Welcome to the Faculty of Social Science

The Faculty of Social Science, University of Rajshahi in its 33nd year. Beginning with only four, it is now home to as many as ten departments—Economics, Political Science, Social Work, Sociology, Mass Communication and Journalism, Information Science and Library Management, Public Administration, Anthropology, Folklore and International Relations. It is one of the largest faculties to which about 26% of the students of this university are enrolled.  This faculty has a rich tradition of teaching and research and is proud of the qualified, dignified and enthusiastic teaching  staffs who are striving to achieve a world-class level in their academic pursuit.

The students who enroll into the departments of this faculty are taught and trained by their teachers in classrooms and in the field. They are equipped to enter and prosper in various types of careers and to face the fierce reality of the uncertain future posed by the contemporary world. The departments of this faculty offer BSS (Hons.), MSS, MPhil, PhD, MSS (Evening) programmes and Diploma in Information Science and Library Management, and Certificate Courses in Mass Communication and Journalism.