Online Ph.D. Information Session

Are you interested in learning more about the Ph.D. in Information Studies Degree from Maryland’s iSchool?  We are hosting a virtual information session on Tuesday, October 23 at 5pm!

The iSchool at University of Maryland invites creative and forward-thinking individuals to apply for the Ph.D. in Information Studies program. Through the Ph.D. Program, students learn to conduct original research through one-on-one mentoring relationships with faculty members in diverse disciplines as Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Information Policy, Information Science, and Information Systems.  Funding for this year (in the forms of fellowship, scholarship, and assistantship) is available to support students interested in:

  • Big Data
  • Health Informatics
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Information Policy
  • Information Retrieval
  • Metadata Applications
  • Natural Language Processing
  • School Library
  • Social Computing
  • Social Media

Pre-registration for the virtual session is not required, but is encouraged. Please register online here.  The virtual information session will be conducted through Adobe Connect, using the following URL: If you have never used Adobe Connect before, please make sure to run the system test to ensure compatibility at:

Tutorials for Adobe Connect are available here.

Learn more about Maryland’s iSchool PhD in Information Studies program here.  If you are interested in applying, applications are due by December 1 (November 1 for international applicants).


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