Regional Scientific Centers of the Russian Academy of Sciences
In accordance with historically formed status and tasks, the Academy is shaped on
scientific-branch and territorial basis and includes 13 departments (by areas
of science and by field of science), 3 regional branches and 15 regional
In some republics and regions of the European
part of Russia, the Academy has regional scientific centers in some republics and regions of the European part of Russia. These centers join scientific institutions in regions which integrated development is of industrial and cultural significance.
St. Petersburg scientific center is the largest one. Pushchinskiy, Troitskiy and Chernogolovskiy scientific centers are located in the Moscow region. Samarskiy and Saratovskiy scientific centers are located in the Volga region. Scientific centers operate in the capital cities of Bashkortostan, Tataria and Karelia, and at Kola Peninsula (Apatity). In addition to already existent scientific centers in Dagestan and Kabardino-Balkariya, Vladikavkaz Scientific Center of the RAS and the Government of Republic North Ossetia – Alaniya was founded in 2000. In the same year the Integrated Scientific Research Institute (KNII) of the RAS (Grozny) was founded on request of administration of the RF Chechen Republic on the basis of scientific institutions which were formerly a part of the Chechen Academy of Sciences. Southern Scientific Center of the RAS was founded in 2002.
List of Regional Scientific Centers of the RAS