London School of Economics

The London School of Economics and Political Science is a public research university specialised in social sciences located in London, United Kingdom, and a constituent college of the federal University of London.

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Address: Houghton St, London WC2A 2AE, United Kingdom
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Background


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 by Beatrice and Sidney Webb, the School has an outstanding reputation for academic excellence. 16 Nobel prize winners have been LSE staff or alumni.

LSE was set up to improve society and to “”understand the causes of things””, LSE’s three priorities are teaching and the student experience, research and engagement. LSE offers a very 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.