Wuhan University School of Law is the law school of Wuhan University in Wuhan, China. It was established in 1909 as the Wuchang University of Law. The School of Law was oft-referred as one of the "Four Famous Law Schools" in China, and one of the "four departments and five colleges," representing the highest level of legal education in China. According to a 2009 evaluation conducted by the Chinese Ministry of Education, Wuhan Law was ranked the 3rd among the law schools in China, tied with Peking University. Both its undergraduate and graduate programs are ranked the 3rd in China by Wu Shulian.
In 1909, the law school was first established as the Wuchang University of Law.
In 1926, the school was incorporated into Wuchang Zhongshan University, which later became National Wuhan University in 1928.
In 1949, Hankou Law School, a private institution, merged with the law department.
In 1958, Department of Law of Wuhan University was removed from the main campus and merged into Hubei University along with Zhongnan College of Finance, Zhongnan College of Law, and Zhongnan School of Politics and Law.
In 1979, Wuhan University reestablished its law department.
In 1986, Department of Law was renamed as School of Law.
^"Legal Work in China". Top-Law-Schools.com. Retrieved August 22, 2013. "The four best known law programs at national universities are at Peking University, Jilin University, Wuhan University, and Renmin University."