London School of Economics and Political Science - LSE • London, United Kingdom
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is a public research university founded in 1895 and located in London, England and a constituent college of the federal University of London. This institution has more than ten thousand students and three thousand staff from all over the world, which offers a truly international environment.
London School of Economics and Political Science is ranked thirty-five in the world and recognized among the world´s best universities. Among its notable Alumni, many stand out in the areas of history, law, economics, philosophy, business, literature, media and politics. Alumni and staff include 52 past or present heads of state or government and 20 members of the current British House of Commons. LSE alumni and staff have also won 3 Nobel Peace Prizes, and 2 Nobel Prizes in Literature.
London School of Economics and Political Science also counts with many research centers which include the Centre for the Analysis of Social Exclusion, the Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy, the Centre for Macroeconomics, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Health and Social Care, the Financial Markets Group among others.
LSE has academic partnerships in teaching and research with six universities: Columbia University in New York City and the University of California, Berkeley, in Asia with Peking University in Beijing and the National University of Singapore, in Africa with the University of Cape Town and Europe with Sciences Po in Paris.
London School of Economics and Political Science main´s library is the British Library of Political and Economic Science is located in the Lionel Robbins Building and contains over 4 million print volumes, 60,000 online journals, and 29,000 electronic books. It was founded in 1896, it is the world's largest social and political sciences library and the national social science library of the United Kingdom and Commonwealth.