London School of Economics

  • Academic
  • London, United Kingdom


The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is one of the foremost social science universities in the world.

LSE is a specialist university with an international intake and a global reach. Its research and teaching span the full breadth of the social sciences, from economics, politics and law to sociology, anthropology, accounting and finance. Founded in 1895, the School has an outstanding reputation for academic excellence. 16 Nobel prize winners have been LSE staff or alumni.

It frequently appears in the top reaches of international and national league tables, and has been ranked London’s top university for three years in a row.

Set up to improve society and to "understand the causes of things”, LSE is delivering a five point plan to ensure a continued focus on excellence, inclusivity and achievement.

It offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the social sciences. From its location in the heart of London, the School links communities across the world, from formal academic partnerships to advisory work with governments and international organisations.


London School of Economics

Houghton St

London, WC2A 2AE

United Kingdom

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