World University Rankings 2021 by subject: law

The law subject table uses the same trusted and rigorous performance indicators as the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021, but the methodology has been recalibrated to suit the discipline.

This year’s table includes 224 universities, up from 190 last year.

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Stanford University leads the ranking for the third consecutive year, while the University of Cambridge remains in second. UCL and Harvard University both rise up to enter the top 10 this year, in eighth and ninth place respectively, while the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Toronto fall out of this group.

Meanwhile, the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and Cornell University enter the top 20, and the National University of Singapore, Asia’s top representative, rises three places to 12th.

Nine of the new entries in this year’s table rank in the top 100, led by Humboldt University of Berlin at joint 25th place.

View the full results of the overall World University Rankings 2021

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