The University of Glasgow is among the top 50 universities in the world for studying law.

The University of Glasgow is among the top 50 universities in the world for studying law.

Issued: Wed, 04 Oct 2017 16:23:00 BST

The University of Glasgow is among the top 50 universities in the world for studying law.

The University is ranked 48th in the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings which were released today, Wednesday 13 September 2017.

Law is a brand new ranking for 2018 and the law table judge world class universities across all of their core missions including teaching, research and international outlook.

Professor Iain MacNeil, Head of the School of Law at the University of Glasgow and Alexander Stone Chair of Commercial Law, said: “I am delighted that Glasgow has been ranked in the top 50 top universities for law. Our new rankings is a testament to the quality of the School of Law’s teaching and student experience – attracting staff and students from across the UK and the world to our university. This is also allied to the fact the School of Law has built up a formidable and growing reputation as a centre for innovative world leading research.

“Our greatest asset continues to be our inspiring people, highly dedicated to excellence in their daily working lives. We understand the importance of using these extraordinary skills to help prepare our students with a solid grounding and the necessary skills to enter this highly demanding and competitive profession.”

Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Glasgow, said: “This success for the School of Law underlines the strength of University of Glasgow as one of the best teaching and research environments in the world. It is also a well-deserved recognition of the tremendous student experience that we offer.

“I am delighted that the hard work and dedication of the School of Law’s staff and students has been recognised publicly by THE in this way.”