The methodology group for applied social research ‘‘ is a recognized research group of the Rey Juan Carlos University in 2013 and declared of excellence in 2015 by the National Agency for Evaluation and Prospective (ANEP) within the framework of the Call for Grants for the Activity of Research Excellence Groups Research Excellence URJC-Santander. In 2019 it was recognized as a High Performance Group by ANEP.

Currently, it integrates interdisciplinary capacities within the field of Sociology, Communication and Culture and is composed of the following researchers: also develops research coordinated with the following research groups and institutions:

Centro de Investigaciones Socioculturales (CISOC), Groupe de Recherches et d’Etudes sur la RadioObservatorio Iberoamericano de Salud y Ciudadanía, Réseau UNITWIN / UNESCO “Culture, Tourisme, Développement”Grupo PMD: Población, Medio Ambiente y DesarrolloGrupo BITrumGrupo de Pesquisa Relações de Gênero and the Red Iberoamericana de Investigadores en Publicidad.