Public Opinion Research Institute
was established in 2013 by a group of sociologists with a professional experience of over 17 years.
The Institutespecializes in the researchof public opinion, conducts marketing and other sociological research,both in Kazakhstanand abroad.Highly qualifiedexperts — sociologists of the Institutehaveresearch experienceinthe countries of CentralAsia, Western Europe, Russia, China, Mongolia, Turkey, USA, Canada, etc.
The Research Institute employees are also the members of international professional networks — European Society of Marketing Research Professionals ESOMAR (www.esomar.org)
, INTERNATIONAL STUDIES ASSOCIATION (ISA) (www.isanet.org)
, the Union of Turkic-speaking Countries Sociologists, the International Society for Terrorism Research (USA).
In its research, Public Opinion Institute follows ESOMAR standards and norms (www.esomar.org)
The Institute has a permanent interview network in Kazakhstan and in Central Asian countries, has partnered with research institutions of CIS and other countries.
Special focus of the Public Opinion Institute is scientific work. Institute employees regularly participate in academic basic research and regularly publish articles in various scientific journals of the world. In partnership with a number of leading analytical structures of the world, go on training and exchange of experience in the specialized international organizations.
In addition, students, graduates and PhD candidates of leading universities of Kazakhstan and foreign countries have an internship in the Institute.
The regular edition of the Institute "INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH. Society. Politics. Economics"
journal is released quarterly in three languages — Kazakh, Russian and English. The Editorial Board of the magazine includes 30 prominent scholars from 19 countries of the world.
Public Opinion Research Institute has a number of areas to discuss various problems, one of which — the expert discussions
. Expert discussions held with key partner — the Centre for security programs, as well as with foreign and domestic researchers.
In the framework of the VII Astana Economic Forum (May 2014) was held the first panel session "The public perception of the Eurasian integration", organized by the Center for Integration Studies of the Eurasian Development Bank and the Public Opinion Research Institute.