Introduction to the Program

The Master’s of Laws (LL.M.) Program in Chinese Law at Beijing Normal University (BNU) is a two year program for international students taught in English.

About Beijing Normal University

Beijing Normal University, a key university under the administration of the Ministry of Education, is a renowned institution of higher education known for teacher education, education science and basic learning in both the arts and the sciences. For more info visit the page here.

About the Program

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.

Start Date of the Program


Entry Requirements

  • A recognized bachelor’s degree;
  • All applicants who are not native English speakers or who did not have a postsecondary education entirely conducted in English language must take the TOEFL or IELTS examination. The Program requires a minimum score of 80 in TOEFL IBT, or 6.0 in IELTS.
  • There is no requirement of Chinese proficiency for the applicants. After the students are admitted, they are expected to choose the Chinese language course taught by the College of Chinese Language & Culture, Beijing Normal University. Chinese language course is not compulsory, but if you choose it, it will be included in the whole credits of the whole program, and you need pay for it.

Application Deadline

April 30



Tuition Fees

The tuition fees are RMB40000 per year. The total for the 2 year program is 80,000 RMB.


There are a total of 6 international student dorms in BNU. For further information on the accommodation at Beijing Normal University (BNU) visit the accommodation page here.

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