Future Center for Public Opinion Polls (FCPOP)


Future Center for Public Opinion Polls (FCPOP) is established at the Faculty of Economics and Political Science (FEPS), Future University under the Dean's supervision. 

FCPOP aims at the following:
  • Conducting research and surveys on public opinion concerning political, economic and social issues.
  • Holding conferences, workshops, seminars where experts, practitioners and decision-makers from Egypt, the Arab world and the world at large will participate.
  • Managing training workshops for political mass media students, practitioners, journalists and media experts.
  • Arranging public lectures where experts, practitioners and policy-makers as well as academicians and others are invited.
  • Offering Consultation and advice to the policymakers on specific political, economic and social issues.
  • Publishing surveys results and analysis to help students, researchers and policy makers to depict and understand public attitudes in Egypt and the Arab World.

A Director of FCPOP is appointed by the Dean of FEPS. The Director should be, at the minimum, an associate professor of Economics. This appointment is endorsed by FCPOP Board of Directors for 4 years which could be renewed for only another additional four years. 

FCPOP Board of Directors is composed for four years as follows:
  • Chair, Board of Trustees.
  • University President.
  • Dean of FEPS.
  • Director of FCPOP.
  • 3 Experts/ Professors of economics.
  • 3 public figures from outside the university.
The Board will meet on quarterly basis upon the Director's invitation. It endorses the research, study and activities plans/ agenda as well as the FCPOP financial status. It also endorses the FCPOP policies and objectives such as:
  • Determining authorities and responsibilities of the Director and the financial employee in charge. It also determines the salaries, honoraria and financial bonus. All of these should not exceed 35% of received funds after deducting all running costs.
  • Determining salaries, honoraria and bonus of researchers, employees and experts working in and for FCPOP.
  • Discussing all issues of concern presented by the Director.

Resolutions by the FCPOP Board of Directors will be effective only upon endorsement by both the President of the University and the Chair of the Board of Trustees.

FCPOP Director is responsible for technical administration as well as financial activities. It is possible for the Director to appoint a deputy, endorsed by the Dean, to manage FCPOP during his absence.

The Board of Directors appoints, upon the Director's nomination, the financial employee in charge. He/ She will be in charge of the financial aspects of FCPOP activities. Checks should be signed by both the Dean and the Director.  

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