Think tank

Institute of Far Eastern Studies Russian Academy of Sciences


Moscow, Russia

The main task of IFES is the comprehensive study of China, Japan, South Korea and North Korea; relations of the former Soviet republics and Russia with these states; and the experiences in social and economic development of these states. The institute is an academic institution of the Russian Academy of Sciences, which coordinates research work on current political problems in China, Japan, the Korean Peninsula and internationally, and on the process of economic integration in the Asia-Pacific region. For more than 30 years, IFES RAS has been an academic center for comprehensive research work on East Asia and Russia's relations with this region.

Contact details


32, Nakhimovsky Av., Moscow, 117997, Russia


Eastern Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
China, Japan, Korea/ Asia-Pacific Region
Operating languages

Organisation details

Business model
Institutional affiliations
Year founded
Age (years)
Institute of Far Eastern Studies Russian Academy of Sciences
Russia average
Global average
Founded by
Founders: The Soviet Communist Party
Founder gender: Other entities
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): Alexey Maslov
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): N/A
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Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
Notes: No information on funding mechanisms found
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