One of the things that sets the Adam Smith Institute apart from other think tanks is the emphasis it places on inspiring and educating the next generation. The Institute organizes regular gatherings for young libertarians, runs educational conferences and seminars, and supports a variety of independent student organisations. It also regularly sends its experts to speak at schools and universities around the country - if you would like us to come and talk to you, please email

We are now accepting entries for our Young Writer on Liberty Competition.
The deadline is the 21st March 2014. See here for all details

  • The Next Generation

    The Next Generation is a network for libertarians under the age of 30, which meets regularly in Westminster.

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  • Student Conferences

    The Adam Smith Institute runs three major student conferences each year - two of which are for sixth-formers.

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  • Freedom Week

    Freedom Week is an in-depth, week-long seminar for undergraduates that takes place at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge.

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  • Internship Programme

    Interns play a vital role in ensuring the smooth and effective running of the Institute. But competition for places is fierce...

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  • Learning about Liberty

    Setting out to learn more can be daunting, so we've put together a few of our favourite books and websites to help you get started.

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  • Our Partner Organizations

    As well as running our own student programmes, we also support several independent organisations and projects.

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About the Institute

The Adam Smith Institute is the UK’s leading libertarian think tank...

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