In 2018, Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) rated the discipline of Law and Legal Studies at the University of Wollongong ‘above world standard’.

This is the third time that research in the discipline of law and legal studies at UOW has been found to be ‘above world standard’, sustaining the same ERA rating achieved since 2012.

UOW’s Law School is renowned for a variety of progressive research in the areas of: law and society, transnational law, and criminal law.

In addition to our strong research activity, the School of Law provides a dynamic, interdisciplinary context for postgraduate study, with high-level research facilities and great opportunities for peer interaction. Students participate in cutting edge transnational, creative and critical law & policy research and have close access to academic leaders in relevant disciplinary fields.

Number 1 in NSW

UOW postgraduate Law and Paralegal studies ranked number one NSW for overall learner engagement skills development and teaching quality.

The Good Universities Guide 2023

Research areas and centres

LIRC Legal Intersections Research Centre Legal Intersections Research Centre
Transnational Law and Policy Centre
ANCORS sea Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources & Security (ANCORS)

Law Text Culture

Law Text Culture is a transcontinental, open access, peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal which aims to produce fresh insights and knowledges about law and jurisprudence across three interconnected axes: politics, aesthetics and ethics.

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