The School of Information is UC Berkeley’s newest professional school. Located in the center of campus, the I School is a graduate research and education community committed to expanding access to information and to improving its usability, reliability, and credibility while preserving security and privacy.
The School of Information's courses bridge the disciplines of information and computer science, design, social sciences, management, law, and policy. We welcome interest in our graduate-level Information classes from current UC Berkeley graduate and undergraduate students and community members. More information about signing up for classes.
Three first-year MIMS students, Conner Hunihan, Anu Pandey, and Soravis Prakkamakul, leveraged existing APIs to build a product streamlining workflow for small businesses at the Intuit Developer Small Business Hackathon.
Dr. Galen Panger is the winner of the 2018 iSchools Doctoral Dissertation Award. Dr. Panger’s dissertation, “Emotion in Social Media,” was judged the best dissertation from an information school in the iSchools organization.
Watch our new video for an insider’s view of our Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS) degree program. Hear from faculty, get an glimpse inside the online classroom, and watch MIDS graduates discuss the program and what they got out of it.
Michael K. Buckland, professor emeritus in the School of Information, was awarded the overall Best JASIST Paper of the Decades for his 1991 paper Information as Thing, as well as the best paper of the 2010s for his 2012 paper What Kind of Science Can Information Science Be?