UBC is a diverse and multicultural university. Our research helps to foster intercultural understanding, strengthen social justice and nurture cultural creativity.
Our commitment to research that explores cultural, community and gender differences spans our campuses, faculties, centres and institutes. From Anthropology to Asian Studies, and Theatre to Art Theory, UBC is an international leader in advancing cultural appreciation, understanding and tolerance.
Fast Facts + Milestones
2018 The Indian Residential School History and Dialogue Centre opens
2016 Museum of Anthropology opens groundbreaking new Gallery of Northwest Coast Masterworks MORE
1987 First Nations House of Learning established
1978 Institute of Asian Research founded
1947 Museum of Anthropology founded
Key Research Centres
Institute for Asian Research
Centre for Asian Legal Studies
Human Early Learning Partnership
The Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice
Centre for Indigenous Media Arts
Stigma and Resilience Among Vulnerable Youth Centre
Centre for Social, Spatial and Economic Justice