West Indies (Caribbean), Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies


The Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) was established in August 1999 as a result of a merger of the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER), established in 1948, and the Consortium Graduate School of Social Sciences(CGSSS), established in 1985. It has been named after Sir Arthur Lewis, Nobel Laureate in Economics and the first Vice Chancellor of the University of the West Indies.

SALISES has branches on the three campuses of the University of the West Indies:


Study programmes
The Institute offers MPhil, PhD programmes in Governance, Social Policy, Economic Development Policy and a taught MSc degree programme in Development Statistics (St. Augustine only).

University Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES)
City St.Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
Cave Hill, Barbados
Mona, Jamaica
Population -
Suitable for VWL (only Master Development Economics students)
No. of Students 40,000
Places available (Faculty of Business and Economics) 2
Classes for economic studients Courses Master Development Studies, Mona (Barbados) SALISES

Flyer Master of Science MSc Degree in Development Statistics, St. Augustine

The Department of Economics, St. Augustine

Academic Year

1. Trimester (August – Dezember)

2. Trimester (Januar – May)

Summer Semester (May– Juli): zu klären, ob in Ergänzung zum 1. oder 2. Trimester

Application for both semesters here

Required Language skills
Language of instruction
Helpful links The Department of Economics, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

International Office, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

International Office, Mona, Barbados

Informationen Trinidad and Tobago

Application process

  • 1. Apply at the Study Abroad Advisory team:
    Until the 15th of Jan for the following winter semester
    Until the 15th of June for the following summer semester
    Application documents are only available online during the application period under this URL.
  • 2. If your application is successful you will be nominated as a suitable candidate at the host university.
  • 3. Please note that you must conduct the enrolment process yourself at the host university. Also take note of any additional application deadlines.
  • 4. Some points to consider when starting your travel arrangements:

    • International travel insurance
    • Credit approval procedures
    • Possible visa application
    • Book flights
    • Etc.

Application documents

Dates & Application forms

Experience Reports January to June 2015: Trinidad and Tobago (Page 4) [in German]

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