iSchool Welcomes PhD Applications for Fall 2015

iSchool Welcomes PhD Applications for Fall 2015

The College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland, Maryland's iSchool, invites creative and forward-thinking individuals to apply for the Ph.D. in Information Studies program. Located near Washington DC, Maryland’s iSchool offers unparalleled opportunities for students to pursue research-oriented careers. Students learn to conduct original research through one-on-one mentoring relationships with faculty members in diverse disciplines as information policy, information science, information systems, and computer science. This year, funding in the form of fellowships, scholarships, and assistantships is available to support students interested in the following topics:

  • Accessibility
  • Big Data (Large-scale Data Mining)
  • Broadband Networks
  • Citizen Science
  • Computational Sustainability
  • Data Management and Data Science
  • Digital Innovation/Information Technology Innovation
  • Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)
  •  Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D)
  • Interaction Design and Children
  • Learning Technologies
  • Mobile Computing
  • Smart Cities
  • Social Computing
  • Technology Ethics
  • Values in Design

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Or, join us at an in-person information session on Tuesday, September 23, at 4:30 pm, or for a virtual information session on Friday, October 10 at 11 am. For more details and to register for either session, please visit:

Applications are due by December 1 for domestic applicants and November 1 for international applicants. For more information, visit: