The London School of Economics and Political Science (or LSE) is one of the world's top leading institutions, with excellent ranking performance in many university league tables. It is ranked as the top UK university in Anthropology, Economics, Politics, Law, Social Policy and European Studies, according to the RAE 2008. 

LSE is rated top for career prospects and is the highest ranked London university in the Guardian University Guide 2010, ahead of other London institutions such as UCL, Imperial and King’s College London. It is also ranked first for graduate prospects by the Independent Complete University Guide 2010. 

With over 60 faculty and 1,000 students, the Department of Economics at LSE is one of the largest and highest ranked economics departments in the world. It offers a wide range of courses including International Economics, Econometric Theory,  Industrial Economics,  Public Economics, Labour Economics, Political Economy, European Economic Policy, Advanced Economic Analysis, Quantitative Economics Project, etc.

Ranking of Top 10 European Economics Departments:

1 Tilburg

2 London School of Economics (LSE)

3 Tel Aviv

4 University College London

5 U of Cambridge

6 U of Oxford

7 Toulouse

8 Hebrew University

9 Free University of Amsterdam

10 Carlos III

Source: "Ranking of Academic Journals and Institutions in Economics" - Kalaitzidakis, Manuneas, Stengos 2001

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Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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