Academic Innovation Studio

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The Academic Innovation Studio is a campus resource center that brings together UC Berkeley instructors, researchers and service providers to foster innovation in teaching, learning and research. Through partnerships with the Library, Center for Teaching and Learning, Digital Humanities and other campus groups, the AIS provides in-person support; hosts programs, events, and workshops; and connects faculty to one another across disciplines and departments.

 Come to the Academic Innovation Studio to:

  • Inspire and get inspired by sharing stories with peers across departmental boundaries

  • Experiment in a safe space before taking innovations out into the world

  • Connect with peers on campus who are working on similar innovative ideas in order to learn from and with each other

  • Find integrated support from service providers from across campus 


A core value of the AIS is to create and nurture partnerships and communities that connect visitors to each other and to a seamless support experience across a variety of campus service providers.  Partners bringing their services together to provide integrated guidance include:

For more information go to the AIS website

Inside the Academic Innovation Studio looking at the drop-in and technology spaces for faculty, instructors, GSI's, and researchers for support and collaboration resources on campus.

Service at a Glance

Service Availability Varies
Services and Offerings

A variety of Teaching, Learning, and Research Consulting & Support


Eligibility Faculty, Graduate Student Instructors, Graduate Student Researchers, and Academic Support Staff
Rates Ongoing operations support is free of charge.
Service Level Enhanced - We help you adapt the system or service to your needs. We are available for one-on-one consultations and workshops, or to coordinate the appropriate resources to help you accomplish your goals.

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