School of Oriental and African Studies - SOAS

  • Address: 10 Thornhaugh St London WC1H 0XG, Royaume-Uni London 0XG
  • Contact: Martin Lau
  • Email: study@soas.ac.uk ; mastersadmissions@soas.ac.uk ; lawandsocialsciences@soas.ac.uk ; ml1@soas.ac.uk
  • Summary:

     

    SOAS, University of London is the only Higher Education institution in Europe specialising in the study of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East.

     

    SOAS is a remarkable institution. Uniquely combining language scholarship, disciplinary expertise and regional focus, it has the largest concentration in Europe of academic staff concerned with Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

     

    On the one hand, this means that SOAS scholars grapple with pressing issues - democracy, development, human rights, identity, legal systems, poverty, religion, social change - confronting two-thirds of humankind  while at the same time remaining guardians of specialised knowledge in languages and periods and regions not available anywhere else in the UK.