About Us

Canada’s global information school.

Known as Canada’s Global Information School, the Faculty of Information’s iSchool is considered to be among the world’s leading information and knowledge management schools. We are Adept at educating both professional practitioners and researchers, the iSchool offers exceptional programs year-round in various 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 iSchool is part of the consortium of global information schools dedicated to leading and promoting the information field.

 

Multidimensional

Learning is enriched within the iSchool environment. Our iSchool 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 iSchool graduate student conference.

In The Heart Of The City

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.