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China University of Political Science and Law

  • Category Public University
  • Attribute 211,985,first-rate unversities and disciplines
  • City Beijing
  • Preponderant Discipline

    Economics, Law, Management Science, etc…

  • Key Majors

    Civil and Commercial Law, Economic Law, Global Science

  • Total Students 16757
  • International Students /
  • Program Taught in English

    Comparative Law, International Business, International Law

  • Monthly Living Cost(RMB) 1600
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China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) is well known for legal academics and enjoys a distinguished reputation in politics, economics, management, arts, history, philosophy, education, as well as disciplines related to engineering and sciences. It is one of China's top universities listed under the Double First-Class University Plan, Project 211 and the Project 985 Strength Discipline Innovation Platform. 

CUPL is also listed in the Project 2011 and Plan 111, i.e. the Program of Introducing Talents of Discipline to Universities. CUPL is a prestigious university in China under the direct leadership of the State Ministry of Education (MOE). Now, CUPL is focusing on developing itself into a world-class university with world-class discipline. Located in Beijing, CUPL has two campuses, the Xueyuanlu campus in Haidian District and the Fuxuelu campus in Changping District.

There are 17,504 students in the university, including 9,520 undergraduates, 7,277 graduate students, and 743 students from Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan of the P.R.C. and foreign countries. There are 986 full-time faculty, including 329 full professors, three researchers, as well as 236 and 658 supervisors for doctoral and master students respectively. Among them, Doctoral and master's degree holders accounted for 95.54% of the faculty.

CUPL comprises 18 teaching units, including Law School, Civil, Commercial and Economic Law School, School of International Law, School of Criminal Justice, School of Political Science and Public Administration, School of Business, School of Humanities, School of Foreign Studies, School of Marxism, School of Sociology, Guangming School of Journalism and Communication, China-EU School of Law (CESL), School of Juris Master, International Confucian Academy, School of International Studies / Education Center of Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan Affairs, School of Continuing Education / School of Online Education, Department of Science and Technology / School of Information Management For Law, and Department of Physical Education.

CUPL offers 26 undergraduate programs, including Law, Science of Investigation, Political Science and Administration, Administration Management, International Politics, Public Service Administration, Business Administration, Economics, International Business, Financial Engineering, Philosophy, Chinese Linguistic and Literature, Chinese, Education in Ideology and Politics, Sociology, Social Work, Applied Psychology, English Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Translation and Interpreting, Journalism, Network and New Media, Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, and Information Management and Information System (Rule of Law Information Management), Information and Computer Science (Rule of Law Information Management), of which Law, Political Science and Administration as well as the Sociology are national-level featured programs. CUPL offers 38 doctoral programs, 78 academic master's degree programs, 8 professional master's degree programs and 4 post-doctoral research programs. Law, Political Science, Marxist Theory and Theoretical Economics are the authorized primary Doctoral specialties; Philosophy, Applied Economics, Sociology, Psychology, Foreign Languages and Literature, Journalism, Chinese History, Business Administration, and Public Administration are the authorized primary Master’s specialties, of which Law is a first-degree national key discipline and politics is a first-degree key discipline in Beijing. Evidence Science has been selected into the List of Advanced Discipline in Beijing's Universities and Colleges. In the fourth round of the China Discipline Assessment, nine first-degree disciplines of CUPL were assessed and rated by the Ministry of Education. The discipline of law was rated A+.

As of September 2021, CUPL has 955 full-time faculty, including 693and 201supervisors for master and doctoral students respectively and 329 full professors. Among our faculty, doctoral and master's degree holders accounted for 94.56%.

CUPL is one of the leading legal study institutions in China. The university is well-known for legal academics and also enjoys a distinguished reputation in arts, language studies, economics and management.

CUPL attracts approximately 15,600 full-time students each year, including over 1,000 international students. The university currently obtains 928 faculties include 285 professors, 167 Ph.D. supervisors and 602 for masters

The School of International Education was founded in 1999 and now operates three academic degree programs and one exchange program. Our Comparative Law degree programs are two of the first English taught legal education programs in China. In the year 2017, our school launched a Chinese language degree program on Changping campus and now attracts an increasing number of students to learn. The exchange program has accepted over 500 students from more than 30 countries and regions.