University of Melbourne’s Law School ranked Number 1


Melbourne Law School, the first and leading law school in Australia, is ranked as the No.1 law school in Australia and No.12 in the world by the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022, and as the No.1 law school in Australia and No.7 in the world by Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2023. The University of Melbourne, home to Melbourne Law School, is ranked No.1 in Australia and No.34 in the world by Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023 and No.1 in Australia and No.32 in the world by the Academic Ranking of World Universities, Shanghai Jiao Tong University 2022.

Melbourne Law School offers a vibrant and active community, consisting of internationally renowned teaching staff, a strong global alumni network, dedicated mentors, visiting scholars from around the world, leading research centers, and institutions, as well as many partner international organizations. Melbourne Law School’s JD students can participate in exchange programs, undertake a dual degree at one of the partnered universities overseas, and apply for an international internship during their degrees. A Melbourne Law School degree also prepares graduates for global careers, and more than one-third of the graduates have worked or are working in international locations.

Melbourne Law School, a single-department professional graduate school, is active in the research and teaching of a wide range of legal topics through the work of its 20 research centers and institutes. It has more than 90 continuing academic staff members and over 170 visiting lecturers, fellows, and visiting scholars from Australia and around the world each year. Melbourne Law School has more than 20,000 active alumni in over 90 countries who are leaders in law firms, government, public interest, business, academia, not-for-profit, and the judiciary. Its Law Library has one of the best law collections in Australia and comprises approximately 180,000 printed volumes.


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