One of the priority areas for the Center "Ijtimoiy Fikr" is its scientific activity. Every year, the Center organizes sociological conferences, round tables, scientific and practical seminars and master classes related to current issues of society.
  At the Center, the Scientific and Methodological Council operates on an ongoing basis and applied, innovative and basic research is carried out.
The center initiates methodological and scientific publications, monographs, methodological manuals, joint publications with partners, scientific collections, and publishes the quarterly journal Public Opinion. Human rights. " Active interaction with universities in the field of sociology, preparation and publication of monographs, methodological manuals. Cooperation with reputable international organizations has been established to help improve the methodology and practice of sociological research by exchanging experience and scientific publications, improving the skills of social scientists, introducing modern methods into the work, conducting joint events and research.
According to Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Sh.M.Mirziyoyev No. UP-5667 "On measures to state support for sociological research" of February 22, 2019, the Republican Center for the Study of Public Opinion "Ijtimoiy Fikr" initiated the creation of the Association of Sociologists of Uzbekistan and the appearance on the TV channel "Uzbekistan 24" permanent special heading "Ifikr"

The main directions of scientific activity of the center:


The scientific and methodological work of the Center RCSPO «Ijtimoiy Fikr» is carried out on the basis of the activities of the Republican Scientific and Methodological Council (hereinafter - "Council").

The Council is a collegial advisory and advisory body that ensures the development and implementation of measures aimed at improving the quality of preparation, conduct and analysis of sociological research and its scientific and methodological support.

The main purpose of the Council is to consider topical scientific and methodological issues and problems of improving the methodology of sociological research of public opinion in the conditions of Uzbekistan.

Competence of the Council:

  • review and approval of plans and programmes for basic and applied sociological research;

  • discussion and approval of methodological developments on the organization and conduct of specific sociological research;

  • review and approval of monographs, brochures, textbooks and teaching aids for publication in the press;

  • development of recommendations on doctoral dissertations in the field of methodology and methodology for the study of public opinion, applied, sociological research;

  • examination of doctoral dissertations for their compliance with the requirements of the Higher Attestation Commission and their recommendations for protection;

  • consideration of draft grants submitted by the RCSPO «Ijtimoiy Fikr» Center for participation in competitions of the Center for the Coordination of the Development of Science and Technology under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan;

  • discussion of the final reports of the RCSPO «Ijtimoiy Fikr» Center on the grants made by the Center for the Coordination of the Development of Science and Technology under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

  • discussion, examination and presentation to the testing of the results of sociological surveys of applicants carried out in the framework of preparing scientific studies, with the aim of identifying their representativeness.

The members of the Scientific and Methodological Council are leading scientists and specialists of Uzbekistan in the field of sociology, social psychology, demography, economics, philosophy, political science and other related sciences.

Also, at RCSPO «Ijtimoiy Fikr» carries out a permanent republican scientific and practical seminar: "Current problems of studying and forming public opinion in Uzbekistan."


The Republican Center for the Study of Public Opinion RCSPO «Ijtimoiy Fikr» carries out the implementation of applied, innovative and fundamental research.

The main topics of these studies cover a wide range of issues:

Applied project "Development of theoretical and methodological tools for assessing the social stratification of Uzbekistan"

Project manager - Rakhimova Nigina Khairullaevna, Doctor of Economics

список исследований


The Presidential Decree of 22 February 2019 "On measures for State support for sociological research" supported the initiative of the Izhtimoy Fikr Center, the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Special Education, the Ministry of Employment and Labor Relations, the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Development Strategy Center to create the Association of SociOlogists of Uzbekistan.

ASSOCIATION OF SOCIOLOGISTS OF UZBEKISTAN is a non-governmental non-profit organization created with the aim of consolidating scientists of a social and humanitarian orientation and protecting the interests of their members.

The Association was established at the first Conference of Sociologists of Uzbekistan in October 2019 and in order to achieve its goals, the following tasks were defined:

  • participation in scientific research, improving the methodology of social criteria, developing the intellectual and scientific and technical potential of the sociological community of the country, including proposals for social experiments;
  • assistance in the study and analysis of demographic processes in Uzbekistan and abroad;
  • advanced training of sociologists and other employees;
  • cooperation with universities in introducing the latest achievements of sociology into curricula and innovative approaches to sociological research;
  • cooperation with international and foreign sociological associations, creation of a consortium for the purpose of qualitative sociological work, including abroad;
  • joining the International Association of Sociologists, participating in world sociological congresses and forums.



дата основания: 2003

Chief Editor: Nigina Rakhimova

Title in English: "Public Opinion. Human Rights"

Frequency: Quarterly (4 issues per year)

Founder and publisher: RCSPO «Ijtimoiy Fikr»

Indexed: Included in the list of the Higher Attestation Commission under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan

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Public Opinion Magazine. Human Rights "is published by the RCSPO «Ijtimoiy Fikr» Centre in conjunction with the RUZ National Centre for Human Rights in March 1998 (quarterly). Editor-in-chief - Rakhimova N.H., Doctor of Economics.

The journal is the only specialized publication in the republic, which publishes materials on sociology of a general methodological, theoretical and applied nature, as well as articles on the analysis of foreign studies and the results of public opinion polls. The main information base of the journal is made up of the results of studies conducted by the RCSPO «Ijtimoiy Fikr» Center. Articles on sociology, law, economics, history, philosophy and other humanities of science are published in Uzbek, Russian and English.

The magazine is included in the list of Higher Attestation Commission - leading scientific journals and publications published in the Republic of Uzbekistan, designed to cover the main scientific results of dissertation research for the degree of Doctor of Science in six areas: sociology, law, economics, history, philosophy, art history.

Архив журналов


On an ongoing basis, the RCSPO «Ijtimoiy Fikr» Center publishes methodological and scientific publications, monographs, methodological manuals, joint publications with partners, and scientific collections of a socio-humanitarian orientation.

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On the basis of the Republican Center for the Study of Public Opinion "Ijtimoiy Fikr", students of the faculties "Sociology" and "Social Work" undergo industrial practice.