QS World University Rankings by Subject 2013 - Law

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Rankings
My Rank QS Rank QS Rank School Name Country QS Stars Rating Overall
Academic Reputation
Global survey of academics on the world's top universities.
Employer Reputation
Global survey of employers on the world's top universities.
Citations per Paper
Measures productivity for the last five years.
H-index Citations
Measures both the number of papers produced and the impact of the published work.
1000 1
United States
96.70
95.3 97.1 97.8 100
2000 2
United Kingdom
96.00
100 94.5 91.6 86.6
3000 3
United Kingdom
94.00
94.2 100 91.5 82.2
4000 4
United States
93.60
97.6 83.7 99.1 98.1
5000 5
89.10
92.4 92.4 82.2 73.7
6000 6
United States
87.20
89.5 78.8 95.7 93
7000 7
United Kingdom
86.20
84.8 93.2 86.9 76.8
8000 8
United States
85.60
86.5 82.2 96.5 85.6
9000 9
United States
84.90
79.9 88.1 97.9 91.3
10000 10
Australia
84.40
83.5 90.6 82.8 75.3
11000 11
United Kingdom
83.80
84.9 85.1 86.3 76.8
12000 12
Australia
81.90
80.5 86.8 86.1 75.3
13000 13
Australia
81.70
76.9 92.7 81.6 75.3
14000 14
Australia
81.60
80.8 85.6 84.3 75.3
15000 15
United States
80.90
77.5 78.2 96.2 93
16000 16
United Kingdom
80.60
77.7 81.4 94.8 83.4
17000 17
United States
80.50
77.2 78.3 94.1 91.3
18000 18
France
78.90
84 82.5 58 61.2
19000 19
New Zealand
78.80
81.8 82.1 73.1 63.8
20000 20
Hong Kong
77.60
74.8 88.2 76.7 66.1
21000 21
Canada
76.90
79.5 73.2 86.7 72
22000 22
Singapore
76.70
75.1 89.7 69.2 58.4
23000 23
United States
76.40
75.4 67.3 96.4 91.3
24000 24
New Zealand
76.00
75 89 61.2 58.4
25000 25
Belgium
75.20
77.2 78.5 69.7 63.8
26000 26
Netherlands
75.10
76.2 76.5 76.1 68.2
27000 27
Canada
74.90
77.8 76 71.3 63.8
28000 28
United Kingdom
74.60
72.5 79.2 76.1 72
29000 29
United States
74.00
63.8 78.1 95.1 93
30000 30
United States
73.20
68.2 71.7 92.9 86.6
31000 31
United States
73.10
61.1 80.2 100 90.4
32000 32
New Zealand
72.50
71.9 79.8 75.2 58.4
33000 33
United States
72.40
62.7 78.6 93.8 85.6
34000 34
United Kingdom
72.20
68.6 80.1 78.3 66.1
35000 35
Netherlands
72.10
66.7 77.3 80.5 76.8
36000 36
United Kingdom
72.00
67 80.4 77.3 70.2
37001 37=
Germany
71.80
78 68.2 62.8 61.2
37002 37=
Japan
71.80
71 89.1 49.1 47.6
39000 39
United States
71.70
64.1 72.5 92.9 88.6
40000 40
Canada
71.40
68.5 74.9 83.4 70.2
41001 41=
China
71.10
69.7 90.2 41.3 47.6
41002 41=
Germany
71.10
78 67.4 71.1 55.3
43001 43=
Australia
70.70
66.4 78.6 72.8 68.2
43002 43=
China
70.70
69.4 86.5 58.3 47.6
45001 45=
Chile
69.60
68 75.5 66.5 63.8
45002 45=
United Kingdom
69.60
62 81.6 77.8 68.2
47000 47
Italy
69.40
70.8 71.1 68.7 61.2
48001 48=
United States
69.10
61 70.1 89.4 87.6
48002 48=
Australia
69.10
59.4 90.7 68.3 58.4
50001 50=
Germany
68.80
72.1 60.6 75.2 72
50002 50=
Netherlands
68.80
67.5 70.3 75.1 68.2
51001 51-100
United States
48.8 68.5 88 82.2
51002 51-100
Hong Kong
57.6 76.2 46 55.3
51003 51-100
United Kingdom
61.8 82.1 60.2 58.4
51004 51-100
Netherlands
51.7 73.2 71.8 61.2
51005 51-100
United States
51.8 60.8 83.5 80.9
51006 51-100
Germany
60.4 62.4 52.5 58.4
51007 51-100
United States
58.8 57.9 95.3 87.6
51008 51-100
Germany
65.6 67.4 71.3 68.2
51009 51-100
South Korea
59.5 77.3 56.7 47.6
51010 51-100
Sweden
56 75.2 68.9 61.2
51011 51-100
Netherlands
52.9 75.5 70.9 63.8
51012 51-100
Taiwan
65.1 73.7 53.8 51.7
51013 51-100
United Kingdom
67.7 71.6 69.5 63.8
51014 51-100
United Kingdom
57.2 71.1 78.6 73.7
51015 51-100
Australia
57.1 81.7 66.5 55.3
51016 51-100
Italy
66.6 69.1 49.1 51.7
51017 51-100
South Korea
63.4 82.1 53.4 55.3
51018 51-100
China
52.5 81.3 63.3 58.4
51019 51-100
Sweden
56.3 66.8 72.2 68.2
51020 51-100
Hong Kong
59.4 80.5 45.3 42.8
51021 51-100
Australia
65.8 74.7 73 58.4
51022 51-100
United Kingdom
54.8 82.1 86 75.3
51023 51-100
Australia
53.6 78.5 66.2 61.2
51024 51-100
Ireland
59.3 70.9 67.7 55.3
51025 51-100
Spain
69.2 65.4 43.9 51.7
51026 51-100
Spain
61.6 63.2 66.3 61.2
51027 51-100
Spain
68.3 72.4 50.2 51.7
51028 51-100
Chile
60.9 68.8 41.3 47.6
51029 51-100
Brazil
65.2 75 51.6 42.8
51030 51-100
Italy
56.8 75.2 66.9 61.2
51031 51-100
Germany
66.3 62.8 67.8 55.3
51032 51-100
Germany
71 56.4 70.7 58.4
51033 51-100
Austria
61.7 65.8 64.1 58.4
51034 51-100
Belgium
61 72.1 61.9 61.2
51035 51-100
Malaysia
58.8 76.1 43.1 47.6
51036 51-100
Ireland
55.5 71.2 61.2 61.2
51037 51-100
United Kingdom
56.8 71.2 71.8 66.1
51038 51-100
New Zealand
67.1 81.4 42.2 36.9
51039 51-100
South Africa
67.5 69.9 69.3 61.2
51040 51-100
Belgium
57.2 71.8 67.3 63.8
51041 51-100
United Kingdom
53.3 74.9 74.8 75.3
51042 51-100
United States
54.5 70.3 90.6 78.3
51043 51-100
United States
65.2 58.9 93.8 89.5
51044 51-100
New Zealand
53.4 79.6 58.3 51.7
51045 51-100
United States
56.7 61.4 93 84.5
51046 51-100
United States
57 60.5 96.4 79.6
51047 51-100
Switzerland
56.7 68.9 77.1 66.1
51048 51-100
Netherlands
59.8 73.2 77.1 70.2
51049 51-100
Canada
68.3 61.2 70 63.8
101001 101-150
Denmark
45.6 72.7 63.3 55.3
101002 101-150
United States
53.3 51.7 86.2 76.8
101003 101-150
United States
50.8 57.8 65.6 66.1
101004 101-150
United Kingdom
41 64.5 85.9 80.9
101005 101-150
China
57.9 58.8 38.2 47.6
101006 101-150
Australia
54.6 74.6 48.5 42.8
101007 101-150
China
47.6 84.1 32.7 29.2
101008 101-150
Israel
50 54.5 85.2 75.3
101009 101-150
United States
44.2 54.5 88.5 78.3
101010 101-150
Japan
50.7 76.3 53.4 42.8
101011 101-150
Australia
51.4 79.2 41.3 42.8
101012 101-150
Singapore
52.4 82.6 45.3 29.2
101013 101-150
Netherlands
47.1 71 56.4 55.3
101014 101-150
Singapore
53.6 74.1 46.7 47.6
101015 101-150
United Kingdom
42.2 66.2 66.2 68.2
101016 101-150
Colombia
57.5 58.3 40.3 47.6
101017 101-150
Mexico
67.9 65.6 16.4 29.2
101018 101-150
Italy
54.9 60.1 50.2 42.8
101019 101-150
Spain
56 61.3 57 51.7
101020 101-150
Spain
62.7 64.6 47.3 42.8
101021 101-150
Germany
51.9 66.1 66.9 58.4
101023 101-150
France
50.8 67.8 59.4 58.4
101024 101-150
Belgium
57.5 70.2 43.9 42.8
101025 101-150
Ireland
51.8 71.6 61.9 61.2
101026 101-150
United Kingdom
58.8 61.8 38.2 42.8
101027 101-150
Belgium
47.7 75.3 61.7 55.3
101028 101-150
United Kingdom
39.5 77.8 58 55.3
101029 101-150
United States
46.4 65.2 84.5 78.3
101030 101-150
United Kingdom
52 71 66.5 58.4
101031 101-150
Netherlands
49.3 73 61.2 51.7
101032 101-150
Finland
58.8 68.2 57 47.6
101033 101-150
Switzerland
48.3 57.1 69.5 70.2
101034 101-150
United Kingdom
44.7 60.8 81.9 76.8
101035 101-150
United States
49.4 54.7 90.8 83.4
101036 101-150
United States
41.1 62 83.1 73.7
101037 101-150
United States
55.7 58.7 47.3 47.6
101038 101-150
Norway
57.6 54.9 75.1 68.2
101039 101-150
Canada
53.5 48.3 77.3 70.2
101040 101-150
United States
46.5 54 81.8 72
101041 101-150
South Africa
46.6 63.6 68.7 61.2
101042 101-150
United Kingdom
47.1 59.3 70.3 68.2
101043 101-150
Australia
50.2 71.6 58.9 51.7
101044 101-150
Australia
49.4 74.7 64.7 51.7
101045 101-150
South Africa
51.6 66.1 51.6 51.7
101046 101-150
Canada
67 46.3 52.5 51.7
101047 101-150
Sweden
54.8 60.8 47.9 47.6
101048 101-150
Belgium
45.5 78.4 56.7 47.6
101049 101-150
Germany
47.7 64.8 77.6 68.2
101050 101-150
South Korea
50.4 76.1 63.3 51.7
151001 151-200
Greece
43.5 54.8 59.7 55.3
151002 151-200
United States
40.9 50.8 92.5 78.3
151003 151-200
Canada
45.7 54 56 51.7
151004 151-200
Canada
47.7 45.2 65.5 58.4
151005 151-200
Germany
44.1 66.8 46.7 47.6
151006 151-200
United States
42.8 44.1 88.5 75.3
151007 151-200
Switzerland
43.9 77.5 43.9 36.9
151008 151-200
United States
39.7 47 90.9 78.3
151009 151-200
Germany
48.4 56.7 64.9 58.4
151010 151-200
Turkey
55.2 50.3 47.9 36.9
151011 151-200
United Kingdom
41.2 59.4 61.2 58.4
151012 151-200
Australia
37 72.7 58.6 51.7
151013 151-200
United Kingdom
35.7 62.7 69.9 68.2
151014 151-200
Canada
51.5 46.8 61.2 51.7
151015 151-200
Ireland
41.5 67.8 65.5 63.8
151016 151-200
United States
31.1 63.2 84.3 73.7
151017 151-200
United Kingdom
36.2 66.2 58.3 58.4
151018 151-200
United States
36.6 66 87.2 75.3
151019 151-200
Chile
53.2 57.5 43.1 47.6
151020 151-200
Canada
36.9 65.5 77.1 73.7
151021 151-200
China
55.5 67.8 29.2
151022 151-200
Germany
58.1 38.3 49.6 47.6
151023 151-200
Australia
35.1 81.8 47.9 42.8
151024 151-200
Israel
45.7 45 88.1 78.3
151025 151-200
Canada
39.3 61.6 61.5 58.4
151026 151-200
United States
41.8 55.8 62.4 58.4
151027 151-200
Spain
46.5 57.3 58.9 47.6
151028 151-200
Spain
49.6 54.4 58.9 55.3
151029 151-200
Chile
55.9 52.2 43.9 47.6
151030 151-200
Italy
55.7 33.4 64.5 58.4
151031 151-200
Italy
49.3 56.6 61.5 47.6
151032 151-200
Italy
49.1 58.9 51.1 51.7
151033 151-200
Italy
49.7 63.9 51.6 47.6
151034 151-200
Spain
55 49.2 50.7 47.6
151035 151-200
United States
38.7 60.3 89.6 80.9
151036 151-200
Portugal
58.7 44.6 35.7 42.8
151037 151-200
United States
28.7 62.6 86 84.5
151038 151-200
Switzerland
46.5 61.5 54.2 51.7
151039 151-200
United States
29.6 64.6 89.7 83.4
151040 151-200
United States
42.3 58.1 71.8 63.8
151041 151-200
United Kingdom
54.9 37.7 72.6 70.2
151042 151-200
United Kingdom
43.1 63.1 68.4 66.1
151043 151-200
Portugal
45.2 52.6 70.5 55.3
151044 151-200
United Kingdom
41.4 62.5 66.2 63.8
151045 151-200
United States
41.1 55.7 86.3 73.7
151046 151-200
Switzerland
42.2 76.4 51.6 47.6
151047 151-200
United Kingdom
43 67.3 65.6 55.3
151048 151-200
Finland
37.1 70.7 50.7 51.7
151049 151-200
United States
41.8 38.4 95.8 90.4
151050 151-200
United States
45.5 44.3 87.6 79.6