History of the Armenian Sociological Association
Armenia is a landlocked country in Asia with a population of 3 million. The Armenian Sociological Association (ASA) was founded in 1992 and is one of Armenia’s leading research groups. ASA is a member of the ISA (International Sociological Association) and ESOMAR (European Research Organizations) at the national level. ASA is classified as a non-governmental, non-profit organization.
International outreach of Armenian Sociological Association
The ASA group began marketing research services to Armenian and international organizations in 2001. Since 2005, ASA has conducted all of its operations per ESOMAR norms and recommendations. ASA participates in various international sociological initiatives, including the Global Value Survey, TACIS, INTAS, COPERNICUS, and FP6 projects.
ASA has partnered with the following international-level institutions for sociological research purposes.
- Disaster Research Center of the University of Delaware
- Forced Migration Project, Open Society Institute of Soros Foundation, USA
- Universities of Pennsylvania and Reno, Nevada, USA
- Sociological Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences
- International Organization for Migration
- Norwegian Refugee Council
- International Foundation for Election Systems
- Institute for Social Conflict Research, Hungary
- Sociological centers of Ukraine, Belarus, and Georgia
Services to the public and institutions by ASA
ASA offers quantitative and qualitative research services to its customers in Armenia and Nagorno Karabagh, including surveys, public opinion polls, exit polls, and market research.