World University Rankings 2020 by subject: law

The 2020 Times Higher Education World University Rankings table for law uses the same trusted and rigorous performance indicators as our overall World University Rankings, but the weightings have been recalibrated to suit the individual field.

This year’s table includes 190 universities, up from 187 last year.

View the World University Rankings 2020 by subject: law methodology

Once again, Stanford University tops the table, while the University of Cambridge rises one place to second. Yale University, the University of Oxford and the University of Chicago each climb one place to round out the top five. Harvard University drops out of the top 10, falling six places to 13th.

California’s top universities make significant progress this year, with the University of California, Berkeley joining the top 10 in joint sixth place and the University of California, Los Angeles rising seven places to 11th.

The National University of Singapore is Asia’s top representative at 15th place (up from 21st), while the University of Hong Kong is 17th (up from 22nd). Overall, six Asian institutions feature in the global top 50.

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