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Discover the world from the heart of London!

What Makes Us Unique:
Our Study Abroad and Exchange programme gives undergraduate and postgraduate students the opportunity to study at SOAS for either a term or the full academic year, after which you’ll receive a transcript to transfer credit back to your home institution.
You are also able to design your own unique programme of study, which means you have the freedom to focus on a particular region, concentrate on a specific discipline or combine modules from across any of our academic departments.
A small, More powerful and unique community
• SOAS is home to 6,300 students from over 135 countries, making for an exceptionally diverse institution.
• We have the highest concentration in the world of specialist staff concerned with the study of Asia, Africa and Middle East.
• Our student to staff ratio is one of the best in the UK (11:1)
Distinctive educational experience
• Choose a combination of modules taken from our range of 350 undergraduate degree combinations and over 200 postgraduate programmes, all with a unique regional focus and global relevance.
• We offer an unparalleled range of non-European languages, many of which may be studied without previous knowledge.
• Take the opportunity to study traditional disciplines with a special focus on geographical and geopolitical issues beyond the western world.
Cosmopolitan and vibrant
• Study in the heart of London at the centre of historic Bloomsbury, minutes from the world-renowned British Museum and the British Library.
• Take advantage of affordable, easy travel connections from London to the rest of the UK, Europe and beyond
Exceptional facilities
• SOAS recently moved into Senate House, home to the University of London, creating a close-knit campus with new lecture theatres, seminar rooms and study space.
• SOAS houses one of only five national research libraries in the UK, a world-renowned resource containing over 1.5 million items in more than 400 languages. Students also have access to Senate House Library and other University of London facilities.
• Our Students’ Union is known as one of the most active in the UK and offers a wide range of different academic, cultural and regional societies, so there is something for everyone!
• Study Abroad and Exchange students at SOAS are welcome to use all our services and facilities, including Student Advice and Wellbeing and the Careers Service. We have specialist support for international students including in-sessional English classes, and have a dedicated Disability Office to make sure our students’ different needs are met.
Graduates making a real difference
• Our alumni have been changing the world for over 100 years; they include leaders, entrepreneurs, diplomats, NGO workers, media specialists, lawyers and teachers.
• Employers value the cultural competence of our graduates – a vital skill in an inter-connected world.
• Join our active network of over 35,000 SOAS alumni across 190 countries.
Accommodation
• Study Abroad students typically stay in our SOAS accommodation – Dinwiddy House – which is approximately 20 minutes by foot from the SOAS campus, however there are a number of other housing options available for full year students.

What’s Included in Our Programs:

Tuition – take 4 modules a term, up to the value of 120 credits.

Student status – you will be fully integrated into the SOAS student body– both academically and socially. You can join all SOAS societies and take classes alongside full-degree students. Upon completion, stay connected with us via our global network of alumni.

More About Us:

View our Study Abroad brochure

Study Abroad Video Presentation

Meet the World at SOAS

SOAS Instagram

Program Partner Info

TERMS:
Semester – Spring, Semester – Fall, Year Long


LOCATIONS:
United Kingdom


COURSES:
Cultural Studies, Economics, History, Political Science, Accounting, African Studies, Anthropology, Art History, Arts, Asian Studies, Conflict Studies, East Asian Studies, English, Environmental More Studies, Finance, Gender Studies, Global Studies, Humanities, Human Rights, Indigenous Cultures, International Relations, Jewish Studies, Language Studies, Law, Liberal Arts, Linguistics, Literature, Middle Eastern Studies, Music, Peace Studies, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Social Sciences, Sociology, Sustainable Development, Theology