Program Details

Broad survey of Chinese law at China’s top-rated, prestigious Peking University includes classes on China’s History & Political System, Criminal Law, Currency Manipulation, Sino-American Relationship, Trial Practice & Rules of Evidence, Contracts, Rule of
Location:
Beijing, China
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Graduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
Observe firsthand how China is restructuring its legal, economic & social systems without the baggage of years of common law development. The faculty & students at Peking University - China's most prestigious & highly acclaimed university - are leading participants in the new era of openness in the 21st century. The curriculum features lectures & discussions, coupled with field trips to legal institutions & tours to cultural & historical sites. Optional externship opportunity with a Chinese law firm is available for qualified students following successful completion of the program.

Broad survey of Chinese law at China’s top-rated, prestigious Peking University includes classes on China’s History & Political System, Criminal Law, Currency Manipulation, Sino-American Relationship, Trial Practice & Rules of Evidence, Contracts, Rule of Law, Family Law, IP Rights, ADR, Real Estate Law, Foreign Investment Law, Business Organizations, Civil Law, and more plus field trips to courts & law firms. Limited number of 3-week externships available or optional independent study paper for additional credit.

The combination of lectures from leading Chinese scholars, field trips to the Courts and law firms, tours of historic and cultural sites, and interaction with Chinese law students, faculty and active practitioners - all at a price barely above regular hourly tuition - offers an incomparable value.
Setting Description:
The beautiful, idyllic campus of Beida compliments the reputation and standing of Peking University. All classes are conducted in English in an air-conditioned classroom. Modern, Western-style en suite student accommodations are located in the PKU-operated Zhongguanyuan Global Village Hotel, conveniently located within easy walking distance of the classroom.
Cost:
$3,895 includes instructional fees, books & materials, double-occupancy housing, daily breakfast, field trips, select guided tours, and a farewell banquet.

Additional Program Information

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No

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