SOAS in World Top Rankings

The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) is a constituent college of the University of London and it is ranked amongst the top universities in the UK and the world. It is placed 44th in the world, 7th in the United Kingdom, and 11th in Europe in the Times Higher Education world rankings 2004.

SOAS has the following faculties:
- Faculty of Law and Social Sciences
- Faculty of Arts and Humanities
- Faculty of Languages and Cultures

Rankings and Ratings:

- 12th nationally in the Guardian University Guide 2010, dropped from 8th in 2009.

- In the Guardian 2009 League Table, it jumped three places from 11th in 2008 to 8th overall in the nation, with Anthropology ranking 4th, Religious Studies at 5th, Modern Languages at 6th, and Economics, Law and Politics at 10th.

- 15th in the 2010 Independent Complete University Guide, dropped from 10th in 2009.

- 24th in the Daily Telegraph University Ranking 2007.

- According to the Sunday Times University Guide, SOAS is placed 21st in 2006, 24th in 2007 and 33rd in 2008.

- According to the Times Good University Guide, it is placed 19th in 2007, 18th in 2008, 24th in 2009 and 33rd in 2010.

- One of the top 20 European universities in the Times Higher Education Supplement rankings in 2006.

- ranked 253rd overall in the world and 60th for Arts and Humanities in the Times Higher Education - QS World University Rankings 2008. It is placed 70th globally in 2006 and 243rd in 2007.

- 31st in the RAE (Research Assessment Exercise) 2008 ratings.

- 5th among all universities in Guardian League Table 2006.

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