Azerbaijanian Sociological Association (ASA) is a public non-governmental organization, which is occupied with conduction of sociological and opinion researches.ASA was founded and registered by the Ministry of Justice of Azerbaijan in 1996. Azerbaijanian Sociological Association is a member of the International Sociological Association (ISA). ASA is officially registered on the PADOR,on the World Bank DACON Center and World Bank Online Vendor Service.
ASA conducts the "full cycle" research - from instrument design and data collection to analysis and presentation of results of researches in Azerbaijan and abroad in the following fields:
- politics (electoral and approvement ratings, protest activity, etc.);
- social (education, employment, health care, family, corruption, etc.);
- business (finance and insurance, real estate and construction, trademarks, branding and reputation management, IT, media research, sports industry, automobile market, etc.).
Experience and results of projects conducted by the Azerbaijanian Sociological Association were published in "International Sociology" , “Current Sociology” magazines of ISA and were reported on World Congress on Violence (Dublin, Ireland, 1997), on XIV World Congress of Sociology in Montreal (Canada, 1998), XV World Congress of Sociology in Brisbane (Australia, 2002) , XVI World Congress of Sociology in Durban (South Africa, 2006), XVII World Congress of Sociology in Goteborg(Sweden,2010), XVIII World Congress of Sociology in Yokohama(Japan,2014). At the World Congresses of Sociology in Montreal, Brisbane and Yokohama ASA held the Special Scientific Sessions devoted to the results of the researches.