China University of Political Science and Law
International Law in English

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Teaching Medium: English
Degree Awarded: Doctoral Degree
Entry Requirements: Master's Degree or above
Duration: 4 Years
Hours/Week: 22 hrs/wk
Starting Date: Sep. 2021
Applocation Deadline: Aug 30,2021
Tuition Fee: CNY 33000 per year
Application Fee: 150 USD (Non-Refundable)


  • 1. Non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport.
  • 2. Be in good health condition and above the age of 18.
  • 3. With reliable financial support and custody.
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Program Description

1. Mode of Study and Period of Study for Doctorate Education

Full-time and part-time. 
Generally it will take 4 years and could also be extended, but no more than 8 years.

2.  Accommodations    

Students can live in the students’ apartments arranged by the School of International Education, or solve accommodations by themselves.

3.  Application Time for Preparatory Courses

From 1st May to 31st December, 2010.

4. Formal Admission Review

During the pre-master education, the School of International Education will achieve the follow-up application procedures for applicants before March 1, 2011. Qualification review and related matters of the admission interview will be published on the website of the Graduate Admission Office, CUPL in mid-May, 2011.

5. Interview for Formal Admission

The interview is a comprehensive assessment including professional standards and level of Chinese language.

6. Formal Admission and Entry into CUPL

  1. After the interview and the comprehensive assessment, the list of the admitted students will be published in early June, 2011.
  2. The School of International Education of CUPL will send off the Admission Letter and the visa application form in late June, 2011.

7. Date of Formal Registration in CUPL

The registration time in CUPL will be in early September 2011; for the concrete time, the students could refer to the Admission Letter. The admitted students should achieve the admission and registration procedures in School of International Education of China University of Political Science and Law in accordance with the requirements on the Admission Lette.

8. Tuition

The tuition of doctorate education for foreign students in China University of Political Science and Law in 2011 has not been determined; the instruction for the tuition will be sent to the admitted students together with the Admission Letter.

Professional application service fee: 30,000 RMB (including the related costs used for: Chinese courses, major courses, guidance to studying abroad, selection of majors and completion of relevant procedures etc.) for those who are under HSK level 6 want to directly enter into doctoral degree study without studying preparatory courses.

Note 1: The tuition of doctorate education for foreign students in China University of Political Science and Law in 2009 was 33,000 RMB per person.
Note 2: The tuition must be paid by RMB.

9. Scholarship 

For the scholarship application, the admitted students could refer to the detailed information of the School of International Education of CUPL. 

Entry Requirements

1.Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport
2.Have good moral character and obey the laws and regulations of the social customs and habits6. Have good moral character and obey the laws and regulations of the CUPL.
3.Applicants must be in good health
4.The applicant applying for doctorate must have a master’s degree or equivalent.
5.The applicant’s English language ability includes listening, speaking, reading and writing must achieve the entrance requirements for the applied major.

Application Materials

1.  Photocopy of valid passport
With photo, passport number &expiration date and name included.

2.  Passport-sized photo
A passport-sized photo taken recently of the applicant.

3.  Graduation certificate of high school
Graduation certificate should be in Chinese or English.If not, it should be translated into Chinese or English and be notarized.

4.   Academic transcript of high school

5.   Two recommendation letters
From professor,associate professor or equivalents.

6.  Personal Statement
Personal Statement with the applicant's signature, written in Chinese or in English. You can download a template or sample from here.

7.Other assisted application materials for themselves


8.Copy of article or papers published
Individual research achievement, contents and summaries of published academic articles and other original research achievement.

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