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Beijing Normal University Law School was inaugurated on April 26, 2006, basing on the original Law Department. It, together with the College for Criminal Law Science (CCLS) set up in August, 2005, comprises the integral law discipline of Beijing Normal University. The Law School and the CCLS provide primary Master degree programs in all sub-majors of law including J.M., secondary doctoral degree programs in criminal law, procedural law and civil and commercial law. The Law School and the CCLS boast a faculty with outstanding strength, including 35 professors and 33 associate professors among more than 100 full-time teachers. Full-time teachers with high level of domestic and foreign University doctoral degree account for 98%. The Law School and the CCLS also has many international links and partnership programs with leading universities and legal institutions around the world.
With China's rapid economic growth and growing presence on the world stage, the knowledge of Chinese law has become an essential resource for international students and legal professionals engaged with China. Beijing Normal University Law School has established the LL.M. Program in Chinese Law to address the needs of an international community seeking a comprehensive and systematic understanding of Chinese law from a first-rate legal institution.
This program provides an intensive instruction in Chinese law. Leading faculty members will offer Chinese law courses specially designed for international students. Teaching will comprise of both lectures and small-group seminars. Additionally, Beijing Normal University regularly attracts top scholars and practitioners in Chinese law and students will have first-hand access to such distinguished presenters. There are also optional subjects in non-law areas such as politics, economy and society to facilitate students' understanding of China's culture.
All courses of this program are taught in English, aiming at cultivating high-level international professional talents with good professional basis and understanding of Chinese society and culture.