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United Kingdom: London School of Economics


Todd Heidt

Director, Eleanor Stellyes Center for Global Studies

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999



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The General Course at the London School of Economics is a fully integrated year of undergraduate study in one of the most vibrant, diverse and historical cities in the world. General Course students may study any combination of the 250+ undergraduate courses taught at the School, in disciplines as varied as Anthropology, Geography and Social Policy.

The London School of Economics and Political Science is a highly selective public research university specialized in the social sciences. LSE consistently receives the highest ratings available for the quality of its teaching and research. It is also home to the world's largest social science library, the British Library of Political and Economic Science.

The School is on the doorstep of the City of London, Westminster and Covernt Garden, providing great social and academic resources.  All accepted students in the General Course are guaranteed a room in the centrally located university housing. Students are entitled to work on or off campus up to 20 hours each week of the academic term and more in vacation times.

Students with a minimum 3.3 GPA will be positively considered. 

Credits: 9 (full year enrollment is required).
Program advisor: Professor Carol Scotton. 

Learn more about London School of Economics and about the year-long General Course at LSE

Click here for more information about the application process, program selection, and more!

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