Administrative frame

ITAP is a university research institute since September 22, 2011 (resolution of the BOCyL of September 28, 2011)

Its operation is regulated by the statutes of the University of Valladolid in its articles 29-35 of chapter IV of title I, articles 66-72 of chapter IV of title II, and the eighth section of chapter II of title VII, as well as by the regulation of the University Institutes and by its own internal regulations (ITAP statutes).

On the other hand, and according to JCyL regulation 3/2003, ITAP must be evaluated every five years by the Agency for the Quality of the University System of Castilla y León (ACSUCYL).

Organic Law 6/2001 of December 21, on Universities defines University Research Institutes as centres dedicated to scientific and technical research or artistic creation, with the capacity to organize and develop doctoral and postgraduate programs and studies, as well as provide technical advice in the field of their competences.