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The China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) is a “Project 211” university—a government honor bestowed upon China’s finest institutions of higher education. CUPL is well known for legal academics and also enjoys a distinguished reputation in arts, history, philosophy, economics, management, and education.

The China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) is a “Project 211” university—a government honor bestowed upon China’s finest institutions of higher education. CUPL is well known for legal academics and also enjoys a distinguished reputation in arts, history, philosophy, economics, management, and education. Under the supervision of the State Ministry of Education (MOE), CUPL is located in Beijing on two campuses: the Xueyuan Lu campus in Haidian District and the Fuxue Lu campus in Changping District. CUPL’s predecessor (The Peking College of Political Science and Law—founded in 1952), combined departments of law, political science and sociology of Peking University, Yenching University, Fu Jen Catholic University, and Tsinghua University.  In 1954, the college moved to Xuyuan Lu, and later in 1983, merged  with the Central Cadres’ College of Political Science, and was subsequently renamed the China University of Political Science and Law. In 1985, the university established a new campus in Changping.  Subsequently, three divisions emerged: an undergraduate school, a postgraduate school, and a school of advanced training. Over the past 60 years, CUPL has educated and trained more than 200,000 graduates, and has played an active role in key legislative efforts in China. CUPL has assumed a leadership role in China in the development and innovation of legal thought and has played a key role in representing the country in international academic exchanges. Approximately 15,000 full-time students are currently enrolled in CUPL.  Among the full... [More]
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