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Oxford University Oxford Internet Institute

A multidisciplinary research and teaching department of the University of Oxford, dedicated to the social science of the Internet.

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What our students say

Ulrike Rauer
(MSc 2011, DPhil 2016)
I was fascinated by the cutting-edge research on a variety of topics, which not only focused on technology as such, but also on its impact and implications.
Joe Weir
(MSc 2012)
You’re taught by genuine leaders in the field of Internet studies, and you’re exposed every day to the most cutting-edge research out there.

Learning

The OII is a dynamic and innovative centre for Internet-related research and teaching, located in a world-leading traditional research university. Our faculty work at the cutting-edge of their fields, and this innovative research is fully reflected in their course teaching. As a fully multi-disciplinary department, we offer our students the opportunity to study academic, practical and policy-related issues that can only be understood by drawing on contributions from across many different fields.

Living

In addition to coursework and research, our students are involved in a huge range of activities within the department, across the university, and beyond.

Building your career

The University of Oxford was ranked as the number one in the world in the 2016 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, making an Oxford degree highly valued by employers across the globe. Our graduates secure excellent positions in industry, government, NGOs, or go on to pursue doctoral studies at top universities.

Alumni destinations

5 top business destinations

  1. Google
  2. McKinsey & Company
  3. Microsoft
  4. Thoughtworks
  5. Facebook

5 top further study destinations

  1. University of Oxford
  2. Harvard University
  3. Stanford Law School
  4. Queensland University of Technology
  5. Columbia Law School

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