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China University of Political Science offers 4 different law programs for international students. These courses are all in English and students also have the opportunity to study Chinese whilst enrolled on these programs:

LLM Program in International Law
The LLM Program in International Law is a 2 or 1.5 year program for international students on International Law managed by the Faculty of International Law. Students also have the opportunity to study Chinese and take work experience at law firms. There are two intakes for the LLM program each year, in Spring (February) and in Fall (September). For more information visit the LLM in International Law page here.

LLM Program in Chinese Law
The LLM Program is a 2 or 1.5 year program for international students on Chinese Law. The program is managed by the College of International Education. Students also have the opportunity to study Chinese and take work experience at law firms. There are two intakes for the LLM program each year, in Spring (February) and in Fall (September). For more information visit the LLM in Chinese Law page here.

PhD Program in International Law
The PhD program is the only PhD program in Law in China and accepts research proposals in a variety of different areas such as  international law, human rights law, commercial law, comparative law, world trade organization law, maritime law, international environmental law and many others. The PhD is quite flexible and caters for a diverse group of international candidates. There are two intakes for the PhD program each year, in Spring (February) and in Fall (September). For more information visit the PhD page here.

Summer Program
There are a number of summer programs each year, typically they are 1 month programs in May, June, July of each year. They are designed to be an in depth introduction to Chinese Law for international law students. The courses include lectures, and various outings (including legal trips and cultural trips) around Beijing. There is full information including an itinerary on the Summer Program page here.

Exchange Program
The exchange program is a unique opportunity for law students from any other institution in the world to study at our University for one semester. The students will enroll on the same classes as LLM students. It isn’t necessary for there to be a formal partnership between your institution and CUPL to apply for this program. Graduated students and professionals are also welcome to apply for this program. For more information visit the Semester Exchange Program here.

Bespoke / Group Law Programs 
We are able to offer new law programs for groups of lawyers, or Universities. We can offer new short term programs, such as summer programs, or we can organise trips for group of lawyers.
For further information visit the Bespoke Law Program page here.

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