University of British Columbia

The School of Information



North America

Member Since 



UBC School of Information is an internationally ranked, multi-disciplinary school, offering one-of-a-kind graduate programs: Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS), Master of Archival Studies (MAS), Dual MLIS/MAS, an interdisciplinary Master of Children’s Literature (MACL), and a PhD. Our Master of Library and Information Studies is ALA-accredited, and our alums work at organizations across the globe.
UBC iSchool offers a research-intensive study environment with international partnerships, competitive funding, at one of the top public universities in Canada and the world. Although at a large university, UBC iSchool students have ready access to their professors, and a large variety of work-based learning opportunities at local, national and international organizations.
Located on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people, we are a community of faculty, practitioners, students, research and support staff, all working together to advance the study and practice of information.

iSchool Contacts

Erik Kwakkel

Erik Kwakkel

Head of School

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Erik Kwakkel

Erik Kwakkel