LSE is a global community of people and ideas in the heart of central London. We're a specialist social sciences university, ranking fifth in the world in the QS subject rankings 2023 and as the top university in London in the Complete University Guide 2023 and Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023.
The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is a prestigious collegiate research university in London, England. The institution is made up of twenty-five departments and institutes, offering a wide range of academic programs and disciplines. LSE has a proud history of educating notable alumni, including 19 prime ministers from various countries and numerous heads of state and government worldwide. As of October 2022, the university has been associated with 18 Nobel Prize laureates, 2 Fields Medalists, and 3 Turing Award winners, all of whom have studied, worked, or held visiting fellowships at LSE. In addition to its academic accomplishments, LSE alumni have achieved an impressive 49 Olympic medals, underscoring the university's commitment to both scholarly excellence and sporting success.