London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

WORLD RANK

2012-13
39

London, United Kingdom

Region: Europe

  • Overall score
    73.1
  • Teaching
    70.8
  • International outlook
    87.2
  • Industry income
    42.9
  • Research
    80.8
  • Citations
    66.5

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.