Travelling information

Place of the conference

The Institute of Mathematics of the Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences (SB RAS) is situated in the so-called Akademgorodok, which is administratively a part of Novosibirsk. More than 20 Institutes of SB RAS, together with the campus of the Novosibirsk University, form a unique scientific space.

How to get to the place of the conference

The detailed information is presented in the Russian section. We will meet participants from non-fSU countries at the airport.

If you arrive at the Novosibirsk airport Tolmachevo, you can use the bus 108 or take a taxi to get to the hotel. The bus goes every hour and arrives at Akademgorodok in approximately 1 hour. The terminal stop of the bus is near the hotel "Zolotaya dolina". If you prefer to take a taxi, please, remember that this costs about 10-15 USD (not 100 USD!). The hotel "Zolotaya Dolina" (Golden valley) is situated in Akademgorodok, the address is Il'icha, 10.

For more detail about Akademgorodok, see the map (save it to the disc for better using - it is JPG-file, more than 600kB).


The average daily temperature in May is about 5-14 C. The weather in May can be sunny (like in the year 1999) or rainy (like in the year 1998). The Siberian weather is capricious. To be on safe side, please, do not forget your umbrella and jacket. The weather forecast can be found, for example, here.

Banks and Currency Exchange.

In Russia, you will need Russian money. Please, notice that US dollars and German marks are easy to exchange; the other currencies are not exchanged in most exchange offices. Currency exchange offices in Akademgorodok can be found at the following addresses.

  1. The closest to the hotel one is in the post-office building (at the second floor). It works from 9:30 to 17:00 (Monday-Friday). The phone number is 30-38-47. In this office, they work with Visa credit cards. The working hours are from 9:00 to 14:30.
  2. The next one is in the Shopping center. The working hours are from 10:00 to 18:00 (Monday-Friday) with break from 15:00 to 16:00 and from 10:00 to 17:00 (Saturday). The phone number is 30-40-29.
  3. The address of SibAkademBank is prospekt Akademika Lavrent'eva (Academician Lavrent'ev ave.), 16. The working hours are 10-13, 14-17 on Monday-Tuesday and 10-13, 14-16 on Fridays. The phone number is 39-72-95.
  4. The address of SobinBank is prospekt Akademika Lavrent'eva (Academician Lavrent'ev ave.), 6. The working hours are 10-13, 14-16 (Monday-Friday). The phone number of the currency exchange office is 34-48-25. This bank also works with Visa and Mastercard credit cards, the phone number of the credit cards department is 39-62-61.