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Summer School at SOAS University of London

Summer at SOAS

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.

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


Applications now open for 2018! Click on our specialist subject areas below to see the wide range of courses available:

Course dates for 2018:

  • Session 1: 18 June - 19 July 2018
  • Session 2: 2 July - 20 July 2018
  • Session 3: 23 July - 10 August 2018

What our students say

''It was the best teaching I’ve ever experienced. I was so very impressed and really inspired.''
Olivia, Development and Conflict

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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.