- Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic Akademie věd České republiky Established 1784 Royal Czech Society of Sciences
1953 Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences
1992 Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Chairman prof. Jiří Drahoš Admin. staff 7771 Doctoral students 4395 Location Prague, Czech Republic Website http://www.avcr.cz/index.html
The Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (Czech: Akademie věd České republiky, abbr. AV ČR) was established in 1992 by the Czech National Council as the Czech successor of the former Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences. The Academy is the leading non-university public research institution in the Czech Republic. It conducts both fundamental and strategic applied research.
It has three scientific divisions, namely the Division of Mathematics, Physics, and Earth Sciences, Division of Chemical and Life Sciences, and Division of Humanities and Social Sciences. The Academy currently manages a network of sixty research institutes and five supporting units staffed by a total of 6,400 employees, over one half of whom are university-trained researchers and Ph.D. scientists.
The Head Office of the Academy and forty research institutes are located in Prague, the remaining institutes being situated throughout the country.
- Institute of Atmospheric Physics AS CR established in 1964
- Czech Language Institute (Ústav pro jazyk český) founded in 1946
- CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Resraech and Graduate Education – Economics Institute) founded 1991
- Institute of Information Theory and Automation (UTIA) founded in 1959
- Institute of Chemical Process Fundamentals founded in 1960
- Astronomical Institute of Czech Academy of Sciences (Astronomický ústav)
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Academia de Ciencias de América Latina (ACAL) · Engineering Committee on Oceanic Resources (ECOR) · Federation of Asian Scientific Academies and Societies (FASAS) · International Arctic Science Committee (IASC) · International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR) · International Cartographic Association (ICA) · International Commission for Acoustics (ICA) · International Commission for Optics (ICO) · International Council for Laboratory Animal Science (ICLAS) · International Council for Scientific and Technical Information (ICSTI) · International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) · International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) · International Federation of Societies for Microscopy (IFSM) · International Federation of Surveyors (FIG) · International Foundation for Science (IFS) · International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) · International Union for Vacuum Science, Technique and Applications (IUVSTA) · International Union of Speleology (UIS) · International Water Association (IWA) · Pacific Science Association (PSA) · Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) · TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world
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