The Instituto Andaluz de Ciencias de la Tierra
(IACT) is a Joint Centre of the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas
(CSIC) and the Universidad de Granada
(UGR), as established by the cooperation agreement signed by both institutions on September 29, 1994 to reorganize the former Joint Centre (Instituto Andaluz de Geología Mediterránea
), founded in 1986.
The said Agreement established the general framework governing the activity of the Institute, in particular the following aspects: