National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia


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.


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. 

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, Scientific Information Center, International Scientific Educational Center, "Gitutyun" Publishing-House and subsidiary services. 

Within the Presidium there are 5 scientific Commissions and Councils (Publication's Council, Energetic Problems' Council, Computing Technology Application Commussion, International Scientific Collaboration Council, Expert Commission on protection of Lake Sevan) and Councils on particular scientific area in every Division. 

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. 
The Academy has a staff consisting over 3700, among which there are 63 academicians, 61 corresponding members,335 doctors of sciences, 1080 candidates of sciences. It has 4 Honorary, 111 Foreign members and 55 Honorary doctors. 
NAS RA issues 13 scientific log-books.


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In April 2015 Medicine Producers and Importers Union of Armenia and “GXP” Centre of Excellence published the 10th issue of pharmaceutical scientific magazine “PHARMA”.

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