School of Law

Welcome to the School of Law

The School of Law is a dynamic place for research, teaching and learning.

We have around 50 full-time academic staff and a student population of about 1,000 across undergraduate and postgraduate study.

We are ranked 9th in the QS World University Rankings 2016 (41st worldwide), and we are also ranked 6th in terms of research power and intensity among UK law schools in the latest Research Excellence Framework.

The school is situated on the beautiful University Park Campus - the perfect location for studying, accessing first-class facilities, and the hub of student life.

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The school was ranked 5th in the country by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016

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Latest news

New book publication for Dr Róisín Mulgrew - Research Handbook on the International Penal System

Dr Róisín Mulgrew and Dr Denis Abels (University of Amsterdam) co-edited the Research Handbook on the International Penal System.
27 May 2016

Dr Aris Georgopoulos participates in roundtable on Brexit

Dr Georgopoulos participated in a roundtable to debate the issues and to find out what the main concerns were regarding Brexit.
26 May 2016

Dr Aris Georgopoulos participates at experts meeting held by EBRD and WTO

Dr Aris Georgopoulos participated at an experts meeting on 6 May 2016 in Podgorica, Montenegro.
20 May 2016

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Criminal Justice expertise at The University of Nottingham

Upcoming events

Workshop on Rights and Justice in Governing for Human Security

08 June 2016 (12:30-17:15)
A42 Sir Clive Granger Building
A one-day workshop sponsored by the Rights and Justice Research Priority Area, the Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies and the Nottingham International Law and Security Centre at The University of Nottingham.

Scholars and practitioners: a conversation on rights and justice for human security

08 June 2016 (18:00-19:00)
A42 Sir Clive Granger Building
Professor Lorraine Elliott in conversation with three scholar-practitioners whose work is about translating key ideas on human security into practice.

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School of Law

Law and Social Sciences Building
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 951 5700
fax: +44 (0)115 951 5696