Auckland Law School - a leader in its field

Unparalleled excellence in law studies at New Zealand's top-ranked university

The University of Auckland rises to 68th in the 2024 QS University World Rankings, a clear indicator of the excellence and global reputation of the university sector in New Zealand.

The Auckland Law School is ranked 55th by Subject*, testifying to its high quality of teaching, learning and research, alongside some of the best in the world. 

“Success in the world rankings is important not only for the quality of the education and research provided here but for the country’s international reputation. It reflects on the quality and capability of our workforce, the global standing of our research and ultimately our organisations and companies.” – Vice-Chancellor Professor Dawn Freshwater.

It is the largest law school in New Zealand and has an international reputation for academic excellence. It has high entry standards for its LLB and LLB (Honours) degrees and has an outstanding postgraduate programme. We are committed to improving access to justice through excellence in teaching, research, service and engagement.

Auckland Law School has a long tradition of excellence, founded on the calibre of its staff, students and resources. We are committed to improving access to justice through excellence in teaching, research, service and engagement.

Our programmes are taught by a range of leading experts including our own academic staff, members of the Department of Commercial Law in the Business School, preeminent members of the profession and distinguished academic visitors from abroad.

Located in the heart of Auckland’s legal precinct, The School is also home to the Davis Law Library, New Zealand’s most extensive collection of legal resources.

 

*2023 QS University World Rankings