The Estonian Association of Sociologists (ESL) was founded in 1999 and connects professional sociologists. The Association is the legal successor of the Estonian Academic Association of Sociologists founded in 1990.


The European Sociological Association (ESA) is an academic association founded in 1994. The ESA has more than 700 members, the bulk of which is made up by European sociologists and non-profit sociology associations.


The International Sociological Association (ISA) is a research organisation founded in 1949 and is focused on sociology and social sciences. The membership of the ISA is made up by more than 4,500 individuals and 45 local sociological associations.