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University of Toronto

Faculty of Information

University of Toronto
University of Toronto


North America

Member Since 



The Faculty of Information is one of the world’s leading information schools. It is a member of iSchool, an international association of universities that lead and promote programs in information fields. The Faculty educates both information professionals and researchers with exceptional programs in multiple disciplines.

We are proud to have maintained the internationally-recognized American Library Association (ALA) accreditation since 1937, produced the first PhD program in Information Studies in Canada, established the first iSchool in Canada and the only English-language Master’s program in Museum Studies in Canada. The UofT Faculty of Information is a Tier One Member of iSchool, an international association of universities that lead and promote programs for the information field worldwide.

Learning is enriched within the Faculty of Information environment. Our Faculty of Information is a highly interdisciplinary educational institution at the crossroads of people, information, and technology. As an iSchool, our Faculty interests are diverse, examining information and communication phenomena of all kinds.

Here, you are given the flexibility to do so much more than simply following your current interests. Discover new interests and incorporate them into your studies. Consider pursuing double concentrations or double degrees and collaborative programs with other University of Toronto faculties in areas such as Book History & Print Culture, Sexual Diversity Studies, or Women’s Health. You can contribute to an interdisciplinary research institute, public exhibitions, and an annual Faculty of Information graduate student conference.

Located in downtown Toronto – amid some of the most diverse cultural communities – we are only minutes away from major Canadian heritage institutions including the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Royal Ontario Museum, Bata Shoe Museum, and Toronto Public Library, the largest public library system in North America. We are also just minutes away from leading employers in Canada’s business centre. Considered one of the world’s safest and most vibrant cities, Toronto is the ideal place to pursue your graduate studies and launch your career.

iSchool Contacts

Javed Mostafa

Javed Mostafa

Head of School

Information Retrieval

Javed Mostafa

Javed Mostafa

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