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Why Choose SOAS?

Meet the world at SOAS

Meet the World at SOAS


SOAS is a truly global university, with an influence way beyond its London home. With unique and unrivalled regional expertise, a far-reaching network of partners and alumni, and research that is changing lives around the world, SOAS really is the university for the 21st century.

  • Get a first-hand insight into differing cultural perspectives in a community of students from over 133 different countries
  • Benefit from our international reputation for academic excellence
  • Develop the knowledge, perspectives and abilities that employers worldwide are looking for


Through our distinctive world class research and teaching, we make sense of international complexities, helping to shape societies and touching the lives of countless individuals.

Find out how you can engage with SOAS people, ideas and learning.

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