The Language Centre is a department of the Faculty of Languages and Cultures at SOAS with proven expertise in making the learning of languages practically useful, highly enjoyable and accessible to people from all walks of life. The Centre was awarded the Queen's Anniversary Prize in 2009 for the excellence, breadth and depth of its language teaching.
A team of over hundred highly-qualified and professionally trained native speakers in the Language Centre provide language training for individuals, companies and government agencies to acquire, develop and use a wide variety of language skills across the languages of Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
It offers tuition in a huge and continually expanding range of languages, including Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai, Hindi, Swahili and many other languages of Africa, Asia, MENA region, as well as languages of European origin, such as French, Portuguese and Spanish, all of which may be studied without any prior knowledge.
SOAS Language Centre provides a range of learning support activities and resources for its students.
SOAS Language Centre offers a wide range of learning materials online through the Bloomsbury Learning Environment or Moodle.
Short Course Timetables
You can view our full course timetables on our website.
How To Contact Us
The Language Centre is at the SOAS Russell Square campus. We are happy to talk to you in person at our walk-in reception which is open, Monday to Friday, 11am to 6pm at:
The Language Centre
22 Russell Square
Please use the standard SOAS, University of London address of:
Addresses for SOAS LANGUAGE CENTRE