Research centres - CSR
Centre for Strategic Research
The Centre for Strategic Research is a scientific and scholarly unit at the Academy and was established on 28 September 2000.
The Centre's assignments are: the stimulation, organisation and carrying out of research, the holding of talks and public discussions on strategic issues of national and international significance to the Republic of Macedonia.
The Centre researches into issues, phenomena and relations of a historical, geopolitical, economic, social, cultural and security nature from the aspect of their long- and middle-term significance to the development of the Republic of Macedonia as an independent and sovereign state.
The work of the Centre is carried out by one full professor, one scientific and scholarly associate, one candidate for a master's degree and one technical secretary.
The Centre has ten distinguished external associates from various scientific and scholarly fields who are continuously engaged in scientific and scholarly research work and consultative activities.
Work is under way on tree scientific and scholarly projects:
1. Fundamental long-term interests of the Republic of Macedonia and sources and forms of threats to it;
2. The Fundamental long-term of the Republic of Macedonia;
3. Balkan studies: historical, political, economic, cultural and demographic aspects of Macedonia's relations with its neighbours (Albania, Bulgaria, Greece and Serbia);
The Centre is in contact with domestic and foreign institutions over the preparation of a new research programme and its financing.
It organises scientific and scholarly symposiums and round-tables on current issues with the participation of well known domestic and foreign scientists and scholars.
The Centre carries out an exchange of scientific and scholarly personnel, works and publications with several countries worldwide, and above all with the neighbouring countries.
In the realisation of its tasks, the Centre is open to active cooperation with institutions and organisations both in Macedonia and abroad with similar activities or a similar character.