SOAS University of London

  • Sealed WWII archives finally opened to the public

    Dr Dan Plesch led ten year campaign to unearth the sealed archives of the UN War Crimes Commission

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  • Celebrating Art and Music: The SOAS Collections

    The exhibition explores the visual and sound arts of Asia, Africa and the Middle East. 20 April - 24 June

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  • A Perilous Journey

    Working in partnership with PositiveNegatives, SOAS’s Brunei Gallery will be hosting an exhibition which examines the perils of migration. 21 April – 24 June

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  • SOAS to celebrate the birth of Oliver Reginald Tambo

    In partnership with the South African High Commission, SOAS will host a panel discussion on the anti-apartheid politician's legacy. 26 April

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  • Questions worth asking: The Campaign for SOAS

    Our major fundraising campaign

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  • Meet us at our International Events

    Shanghai, Taipei and Maastricht.

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Undergraduate Degrees

Join our lively community of undergraduate students and choose from more than 350 degree combinations in the social sciences, humanities and languages.

Undergraduate Studies at SOAS

Research Degrees

SOAS is home to around 800 doctoral students who play a vital role in developing our vibrant intellectual culture.

List of Research Degrees

SOAS Summer Schools 2017

If you would like to broaden your horizons at summer school and get a new learning experience then have a look at what is on offer...

Mon 24 Apr

Roots of Yoga by James Mallinson and Mark Singleton

There are over 2.5 million practitioners of yoga in Britain alone, but surprisingly little knowledge of yoga’s roots amongst its practitioners. Full of postures and breathing practices, but also tales of extreme devotion and imagination, Roots of Yoga is a first stop for anyone curious to learn more than they are told at their yoga class, and an indispensable resource for serious yoga practitioners and teachers.

Wed 26 Apr

O.R. Tambo Centenary Public Lecture and Panel Discussion

Join us for the first event in the series, hosted by SOAS University of London, where speakers will remember O.R. Tambo. The theme of panel discussion will be: 'Retracing O.R. Tambo's path towards liberation and the dawn of democracy in South Africa'.

Fri 28 Apr

Peacebuilding in Guinea-Bissau: Cultural Dialogues and Breaking the Impasse

With the on-going political crisis in Guinea-Bissau showing no sign of resolution, and no effective government for much of 2016, this one-day workshop funded by the British Academy BARSEA scheme brings together leading historians and musicians from the country to explore alternative dialogues towards peace through culture.