London School of Economics and Political Science

The World100 Representative

Adrian Thomas - Director of Communications and Public Affairs

Key facts about London School of Economics and Political Science

Research member since 2010

The School has 9,000 students from 140 countries

It has a cosmopolitan staff of just over 3,000, with about 45 per cent drawn from countries outside the UK

Over 100 languages are spoken on LSE's campus

An influential network of 96,000 LSE alumni extends to 199 countries

About London School of Economics and Political Science

LSE was founded in 1894 and has grown to become one of the foremost social science universities in the world, ranked alongside Harvard, UC Berkeley and Stanford.

A specialist university with an international intake, LSE's reach extends from its central London campus to around the world.

International Partnerships

LSE has established a global network with a small number of high quality universities across the world. There are multi-faceted institutional partnerships with Columbia University (New York), Sciences Po (Paris), Peking University (Beijing), the National University of Singapore and - since May 2010 - the University of Cape Town.