Global Soil Map 2017


Moscow, Russia



People's Friendship University of Russia
Russian Academic Excellence Project
V.V. Dokuchaev Soil Science Institute

V.V. Dokuchaev

Soil Science Institute

RUDN University


The venue of the conference will be the campus of the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia (RUDN) in Moscow, Russian Federation by the address: Moscow, Miklukho-Maklaya str. 8/2.


Attention! The foreign participants of congress may need an entry visa to the Russian Federation.

The package of documents for Russian Visa depends on the resident country requirements. Please, check beforehand these requirements at the Russian consulate located in your country.

For getting Tourist visa, you must submit a request to

We will prepare for you necessary visa vouchers to apply for Russian Tourist Visa. The Tourist supporting documents will be issued for the working period of the Congress.

How to get a Russian Visa

Step 1. Request the Visa Support:

Contact the local Russian Consulate in order to determine their requirements for applying for the visa.

Send email to  with the copy of your passport.

The copy of the visa voucher with hotel confirmation (in the case of booking through UniFest Congress) will be sent you via e-mail.

Request the original (hard copy) of visa invitation, if the Consulate of your country requests a hard copy of the document (Great Britain, China, Iran, Iraq, etc.). Postal expenses should be covered by receiver.

Step 2. Obtain the Visa at the Russian Consulate:

Prepare the required package of documents and submit it to the Consulate;

Pick up your visa and check to make sure that the information is correct.

Step 3. Upon arrival in Russia register your visa in the hotel:

You have to register your visa within 7 working days upon arrival in Russia.


If you are staying at a hotel, the hotel administration will register your visa for the period of stay;

You are not required to register your visa if you stay in Russia for less than 7 days.

Note: All foreign citizens arriving to Russia have to fill in a migration card while passing through customs. The migration card will be given before crossing the border (by airplanes, trains, buses, ships, etc.) Please, be careful in filling in this migration card and keep it until the end of your stay in Russia (you will need to give it back on the boarder at passport control).

Note: the visa supporting document will be sent to the participant only after the Registration fee and hotel accommodation are fully paid!


1. The visa supporting documents will be issued free of charge if the hotel is reserved and paid through the UniFest Congress. You may choose the hotel from the list on the congress website or request for the hotel reservation which is more preferable.

2. If the hotel reservation is made by the participant by him/herself, the price for visa support documents is 15 EUR. 

Your questions on visa support can be addressed to Local Coordination Committee:



Information about hotels:

Astrus hotel (pdf)

Salut hotel (pdf)

In your personal account ( please press "Add" to choose between different options with hotels. The information letter about the personal accounts has been sent to participants by the technical partner of the conference (Unifest). If you have not received this letter please contact the technical partner of the conference via e-mail with a copy to At your personal accounts, you can book a hotel, pay the registration fee and order transfers.