About us

Learn more about our Institute

The Institute of Social Technologies (IST) was created in 2001 on the basis of the Independent Expert Foundation (founded in 1997).

IST – is an independent company that realizes projects in the spheres of social-economic, political and marketing studies all over Ukraine.

Due to individual approach to every client and deep involvement of our professional team, we find optimal approaches to solving even the most difficult tasks.

The Institute has a survey network in all the regions of Ukraine that gives possibility to conduct representative national and regional studies efficiently and qualitatively.

The Company Director -  is Iryna Venherchuk. Scientific advisor is Professor O. M. Tikhonov.

Our team

Iryna Venherchuk

Director

Graduated from the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, the Sociology and Psychology Department. She has worked in IST since 2001. In 2016 she held a position of the Company Director.

Iryna Venherchuk

Director

Oleh Vostrykh

Development Director

Graduated from Ivan Franko National University of Lviv. He is a Candidate of economic sciences. Oleh has addressed the issue of development and promotion of IST since 2003.

Oleh Vostrykh

Development Director

Oleksandr Tykhonov

Professor

The Candidate of philosophical sciences in sociology. Graduated from the Moscow National University. He specializes in the methodology and methods of sociological studies, sociology of politics. Oleksandr is an author of more than 100 research papers.

Oleksandr Tykhonov

Professor