WAAS Centers

The World Academy continues to expand its network of regional centers with the establishment of a new office in Bucharest, Romania.

WAAS Centers

The Institute for Advanced Studies in Levant Culture and Civilization

Bucharest:In May 2017, the Parliament of Romania enacted new legislation establishing The Institute for Advanced Studies in Levant Culture and Civilization (ISACCL) in Bucharest as a permanent government-funded research institution in partnership with WAAS, WUC and the Romanian Academy of Sciences. The founding of ISACCL has been the result of a six year Levant for Global Peace Initiative launched by WAAS Trustee Emil Constantinescu, former President of Romania and founding President of ISACCL, to establish a permanent research institute to promote peace in the Levant through cultural diplomacy.

The International Centre for Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment System

Zagreb: The International Centre for Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems located in Croatia is a non-governmental and a non-profit organization headed by WAAS Fellow Neven Duić. SDEWES was approved as a WAAS Centre after conducting six highly successful conferences on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems to provide a wider platform for communication and exchange of ideas between scientists and researchers that promotes multidisciplinary approaches to sustainability. WAAS has been a co-sponsor for a number of these conferences. The SDEWES centre promotes sustainable development of energy, water and environment systems through organization of courses, summer schools, public lectures, seminars and workshops and by providing professional opinion on important issues of sustainability.

The Montenegrin Academy of Sciences and Arts

Podgorica: At the invitation of the Montenegrin Academy of Sciences and Arts, WAAS established the Podgorica Centre in June 2012 under the leadership of Momir Djurovic, Former President of MASA and Member of the WAAS Board of Trustees, when we jointly conducted a major conference and general assembly.

The Mother's Service Society

Pondicherry: The Mother's Service Society, a social science research institute based in Pondicherry, India, which has worked in close collaboration with WAAS since the late 1990s. Since November 2011, it officially serves as the Academy's administrative office and publishing center for Cadmus, Eruditio and WAAS newsletters, under the direction of Garry Jacobs, CEO of WAAS and Vice President of MSS and Ashok Natarajan, WAAS Fellow and Secretary of MSS. WAAS and MSS jointly conduct research on new economic theory, new paradigm, employment, individuality, transdisciplinary social science, mind and creativity, and related subjects. MSS also has a research team led by WAAS Associate Fellow Janani Harish supporting the activities of the World University Consortium on global higher education. MSS is a major donor for recent WAAS conferences, research projects and publications. Click here for a complete list of WAAS-MSS past activities.

The Person-Centered Approach Institute

Rome: The World Academy is proud to include the Person-Centered Approach Institute, Italy as an official WAAS center. IACP is one of the largest psychological counselling and post graduate psychological education and training institutions for psychotherapists, teachers and counsellors in Italy, co-founded by the world-renowned psychologist Carl Rogers and WAAS Trustee Alberto Zucconi in 1979. Headquartered in Rome, IACP conducts research, training and consultancy to protect and promote human capital. IACP is recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education for post-doctoral training courses and is an official Collaborating Centre of WHO and ILO on health promotion training and research. IACP is associated with the Western Behavioral Sciences Institute, an international think tank and is a member of the International University Centre (IUC) of Dubrovnik. In 2012 it received from the American Psychological Association, Division 32, Bühler Award for outstanding and lasting contributions to humanistic psychology. IACP is also one of the founding charter members of the World University Consortium and has offered its long experience in fund-raising to assist the Academy in financing its research projects.

The Serbian Association of Economists

Belgrade: The Serbian Association of Economists (SAE) aims to pursue goals in the field of advancement of economic science and practice in Serbia. Since its founding, SAE has been headed by the most prominent academics, economic practitioners and highest representatives of state administration and regulatory bodies.  Its main activities include: organizing scientific assemblies, counseling meetings, seminars, round tables and thematic gatherings; publishing about its activities within the Ekonomika Preduzeća journal; knowledge transfer through education and training; cooperation with higher education institutions, regulatory and government bodies; and cooperation with related organizations in the country and abroad.