London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is one of the foremost social science universities in the world. Founded in 1895 with the purpose of the betterment of society, LSE has become a global leader in its academic discipline. Consisting of 23 academic departments and 22 research centres, LSE’s research activities have been classed as world leading1, and provide for the highest proportion of research contributions than any other UK university2. Truly international in nature, LSE currently welcomes students and staff from over 130 countries, with 142,000 LSE alumni in over 200 countries worldwide. Moreover, 18 Nobel Prize winners and 37 world leaders have taught or studied at LSE. Following the motto to understand the causes of things and aiming to academically engage with real world issues, LSE has gained unprecedented experience in research, teaching and learning, as well as in knowledge transfer, through customised executive education programmes and by providing insights into cutting edge research relevant to academic and professional interests of organisations and individuals.
LSE is a unique institution that combines intellectual excellence and global reach.
Dr Minouche Shafik DBE, LSE Director
LSE Custom Programmes
LSE Custom Programmes works with LSE academics to customise executive education programmes for governments, public and private sector organisations. LSE Custom Programmes are designed and delivered world-wide, allowing our global partners to receive an LSE education experience that is tailored to specific needs and requirements. The programme design draws on the knowledge and expertise of LSE, enabling the delivery of programmes of high quality and impact for organisations and individuals. By facilitating customisation and flexibility, LSE Custom Programmes is able to match specific requirements precisely. With a wide breadth of expertise in managing the programmes we can ensure an efficient implementation of programmes and projects, which have a long-lasting impact on organisations and individuals. We have been able to deliver a wide variety of programmes to renowned institutions in both the public and private sectors and this has provided us with the knowledge and ability to ensure programme effectiveness and participant satisfaction.
Students and teachers from near and far are a big part of what makes LSE so special.
Prof Craig Calhoun FBA FAcSS, Former LSE Director
1Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014
2QS World University Rankings 2015-2016
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