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Institute

An institute is an organisational body created for a certain purpose.

Contents

  • Educational institutes 1
  • Great Britain 2
  • Courses & Training 3
  • References 4

Educational institutes

Often they are research institutions) created to do research on specific topics. An institute can also be a professional body.

In some countries institutes can be part of a university or other institutions of higher education, either as a group of departments or an autonomous educational institution without a traditional university status such as a "university Institute". (See Institute of Technology)

The word "institute" comes from the Latin word institutum meaning "facility" or "habit"; from instituere meaning "build", "create", "raise" or "educate".

In some countries, such as South Korea and Japan, private schools are sometimes called institutes, rather than schools. In Spain secondary schools are called institutes.

Great Britain

In the [1] Furthermore, if a company is carrying on a business under a different name to the company name, that business name must comply with the Business Names Act. Use of the title "institute" requires approval from the Secretary of State. Failure to seek approval is a criminal offence. [2]

Courses & Training

References

  1. ^ 'Sensitive words' FAQ on Companies House website
  2. ^ 'Business Names - GBF3, guidance on Companies House website


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