Faculty of Arts

The Faculty of Arts at UBC is internationally renowned for research in the social sciences, humanities, professional schools and creative and performing arts.

As a research-intensive faculty, Arts is a leader in the creation and advancement of knowledge and understanding. Scholars in the Faculty of Arts form cross-disciplinary partnerships, engage in knowledge exchange, and apply their research locally and globally.

Our faculty members have won Guggenheim Fellowships, Humboldt Fellowships and major disciplinary awards. We have had 51 faculty members elected to the Royal Society of Canada, and several others win Killam Prizes, Killam Research Fellowships, Emmy Awards,  and Order of Canada awards. In addition, Arts faculty members have won countless book prizes, national disciplinary awards and international disciplinary awards.

Research in the faculty of Arts


Opportunities in arts

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