The manual containes sistematic information on content and succession of student's researchs. This information must assist the students being specialized in humanities and social sciences to understand the logic of research as a process, the relationship between its stages, its universal algorythm and regularity, to fulfil and to arrange their research projects correctly. The text includes the examples of definitions and formulations which determine the main characteristics of the research. In supplement the author propose questions and tests for the students' knowledge control. For students and lecturers of the institutions of higher education.