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History the Center

Quinta de los Molinos The School of Nuclear Sciences and Technologies (FCTN, by its Spanish acronyms) was founded on March 9th, 1981, by means of a resolution passed by the Rector of Havana University. Then on the 23rd July, 1987, an agreement act enforced by the Executive Committee of the Ministry Counsel of the Cuban Republic, The School of Nuclear Sciences and Technologies changed its name to Higher Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology (ISCTN by its Spanish acronyms), thus reaching a major rank, the institution joined to the Executive Secretariat of Nuclear Affairs. Being created the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment in 1994, the ISCTN was directly subordinated to it. The Resolution 379 of July 21st, 2003, passed by the Ministry of Economy and Planning, in its first paragraph changed the name of ISCTN to Higher Institute of Technology and Applied Sciences (InSTEC) by its Spanish acronyms. As part of the improvement process of structuring, designing and functioning of the Organisms of the State Central Administration, the Agreement 7115 of the Executive Committee of the Ministry Counsel of September 23rd, 2011, subordinately joined the InSTEC to the Ministry of Higher Education (MES) by its Spanish acronyms.