International Students Program in the School of Law


International Students 

Program in the School of Law

一、Program Highlights

  1. Ranked No. 1 among all Law Schools in Zhejiang Province, according to the 2016, 2017 assessments by China’s Ministry of Education

  2. Granted the rights to award doctoral degree in law in 2018

  3. Altogether more than 200 international students from over 40 countries have chosen School of Law, including the winners of Chinese Government Outstanding International Student Scholarship for three years in a row

  4. Full time international staff membersand regular lectures from overseas Visiting Professors, with new international staff hiring in process

  5. Courses range across Chinese law, International Law, Comparative Law and legal skills and are taught in English with opportunities to study in the Chinese language and to study with Chinese students

  6. Close collaboration with universities and institutions in the United States, Netherlands, South Korea, United Kingdom, Germany, Japan, and Spain

  7. Scholarship opportunities includingZhejiang Provincial Government Scholarship, Zhejiang Gongshang University Scholarship

  8. Internship or job opportunities in international organizations including United Nations and International Committee of the Red Cross

二、Training Objectives

Thise programs isare developed to provide students with a good understanding of legal knowledge across a broad spectrum of legal issues in a global context. In this degree, students will also learn the language and history of China. They will have an opportunity to immerse themselves in Chinese culture and will learn the role of law as well as politics and business in contemporary China. The program is thus designed for students to sharpen their knowledge and understanding of international legal acumen and to improve their skills in cross-culture communication. This international outlook will help students to start a career without boundaries after their graduation. The program is ideal for those who would be interested in pursuing a career in an international arena, allowing graduates to work in the fields of law at both the domestic and international levels.

Visit the Hong Kong International Arbitration Center

Lecture Given by Gaoyang Lawyer from Dacheng Law Offices

International Humanitarian Law Moot Court Competition

Judge EuiYoung Lee from Seoul High Court of South Korea

International Humanitarian Law Moot Court Competition

三、Training Requirements

Through thisthese programs, the students are expected to acquire as follows:

1) Comprehensive knowledge in basic legal theories;

2) A better understanding of Chinese legal system;

3) Systematic knowledge in international law, including international public law, private international law and international economic law

4) A mastery of the basic methods of international dispute settlement; understand the latest developments in international criminal law and international human rights law;

5) Basic legal skills needed to practice law under Chinese legal systems; 

6) A better foundation of Chinese language skills, especially in legal writing and communication.

四、Main Courses

1.Main Courses for Bachelor Program of Law(International Law)

Common courses

Panorama of Contemporary China, Developing Listening and Speaking, Outline of China, etc.

Subject common courses

International law, International economic law, Private International Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal law, Civil law, Administrative law, Jurisprudence, etc.

Core courses

Introduction to Law, International Organization Law, International Trade Law, International Treaty Law, International Investment Law, International Commercial Arbitration, Corporation Law, Contract Law, Moot Court, etc.

Optional courses

International Criminal Law, Maritime law, International Human Rights Law, etc

2.Main Courses for Master Program of International Law

Degree courses: Selective Issues in International Law, Legal Negotiation Skills, Legal Research and Writing, etc.

Compulsory courses: Private International Law, Legal Chinese, Outline of China, etc.

Optional courses: Advanced Public International Law, Global Trade and Investment Law, etc.

3.Main Courses for PhD Program of International Law

Degree Courses: Selective Issues in International Law, Jurisprudence, International Dispute Settlement Mechanism

Compulsory courses: Basic Chinese, Panorama of Contemporary China etc.

Optional courses: Case Study of Treaty Law, Case Study of International Economic Law, etc.

五、Strong Faculty

School of Law has 90 full-time faculty members. Among them, there are 26 professors, 35 associate professors, 72% of the teachers with doctoral degrees, and more than 30 have been overseas for studying and doing research. School of Law has one full-time foreign professor: professor Sanoj Rajan (from India) in International Criminal Law and International Human Rights Law, etc. In the past five years, the school faculty have achieved remarkable results in scientific research. They have undertaken 85 national and provincial-level scientific research projects, published 34 monographs and more than 200 papers in academic journals at home and abroad, and won 10 scientific research awards.

六、Outstanding Student Representatives

  1. Rubina Uprety2018届法学(国际法方向)毕业生

Rubina Uprety is an outstanding graduate of the School of Law in 2018. She once served as the chairman of the International Students Association (AIS) of Zhejiang Gongshang University. She has won the Chinese Government Scholarship for Outstanding Foreign Students in China for three consecutive years. She is also the only international student who has won this honor for three consecutive times in the university. After graduation, Rubina Uprety went to California Institute of Technology to study for a master's degree in public administration. At present, she is the peace coordinator of a transnational mediation institution and the editor in chief of the Peace Bulletin of the institution. She is also the chief coordinator of the international certification program and the chief executive officer of a charitable foundation headquartered in California, USA.

  1. Nazly Ahmed Amir Hafez Sadik2019届法学(国际法方向)毕业生

Nazly Ahmed Amir Hafez Sadik, from Egypt, the beautiful "pyramid country", is an outstanding graduate of the law (international law) of the school of law in 2019. She once served as the monitor of the Class of 15Q1 and the head of the learning department of the International Student Association (AIS) of Zhejiang Gongshang University. She has good leadership ability and coordination and organization ability. She also went to the legal department of Maslow Bank for training. She is keen on volunteer services and is also a member of the non-profit organization AIESEC (Overseas Volunteer). She has won the Scholarship for International Students in Zhejiang Gongshang University for three consecutive years. Nazly Ahmed Amir Hafez Sadik is proficient in the languages of Arabic, English, French and Chinese, and can communicate with people from many countries without barriers. After graduation, she worked as a legal adviser in Global Advocacy and continued LLM study in international and European law in Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Nazly Ahmed Amir Hafez Sadik is currently working in the Dubai office of Al Tamimi&company, one of the leading law firms in the Middle East.

七、Various Scholarships

1.Zhejiang Provincial Government Scholarship   
For graduates: 20000 RMB/Year
postgraduates: 30000 RMB/Year

20000 RMB/Year

2. Zhejiang Gongshang University Scholarship

First prize100% of tuition fee

Second prize70% of tuition fee

Third prize40% of tuition fee

3. Zhejiang Gongshang University President Scholarship(For postgraduates)
A: Tuition fee, accommodation fee, overall medical insurance and stipend (2,000yuan/month for PhD students;1700yuan/month for master students).12 months for one year.
Type B
: Tuition fee, accommodation fee, overall medical insurance.

八、How to apply

Way1: Apply online

Way2: Scan QR code

For more details on application and scholarship, Please refer to the official website of College of International Education of Zhejiang Gongshang University