The Centre was established as an Institute of The Russian Academy of Sciences by the Resolution of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences no. 309 on December 9th, 1991. The form of organization was changed to Federal State Budgetary Scientific Institution by the Resolution of the Presidium of Russian Academy of Sciences no. 262 on December 13th, 2011.
The Centre was sent under administration of the Federal Agency of Scientific Organizations following the Federal law ‘’On the Russian Academy of Sciences, reorganization of state academies of sciences and introduction of editions into distinct acts of law of the Russian Federation’’ no. 253-FZ of September 27th, 2013 by the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation no. 2591-r on December 30th, 2013.