The Department of Sociology welcomes you to the University of Ibadan. We hold tenaciously to the vision of the founding fathers – for academic excellence. The Department is committed to world class standards in teaching and learning. This is evident in the activities of high calibre Faculty and staff. We boast of a crop of dedicated and competent staff utilising their diverse expertise for the training and mentoring of students and development oriented research for the progress of our society.

Through the regular review of curriculum, utilization of virtual platforms and electronic knowledge bases we ensure that teaching, learning and research align with professional requirements, industry demands, societal needs and global best practices. This enhances the employability of our graduates and their contributions to the development of society.

 The Department is committed to a total person process of development - providing for the educational, intellectual, recreational, and cultural development of students, staff and other stake-holders. We provide an empowering environment in which students are challenged to creatively aspire to the maximization of their potentials.

I welcome you to the Department of Sociology, confident that you would experience an amazing university life that would lead to your self- actualization.

You are welcome!