Mission & Vision

Our Mission

To contribute to society through the advancement of knowledge and learning in the humanities and social sciences.

The FASS mission comprises three parts. It emphasizes:

    • Advancement of knowledge through research.
    • Advancement of learning through education.
    • Service to society.


Our Vision

The FASS will be distinguished in education, research, social commitment, and the vibrancy of its community.

It will:

  • Be a leading centre of research, and the leader in Asian Studies;
  • Offer outstanding education in the humanities and social sciences, attracting the best students;
  • Be home to an intellectual community with strong social commitment, eliciting pride and belonging from its students, staff and alumni.

Latest News

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Lin Weiqiang, Department of Geography and Associate Professor Irene Ng, Department of Social Work on being awarded the inaugural Social Science and Humanities Research (SSHR) Fellowship and Social Science ...
According to the Singapore Mental Health Study 2016, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is one of the top three mental disorders in Singapore. With one in 28 people suffering from OCD in their lifetime (up from 1 in 33 in 2010), average treatment ...

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Dean's Office, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences National University of Singapore

  • Add: The Shaw Foundation Building, Block AS7, Level 5
  • 5 Arts Link, Singapore 117570
  • Tel: +65 6516 6133
  • Email: fashelp@nus.edu.sg
  • Fax: +65 6777 0751
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