SOAS University of London


Study Enquiries

The Student Recruitment Office provides all the information, advice and guidance you need prior to the submission of an application to study at SOAS.

If you are a prospective student, teacher, careers adviser or college counsellor and are interested in finding out more about SOAS, its programmes of study, entry requirements and eligibility, how to apply, student facilities such as accommodation, etc, then the Student Recruitment team is your first point of call either by email, phone, letter or face to face. For contact details see below.

If you have any questions about any aspect of study at SOAS please use our enquiry form (opens in a new window).

Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4700


We are responsible for dealing with applications and applicant queries.

If you have a general enquiry about Admissions at SOAS, please look at the FAQ page which might help find answers to your questions. If you still have further questions, you can contact us by phone, fax or e-mail.

Master's degree queries should be e-mailed to

Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4320
Fax: +44 (0)20 7898 4009

Research queries including Visiting Research should be e-mailed to

Tel: +44 (0)20 7074 5117

Distance Learning programmes: please see the Distance Learning webpage for information on applying to our distance learning courses.

Visiting SOAS

You are most welcome to drop in to see us, or contact us directly to discuss your concerns. The Student Recruitment and Admissions Office is based on the ground floor of the main Russell Square building and is open from 10am–4pm, Monday to Friday.  There is a tour of the campus every Wednesday at 2pm.

The Research Admissions team is now based at 53 Gordon Square, and is also open from 10am–4pm, Monday to Friday. 

Please look at the campus map for details.

All post should be sent to:

Name of Office (e.g Masters Admissions)
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street
Russell Square
United Kingdom