SOAS University of London
SOAS University of London is the leading Higher Education institution in Europe specializing in the study of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East. It is a remarkable institution with vast repository of knowledge and expertise on its specialist regions, they are uniquely placed to inform and shape current thinking about the economic, political, cultural, security and religious challenges of the world.
All the programmes are taught by respected academics engaged in fieldwork and research which influences government policy and the lives of individuals across the globe. SOAS scholars grapple with the pressing issues confronting two-thirds of humankind today in democracy, development, economy, finance, public and corporate policy, human rights, migration, identity, legal systems, poverty, religion, and social change. The university offers more than 350 undergraduates and 115 postgraduate programmes.
SOAS library is one of the world?s most important sources of academic information on Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Housing over 1.2 million volumes, manuscripts, rare books and electronic resources. The Brunei Gallery is dedicated to showcasing contemporary and historical exhibitions from Asia, Africa and the Middle East. With permanent displays in the Japanese Roof Garden, the Brunei Gallery makes a stimulating haven in the heart of London.
SOAS is based in the heart of London, and the capital?s rich cultural and social life is literally on its doorstep. It is based in Russell Square and it is very well served by all forms of public transport. The nearest underground station, Russell Square, offers a direct link to London Heathrow Airport and several of London's main railway stations are within easy reach.
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