visits of American and Soviet scientists to acquaint themselves with research conducted in the USA and the USSR (Appendix 1).
The National Academy of Sciences of the USA and the Academy of Sciences of the USSR agree to exchange scientists in 1959–1960 for conducting scientific research and for specialization for periods of up to one year (Appendix 2).
The exchange of scientists provided for in Articles 2 and 3 of this Agreement may be expanded, reduced, or changed in the course of the fulfillment of the Agreement, by mutual consent between the two Academies.
When sending scientists in accordance with Articles 2 and 3 of this Agreement, the sending Academy will notify the receiving Academy at least three months in advance as to the problems of interest to the respective scientists. The sending Academy will also communicate all necessary information concerning the scientists and will indicate the dates desired, the duration of the visit, and the scientific institutions which the scientists would like to visit.
If visiting scientists propose to give lectures, the subjects thereof are to be indicated.
Upon the receiving Academy’s acceptance of scientists, the sending Academy will inform the receiving Academy at least 10 days in advance of the date of departure.
The National Academy of Sciences of the USA and the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, in addition to the scientific exchanges provided for in Articles 1, 2, and 3 of this Agreement, will invite (on a reciprocal basis) scientists to important congresses, conferences, meetings, and other scientific undertakings of mutual interest.
For this purpose the Academies will exchange twice a year a schedule of such congresses, conferences, etc.
The National Academy of Sciences of the USA and the Academy of Sciences of the USSR agree on the desirability of conducting, in the USSR