PhD in Library & Information Science (PhD LIS)

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Quality and innovation

LIS faculty and doctoral students are committed to performing groundbreaking research that contributes to the evolution of the discipline and the development of the profession, and that strives to find solutions for the emerging information society.

A community dedicated to excellence

At FIMS, you will join a community of dedicated scholars where you will receive individual attention from faculty who are committed to mentoring students, often by involving them in their own research and publication. FIMS has a proven record of graduating scholars who are at the forefront of their professions. Many of our doctoral graduates hold positions at leading academic institutions and libraries around the world.

Opportunity and flexibility

  • High-calibre scholarly training
  • Optional co-op
  • Part-time degree option

Meet our LIS students