Special Account for Research Funds

The Research Committee

Head of the Research Committee: Botsaris Pantelis, Associate Professor-Deputy Rector of DUTH
Head of the Secretariat of the Special Account for Research Funds: Meimari Tuna

Background - Aim

The Research Committee of DUTH was established pursuant to Presidential Decree 432/1981 "On Establishment of Special Accounts recovery funds for research projects in Higher Education Institutions in the country. " on November 26, 1981 at the 187th Session of the Senate of the Democritus University of Thrace The action marked the establishment of the Special Account for Research Funds at the Democritus University of Thrace.

The Special Account for Research Funds (SARF), hereinafter referred to as the SARF, allocates and manages funds from any source, intended to cover the costs that are necessary for the needs of research, education, training, development and continuing education projects, as well as projects for scientific, technological and artistic services, special studies, test runs, measurements, laboratory tests and analyses, consultation, drafting of specifications for third parties, as well as other related services or activities that link education and research with production and are performed or provided by the scientific staff of the University and in collaboration with other specialists (JMD/679/22.8.1996 Joint Ministerial Decision, article 1, paragraph 2).

Organizational Structure and Function

The administration and management of the Special Account for Research Funds is carried out by bodies that are independent from the management and administration of the Democritus University of Thrace, the latter though monitor and control the operation and the activities on the basis of the procedures provided by the Financing and Management Guide. According to Article 3, paragraph 2 of the JMD/679/22.8.1996 Joint Ministerial Decision, the governing and management bodies of the Special Account are:
• The Research Committee and
• The Secretariat of the Special Account for Research Funds

Contact details

Special Account for Research Funds - Democritus University of Thrace
Tax Identification Number: 999975749 - Tax Office: (Α’-B') Xanthi
12 Vas. Sofias St., 67132 Xanthi
Tel.: +30 25410 79451, Fax: +30 25410 79454

Webpage: www.rescom.duth.gr.