SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

Transforming Society

Equipping individuals and communities with perspectives and skills for local, national, and global transformation, in the Jesuit tradition of excellence, service, and the promotion of justice

Body

The Ateneo School of Social Sciences is the largest of the five Loyola Schools in terms of student population, faculty members, and the number of academic departments, academic programs, and research/outreach centers. 

Its student body constitutes about a third of the total undergraduate student population, and almost half of the total graduate student population of the university.
It has six academic departments, six academic programs, and eight centers with 30 graduate programs, 15 undergraduate programs, 14 minor programs, and several extramural Asian language courses. Delivering these undergraduate and graduate programs and courses are 122 full-time and 219 part-time faculty members. Seven out of ten full-time faculty members and one in every four part-time faculty members are PhD-degree holders. Moreover, one in five ranked faculty members are Full Professors or Professor Emeriti.

SOSS News & Features

Departments & Programs

Social Science Building
Chinese Studies
Magisterial Lecture taping at Hyundai Hall, Arete
Communication
LS classroom
Development Studies
Migratory egret on campus
Japanese Studies
Path between RL and SOH
Korean Studies
University Road
Political Science
Loyola Heights campus in the morning, December 2021
Sociology and Anthropology

Events

Workshop / Seminar / Short Course

Cycle 3-Basic Conversational Hokkien

Fri, 09 Sep 2022

online

Course Description This course is suitable for those who are...

Workshop / Seminar / Short Course

Cycle 3-Online Basic Conversational Cantonese

Fri, 09 Sep 2022

online

Course Description This course is suitable for those who are...

Workshop / Seminar / Short Course

Adopting and Adapting Competition Policy: Asian Illustrations

Wed, 31 Aug 2022

Online

Registration Links: August 31: Majah-Leah V. Ravago, PhD September 14...

Ceremony

Commencement Exercises for the John Gokongwei School of Management (JGSOM) Class of 2022

Mon, 29 Aug 2022

High School Covered Courts, Ateneo de Manila University Loyola Heights campus

Theme: Hinubog ng mapanghamong panahon, magmahal at magtaya nang may...

Ceremony

Commencement Exercises for the School of Social Sciences (SOSS) Class of 2022

Mon, 29 Aug 2022

High School Covered Courts, Ateneo de Manila University Loyola Heights campus

Theme: Hinubog ng mapanghamong panahon, magmahal at magtaya nang may...

Ceremony

Recognition Rites for the Graduates of the Loyola Schools Class of 2020

Sun, 28 Aug 2022

High School Covered Courts, Ateneo de Manila University Loyola Heights campus

More details at Recognition Rites for Graduates of Batches 2020...

Workshop / Seminar / Short Course

Korean Studies Program: Additional Online Extramural Courses Summer Cycle 2022

Sat, 20 Aug 2022

Online

WE HEARD YOU! You’ve asked for them, so here they...

Lecture

Ambassador Rodolfo C. Severino Jr. Endowment Fund Lecture: Directions and Challenges of the Marcos, Jr. Administration's Foreign Policy

Thu, 18 Aug 2022

Auditorium, Basement 1, Ateneo Professional Schools, Rockwell, Makati City

One of the main tasks of the Marcos Jr. Administration...

Lecture

2022 (4th) Philippine Koreanist Congress - Transcending the Past: Korean Diaspora Inside and Outside the Peninsula

Fri, 12 Aug 2022

Online

2022 (4th) Philippine Koreanist Congress] Transcending the Past: Korean Diaspora...

Lecture

Baka Naman Pwede? - Pagbuo ng Kaalaman at Kakayanan Gamit ang Wikang Filipino

Thu, 11 Aug 2022

Radyo Katipunan 87.9FM / Online

Sa episode na ito, ating tatalakayin ang kahalagahan ng pagtuturo...

Workshop / Seminar / Short Course

Transfiguring Mindanao Conversation Series on Filipino Muslim Spirituality

Wed, 10 Aug 2022

online

The School of Social Sciences, together with the Institute of...