Australian National University - ANU College of Law

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Australian National University - ANU College of Law

Naturam Primum Cognoscere Rerum“


Administrative staff

Noteable alumni

ANU counts six Nobel laureates and 49 Rhodes scholars among its faculty and alumni. The university has educated two prime ministers, 30 current Australian ambassadors and more than a dozen current heads of government departments of Australia.


One of the world’s best law schools

ANU Law continues to perform strongly in global university rankings. In 2021, ANU College of Law is ranked 17th in the world and 4th in Australia for law by the QS World University Rankings.

Guided by our strong and long-established research culture, we make a significant contribution to the University’s top rating of 5 in Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) in the Law and Legal Studies category, placing us among a select group of Australian universities to achieve this.

One of the world’s best universities

In addition to ongoing success in discipline-specific rankings, the ANU is consistently ranked among the world’s top universities, including leading institutions such as Oxford and Cambridge in the United Kingdom, and the Ivy League universities in the United States.

While the methodology varies across respective publishers, rankings are generally based on a combination of factors such as academic reputation, graduate outcomes, employer reputation, student-to-staff ratio, research output and internationalisation.

Currently, the ANU is ranked:

Our history

Ranked among the world’s top law schools, the ANU College of Law is Australia’s national law school. Since 1960, tens of thousands of students, alumni, staff and academics have experienced the passion and dedication to legal studies that makes ANU Law one of the top law schools in the world. In 2020, we will celebrate their contribution - your contribution - to 60 years of ANU Law.