London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

WORLD RANK

2011-12
47

London, United Kingdom

Region: Europe

  • Overall score
    66.0
  • Teaching
    66.4
  • International outlook
    96.0
  • Industry income
    41.1
  • Research
    75.4
  • Citations
    50.6

George Bernard Shaw, one of the founders of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in 1895, was the first of its 16 Nobel laureates: its most recent was Christopher Antoniou Pissarides in 2010. More than 100 languages are spoken on its compact central London campus, which accommodates some 9,000 students and an academic staff of around 3,000.