Dear Prospective Student,

You may now apply for the opportunity to earn an LL.M. in English from top-ranked Peking University’s School of Transnational Law (STL) in Shenzhen, China. STL’s unique LL.M. program is rich in courses emphasizing transnational law and practice, Chinese and Western law and legal traditions, and other cutting-edge courses designed to equip STL graduates of all nationalities for law practice and leadership in advanced economies based on technological innovation, global financial services and internationalization. LL.M. graduates emerge from the program as lawyers uniquely equipped for leadership in today’s interconnected world, with deep knowledge and understanding of Chinese and Western law and legal traditions and with the practical skills necessary for cross-cultural success.

We are pleased to announce that applications for our LL.M. program (August 2017 intake) is now open from October 17, 2016 to March 31, 2017. The 800 CNY application fee is waived before March, 1, 2017.

Admissions requirements are:
1. A Bachelor’s Degree or higher from a recognized university.
2. Background in Law: Applicants ordinarily should have a first degree in law (e.g., J.D., J.M., or LL.B.) or otherwise be licensed to practice law in their home jurisdiction.
3. A valid non-Mainland Chinese passport (Mainland Chinese passport holders are admitted through the J.D./J.M. program)
4. English Proficiency: Applicants whose first language is not English or who did not have a postsecondary education entirely conducted in the English language must provide evidence of English proficiency. The Program requires a minimum score of 92 in TOEFL IBT, or 6.5 in IELTS with 7.0 in IELTS writing.

For further information about our LL.M. program and how to apply, please visit:

Please feel free to address queries to our Director of Graduate and International Programs at