About Us



The Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) is a major research centre of the College of Humanities, Arts, & Social Sciences. It was established in 2006 to facilitate, coordinate and encourage inter-disciplinary research in NTU. 

CLASS provides a platform for interaction among local and international scholars from diverse disciplines. Each year, the Centre organizes a good number of academic workshops, symposia, and conferences, and hosts distinguished lecturers and visiting scholars. Among the seminars and conferences presented by CLASS over the years include the Singapore Economic Review Conference, Symposium on Health Economics and Health Management, International Symposium on Bilingualism, Happiness Symposium, Symposium on Language and Diversity, Sound, Silence and Art Symposium, and Workshop on Transnational Migrant Identity in Asia.


CLASS is committed to developing important links as well as initiating interdisciplinary projects with other key research centres in the world.