Think tank

Институт США и Канады

Institute for US and Canadian Studies ‒ ISKRAN

Moscow, Russia

The Institute of the USA and Canada of the Russian Academy of Sciences (ISCRAN) was founded in 1967 by Academician G.A. Arbatov, who headed it until 1995, when the director was S.M. Horns. ISCRAN is one of the main centers for developing recommendations for senior government agencies on issues of domestic, foreign and military policy, on the problems of economic restructuring of the Russian national economy.

Contact details


121069, Moscow, Khlebny per. 2/3


Eastern Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Russia, USA, Canada
Operating languages

Organisation details

Business model
Institutional affiliations
Year founded
Age (years)
Институт США и Канады
Russia average
Global average
Founded by
Founders: The Soviet Communist Party (first director: G.A. Arbatov)
Founder gender: Other entities
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): Dr. Valery Garbuzov
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Dr. Valery Garbuzov
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
Институт США и Канады
Russia average
Global average

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website, Wikipedia: List of think tanks
Notes: Information on staff is available but it is difficult to compile and identify the actual number
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