The East China University of Political Science and Law (ECUPL) is a Chinese first tier advanced politics and law university. The university has a complete training system from bachelor’s and master’s to doctorate degrees, and has trained more than 100,000 people in various fields. We are a first-class training institute for excellent law students as recognized by the Ministry of Education, and classified as a key higher politics and law university by the Shanghai Municipal Government. ECUPL is known as the “Oriental Pearl of Legal Education,” and has developed into a unique multi-disciplinary teaching and research university. Our studies are centered around law, combining economics, management, literature, and so on. The university now has two campuses, Changning and Songjiang, covering an area of more than 630,000 square meters. The school has 18 academies (departments) with the ability to grant doctorate and master’s degrees in law, as well as a post-doctorate mobile legal research station. We are also able to grant master’s degrees in Political Science, Marxist Theory, Public Management and Applied Economics. The university holds student training and scientific research in 14 authorized subjects for doctorate degrees, 38 authorized subjects for master’s degree and 24 undergraduate majors. In the 2012 discipline evaluation of the Ministry of Education Academic Degrees and Graduate Education Development Center, our top tier law degree ranked fifth.
In 2020, ECUPL is offering 24 undergraduate programs in law and other subjects for international applicants. The undergraduate programs are full-time courses and are delivered in Chinese. For details of our programs and majors, please refer to the Undergraduate Divisions for International Students.
The programs for high school graduates: 4-year study
The programs for college graduates: 2-year study
Applicants must be in good physical and mental health, and have been awarded a relevant certificate of graduation from their school with the relevant language levels.
Non-Chinese citizens should achieve at least a degree equivalent to that of a Chinese high school, and hold an original foreign passport.
Applicants should pass HSK Level 4;
◎Applicants who have received Chinese education during their primary and secondary school do not need to provide an HSK score.
3) Schedule (Beijing Time):
December 1, 2019 ~ June 30, 2020 (Both scholarship and self-funded applications are open)
July 1, 2020 ~ September 30, 2020 (ONLY self-funded applications are open)
Tuition Fee: 24,000 RMB per year
Application Free: 450 RMB
5) Application Materials:
Completed Application Form for Admission to East China University of Political Science and Law
Copy of a high school or college certificate (This year’s graduates can offer a pre-graduation certificate first)
Copy of a transcript of all courses taken
Two expert recommendation letters
Personal statement (no less than 1,000 words)
Passport copy and two passport-size photos
6) Application Procedures:
Make an online application or complete the application form before the deadline at https://study.ecupl.edu.cn/en/application/online.aspx and submit the written application materials by mail to the International Students Office.
Room 208, Building 21, No. 1575, Wanhangdu Road, Shanghai, 200042, P. R. China
NOTE: The application materials will not be returned.
No written test required
Review of written application or online application materials, online or telephone interviews may be held if necessary
Admission results will be sent to students by email
Admission Letter and Visa Application Form for scholarship students will be sent from July to August
Admission Letter and Visa Application Form for self-funded students will be sent from July to October
ECUPL provides the Chinese Government Scholarship and the Shanghai Municipal Government Scholarship. For detailed information, please click the following links.
Chinese Government Scholarship:
Shanghai Municipal Government Scholarship:
9) Admission Agency:
Academy of International Culture Exchange, East China University of Politics and Law
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
Address: Floor 2, Building 21, No. 1575, Wanhangdu Road, Shanghai, P. R. China
中国上海市万航渡路1575 号21 号楼二楼