The Bell School is one of four Schools within the College of Asia and the Pacific (CAP) at The Australian National University (ANU).

Formally established in 2010, the School is home to four academic units, each known for its excellence in research and teaching, and for the positive contribution that our research makes beyond academia. 


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With the focus today on Asia and the Pacific more relevant than ever, the Bell School is indisputably the best place to prepare the next generation of students and professionals for the challenges of the Asian century. 

Our research and strategic initiatives

The Bell School has built a unique concentration of research expertise across a wide range of specialisations. We are committed to high quality, multi-disciplinary, and impactful research, and maintain a strong record of research partnerships with other universities, civil society groups, and government agencies in Australia, the region, and beyond. 


Discover our scholarship on a variety of subjects spanning politics, security and diplomacy which demonstrates the commitment of our academic community to scholarly excellence, and showcases our policy-relevant research expertise and engagement to address the key challenges of our region and beyond.

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