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Summer schools

Executive Summer School

Using our experience as a leading specialist social science institution, LSE Executive Summer School delivers cutting-edge thinking across a range of disciplines. 

We invite you to join us in the heart of London, to study one of our week-long executive education courses within one of the world's most influential and highly rated universities.  Our intensive training and development programmes are designed and taught by LSE's globally renowned faculty to meet the challenges faced by you and your organisation.  These courses will develop your professional skills, now and into the future, whatever direction your career takes. 

See Executive Summer School|.

LSE Summer School

Celebrating its 26th year in 2014, it is one of the largest university summer schools in Europe. The Summer School programme offers over 70 intensively taught top-level three-week courses, in Accounting, Finance, Law, Economics, Management and International Relations.

Based on regular undergraduate courses taught at LSE and instructed by leading international faculty, the programme provides a unique learning experience and is the perfect enhancement to a degree or professional development.

See LSE Summer School|.

LSE-PKU Summer School, Beijing

LSE and Peking University have collaboratively run the LSE-PKU Summer School| in Beijing every summer since 2004. The two-week English-language international Summer School offers university-level courses in subjects including economics, management, international relations, media and law, all with a focus on China and Asia. The programme is taught by outstanding faculty from Peking University and LSE.

The programme attracts students and professionals from around the world, 400 students from more than 40 nationalities in 2013. More than a quarter of participants are graduate professionals and the students who attended in 2013 came from over 140 higher education institutions.

See  LSE-PKU Summer School|.

LSE-University of Cape Town July School, Cape Town, South Africa

LSE and the University of Cape Town will run the second LSE-UCT July School| from 30 June -11 July 2014. The two-week intensive programme will offer university level courses in fields including management, economics, history and politics, taught by world-class faculty from the two partner institutions.

The 2013 programme attracted 100 students and graduate professionals from more than 30 nationalities around the world, to study issues relevant to Africa today on the beautiful University of Cape Town campus.

See LSE-UCT July School|

Methods Summer Programme

Launched in 2012, this programme is designed to provide a range of quantitative and qualitative methods to students, academics and professionals to enhance their research capabilities.

In 2014 we are running an expanded programme, with ten courses offered in key areas of social science research methods, as well as courses in mathematics, statistics, econometrics and macroeconomics. See Methods Summer Programme|.

Summer Languages

Our Summer Languages Programme offers a range of courses in the languages the LSE Language Centre| specialises in. 

  • Our 'Absolute Beginner' courses will give someone who has no knowledge of a language an introduction and some survival level skills. 
  • Our 'Restarters', 'Beginners II' and 'Intermediate' courses will restore or improve your confidence.
  • Our 'Intensive' options will give you a thorough start or revision.

Courses run at various times throughout July and August each year. For full details, see Summer Languages|

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