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Armenian Academy of Sciences (since 1993 - the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia) was founded on 10 November 1943 on the basis of the USSR Academy of Sciences' Armenian Branch, organized in 1935. 
One of the founders and the first President of NAS RA was Full Member of the USSR and Armenian Academy of Sciences Prof. Hovsep Orbeli. During 1947-1993 the President of NAS RA was Prof. Victor Ambartsumian, Full Member of the USSR and Armenian Academies of Sciences. During 1993-2006 the President of NAS was academician Fadey Sargsian. Since 2006 the President of NAS RA is academician Radik Martirosyan

NAS RA is a highest state scientific self-governing organization which unites NAS Members and scientific staff of affiliated scientific and research institutions. The Academy promotes and carries out fundamental and applied research in different scientific fields, as well as coordinates research carried out throughout Armenia.
NAS RA is an official scientific consultant to the highest Governing Bodies of Armenia. 

NAS RA is mainly financed from the state budget. Additional finances come from different state and private foundations, as well as from direct contracts between the Academy and other organizations in Armenia and abroad. 

As a state scientific organization NAS RA unifies the scientific and research institutes, subsidiary services and governing body - the Presidium of the Academy includes more than 34 scientific institutions and other organizations. 

The Presidium of NAS RA has five scientific divisions on particular areas of science: 

  • Division of Mathematical and Technical Sciences, 
  • Division of Physics and Astrophysics, 
  • Division of Natural Sciences, 
  • Division of Chemistry and Earth Sciences, 
  • Division of Armenology and Social Sciences. 

Several Institutes have experimental plants, special design bureaus, botanical gardens, etc. The Presidium of NAS RA also includes Fundamental Scientific Library, International Scientific Educational Center, "Gitutyun" Publishing-House and subsidiary services. 

Within the Presidium there are scientific Commissions and Councils (Publication's Council, Energetic Problems' Council, Computing Technology Application Commission, International Scientific Collaboration Council, Expert Commission on protection of Lake Sevan) and Councils on particular scientific area in every Division. The scientists of NAS RA are participate in scientific programs of many international foundations and other organizations. 

Administrative Structure

The Governing Body of NAS RA is the General Meeting of the Academy including all Full Members (academicians), Corresponding Members of the Academy, Directors and authorized representatives of the Institutes. Between the General Meetings the Academy is being administered by the Presidium composed of 15 members: 

The Staff

The Academy has a staff consisting over 3800, among which there are about 340 doctors of sciences, about 1100 candidates of sciences. It has 46 academicians, 57 corresponding members, 4 Honorary, 134 Foreign members and 40 Honorary doctors. Members are elected at the General Meeting held as a rule once 3 years.


International Scientific Collaboration

NAS RA has scientific collaboration agreements with the Academies of Russia, Georgia, Belarus, Ukraine, Turkmenia, Hungary, China and the Royal Society of Great Britain. Affiliated scientific institutions maintain wide international linkages and co-operation with scientific institutions and universities of USA, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Israel, Iran, Cyprus, Mexico and other countries.

Latest Announcements
The Foundation for Armenian Science and Technology (FAST) is pleased to announce the Call for Applications for its "Travel Grant for Collaborative Research" program 2018-2019. The grants (maximum 7500 USD per application) aim to foster collaboration in the STEM field between Armenian and international researchers. Deadline: October 30, 2018. In case of inquiries please contact grants@fast.foundation.

The 19th Congress of the European Section of the International Society of Toxinology "Basic Science and Clinical aspects of Animal, Plant and Microbial Toxins" will be organized by the Institute of Physiology after L.Orbeli NAS RA on September 22-26 in Yerevan

On 24-26 September, 2018, the Institute of Molecular Biology NAS RA is organizing a Practical Course “R for bioinformatics - a beginner's guide”. The course objective is to introduce R computing language to students and scientists interested in data analysis and bioinformatics. Course covers basics of R data types, syntax and main/popular biological data analysis packages

On 25-29 September, 2018, the V International Conference on “Current Problems of Chemical Physics” will be held in Yerevan, organized by the Institute of Chemical Physics after A.B. Nalbandyan of NAS RA

On 27-28 September, 2018, the Institute of Molecular Biology NAS RA is organizing a Practical Course “Scientific programming in R”. The course objective is to introduce participants with advanced statistical and machine learning techniques and approaches used in analysis of big biological data

On Ocober 1-6, 2018, the Institute of Mechanics of NAS RA, National Committee on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics of Armenia, Ishlinsky Institute for Problems in Mechanics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Goris State University, Artsakh State University, National Polytechnic University of Armenia, National University of Architecture and Construction of Armenia, organize 9 th International Conference on "The Problems of Interaction of Deformable Media" (Goris, Armenia). For more information see http://www.mechins.sci.am

On Ocober 12-13, 2018, Institute for Informatics and Automation Problems of the NAS RA and SmartGateVC with the support of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia, the Committee of Science (Ministry of Education and Science of Armenia), Young Scientists Support Program, the Youth Foundation of Armenia, the Enterprise Incubator Foundation, Zero and GiZ, organize conference on “Science and Technology Convergence” (Yerevan, Armenia). For more information see www.stcc.am. For further questions please write to stc@asnet.am

The Ministry of Diaspora of the RA, the National Academy of Sciences of the RA and Mkhitarist Congregation organize a conference dedicated to the 175th anniversary of the armenological journal "Bazmavep" on October 19, 2018, in Yerevan.

On October 22-24, 2018, Institute of Mathematics of NAS RA, Armenian Mathematical Union organize International Conference dedicated to the 100th Anniversary of academician Mkhitar Djrbashyan (Yerevan, Armenia). For more information see: http://math.sci.am/conference/djrbashian-100

On October 26-27, 2018 “China-Eurasia” Council for Political and Strategic Research, Foundation, Institute of Oriental Studies, National Academy of Sciences, Republic of Armenia and Department of Oriental Studies, International Scientific-Educational Center of National Academy of Sciences, Republic of Armenia organize international conference “China-Eurasia” (orient.sci.am, chinastan.org).

On 15 November, 2018, the Institute of Philosophy, Sociology and Law of NAS RA is organizing a scientific conference dedicated to UNESCO’s World Philosophy Day

On 14 November, 2018, the Institute of Philosophy, Sociology and Law of NAS RA is organizing a scientific conference «Humanities and Social Sciences within the academic framework» dedicated to 75th anniversary of the NAS RA

The list of scientific events guaranteed for financing by State Budget for 2018

The list of young scientists’ schools guaranteed for financing by State Budget for 2018

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