Chinese Academy of Sciences

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The Chinese Academy of Sciences ( Chinese  中國科學院  /  中国科学院 , Pinyin Zhōngguó Kēxuéyuàn , english Chinese Academy of Sciences ( abbr. CAS) .. Chinese abbr 中科院 , Zhōngkēyuàn ), with roots in the Academia Sinica , the National Academy of Natural Sciences , Mathematics and Engineering of the People's Republic of China .

The educational institution, based in Beijing, reports to the State Council of the People's Republic of China . It was founded in November 1949 and has numerous institutes across China. With around 48,500 researchers, it is also the largest research institution in the world and has a budget of 5.4 billion USD (approx. 4.4 billion euros, 2013).



The academy has six departments:

There are branches (分院) in Shenyang , Changchun , Shanghai , Nanjing , Wuhan , Guangzhou , Chengdu , Kunming , Xi'an , Lanzhou and Urumqi , and since March 1, 2005 also a Beijing branch, which is the facilities of the Beijing Academy , Tianjin and Shanxi . The Chinese Academy of Sciences has 84 institutes, two universities (the Chinese University of Science and Technology in Hefei , Anhui and the University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences ), two colleges, four documentation and information centers, three technology support centers, and two editing units. These branches and offices are located in twenty provinces and non-governmental cities in China. The Academy has equipped or created over 430 high-tech companies in eight branches of industry. Eight of these companies are listed.

President (term of office)

See also

Web links

Commons : Chinese Academy of Sciences  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Nature 516, S56 (2014), accessed December 25, 2014
  2. 单位 简介. In: Retrieved November 1, 2019 (Chinese).

Coordinates: 39 ° 54 ′ 38 ″  N , 116 ° 20 ′ 7 ″  E