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 the winners of the 2019 FASS Inspiring Mentor Awards. Professor Vineeta Sinha, Department of Sociology Associate Professor Loy Hui Chieh, Department of Philosophy Associate Professor Robin Loon, Department of English ...
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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
  • Level 5 (Undergraduate) & Level 6 (Graduate)
  • Fax: +65 6777 0751
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