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A brick building shot of London School of Economics in London, England.

Program at a Glance

London School of Economics

Country United Kingdom - England
City London
Class Level Jr, Sr
Experience Type Immersion
Minimum GPA 3.3
Term Year
Taught In English
Language Prereq no
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About The Program

Berkeley students, kick-start your future in business, finance, or government at the London School of Economics. Along with fellow leaders of tomorrow, learn in a city influencing the cultural, legal, and political practices of many nations. London is deeply multicultural, with one in three Londoners born in another country, and boasts as a world power in media and advertising. Small class sizes, tutorial groups, and active discussions make for a focused and high-energy learning environment. Outside of class, share a massive ostrich egg brunch with mates, ride to new heights on the London Eye, or whisk around the city on the underground.

Where you'll study

As one of the most ethnically-diverse capitals in the world, London provides the perfect backdrop for the well over 100 nationalities present at the London School of Economics (LSE). With impressive architecture, world-class galleries, and museums, London encourages a truly international approach to intellectual discovery and academic life. In step with a vision to improve society, LSE focuses on social sciences and public policy. One of the foremost social science universities in the world, its faculty and alumni include 16 Nobel Prize winners and 30+ past and present world leaders. LSE faculty are at the forefront of their disciplines with a global reach. Drawn from around the world, they advise governments and public bodies while also producing world-class research. The LSE campus is situated in central London, close to major cultural attractions including the West End, Royal Opera House, British Library, and the British Museum. Looking out over the London skyline, LSE has several rooftop gardens with beehives and a green space perfect for walks—giving the campus a community feel. Visit LSE LIFE on the ground floor of the library for workshops, talks, and one-on-one sessions to build key skills, get help with your studies, and develop post-graduation plans.