European Control Conference (ECC 2020)
Saint Petersburg, Russia, May 12‑15, 2020

Important Dates

  • September 30, 2019
    Paper submission deadline
  • January 15, 2020
    Notification of acceptance
  • February 15, 2020
    Final paper upload
  • February 15, 2020
    Early registration
  • February 15, 2020
    Recommended date for visa support letter (invitation) request
  • March 9, 2020
    Regular registration
  • May 12-15, 2020
    Conference dates
Visa Support

According to the Russian legislation, citizens of most countries need a visa to enter Russia. To get a Russian humanitarian visa one needs to apply to the nearest Russian consulate. Application should be accompanied with the so called visa support letter, issued by the hosting organization. To obtain a visa support letter from ITMO University please send us ( as quickly as possible the following data:

  1. Copy of your passport (PDF or JPEG)
  2. Copy of your previous Russian visas (if you have one)
  3. The following pre-filled questionnaire:
    • Last name (as in passport):
    • First name (as in passport):
    • Middle name (if you have one, as in passport):
    • Gender (male/female):
    • Nationality:
    • Place where you are going to apply for the Russian visa (country, city, where the Russian consulate is located)
    • Date of arrival to the Russian Federation (
    • Date of departure from the Russian Federation (
    • Place of birth (country, city):
    • Place of residence (country, city):
    • Place of stay in St. Petersburg (address):
    • Place of work/study
      • Organization:
      • Address:
      • Position:
      • Length of service:
      • Your e-mail:
  4. Address where we should send the original invitation.

Providing the personal data listed above you agree with ITMO University Personal Data Processing Policy.

The purpose of your visit will be formulated as "scientific-technical relations - participation in the European Control Conference (ECC 20)". Type of requested visa is single-entry HUMANITARIAN visa. St. Petersburg will be indicated as a city you are planning to visit within this trip (if necessary let us know other options).

When your invitation is issued and your registration is completed we will send you an electronic copy by email. Since consulates from some countries require original document, we can also send it by a regular mail.