Visiting Research Students undertake their research at IDEAS, benefiting from our facilities and community.
LSE IDEAS is housed in Tower 1 at the heart of the LSE campus. Its offices are equipped with telephones, computers, printers, photocopier and a fax machine.
Visiting students have reading and borrowing rights in the British Library of Political and Economic Science and membership of the Senior Common Room.
They may attend the public lecture programme at the LSE and, by arrangement, participate in seminars that interest them.
Fees and requirements
Visiting Research Students are expected to play a part in the broad research culture of LSE IDEAS, although there are no formal obligations placed upon them.
There are no minimum or maximum periods of stay and fees are charged on a pro-rata basis.
Applications may be received at any time. Applicants should submit the following
- a copy of your research proposal
- updated CV
- a covering letter outlining the reasons for your stay
Please send all enquiries and applications to IDEAS Centre Manager Dr Emilia Knight: E.Knight@lse.ac.uk
Please note that the application process can take 6-8 weeks, or longer over the summer.