ECUPL - Summer school 2015



ECUPL - Summer school 2015
2015 Summer School
in Chinese Law
East China University of Political Science and Law
Shanghai, China
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The East China University of Political Science and Law (ECUPL) Summer
School in Chinese Law is launched to provide an opportunity for the law
students from all over the world to develop preliminary understanding of the
theory and practice of Chinese legal system,
Chinese society and culture. The courses are
taught by excellent professors of ECUPL who
are not only proficient in English but also
experienced in international legal practice.
Students will be able to take intensive courses
on Chinese legal system, pay visits to local law
institutions and experience Chinese culture in various ways. The program will
provide students a great opportunity to study together with law students from
other countries while experiencing both the historical and modern parts of
China. At the end of the program, a certificate of participation is awarded to
participants who successfully complete program requirements.
June 27 – July 17, 2015
Session 1: June 27 – July 10, 2015 (2 weeks)
Session 2: July 11 – July 17, 2015 (1 week)
Note: Session 2 will focus on Financial Law and Intellectual Property Law
Changning Campus (located in the city center of Shanghai)
East China University of Political Science and Law, Shanghai, P. R. China
Host: The East China University of Political Science and Law
Founded in 1952 , the East China University of Political
Science and Law (ECUPL) is a multidisciplinary university
located in Shanghai, China. The university now has two
campuses covering an area of more than 214 acres,
and about 20,000 students and more than 1,400
faculty and staff members. It has partnership and
cooperation with more than 100 universities and
research institutions around the globe, and is the first
Chinese university which established Summer School
Program with all the courses being taught in English. ECUPL
enjoys an international reputation as “The Oriental Pearl in
legal education”. According to the review held by the Ministry
of Education of China, the law school of ECUPL ranks
top 5 among over 600 law schools in China.
The courses will be offered in English by distinguished
professors from ECUPL, covering the key areas of
Chinese Law including:
Chinese Constitutional Law
Corporation Law
Chinese Civil Law & Civil Procedure
Contract Law
Chinese Criminal Law & Criminal
Intellectual Property Law
Foreign Investment Law
Suzhou City, a cultural and historical city in east China's Jiangsu Province,
is celebrated around the world for its elegant gardens. The history of Suzhou's
gardens can be traced as far back as the Spring and Autumn Period (770 BC 476 BC). Dozens of them, such as Zhuozheng (Humble Administrator's)
Garden, Liuyuan (Lingering) Garden, Wangshi (Master of Nets) Garden and
Huanxiu (Embracing Beauty) Mountain Villa, are still well preserved today.
Hangzhou is the capital of
Zhejiang province and its political, economic and cultural center. With
enchanting natural beauty and abundant cultural heritages, Hangzhou is
known as 'Heaven on Earth' and one of the ten most scenic cities in China,
renowned for its historic relics and natural beauty. One of Hangzhou's most
popular sights is West Lake. The lake itself covers an area of 6 km2 (600
hectares) and includes some of Hangzhou's most notable historic and scenic
places. Adjacent to the lake is a scenic area which includes historical pagodas,
cultural sites, as well as the natural beauty of the lake and hills.
Fees: US$1,800, including tuition, on-campus accommodations, reading
materials, airport pickup, all breakfast and lunches in weekdays, Shanghai city
Application Deadline: May 31, 2015
Scholarship: If you are a student from a partner university of ECUPL,
please consult the Law School at your university for application. Only the
applications recommended by partner universities can receive a US$300
The International Exchange Center at the East China University of
Political Science and Law will be responsible for coordinating this Summer
School. The International Exchange Center is in charge of the university’s
strategy, international relations and cooperation, as well as cultural and
educational exchange activities with other countries and institutions.
For more information please contact:
Tel: +86 021 62071711; +86 021 62071789
Email: [email protected]
Address: International Exchange Center, Building 21, No. 1575 Wan Hang Du
Road, Shanghai 200042, People’s Republic of China
ECUPL has rich experience in holding international programs in law. By the
end of 2014, it has operated 31 sessions of the Chinese Law Program Summer
School with an American university. Also, the year 2014 has witnessed the
20th anniversary of the Chinese Law Program Shanghai Winter School
co-host by ECUPL and a renowned university in Australia ever since 1994. The
University has similar programs operated in conjunction with many of its 120
partner universities across the globe. All these programs are taught in English
by ECUPL’s distinguished faculty who has extensive teaching and research
Participant of the 2014 Chinese Law Program Winter School
From Southeast Asia
“We learned a lot from the Program. It was so amazing
that it was possible to learn that much about Chinese
legal system in that week-long classes. The opportunity
to interact with students of law and political science
from different jurisdictions was also remarkable.”
Participant of the 2014 Chinese Law Program Summer School
From the United States
“The study abroad legal program offered through East China University of
Political Science and Law is an excellent opportunity
for any law student who is looking to broaden their
horizons legally, professionally and even personally.
The professors are excellent, the curriculum on point
and the cultural awareness that a student can gain
through four intense weeks of living and studying in
Shanghai is invaluable. It is a must for any law student considering a career in
international law. … It is one of the greatest experiences of my legal career and
my life and I am confident that it will serve my legal career in the future.”
Participant of the 2014 Chinese Law Program Spring School
From Australia
“The topic was well structured and provided a good
overview of the Chinese legal system, with a good
balance between the learning component and the
social element to the trip. I would recommend it to
programme if it is offered in the future as it was both
great learning experience and cultural experience.”
Shanghai, striving to be an international economic,
financial, trade, and shipping center, has been a
leading city in the global economy which enjoys the
reputation as the “Oriental Pearl”. The modern life,
convenient public transportation, perfect combination
of historical and contemporary arts, prosperous
businesses, skyscrapers and various entertainments
together constitute the exceptional cultural experiences in Shanghai. ECUPL
is situated in the business district of Zhongshan Park and right at the
interchange of Shanghai Metro Line 2, 3 and 4, having access to both
convenient public transportation and impressive urban landscape.