NUS Law jumps to 13th place in QS Global Rankings

The National University of Singapore Faculty of Law (NUS Law) is proud to announce that it has maintained its position as Asia's top law school, according to the 2019 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings for the subject of Law, released on 27 February 2019.

NUS Law is now ranked 13th globally; up two places from 2018.

The QS World University Rankings by Subject ranks the world's top universities in individual subject areas, covering 48 subjects. The rankings aim to help prospective students identify the world's leading schools in their chosen field in response to high demand for subject-level comparisons.

The methodology used to calculate the subject rankings comprises four components, namely academic reputation, employer reputation, research citations per paper and the H-index.

About NUS Law

Staffed by an outstanding permanent faculty diverse in origin and qualifications, NUS Law is dedicated to building a vibrant community and creating an environment that facilitates critical thinking and reflection on the fundamental legal issues confronting our interconnected world. Located in Singapore, which for more than a century has been a commercial hub at the crossroads of Asia, NUS Law is very much Asia's Global Law School.

Since 1957 the School's curriculum has been infused with perspectives from other jurisdictions and disciplines. This tradition has accelerated in recent years, providing a legal education that is comparative, international and multidisciplinary. NUS Law hosts many visiting faculty and students from every continent, offering a lively, cosmopolitan atmosphere both inside and outside the classroom. The strength of the NUS Law curriculum lies in the broad and diverse range of subjects it offers. In addition to a rigorous core curriculum, students can choose from more than a hundred electives in areas such as Asian legal studies and comparative law, commercial law, IP and technology law, law and society, legal theory, maritime law, and public and private international law.