Sheik Zayed lecture theatre


The Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) is at the core of LSE’s public policy offering, the hub in which the public policy expertise of LSE comes together.

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Why the IPA?

The IPA delivers world-class teaching for current and future government advisors, policy makers and policy analysts from around the world, placing them on a rapid trajectory to becoming leaders in their fields.

There is an urgent and global demand for graduates who can understand and analyse a broad range of evidence to devise effective and targeted policy. The IPA’s policy training will equip you with the skills required to develop policy and address some of the world’s most pressing problems. What better place to learn and grow than at one of the world’s pioneering universities and in one of the great global cities?

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