LSE Masterclasses in Social Sciences

LSE Custom Programmes

The fifth edition of the LSE Masterclasses in Social Sciences brings some of the world´s best social scientists to Madrid to present and discuss the key issues facing Spain in the global context. 

With an engaged group of senior professionals discussing the major issues of the day, one would be hard pressed to find a more stimulating environment.
Professor Michael Cox, Director, LSE IDEAS

Four three-day seminars are taking place at the Fundación Ramón Areces during 2017: 

  1. 19-21 April 2017, New World Order: The Transformation of the Global Political Economy 
  2. 12-14 June 2017, Global Media and Communication in an Era of Technological Transformation
  3. 16-18 October 2017, The Century of Change – How to manage and profit from the low-carbon transition
  4. 27-29 November 2017, Re-Thinking Economics: Behavioural and Psychological Approaches

About the masterclasses

The Masterclasses are based in Madrid and designed for young professionals and researchers who possess at least an undergraduate qualification and a high level of English and who have experience in business, academia, research centres or national and local governments in Spain. 

They are generously sponsored by the Fundación Ramón Areces, an eminent privately funded non-profit institution which focuses on supporting and disseminating research in life and material sciences, social sciences and humanities. 

How to apply 

The next masterclass will be held on 27-29 November 2017.

Applications are now open.

For more information, please visit the Fundación Ramón Areces website. Successful candidates will be offered a place on merit by a selection committee consisting of representatives from LSE and the Fundación Ramón Areces.