Master of Laws Degrees in China

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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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Master of Law

Yunnan University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 China Kunming

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Emory-KoGuan Executive LL.M. Program

KoGuan Law School of Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Campus Full time September 2018 China Shanghai

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.... [-]


LL.M. (Master of Laws) in Chinese Law

KoGuan Law School of Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 China Shanghai

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.... [-]


Master of Law

Beijing Institute Of Technology
Campus Full time September 2018 China Beijing

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). [+]

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.... [-]


LL.M. in Chinese Law

Renmin University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 China Beijing

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. [+]

Master of Laws Programs in China 2018. 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 ... [-]

LL.M. in Transnational Commercial Practice

Center for International Legal Studies
Campus Part time 1 year October 2018 China Shanghai

Four 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. 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. [+]

Four 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. 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.

The Central European locations (Budapest and Warsaw) and the session format of two weeks each provide a great advantage to those who cannot take a year away from their work, particularly active practitioners, to those who cannot afford the time or cost of a year abroad and/or to those who may have difficulty obtaining a visa to study in the United States. The program is designed to bring experienced lawyers together with expert faculty members, and the seminar structure lends itself to active exchange among the participants. Thirty-two lawyers from 13 countries, ranging in age from 25 to 65 years, participated in the 2017 two-week LL.M. sessions.... [-]


LLM (Master of Laws)

Peking University School of Transnational Law
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years August 2018 China Shenzhen

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 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. [+]

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.... [-]