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Department of the History of Art and Archaeology

Student Profiles

Some of the things our students and alumni have said about us:

Guillaume Vandame

BA History of Art and Archaeology

Guillaume Vandame

My initial impression of SOAS was that it was extraordinarily different. I used to describe it as the ‘United Nations’ to friends and family, because of its diversity.

Beatriz Cifuentes

BA History of Art/Archaeology and Tibetan

Beatriz Cifuentes: BA History of Art/Archaeology and Tibetan

When I heard about SOAS I immediately knew it was the school for me.


Xavier Fournier

MA History of Art and Archaeology (Near & Middle East & South East Asia)

Xavier Fournier

The insight provided, knowledge delivered and understanding transmitted during lectures, seminars and conferences at SOAS is impressive and requires real personal involvement in the topics.

Katja Utz, University of Heidelberg

Study Year Abroad

AA-Katja Utz

The UK and especially London is a great place to study. SOAS in particular offers a warm and hearty atmosphere with the opportunity to study at a renowned university and get to know people from everywhere in the world.