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Thursday, May 9, 2013

2013 World Law School Rankings

QS22013 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World Law School Rankings (methodology: academic reputation, employer reputation, citations per paper, h-index per faculty member), along with the latest SSRN World Law School Faculty Rankings:

  1. Harvard (#1 in SSRN)
  2. Cambridge (#39)
  3. Oxford (#19)
  4. Yale (#6)
  5. Melbourne (#26)
  6. NYU (#7)
  7. London School of Economics (#96)
  8. Columbia (#4)
  9. Stanford (#5)
  10. Sydney (#27)
  11. University College (London) (#55)
  12. New South Wales (#79)
  13. Monash (#132)
  14. Australian National (#102)
  15. Chicago (#3)
  16. King's College (London) (#128)
  17. UC-Berkeley (#13)
  18. Université Paris Panthéon-Sorbonne (#758)
  19. Victoria University of Wellington (#148)
  20. University of Hong Kong (#133)
  21. University of Toronto (#25)
  22. National University Singapore (#105)
  23. Georgetown (#9)
  24. University of Auckland (#385)
  25. Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (#160)

Other law faculties in SSRN's Top 25 are George Washington (#2), Tilburg (#8), Pennsylvania (#10), Northwestern (#11), UCLA (#12), Illinois (#14), Vanderbilt (#15), Duke (#16), Michigan (#17), Minnesota (#18), George Mason (#20), USC (#21), Virginia (#22), San Diego (#23), and Fordham (#24).

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Comments

World law school rankings are very helpful for those students trying to choose between schools like #22 National University of Singapore and #23 Georgetown.

Posted by: Bigguy | May 9, 2013 9:49:36 AM

Once again, this methodology completely ignores Russia.

Posted by: Broke Law Student | May 9, 2013 12:20:33 PM

You should remind readers that QS was the company that the Times Higher Education Supplement fired because the work was so shoddy!

Posted by: Brian | May 9, 2013 4:49:56 PM