SOAS University of London

Academic Summer School at SOAS

Why study at SOAS this summer?

Taking a summer course at SOAS enables students to learn about a wide range of topics, combining cutting-edge academic research, innovative teaching and practice-oriented learning.

SOAS offers a unique opportunity to learn from leading experts on Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Within our vibrant and international student community you will challenge mainstream schools of thought, taking a non-Western centric approach, and develop a critical outlook that will empower you to make a difference.  

Whether you are a current student, a recent graduate, a young professional, or if you would like to upgrade your knowledge, taking a summer school course at SOAS will broaden your horizons.

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Summer School 2019

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Attending the SOAS Summer School enables you to:

  • Join our diverse and international student community
  • Make your views heard – SOAS’ innovative teaching methods, based on excellence in research, enable students to add to the lively discussions and critical analysis in the classroom;
  • Learn from our highly experienced and specialised academic staff – SOAS has the largest concentration in Europe of experts on the Middle East, Africa and Asia;
  • Be critical and make a difference – SOAS challenges mainstream schools of thought, taking a non-Western centric approach and encouraging students to develop a critical outlook and foster change;
  • Pave your way into SOAS: Summer School students can apply to continue their studies at SOAS, with over 115 Postgraduate programmes to choose from.