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Welcome to SOAS Language Centre

The Language Centre is a department of the Faculty of Languages and Cultures at SOAS. Its proven expertise lies in making the learning of languages practically useful, highly enjoyable and accessible to people from all walks of life.

The Language Centre is unique in the UK, offering tuition in an unrivalled variety of languages, including Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai, Hindi, Swahili and many other languages of Africa and Asia. 

All our Korean students can win a free trip to Korea apply now! Deadline: 16th May 2014

‘말’ MAL - King Sejong Institute Korean Speech Contest (Europe)

2014 Spring Term Short Courses 

Enrolment for 2014 Spring Term (28 April - 19 July 2014) courses is now open.

Certificate and Diploma Courses

Our Intensive Programmes provide an accelerated way to gain mastery of a language that is accredited by the award of a widely-recognised SOAS Certificate or Diploma. 

Postgraduate Teacher Training Courses

Our Language Teacher Training courses will qualify you, at Certificate or Diploma level, to teach your chosen language (Arabic or Chinese) and open up rewarding career opportunities in the UK or overseas.

Courses for Corporate Clients and Tailored Tuition

Tailor-made One-to-One or Small Group Tuition can be provided for those who have specific language learning requirements, for work or travel purposes, or those who need to make rapid progress in a short time.