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LSE-UCT July School

Cape Town, 30 June -11 July 2014

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and the University of Cape Town (UCT) are pleased to offer the second LSE-UCT July School in July 2014. This innovative two-week programme provides students, graduates and professionals from across the globe an exciting new opportunity to study important social sciences issues relevant to Africa today. The programme is taught by outstanding faculty from the University of Cape Town and LSE, two of the world’s leading institutions for teaching and research.

If you are interested in gaining a global perspective on the study of Africa, at the continent’s top university, in a beautiful, cosmopolitan city, we hope that you will consider applying| to the LSE-UCT July School, and look forward to meeting you in Cape Town in July 2014.


Applications for the 2014 LSE-UCT July School in Cape Town, South Africa, have now closed.

Late applications may be accepted in exceptional circumstances. If you are interested in requesting a late application please contact us|.

Details of how to apply| are available on this website.

The programme

This two-week summer school style programme will offer a range of exciting university-level courses|, considering the academic and policy responses to the major social sciences issues of the 21st century, all with reference to Africa and its relations with the world today.

The questions raised, and issues dealt with, by the courses on this programme allow participants from a wide range of backgrounds to come together to discuss issues of importance today, with academic rigour and the benefit of new scholarly insights. 

The first LSE-UCT July School was held in 2013, and was attended by 100 participants from more than 30 countries across Africa, Europe, Asia and the Americas. 

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