The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies (ACRPS) is an independent research institute for the study of the social sciences and humanities, with particular emphasis on the applied social sciences.The Center seeks to examine the key issues afflicting the Arab world, governments, and communities; to analyze social, economic, and cultural policies; and to provide rational political analysis on the region. In addition to timely research, studies and reports, the ACRPS publishes 5 peer- reviewed academic journals and translates key foreign contemporary works into Arabic. The Policy Analysis Unit within the
ACRPS is dedicated to the study of the region’s most pressing current affairs.The Center’s public opinion program, the Arab Opinion Index, is the largest opinion poll of its kind in the Arab region. In 2014, the Center established the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies, an independent institute for learning and research in the fields of Social Science, Humanities, Public Administration and Development Economics.