Coordinates: 40°11′30″N 44°30′31″E / 40.19167°N 44.50861°E / 40.19167; 44.50861

National Academy of Sciences of Armenia
Logo of the academy
EstablishedNovember 10, 1943
PresidentRadik Martirosyan
Staff3,700 (63 academicians, 61 corresponding members, 335 doctors of sciences, 1,080 candidates of sciences)
Formerly calledArmenian Academy of Sciences
Address24 Baghramyan Avenue, Yerevan, Armenia
Websitewww.sci.am
The Armenian Academy of Sciences
The Armenian Academy of Sciences

The National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia (NAS RA) (Armenian: Հայաստանի Հանրապետության գիտությունների ազգային ակադեմիա, ՀՀ ԳԱԱ, Hayastani Hanrapetut’yan gitut’yunneri azgayin akademia) is the Armenian national academy, functioning as the primary body that conducts research and coordinates activities in the fields of science and social sciences in Armenia.

History

The academy was founded on November 10, 1943, on the basis of the Armenian Branch of the Soviet Academy of Sciences, which was established almost 10 years earlier, in 1935. Among its founders were Joseph Orbeli, Stepan Malkhasyants, Ivan Gevorkian and Victor Ambartsumian; Orbeli became the first president of the academy.

Presidents

Structure

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

See also

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