LSE Summer School offers a broad set of courses across a variety of different disciplines, taught by leading scholars in their fields.

Teaching quality was exceptional, the enthusiasm and ability of the lecturers to teach the foundations of law was fantastic.

Arthur, University of Edinburgh, UK




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We offer an exciting range of courses across the wide spectrum of LSE’s world-class teaching. These courses are examined to LSE standards and can often be taken for credit towards degrees at other institutions.

Summer School courses are drawn from across the university, and are divided into the following subject areas:


Courses by subject


Business and Management


English Language


International Relations, Government, Psychology and Society


Research Methods, Data Science, and Mathematics


Courses by session

Session One (20 June – 8 July 2022) - Applications are now closed for this session

Session Two (11 July – 29 July 2022) Applications are now closed for this session

Session Three (1 August – 19 August 2022) - Applications are now closed for this session


Course Levels:

100 level courses (e.g. AC101, EC101) are equivalent to first year university courses. They have no specific prerequisites in their own subject but may require some mathematics or other related subjects.

200 level courses (e.g. FM250, LL204) are equivalent to second year university courses. They have prerequisites in the form of university level introductory courses in the same, or a closely related, subject.

300 level courses (e.g. EC351, ME314) are advanced and equivalent to either final year undergraduate or first year graduate courses. They have prerequisites of university level intermediate courses.

Please note that it is only possible to take one course per session.