SOAS University of London

Department of Linguistics, School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics

Student Profiles

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

Birgul Yilmmaz

PhD in Linguistics

Birgul Yilmmaz

My main reason for coming to SOAS was that this was the only place where there was a specialist who could supervise my thesis.

Lialin Rotem-Stibbe

BA Linguistics

Lialin Rotem-Stibbe

Studying linguistics at SOAS has opened my eyes to a whole world of languages which can sometimes be overlooked in a Western education


Emma Young

BA Linguistics

Emma Young: BA Linguistics

I am extremely thankful that SOAS has given me the opportunity to learn about my heritage

Hristina Racheva, INALCO France

Erasmus Programme

Hristina Racheva

London is city that offers a thing to everyone. Luckily, most of these “things” are available for free or at a low price if booked in advance.


Atika Dawood

BA Arabic and Linguistics

LIN - UG - 2014 - Atika Dawood - BA Arabic and Linguistics - images 186,240,56,165

Being small and tight-knit, SOAS made further education seem less daunting and overwhelming.

Kozue Oguma

MA Translation

LIN - PG - 2016 - Kozue Oguma - MA Translation - images 240,186,165t,56t

The SOAS course has provided me with the practical foundation to help me excel as a translator.