Useful Information

Terms of Participation

The participation in the Conference is free and includes meals during the two days of the Conference, as well as a field trip. The Conference participants are to cover their travel and accommodation expenses in Moscow.

Conference Venue

Lomonosov Moscow State University
Shuvalov building
Address: 27, Lomonosovsky prospect, Bld. 4


Universitetskaya Hotel

Address: Michurinskiy Prospect 8/29, Ramenki, 119192 Moscow, Russia

  • 15 min walk to Conference venue
  • Offer visa support services
  • Prices are from 2900 RUR per night
  • You can book directly on the hotel’s website. Please indicate that you are participating in the Eurasian Food Security Conference. 

Lomonosov Hotel

The website is only in Russian

Address: Michurinsky prospect, 34

  • 20 min walk / 10 min drive to Conference venue
  • Three categories of rooms available: 4000 RUR / 5000 RUR / 6500 RUR per night

Marriott Novy Arbat

Address: 32 Novy Arbat Street, Moscow 121099 Russian Federation

  • Transfer to the venue will be organized
  • Offer visa support services
  • You can book rooms directly on the hotel’s website

Korston Hotel

Address: 15 Kosygina St., Moscow, 119334, Russia

  • 15 min drive to Conference venue
  • 6000 RUR per night for Single room (includes breakfast, Wi-Fi and VAT)
  • Offer visa support services
  • You can book directly on the hotel’s website. Please indicate that you are participating in the Eurasian Food Security Conference.

Travel and Visa Information

Moscow is served by three major international airports. Sheremetyevo (SVO) , Domodedovo (DME) and Vnukovo (VKO) International airports. All the three airports are connected with the stations of the Moscow Metro (in Russian) through Aeroexpress .

Taxi service is available from all of the airports. It is recommended to use official taxi service at the airports or Uber /YandexTaxi . Please note that most of the taxi drivers don’t speak English.

For visa information please consult the website of the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (in Russian).

If you need a visa to travel to Russia, please contact the Conference Organizers.

Other Information

Time Zone: GMT +3

Country Code: +7

Climate and Weather: Moscow is located in the middle of the continent, so the temperature is continental, which means hot weather in Summer and cold weather in Winter.

October is the peak Autumn season, with an average temperature of 6 degrees Celsius. Usually the city experiences a maximum 8 degrees Celsius to a minimum of 3 degrees Celsius.

Currency and Banking: All major types of international cards are accepted in Russia. Currency can be exchanged in banks or specialized exchange points. You can also exchange your currency into Roubles at the airport, however the exchange rate there is typically worse than in the city. In Russia, all transactions are conducted in Roubles and no payments in foreign currency are accepted.

You can find up to date foreign currency exchange rate information on the webpage of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation.