World List

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World List of schools and departments of information science, information management and related disciplines. The World List was devised and developed by Professor Tom Wilson of the University of Sheffield, UK and maintained by him from 1996 to 2013.

Algeria

      • Département de bibliothéconomie [No Website]
    • [Link missing]
      • [Link missing]

Argentina

Australia

Austria

Bangladesh

    • Faculty of Social Science
      • Department of Library & Information Science
  • (This site is still under construction)

Belgium

Bolivia

Botswana

Brazil

    • Common page for all undergraduate programmes
    • Faculdade de Biblioteconomia
      • [The unhelpful, javascript-driven nature of this site makes it impossible to provide direct links to departments and courses. Click on 'Departmentos' on the side panel, and on 'Ensino' then search the frames that appear.]
        • [Page under construction]
    • Instituto de Ciências Humanas e Sociais
      • Departmento de Educação
      • [New Website in course of development]



Brunei

      • National Diploma in Information and Library Management

Bulgaria

  • [Note: all pages are in Bulgarian]

Canada

  • Sheridan College

Chile

  • Universidad Bolivariana

China

    • College of Information Science
      • (Chinese only)
    • (Chinese only)
  • (Chinese only)
    • College of Computer & Information Engineering
    • (Chinese only)
      • Library Information Department

Colombia

  • Pontifica Universidad Javeriana

Costa Rica

    • Faculdad de Educacion
      • Escuela de Historia
        • .

Croatia

Cuba

Cyprus

Czech Republic

  • (University of Economics, Prague)

Denmark

Dominican Republic

  • Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo

Ecuador

      • [Brief description on this page]
      • [Page under development]

Egypt

      • []

El Salvador

    • Facultad de Ciencias y Humanidades
      • [This programme is simply listed; no further information]
  • Universidad Panamericana de El Salvador
    • Faculdad de Ciencias y Humanidades

Estonia

Ethiopia

    • Faculty of Informatics

Finland

    • : a joint programme with the University of Tampere.

France

  • The Web-site of provides a useful guide to the nature of professional education in France.





  • , of the Conservatoire National des Arts et Mtiers (CNAM)

      • Licence Professionnelle - Littérature et documentation pour la jeunesse
  • The mission of the URFISTs is described as follows: "Les URFIST ont pour mission de former et sensibiliser le public des universits (personnels des bibliothques, enseignants-chercheurs, tudiants) l'interrogation des banques de donnes et plus largement aujourd'hui l'usage de l'information lectronique quelqu'en soit le support ou le mode d'accs (CD-ROM, Internet ...) dans un grand nombre de disciplines."

    They are, thus, continuing education programmes, rather than university departments in the normal sense.
    • Mdiadix, is one of twelve Centres de formation aux carrires des bibliothques. Its mission is determined jointly by the Ministre de l'Enseignement suprieur et de la recherche and the Ministre de la culture

Germany

  • .

Ghana

  • University of Ghana
    • Faculty of Social Sciences
      • Department of Information Studies

Greece

    • School of Business Administration and Economics


Hong Kong

Hungary

Iceland

India

    • School of Physical Sciences
      • Department of Library and Information Science
  • University of Mumbai
    • [Note: this is not an official university site]

Iran

    • Faculty of Education &amp Psychology
        • (Arabic only)
        • (Arabic only)
        • (Arabic only)

Ireland

Israel

Italy

Jamaica

Japan

      • Department of Sensory Infomation Resources
        • Program in Audio and Visual Information Studies
        • Program in Landscape and Tourism Information Management
        • Program in Information Design Studies
      • Department of Knowledge Information Resources
        • Program in Library and Information Management
        • Program in Archival Studies
        • Program in Information Management Systems
    • This one would be a computer science department in the UK or the USA, but I thought I'd leave it in because the boundaries are getting fuzzier.

Jordan

    • Faculty of Information Technology
      • BSc in Computer Information Systems
  • University of Jordan
    • King Abdullah II School for Information Technology
      • Department of Business Information Systems
  • Yarmouk University
    • Faculty of Information Technology and Computer Sciences
      • Department of Management Information Systems

Kenya

    • Faculty of Library and Information Science [no Website]

Korea

Kuwait

Latvia

Lebanon

Lithuania

Macau

Malaysia

Malta

Mexico

Mongolia

Morocco

    • Formation continue

Namibia

      • Department of Information and Communication Studies [no Website]

The Netherlands

New Zealand

    • [links to database details of courses on this page]
    • [links to database details of courses on this page]
      • [links to database details of courses on this page]

Nigeria

Norway

Oman

      • [in Arabic]
      • [in English]

Pakistan

    • Faculty of Arts

Panama

  • Florida State University-Panama
    • [This is an outreach programme of Florida State University. The degrees offered are those of .]
      • Escuela de Bibliotecología
        • [This is a very long Web page - scroll down to find this description]

Paraguay

  • Universidad Nacional de Asunción
    • Faculdad Politecnica
      • Licenciatura en Ciencias de la Información

Peru

    • Escuela Nacional de Archiveros
      • Carrera Profesional de Archivos
      • Sección de Bibliotecología y Ciencia de la Información
        • Ciencias de la Información

Philippines

    • College of Arts
      • Department of Library Science
    • [Lists degree programmes on this page, but no further links]

Poland

Portugal

      • (2 anos)
      • Mestrado e P&oacure;s-Graduação em Ciˆncia e Sistemas de Informação Geográfica

Puerto Rico

    • Recinto de San German
        • Certificado de Maestro Bibliotecario (Post Bachillerato)
        • Certificado de Analista de Recursos Electrnicos de Informacin (Post Bachillerato)
        • Certificado de Administrador de Documentos y Archivos (Post Bachillerato)
        • Certificado de Especialista en Informacin Jurdica (Post Maestra)
        • Certificado de Consultor en Servicios de Informacin (Post Maestra)
        • Certificado de Administrador de Bibliotecas Acadmicas y Especializadas (Post Maestra)

Qatar

Russia

Santo Domingo

Saudi Arabia

Singapore

Slovak Republic

Slovenia

South Africa

        • The course pages appear to have problems loading. The .asp scripts appear not to be funcitioning.

South Korea

Spain

Sri Lanka

  • University of Colombo
    • National Institute of Library and Information Sciences
      • Master in Teacher Librarianship
      • Postgraduate Diploma in Teacher Librarianship
      • Postgraduate Diploma in Library & Information Science
      • Diploma in Teacher Librarianship [No Web page]

Sweden

Switzerland

Syria

Taiwan

    • (Chinese only)
        • Curriculum Site under development
    • College of Management

Tanzania

Thailand

      • (Thai only)
    • (Thai only)
      • Department of Library and Information Science
        • (Thai only)
      • Department of Library and Information Science
    • (Thai only)
      • Department of Library Science
        • (Thai only)
  • (Thai only)
    • (Thai only)
      • (Thai only)
        • (Thai only)
      • Department of Information Science
      • (Thai only)
        • (Thai only)

Tunisia

Turkey

      • [Note: ]

Uganda

United Kingdom

London

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Ukraine

      • (information in Ukrainian only)
    • (information in Ukrainian only)