École des sciences de l'information


Our Mission
ÉSIS is a centre of research and teaching excellence that offers a competitive professional education based on a comprehensive understanding of the theory and practice of the production, collection, organization, retrieval, transformation and management of data, information and knowledge. ÉSIS fosters a learning environment that prepares information professionals in the 21st century to assume leadership and research roles for the benefit of citizens in Canada’s bilingual and multi-cultural knowledge-based economy and information society.

Our Vision
In support of the University of Ottawa’s vision, ÉSIS shall be the information studies school of choice for bilingual (English-French) individuals in the National Capital Region, in Canada and internationally, through excellence in research, teaching and community engagement.