8 Top LLM Programs in China 2020

Advanced law degrees in China are becoming increasingly sought after as China’s prominence, power, and global connections continue to grow. Being immersed in Chinese culture, lifestyle, and society can foster intellectual and cultural growth and can help students develop into well-rounded legal professionals. In addition, students pursuing an LLM in China can enjoy the beauty of this fascina… Read more

Advanced law degrees in China are becoming increasingly sought after as China’s prominence, power, and global connections continue to grow. Being immersed in Chinese culture, lifestyle, and society can foster intellectual and cultural growth and can help students develop into well-rounded legal professionals. In addition, students pursuing an LLM in China can enjoy the beauty of this fascinating country and there will never be a dull day with all of the exciting things to see, do and explore.

An LLM in China is an excellent opportunity to gain expertise in subjects like commercial law, comparative law, and civil law. Earning an LLM in China generally takes about two years of full-time study. Students can expect curriculum that includes a combination of coursework, research and a master’s thesis. Graduates of LLM in China programs have gained valuable international experience and can go on to careers in China or abroad.

To learn more about an LLM in China, take a look through the programs below and you may find the next step toward your academic and professional career goals!

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KoGuan School of Law, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Shanghai, China

The LL.M. (Master of Laws) program in Chinese Law is a graduate law program offered by the KoGuan School of Law Shanghai Jiao Tong University, one of the oldest and most prest ... Read more

The LL.M. (Master of Laws) program in Chinese Law is a graduate law program offered by the KoGuan School of Law Shanghai Jiao Tong University, one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in China. The program has a focus on Chinese civil and commercial law and offers foreign law students and legal professionals an excellent opportunity to study Chinese law and legal processes and engage in Chinese and comparative law research. Read less
LLM
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
31 March 2020
English
Campus
 
Center for International Legal Studies
Salzburg, Austria + 3 More

Five institutions organize the LL.M. in Transnational Commercial Practice. The Center for International Legal Studies (Salzburg, Austria) has more than 5,000 lawyer members th ... Read more

Five institutions organize the LL.M. in Transnational Commercial Practice. The Center for International Legal Studies (Salzburg, Austria) has more than 5,000 lawyer members throughout the world. The Law Faculty of Lazarski University (Warsaw, Poland) has ranked first among Polish university law faculties for the last seven years. Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest, Hungary), founded in 1635, ranks as the leading law faculty in Hungary. The Center for Financial Law and Policy at Lixin University is based in Shanghai, China, Boston University School of Law (Boston, Massachusetts) was established in 1872 and ranks in the top 25 of more than 200 law schools accredited by the American Bar Association. Read less
LLM
01 September 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Part-time
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Peking University School of Transnational Law
Shenzhen, China

STL’s LL.M. program combines courses in transnational law from many legal traditions to prepare students for global practice involving conflicting legal traditions, complex tr ... Read more

STL’s LL.M. program combines courses in transnational law from many legal traditions to prepare students for global practice involving conflicting legal traditions, complex transnational business transactions, and dispute resolution. Staffed with top multi-national scholars, STL focuses on immersive, interactive classroom instruction and training in critical thinking. Read less
LLM
August 2020
Full-time
31 March 2020
English
Campus
 
Beijing Institute Of Technology
Beijing, China

The program of Law at BIT, with law as its key subject, has carried out characteristic education in Jurisprudence (with Customary Law and Legal Methods as the core), Civil and ... Read more

The program of Law at BIT, with law as its key subject, has carried out characteristic education in Jurisprudence (with Customary Law and Legal Methods as the core), Civil and Commercial Law (with Intellectual Property Law as the core), Environmental and Resources Protection Law (with Energy Law and Environmental Tort Law as the core), International law (with Laws of Air Space and Outer Space and International Human Rights Protection Law as the core) and Procedural Law (with Judicial and Procedural System as the core). Read less
LLM
01 September 2020
Full-time
Chinese, English
Campus
 
University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli"
Santa Maria Capua Vetere, Italy + 9 More

Starting from the AA 2016/2017, the Department of Law of the SUN offers its students a new opportunity to go international, in addition to traditional exchange programs. Stude ... Read more

Starting from the AA 2016/2017, the Department of Law of the SUN offers its students a new opportunity to go international, in addition to traditional exchange programs. Students will take a new course of study jointly developed at the University of Murcia (Spain) that will allow them to spend three semesters at a foreign university and to achieve, at the end of the path, a double degree, ie a double degree . Read less
LLM
01 October 2020
Full-time
5 years
English
Campus
 
Yunnan University
Kunming, China

Founded in 1933, the Law Department of Yunnan University has been one of the earliest juristic schools in the southwestern area of China. In 1952, the department was moved to ... Read more

Founded in 1933, the Law Department of Yunnan University has been one of the earliest juristic schools in the southwestern area of China. In 1952, the department was moved to Chongqing on the basis of the national faculty adjustment, together with other law schools to form the Southwest College of Political Science and Law. In 1980, the Law Department of Yunnan University was rebuilt and began to enroll new students in the following year. In 1999, the law and economic law departments of the former Yunnan Junior College of Politics and Law merged into the new School of Law of Yunnan University, being the most crucial juristic education and research center in Yunnan province. Read less
LLM
01 September 2020
Full-time
2 years
30 June 2018
Chinese
Campus
 
Wuhan University of Technology
Wuhan, China

Objective: observing laws and disciplines, having good conduct; being honest and keeping a promise, having a rigorous style of studying, having teamwork spirit, possessing goo ... Read more

Objective: observing laws and disciplines, having good conduct; being honest and keeping a promise, having a rigorous style of studying, having teamwork spirit, possessing good morality on scientific, professional, co-operative and devoted work. Read less
LLM
01 September 2020
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli"
Santa Maria Capua Vetere, Italy + 9 More

The Department of Law of the SUN, From the year. 2016/2017, has activated a new integrated study course with the State University of Shkodra Luigj Gurakuqi (Albania). The cour ... Read more

The Department of Law of the SUN, From the year. 2016/2017, has activated a new integrated study course with the State University of Shkodra Luigj Gurakuqi (Albania). The course offers students the opportunity to achieve a double degree, ie a double degree Master's study in Law. Read less
LLM
01 October 2020
Full-time
5 years
English
Campus