Science Council of Asia joins ISSC


The ISSC is pleased to announce the Science Council of Asia (SCA) as an Associate Member.

The Science Council of Asia (SCA) is an international scientific organization founded in 2000 by Asian science academies and other national scientific organizations. The SCA aims to promote scientific exchanges among Asian nations as well as joint researches and collaborations across a wide range of academic fields in Asia, as it fosters mutual understandings and trust among scientists across Asia. At present, the Science Council of Asia is comprised of 27 academic organizations from the 16 countries of Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, the Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam, with the secretariat established at Science Council of Japan (SCJ).

The Science Council of Asia’s membership is to be formally agreed after endorsement from the ISSC’s General Assembly which meets this year in Montreal.

The Science Council of Asia becomes one of many social science organizations in the region, and one of the ISSC 60-plus strong membership of social science academies, institutes, and organizations pushing forward the boundaries of the social sciences globally.