London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is renowned for its research, postgraduate studies, and maintaining education in public and global health. We have an annual research income of more than £180 million and are one of the highest-rated research institutions in the UK.
Established in 1899 at the London Docks, LSHTM is now based in Bloomsbury, where it has two essential sites at Keppel Street and Tavistock Place, and additional sites in The Gambia and Uganda. Today, our staff, students, and alumni work in government, academia, international agencies, and health services across the world.
Mission and strategy
The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is renowned for its research, postgraduate studies, and continuing education in public and global health. The School has an international presence and collaborative ethos and is uniquely placed to help shape health policy and translate research findings into tangible effect.
Our mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice.
We draw on our diverse talents, abilities and experience, to underpin our position as a leader in public and global health. These range from the molecular to the global, the theoretical to the applied, the analytical to the political.