School of Oriental and African Studies

The School of Oriental and African Studies, commonly known by its acronym SOAS (/ˈsoʊ.æs/ SOH-as or /ˈsoʊ.æz/ SOH-az)), is a constituent college of the University of London in the United Kingdom specialising in teaching and research in the humanities, languages, and social sciences relating to Asia, Africa and the Middle East. SOAS currently offers over 300 undergraduate Bachelor's degree combinations, and over 70 one-year intensively taught Master's degrees. MPhil and PhD research degrees are also available in every academic department.

Founded in 1916, SOAS has produced several heads of state, government ministers, ambassadors, Supreme Court judges, a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, and many other notable leaders in emerging markets, future superpowers and in the Next Eleven. Located in central London, SOAS describes itself as the "world's leading institution for the study of Asia, Africa and the Middle East", and is consistently ranked amongst the top universities in the UK.

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