If you are a Citizen of one of the countries on the following list, then you do not need a visa to enter Russia. Please note that you may be required to provide the border officers with an invitation letter from the conference organizers (check with the Russian Consulate in your country). For instance, Citizens of Israel usually ask for such a letter. If you need an invitation letter, please contact Irina Shoshmina <ishoshmina at dcn dot ftk dot spbstu dot ru>.
- Turkey (no visa required for tourist visits, but a humanitarian visa must be obtained for scientific purposes)
- CIS countries
If you are a Citizen of a country not on the list (including EU and the US), then you need to apply for a visa.