LSE has been ranked 8th in the world for philosophy in the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

The QS World University Rankings by Subject highlight the world’s top universities in 48 individual subjects, based on academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact.

We’re pleased to announce that LSE Philosophy has been placed 8th in the world in the 2018 philosophy rankings, climbing from 9th in the world in the 2017 rankings.

To compile their rankings, QS evaluated over 4,500 universities; their rankings are based on an analysis of 198 million citations, and the insights of 40,000 hiring managers and over 70,000 academics. For more information see QS’s full statement of their methodology.