This page uses content from Wikipedia and is licensed under CC BY-SA.
The Some Institutes for Advanced Study (SIAS) consortium organizes nine "institutes for advanced study" founded on the same principles as the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. The members are:
SIAS members were founded explicitly to follow the Princeton model (with certain variations - not all maintain a permanent faculty, for instance), and place an emphasis on granting one-year fellowships. According to Bjorn Wittrock (2003), the Princeton institute model was "like a traditional university . . . devoted to the promotion of learning, but its scale was smaller and it did not offer formal instruction. Nor did it have large laboratories. It was to be a place for the most highly specialised research, yet provide an atmosphere open to intellectual exchange across all disciplinary boundaries".
The SIAS consortium has stated several conditions any candidate institution should fulfill in order to be accepted as a new member: