Indonesian Academy of Sciences

The Indonesian Academy of Sciences (AIPI) was established in 1990, by a Law of the Republic of Indonesia (No. 8/1990) on the Indonesian Academy of Sciences, as an independent body that gives opinions, suggestions, and advice to the government and society on the acquisition, development and application of science and technology.   It currently has 51 members, of which 3 are honorary members, organized into five commissions - Commissions on Basic Sciences, Medical Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Social Sciences, and Art and Culture.  AIPI promotes science through scientific conferences and policy discussion forums, publications, national and international relations, and other activities.