Registration of a Scientific Institution

According to the Law on Scientific Activity, scientific institutions are research institutes, institutions of higher education, commercial companies, as well as other institutions, in the articles of association, by-law or constitution of which, scientific activity and participation in the process of acquiring and improving scientific qualification is provided for, and which are registered in the Register of Scientific Institutions. A scientific institution should have at least five persons holding a doctoral degree in science in a research direction that conforms to the activities of the scientific institution. The head of a scientific institution submits an application to the State Education Quality Service regarding the registration of a scientific institution into the Register. Documents that substantiate the making of an entry in the Register or amendments thereto, as well as other documents specified in the Law, should also be submitted to the Register. The original of the relevant document or an approved copy of such document is accordingly submitted to the Register.