The International Institute for Applied Systems (IIASA) was established in 1972 as a non-governmental, multi-national, autonomous scientific institution with headquarters located in Laxenburg, Lower Austria.
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Directors: Pavel Kabat, Nebojsa Nakicenovic
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Last edited: 24 March 2021
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
Schlossplatz 1, A-2361 Laxenburg, Austria
Phone: (+43 2236) 807 0 Fax:(+43 2236) 71 313