A constituent college of the University of London, the SOAS specializes in history, laws, politics, development economics, humanities and languages concerning Asia, Africa and the Middle East. It is the only higher education institution in the UK specialising in these fields. It offers more than 300 undergraduate Bachelor’s degree combinations, over 70 one-year intensively taught Master’s degrees, as well as MPhil and PhD degrees.
Rankings and awards:
- The SOAS consistently ranks as one of the top universities in the UK.
- The Times Higher Education world rankings place SOAS 44th in the world, 7th in the United Kingdom, and 11th in Europe.
International students in SOAS:
- SOAS has the largest concentration of academics concerned with Asia, Africa and the Middle East of any university in the world.
- Over 40% of the students at SOAS come from outside the UK.
- Students from over 130 countries study at the SOAS.