The Crawford School of Public Policy is a unique institution at the ANU and in Australian higher education. A research-led, professionally-oriented graduate school, it combines the ANU mandate to address issues of national and international significance through world-class research and teaching, with a deep commitment to improve public policy capability.
The Crawford School attracts students and staff from around the globe, creating a vibrant and stimulating environment to learn and collaborate. As a leading postgraduate public policy school, students collaborate with some of the field’s biggest regional and international bodies through a diverse range of graduate degrees, PhD programmes, internships and voluntary placements – all offered and enhanced by the school’s central location.
It is our aim to be at the forefront of public policy research, education and impact. As a world-leading public policy school our purpose is to:
generate new knowledge on public policy questions; theoretical, methodological, empirical, and practical
enhance the capabilities of those who learn with us, developing the expertise necessary to respond to public policy challenges
impact positively on the quality of public policy making, implementation and outcomes.