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Traveller™Imperial Academy Of Science And Medicine
Science-Fiction Adventure in the Far Future
The IASM is the training-ground for most of the top Imperial scientists, medical practioners, researchers.
Founded in 341 by Imperial decree, by 950, branch campuses had spread to 31 worlds throughout the Imperium. The Academy is known and respected beyond the Imperium's borders, and researchers affiliated with the Academy are received with all the pomp usually reserved for visiting dignitaries.
The Academy was the chief instigator in the creation of the Imperial Science Union, a major research organisation.
The Academy contains 4 colleges: the College of Medicine, the College of Physical Sciences, the College of Social Sciences, and the College of Engineering.
Graduates obtain a doctorate, may be accepted as a member of the Imperial Science Union, and may even be granted one of the Union's lab ships.
Ref: JTAS-22, 1111