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History

 

The SOCIS centre has been and remains Ukraine's leading sociological company which conducts socio-political and marketing research.

 

Years of GALLUP International Association membership, joint work with world leader TNS, as well as our personnel's high professional level guarantee proper quality, reliability, and efficiency of the Centre's work which makes cooperation with the company appealing for customer.

 

Today the main directions of the work of SOCIS centre is research of various social problems, studying public opinion, conducting marketing research, as well as participation in international scientific projects and sociological projects.

 

The history of SOCIS centre for social and marketing research Limited started in 1988.

 

1988 For the first time in Ukraine, a group of specialists of Ukrainian division of All-Union Centre Public Opinion Research Centre (VCIOM) starts conducting social and marketing research.

 

1993 In November 1993 an official presentation of SOCIS Ltd takes place.

 

1994 The SOCIS Centre becomes an associated member of GALLUP International Association. This meant the recognition of the centre's methods and technologies and high standards of its work.

1997 The SOCIS Centre becomes a full member of GALLUP International Association.

2002 With the purpose of deeper specialisation, SOCIS Ltd is split into two independent companies: marketing company TNS - Ukraine (which inherited the right of full membership of Gallup International Association) and SOCIS Centre for social and political research.

2007 Due to a change in development strategy of the SOCIS Centre, the direction of marketing research is renewed and correspondingly the name is changed to SOCIS Centre for social and marketing research. The company's logo is also changed.

Today's SOCIS Centre has all the necessary means to conduct various research, from outlining a research programme to preparing report.

  • One of the largest networks of most experienced interrogators in Ukraine that provides for necessary quality of the field stage of inquiries.

  • Highly qualified specialists in the sphere of information technologies, sociology, psychology, marketing, and political technologies.

  • Special software for data processing, statistical analysis, preparation of report of various degrees of complication.

  • Rich experience in international cooperation, conducting international comparative research including expert interrogation of political elite.

The SOCIS Centre is a collective member of Sociological Association of Ukraine and a member of international research network WORLD_DRIVES Association Eastern European Network which is headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland. The SOCIS Centre is also represented in the annual Blue Book directory of the World Association for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR) and the American Association of Public Opinion Research (AAPOR).


Director General:

Mykola CHURILOV,

doctor of sociology, professor






Executive director:

Oleksandr STEGNIY,

doctor of sociology

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