• Junior, Senior
• Applicants are not required to have a specific major, but they must demonstrate an interest in what they wish to study at LSE, and should have an appropriate academic background in any advanced courses they hope to take.
• 3.3 cumulative GPA
3.5 cumulative GPA if applying to take courses in quantitative subjects (mathematics, statistics, economics)
• Language Pre-requisite: None
• Open to UW-Madison degree-seeking students only
• Good academic and disciplinary standing


Business, Human Ecology, Humanities, Social Science

Classroom Language



Residence Hall

Program Duration

Academic Year: Late September - Early June
The academic year at LSE consists of three terms:  Michaelmas, Lent, & Summer terms

Application Deadline(s)

TermApplication Deadline
Year 2018-19  3/2/2018

Future durations will be posted at a later date.

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England, London
London School of Economics

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Experience British culture while studying abroad at the London School of Economics (LSE)! LSE is a specialist university with an international intake and a global reach. LSE's research and teaching span the full breadth of the social sciences, from economics, politics and law, to sociology, anthropology, and accounting. Founded in 1895 by Beatrice and Sidney Webb, the School has an outstanding reputation for academic excellence.

The student community at LSE is one of the most internationally diverse in the world, with students from 145 countries living and studying on campus.  International in flavor, London is an unparalleled environment in which to live and study. It is a centre for government and law, Europe's leading financial market and a style setting centre of cultural life. Educational benefits include libraries, professional institutes and all the resources of the University of London. Upon completion of the year-long study abroad program (referred to as the "General Course" at LSE) you will become life-long alumni of the School, with access to a variety of benefits and services.

Learning Objectives

We have overall Goals and Expectations for Study Abroad Participants, covering the personal, academic and professional aspects of study abroad. Additionally on this program, you can:
  • Navigate new educational systems, as well as new learning and teaching styles
  • Take advantage of academic strengths in:
    -Economic History
    -Geography and Environment
    -International Relations
    -Social Policy
  • Observe English perspectives on academic disciplines.