London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is the world’s leading dedicated social science institution. Many of the world's leading experts in their fields can be found at LSE. The School offers the best education there is in the major areas of the social sciences. It is a place of genuine intellectual excitement and cutting edge research. Founded in 1895, LSE enjoys a global reputation for academic excellence. All of LSE's teaching and research is undertaken from a social science perspective, giving the institution a unique approach to otherwise common fields. Around 69% of LSE's students, and more than 40% of its academic staff, originate from outside the UK. Students are selected for their academic commitment and ability and the global diversity of the students and staff ensures that LSE's education is truly international, both in and out of the classroom. LSE's academic staff remain actively engaged in their research. Their expertise is called upon by governments, companies and media around the globe and they share their "real world" experience with the School's students.