The ANU College of Law is a diverse and inclusive global community of staff, students, alumni and community partners. Though our global network, the ANU College of Law delivers a world class academic program that provides graduates with the skills to influence and make a positive impact in the world; both locally in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, and around the world.
Alumni from the ANU College of Law work in 98 countries. Through this community, the College provides annual international internships in London, Washington DC and The Hague. Students can also choose to complete part of their degree in Geneva, Alabama, Kyoto and Oxford.
Click on the countries below to explore our global projects, programs, and research.
ANU Law alumni: 250
The UK has an active ANU Alumni Network. For more information or to get involved, contact out Alumni Team.
ANU Law offers a rare opportunity for one student to undertake a Legal Internship at the International Bar Association in London each year. The opportunity has been made possible by the College’s alumni community in London. For more details click here. You can also hear from previous scholarship recipients here and here.
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
ANU Law alumni: 237
The United States has active ANU alumni networks in New York and San Francisco. For more information or to get involved, contact our Alumni Team. You can also get involved by visiting the ANU North America Liaison Office.
In 2019, ANU Law scholars Dr Jeremy Farrall, Dr Jo Ford, Dr Imogen Saunders and Dr Phillip Drew collaborated with University of Indiana Bloomington and University of Maryland researchers on their research project, Navigating the Backlash against Global Norms and Institutions
ANU Law in conjunction with the World Bank Group's Integrity Vice Presidency (INT), offers a scholarship program to spend six months undertaking an internship with the INT's Special Litigation Unit. Hear from one of our scholarship recipients here.
ANU Law also partners with the University of Alabama Law School to provide a Summer Program in Comparative Law. Ten LLB (Hons) and/or Juris Doctor law students are given the opportunity to travel to Alabama for a five-week program. The semi-intensive courses are taught jointly by academics from the University of Alabama Law School and the ANU College of Law. Learn more about this experience here on our student blog.
In association with the ANU Institute for Space, Dr Cassandra Steer is part of the Centre for Space Situational Awareness Research (CeSSAR) established in collaboration with the University of Texas Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics. CeSSAR is helping to improve telescope-tracking technologies and data analysis software to track objects orbiting the Earth. CeSSAR will also facilitate the development of a new law and policy portal, providing greater awareness of space activities and compliance with international norms.
ANU Law alumni: 18,380
Australia has a variety of ANU Alumni Network based all around the country. For more information or to get involved, contact our Alumni Team.
As Australia’s national university, ANU is well located in the nation’s capital, Canberra. Our capital city location links us with the nation’s key law-making and legislative bodies. You may not know, we also run a variety of programs around Australia to engage with and support out Indigenous community.
ANU Law’s Law Reform and Social Justice Program operates a pro bono support service for the Kimberley Community Legal Service (KCLS). In 2018, ANU Law students volunteered 11,227 hours of their time to provide legal support via the ANU Law KCLS Hot Desk. Check out our students in action here.
ANU Law alumni: 54
Asia Law Internship Grant partners/hosts: Clifford Chance- Hong Kong, Beijing and Shanghai offices (Summer 2020)
Students can take part in semesters abroad at the University of Hong Kong. You can read more about this student experience here.
ANU Law alumni: 7
ANU Law’s Dr Jo Ford is working with the Danish Institute for Human Rights, Ghana Institute for Management & Public Administration Faculty of Law, and Strathmore University-Kenya; funded by DANIDA Research Council on Responsible Business and the SDGs.
ANU Law alumni: 17
ANU Law is proud to have a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Law School of India University (NLSIU-Bengaluru), India’s leading law school, to collaborate on a range of academic activities including staff exchanges, joint research and educational offerings. ANU Law also has an exciting LLM scholarship pathway for graduates of NLSIU.
ANU Law alumni: 16
ANU Law is a member of the Australian Consortium for 'In-Country' Indonesian Studies (ACICIS) which provides two offshore study opportunities in Indonesia for ANU Law students - the Law Professional Practicum (LPP) and the Indonesian Business, Law & Society (IBLS) programs. Read about our student’s experience in the LPP program here.
ANU Law alumni: 31
Japan has an active ANU Alumni Network. For more information or to get involved, contact out Alumni Team.
Each year, ANU Law students have the opportunity to travel to Japan to take part in the Kyoto/Tokyo Seminar - Japanese Law & Society at Ritsumeikan University. To find our more, visit our website.
In 2003, ANU Law along with law faculties of University of Sydney and UNSW announced the establishment of the new Australian Network for Japanese Law (ANJeL). The aim of ANJeL is to promote scholarly engagement with Japanese law in Australia and support Japanese legal professionals' engagement with Australian law.
ANU Law alumni: 4
The ANU Myanmar Law Clinic involves students partnering with Bridges Across Borders Southeast Asia Clinical Legal Education (BABSEACLE) to teach Myanmar law students and teachers in English. The clinic runs every year, and places ANU Law students in an immersive experience, with a dual purpose of allowing ANU CoL students to deepen their understanding of Australia's legal system in Australian liberal democracy through comparison with Myanmar, and supporting Myanmar university efforts to promote liberal democratic values among Myanmar law students.
ANU Law alumni: 14
ANU also offers Law students the opportunity to participate in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) Judicial Fellows Programme through the Yuill Scholarship. Interested to know more, hear from one of our scholarship recipients on our website.
ANU Law alumni: 147
ANU Law researcher Dr Jo Ford is working with Microsoft Asia & Singapore Management University on Asia Dialogue of AI Governance and Regulating AI: Research for Policy (ANU & SMU).
Asia Law Internship Grant partners/hosts: Singapore Law Society; Herbert Smith-Freehills. You can read about our students’ experience here.
ANU Law alumni: 29
ANU Law students have the opportunity each year to undertake an intensive two-week course in Switzerland focusing on the work of international organisations located in Geneva, site of the European Headquarters of the United Nations. Find out more on our website or hear directly from our student participants here.