London School of Economics (LSE) – University of London

The London School of Economics and Political Science ("LSE"), founded in 1895, is one of the premier social science universities in the world. The university has produced 15 Nobel prize winners, as well as heads of State and many other prominent individuals.   The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies is a member institute of the School of Advanced Study, University of London.   LSE is located in the heart of London, and it has a number of halls of residence, all of which are situated in central London. There is therefore easy access to the university campuses and to the attractions on offer in London. LSE boasts more competition for places than at any other university in the United Kingdom. It is also a very cosmopolitan university, with the highest proportion of overseas students at any publicly funded university in the UK. LSE's research and teaching areas include economics, politics, law, sociology, anthropology, accounting and finance. The university offers a broad range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the social sciences. Courses are taught in partnership with several other higher education institutions of international repute.