London School of Economics & Political Science

London School of Economics

With an international intake and a global reach, the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is one of the foremost social science universities in the world. Founded in 1895 by Beatrice and Sidney Webb, LSE has an outstanding reputation for academic excellence. Its research and teaching span the full breadth of the social sciences, from economics, politics and law to sociology, anthropology, accounting and finance and, as the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise found, it has the highest percentage of world-leading research of any university in the UK.