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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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Yunnan University

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 move ... [+]

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.

Goals

At a new era of the 21st century, the School of Law of Yunnan University has committed to improving talent cultivation, discipline construction, scientific research and community service, and meanwhile also contributes to the development of legal system construction.... [-]

China Kunming
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
KoGuan Law School of Shanghai Jiao Tong University

KoGuan Law School offers innovative international executive education programs (e.g., the new Emory-KoGuan Executive LL.M. ... [+]

KoGuan Law School offers innovative international executive education programs (e.g., the new Emory-KoGuan Executive LL.M. Program) that build on the School's academic excellence, cutting-edge research, multidisciplinary resources, and close collaborations with our overseas partners.

KoGuan Law School centers its efforts on the training of legal practitioners and business executives and on the intersection of law and policy. Since 2009 KoGuan Law School's International Executive Programs have provided a forum for legal practitioners and business leaders to come together. We invite you to join us.

Mission Statement

KoGuan Law School International Executive Programs seek to create innovative programs built on our distinguished academic resources, our access to the dynamic KoGuan Law School and Shanghai Jiao Tong University environment, and our close collaborations with domestic and overseas partners.... [-]

China Shanghai
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
KoGuan Law School of Shanghai Jiao Tong University

The LL.M. (Master of Laws) Program in Chinese Law is a graduate law program offered by the KoGuan Law School of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, one of the oldest ... [+]

The LL.M. (Master of Laws) Program in Chinese Law is a graduate law program offered by the KoGuan Law School of 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 process and engage in Chinese and comparative law research.

The two-year program is similar to the Master of Laws program offered to Chinese students and contains one-year school curriculum and one-year independent research and thesis writing. All of the LL.M. courses are taught in English and specifically tailored for international students. The courses will be taught not only by our regular faculty but also experts from the public and private practice. An academic advisor will be assigned to each student to supervise his/her research and LL.M. thesis writing. We encourage students to write a publishable thesis.... [-]

China Shanghai
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Beijing Institute Of Technology

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), Civi ... [+]

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).

Students are equipped with the solid basic theory of law, the basic training of legal thought and legal practice, and the background knowledge of natural science foundation and science and engineering, who then have the ability to analyze and solve problems with legal theory and legal methods.... [-]

China Beijing
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Renmin University

With China’s rapid economic growth and rising international prestige, Chinese law has become an essential source of knowledge as well as a valuable instrument for interna ... [+]

Master of Laws Programs in China 2019. Programme Description With China’s rapid economic growth and rising international prestige, Chinese law has become an essential source of knowledge as well as a valuable instrument for international students and legal professionals who have a business, cultural, academic or political links with China. Renmin Law School created the LL.M. program in Chinese Law to meet the needs of the international community, helping them to gain an inside view of Chinese law from a first-rate legal institution in China. LL.M. in Chinese Law is a two-year English Graduate Program taught in English offered by Renmin Law School. This program provides an invaluable opportunity for a selected group of students and professionals with at least a bachelor’s degree, to broaden and deepen their knowledge and understanding of Chinese law and Chinese legal practice. The program is interested in attracting intellectually curious and thoughtful candidates from a variety of legal systems and backgrounds and with various career plans. Eligibility Non-Chinese applicants obtained bachelor degree or above, with a preference for law majors. Deadline The application period: Each October 10th to the following May 10th. Admission Procedure ... [-]
China Beijing
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Center for International Legal Studies

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

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.... [-]

China Shanghai
October 2019
Part-time
1 - 5 years
Campus
Online
Online & Campus Combined
Peking University School of Transnational Law

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR 2018 CLOSES ON MARCH 31. See more: http://stl.pku.edu.cn/master-of-laws/how-to-apply/ STL’s LL.M. program combines courses in transnational law f ... [+]

STL’s LL.M. Program

LL.M. students will gain deep knowledge and understanding of Chinese and Western law and legal traditions as well as the practical skills necessary for cross-cultural success. LL.M. graduates from PKU STL will go on to distinguished careers in the private sector, public sector, public interest legal work, and legal academia around the world.

Peking University

The Times of Higher Education 2018 has named PKU the number 1 university in China, the number 2 university in all of Asia, and the 27th most academically renowned university in the world.

Students, Faculty, and Careers

Leading students from around the world compete for admission to STL. The law school’s multinational faculty includes world-renowned scholars and practitioners from China, the U.S., the E.U., and elsewhere. STL graduates are highly sought after for positions with leading multinational law firms and corporations, leading Chinese law firms and corporations, major SOEs, and leading international NGOs.... [-]

China Shenzhen
August 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 years
Campus