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

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Congratulations to Professor Chua Beng Huat, Department of Sociology on earning a spot on the Foreign Affairs Magazine’s The Best of Books 2018! In his book titled “Liberalism Disavowed: Communitarianism and State Capitalism in Singapore”, Prof Chua ...

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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