Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) is the largest division of the University, and comprises of Harvard College and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences; the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences; and the Division of Continuing Education, including the Extension and Summer Schools. FAS is home to nearly 50 different centers, institutes, and societies, many relevant to the cross-disciplinary nature of global health challenges, for example biologically inspired engineering, environmental studies, innovative computing, regional studies focused on different areas of the world, and centers related to history and the arts. 

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Featured Office

The Office of the Vice Provost for Advances in Learning oversees a number of resources related to teaching in the FAS and the University. Is also strives to provide faculty and students with the resources necessary to maintain Harvard’s position as a leader in innovative learning. 

Online Learning

Featured Center

The Weatherhead Center for International Affairs is a community devoted to conducting research on global and transnational issues. It brings together over 200 faculty members and over 100 students and researchers. The Center is also home to the Weatherhead Scholars Program and the biweekly Weatherhead Forum.