1740, which was used for the Russian government in the 18th century, and which has been the main building of Saint Petersburg State University since 1835.

The Twelve Collegia building is a long building comprised of twelve segments. The entrance is from the Northeast side in the middle. Upon entering the building, all visitors must present their passports to the building security.


Getting from the airport.

  • By official airport taxi: ca. 1500 roubles (20 euros), ordered from a desk inside the baggage reclaim area, payment in cash or by a bank card.

  • By Yandex taxi: ca. 750 roubles (10 euros), payment in cash.

  • By public transport: bus or mini-bus number 39 from the airport to the metro station Moskovskaya. (ca. 50 roubles, payment in cash or by a public transit card). Then, by metro to Vasileostrovskaya. Every metro station has a ticket counter, from where one can buy a public transit card.

Getting from the Finland Railway Station: by metro or by tram number 6.