SOAS University of London

School of Finance and Management

Ms Sonja Ruehl

BA PGCE (Oxon) MSc (Econ) (London)
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School of Finance and Management

Fellow in Financial and Management Studies; Deputy Director, CeFiMS

Ms Sonja Ruehl
Email address:
020 7898 4057
SOAS University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
Academic Support Hours:
Tuesday 3-5


Modules Taught

Academic Programme Director: Finance portfolio of degrees and diplomas
Academic Programme Director: International Management for Japan

Sonja first developed her interest in distance-learning methods of teaching during ten years at the Open University, and continues that interest as Academic Director of Finance MSc programmes at CeFiMS. From 1992 to 1999 she took academic responsibility for delivery of the MSc programme in Financial Economics which SOAS presented in cooperation with the National Economics University, Hanoi, Vietnam.

Mombusho Research Scholar at the University of Hiroshima, Japan; lecturing posts at the Open University, Milton Keynes, UK and at the University of Hertfordshire, Hertford, UK and at SOAS, University of London.


  • Financial Sector Development in Japan and Vietnam
  • Gender Issues in Financing Development
  • Microfinance Institutions in Vietnam


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Available for
Regional Expertise
  • South East Asia
  • East Asia
Country Expertise
  • Japan
  • Vietnam