Saint Petersburg State University
Founded in 1724, St. Petersburg State University is the oldest institution of higher education in Russia. During 285 years of its existence University secured its right to be acknowledged one of the best institutions of higher education in Russia. Today there are more than 32,000 students in St. Petersburg State University, getting education in more than 323 specialties on 24 faculties. The University has everything to enjoy studies, hobbies and science: the richest Research Library named after Maksim Gorky, research institutes, museums, large University publishing house, University choir, etc. Many famous people studied and worked at the University. The names of Ě.V. Lomonosov, D.I. Mendeleyev, A. M. Butleroa, A.E. Favorsky, S.V. Lebedev, N.N. Semyonova, V.A. Foka, B.P. Nikolsky, etc are associated with chemistry.
VIII National conference on chemistry with international participation of young scientists "Mendeleev 2014" will take place in the main building of St. Petersburg State University (Twelve Colleges building) on Universitetskaya embankment.
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The Faculty of Chemistry was organized in June 18, 1929 on the basis of several chairs of The Faculty of Physics and Mathematics, Leningrad state University, and became the first Russian chemical faculty. Faculty laboratories were originally housed in the former building of Bestuzhev courses in the Middle Avenue of the Vasilevsky Island. Since 1980-s main laboratories have been located in St.-Petersburg suburb – Peterhof.
Oral and poster presentations within the framework of the VIII National conference on chemistry with international participation of young scientists "Mendeleev 2014" will be held at the Faculty of Chemistry, Saint-Petersburg State University.