“Survey Methods: Insights from the Field” is a peer-reviewed online journal. Its goal is to promote professional exchange on practical survey research issues and discussion on new and promising paths in survey research. The journal will be orientated towards the daily work of surveying, including questionnaire design, sampling, interviewer training, fieldwork administration, data preparation, documentation and dissemination. The focus of the journal is on practical issues of survey research. “Survey Methods: Insights from the Field” will ensure rapid publication and circulation, but also encourage discussion and replication of experience. We hope that the journal can help academic and non-academic researchers as well as practitioners to share experiences and views on all methodological aspects of survey research and to keep up to date with new scientific results and technical progress.