Moscow Center for Consciousness Studies at the Philosophy Department of Moscow State University is a research unit focusing on the mind-body problem, free will, moral responsibility, artificial intelligence and personal identity. It promotes an open discussion of phenomena related to these issues among philosophers, cognitive scientists, neuroscientists and other scholars. The Center provides grounds for talks and public lectures of the most prominent experts in Russia and worldwide. It encourages the discussion that is characterized by mutual respect, inclusiveness, and rigor.