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The Australian National University (ANU)

The Australian National University (ANU) is one of Australia's premier universities and ranked amongst the best in the world. It was created by Federal Parliament in 1946 to build the nation and advance Australia's international standing through research and education of the highest quality. ANU is distinctive because of its national mission, international focus and impressive record in research and in education for undergraduate and postgraduate students. Our leading researchers drive our educational programs and shape the ANU learning experience. Students at ANU enjoy excellent staff-student ratios and great employment prospects. They benefit from award-winning and challenging teaching, first-rate facilities and the collegial atmosphere of a residential campus. Australian National University’s Chifley Library

College of Arts & Social Sciences The College of Arts and Social Sciences at the ANU is distinctive in its depth, breadth, and disciplinary diversity. Teaching and research in the College includes philosophy, politics, international relations, development, sociology, and history, as well as studies in the regions of Latin America, the Middle East, Central Asia, and Europe. The College has a substantial international research presence, and is a major source of national policy advice. This provides a research-intensive teaching environment that challenges and inspires the best students. This is reflected in the 2010-11 university rankings by discipline in which the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the ANU are ranked number one in Australia by the Times Higher Education Supplement. Graduate research is available through a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Master of Philosophy (MPhil), and the College offers graduate coursework programs as Graduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas, and Master degrees. To find out more about studying at the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences visit or contact


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