China Subject Ratings 2023: Law

The Times Higher Education China Subject Ratings are the only performance tables that judge Chinese institutions against their global peers based on the Chinese Ministry of Education’s classification of subjects.

The ratings for law reveal performance across two subjects: political science and sociology.

In total, 857 universities worldwide receive a rating for at least one subject in the law pillar.

View the China Subject Ratings 2023 methodology

Sixty-six universities achieve an A+ grade in both law subjects. Peking University and Tsinghua University are the only two institutions in mainland China to achieve an A+ in the two areas.

Read our analysis of the China Subject Ratings 2023

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