School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)

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The Study Of Africa, Asia And The Middle East

Located near Bloombsbury, the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) is the leading Higher Education institution in Europe specialising in the study of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East.

Here are some frequently asked questions about SOAS.

What's it all about?

SOAS contains a vast repository of knowledge and expertise about their specialist regions. It’s uniquely placed to inform and shape current thinking about the economic, political, cultural, security and religious challenges of these geographical areas.

What kind of courses do they offer?

SOAS boasts 200+ undergraduate degree combinations; 200+ postgraduate programmes (taught and distance learning) with a distinctive regional focus and global relevance. From Development Studies to Economics and Linguistics, SOAS has deep-rooted expertise in these areas and many more.

Where is SOAS located?

10 Thornhaugh St, London WC1H 0XG

We’ve included a Google Maps route to help guide you there.

How do I get there?

As you exit the hotel, turn right onto Marchmont Street and then another right onto Tavistock Place and turn left onto Woburn Square. Keep walking for approximately 100 yards and then turn right as you reach the end of the square. Turn left onto Torrington Square and SOAS will be immediately on your left.