F Y S I
Free-standing international scientific
Adopted by the meeting held on April 10, 1999
1. Name of the academy
complete name of the academy is “Friends of Youth Society
International free-standing University"
and, in short, either "FYSI UNIVERSITY." or "Fysi
Academy". Hereinafter it
may be referred to simply as "Academy".
FYSI University is a non-profit academy aiming to:
a. promote life in a permanent state
b. maximize the harmonious coexistence of all living beings;
c. promote freedom;
d. promote and disseminate verified and useful knowledge;
e. promote and improve scientific thought and scientific learning;
f. recognize and impartially certify scientific excellence;
fight and expose false science and false views;
h. conduct scientific research;
i. separate facts from falsity;
j. confer merited academic degrees.
3. The Academy is not bound to any political party and
is distant to unfounded beliefs.
4. Board’s seat
The Board has its seat whereever it deems it
can enjoy the necessary freedom of thought and action.
5. The Academy's fiscal year
Academy’s activity, as well as fiscal year, is
identical to the calendar year.
is an Academy open for membership to both physical and
legal persons accepting this here chapter.
Activity is carried out by the Board and the workgroups or
appointed by the Board.
Work groups can be given any name or title, according to
their activity (e.g., "faculty", "senate", "plenum",
Application to become a member is handled by the President
(Chairman of the Board) or by the person appointed for that
purpose by the Board.
Members of the Academy can become physical or legal
persons from all countries and all worlds.
There are five kinds of members:
Regular members –only regular members have the right to vote
and to participate in the governing of the Academy and
take part in the ordinary or extraordinary annual assembly.
Supportive members (abbreviated as spt. members)
Honorary members (abbreviated as hon. members)
Special members (abbreviated as spe. members)
Academic members (abbreviated as aca. members) more
specifically described according to their academic standing,
as decided and determined by the corresponding workgroup.
One and the same member may be at the same type more than
of member, eg., regular and academic and honorary.
8. Member’s duties
Anyone can become supportive, honorary and special member,
provided she/he/it does not act against the goals of the
union. To become a regular member, the approval of the
President (Chairman) of the Board or of the Board or of the
Assembly is required. To become an academic member, special
conditions must be met as to qualifications and
participation in research, learning, teaching and/or
Members must respect the Academy’s charter and
9. Associate member
A legal person that supports the goals of the
can apply to the Board for membership as an associate
member. An associate member can be either regular (with the
right to vote) or supportive or honorary or special (the
disjunction is inclusive).
10. Membership fee
The Academy can take an annual fee from its members, the
size of which is to be determined by the assembly.
A member in violation of this chapter or causing harm to the
Academy’s interests or goals can be expelled by the
The member thus expelled is entitled to bring the Board’s
decision before the Assembly. That has to be done within a
month from the day the decision of the Board was sent.
The Board is made up by a President (Chairman), a Secretary
General and a Cashier. The members of the Board are elected
by the Assembly every four years.
The Board is responsible for governing the Academy and
for managing all its assets and affairs in the best possible
manner so as to promote the Academy's goal. The Board
must document is decisions.
The President (Chairman) of the Board is responsible for
summonsing its members to meetings.
The Board is functional and can take decisions if at least
two of its members are present in a meeting.
Workgroups are under the Board’s direct supervision and are
responsible for the duties delegated to them.
The Board appoints the chairman of each workgroup.
The chairman of the workgroup is responsible and reports to
the Board about the workgroup’s work.
14. Annual Assembly
The Academy has an annual assembly within three months
after the end of the fiscal year. During regular assembly
the following issues are to be addressed:
Opening of the Assembly
Election of Assembly’s chairman.
Registration of the election of assembly chairman by
those keeping minutes.
Election of two persons who are to check the minutes
Checking of the voting register.
Question if the Assembly has been announced
according to the Charter.
Presentation of the Board’s annual report and of the
Decision about establishing a balance sheet and a
gain versus lost account, as well as decision concerning the
fiscal year’s losses or gains.
Decision about freedom of liability for the
President of the Board and for the Board members.
Question of remuneration to the members of the Board
and to the auditor(s).
Election of the President (Chairman) of the Board.
Election of the other members of the Board, as well
of their substitutes.
Election of auditor(s) and of substitute auditor(s).
a. Propositions from the Board
b. Motions from members.
Only regular members have the right to vote in the Assembly.
One vote per person, be it physical or legal.
Members may participate and vote through a duly authorized
representative who must also be a regular member. There is
no limit to how many members one and the same person can
15. Invitation to the Assembly, messages to members
Invitation to regular annual assembly or to extraordinary
assembly is sent out by the Board.
The invitation to the assembly is sent via electronic mail.
If need be, it can be sent via ordinary mail, facsimile or other
The invitation must be sent at the latest ten days before
Other messages to members are also sent via e-mail or, if
need be, via ordinary mail, facsimile or other suitable
The Board must let the auditor(s) know, via e-mail or
ordinary mail, the fact that the invitations have been sent
to the members.
The regular annual assembly elects one or two auditors as
well as one or two substitute auditors for the time period
until next year’s assembly.
17. Signatory and seal
Signatory for the Academy is the President of the Board.
The Academy's seal is round with a sun and a brilliant-
cut diamond shape, as seen from the side, enclosed within a
laurel wreath in
The sun, apart from symbolizing enlightenment, is also the
source of all life-sustaining energy and, in fact of all
life. Diamond is a combination of utmost purity and
hardness, meaning therefore that there is strength in purity
of thought and reason.
18. Annual Report
The Board shall, at the latest one month before the regular
assembly, give its annual report and accompanying documents
to the auditor(s).
19. Charter Changes
Charter changes can be made only if they have been voted by
two consecutive assemblies or by a majority of three fourths
of the assembly members that are present.
The Academy can be dissolved only by a decision of at
least two thirds of the members who have the right to vote
which has to be reaffirmed once again by a consecutive
assembly. For the decision to be valid, the invitation to
the two assemblies must clearly mention the issue of
In case the Academy is dissolved, the general assembly
decides that all its assets and
property will be transferred to either or both:
1. Similar organizations with
goals related to the ones of the
2. Other activities which promote wild life and especially
members of the feline family such as leopards and tigers.