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|28 members, 11 associated members, 26 honor members (2010[update])|
|Presidency of the Academy|
The Academy of Sciences of Albania (Albanian: Akademia e Shkencave e Shqipërisë), founded in 1972, is the most important scientific institution in Albania. The institution includes the most distinguished scientists, also called "academics", that are involved in research centers and other organisms inside and outside Albania. The Academy has 28 members, 11 associated members, and 26 honor members The Academy is composed of two sections:
It also includes the following units:
The Academy of Sciences of Albania has the country's largest academic library. Founded in 1975 with only 10,000 volumes, it included 8,120,000 volumes by 1986.
In 2008, the four research institutes (the Institute of History, the Institute of Archaeology, the Institute of Linguistics and Literature, and the Institute of Folkloric Culture) moved apart and formed the Centre of Albanological Studies.