The Istituto di Psicosintesi, founded by Roberto Assagioli in Rome in 1926 and reopened in 1946 after an interruption during the years of the war, was set up as an officially registered non-profit making organization on 1st August 1965.
Its statutory aims are: "to spread the knowledge and favour the development of Psychosynthesis as an integral conception of the human personality, as well as promoting its applications in the fields of self-growth, education and psychotherapy, interpersonal and social relations".
It contains his library and an archive of his manuscripts and notes, some of which as yet unpublished.
The Institute of Psychosynthesis is organized so that its numerous Centers, in the principal Italian cities carry out the various activities.
Each Center publicizes its yearly program of activities.These activites include the five areas of application of psychosynthesis, as per the Statute, and take the form of conferences, seminars, topical and training courses.
The Institute of Psychosynthesis and S.I.P.T. (Italian Society for Psychosynthesis Psychotherapy) together form the legally recognized Post-graduate School that runs a four-year course in psychotherapy.