LSE is one of the world’s leading social science universities. They have committed to a strategy that will build on their strengths, address challenges and maintain their worldwide reputation for excellence.

In the QS World and Subject Rankings 2021, LSE was ranked 1st in Europe and 2nd in the world for social science and management subjects.

LSE is a specialist social science university with 28 academic departments and institutes, 20 research centres and many more research units and groups. They have seven academic partnerships across the world and are members of CIVICA. LSE’s Library is one of the largest social science libraries in Europe. It has designated status as the British Library of Political and Economic Science from Arts Council England.

The LSE’s future depends on enhancing their quality, our innovation, and their intellectual distinctiveness as a leading institution for social science.