LL.M. Application

 

APPLICANT ELIGIBILITY

  • Non-Chinese citizen.
  • Masters program applicants must have a bachelor degree.
  • Doctoral program applicants must have a masters degree.
  • Applicants for programs taught in English (non-native speakers of English who did not receive their legal education entirely in the English language) must complete the IELTS (minimum score 6) or TOEFL (minimum score 90).

 

IMPORTANT DATES AND DEADLINES

April 20th: Deadline for scholarship application*

May 31st: Deadline for self-supported application*

Early June:Admission notification

Early September:Fall semester starts

*All mailed documents must be postmarked by the deadline date.

 

HOW TO APPLY      

Step 1: Complete the Online Application

Complete and submit an online application via http://isc.sjtu.edu.cn/EN/Default.aspx by the application deadline.Print, sign and attach a 2-inch photo on the application form from the online application system.

 

Step 2: Pay the Application Fee

The application fee is CNY 800 or USD 130, non-refundable and non-transferable. Payment must be made using CNY or USD.

 

Step 3: Submit the Application Documents

No.

Checklist of Documents to be Submitted

Original

Copy

1

Application formfrom the online application system

 

 

2

Degree certificates. Must be original or notarized (Chinese or English notaries are both acceptable). Students who have not yet graduatedshould provide an official letter from your university stating the expected graduation date.

 

 

3

Transcripts.Must be original or notarized (Chinese or English notaries are both acceptable)

 

 

4

Language certificate and score report

 

 

5

Passport

 

 

6

Two passport-size photos

 

 

7

Personal statement and study plan

 

 

8

Two recommendation lettersfrom associate professors or scholars with higher academic titles. Must include the referees’ phone number and email address.

 

 

9

Remittance Notice. Specify your name and payment details.

 

 

Please mail all documents to the following address by the application deadline.

International Affairs Office, Graduate School,

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Room 436, Chen Ruiqiu Building,

No.800 Dongchuan Rd., Shanghai, 200240, China

 

TUITION AND HOUSING FEES

    • Tuition
  • LL.M. Program: CNY 150,000 for Master programs (Approx. USD 24,000)

    RMB 100,000 for the first year and RMB 50,000 for the second. Students should pay RMB 100,000 in the first semester before registration and RMB 50,000 in the second year.

  • S.J.D. Program: CNY 45500/Year for Doctoral programs (Approx. USD 7350/Year)

    • Housing: CNY 50-150/Day on-campus (Approx. USD 8-25/Day)

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

Applicants Requirements

  • Applicants cannot be supported by another scholarship simultaneously.
  • Applicants in a master program must have a bachelors Degree.
  • Applicants in a doctoral program must have a masters Degree.
  • Freshmen in a professional degree program are not qualified.

 

Types of Scholarships

Type

Duration

Support

Coverage

Note

Doctoral Programs Type A

4 Years

 

About CNY 100,000/Year

 

Fully covered tuition, health insurance, and on-campus housing, and a monthly stipend (CNY 4,000/ Month).

Applicants must be awarded Chinese Government Scholarships (CSC) or Shanghai Government Scholarships (SGS)

Doctoral Programs Type B

4 Years

About CNY 80,000/Year

Fully covered tuition, health insurance, and on-campus housing, and a monthly stipend (CNY 2,500/Month).

 

Doctoral Programs Type C

4 Years

About CNY 55,000/Year

Fully covered tuition, health insurance, and on-campus housing

 

Masters Programs Type A

2.5 Years

About CNY 70,000/Year

Fully covered tuition, health insurance, and on-campus housing, and a monthly stipend (CNY 3,000/Month).

Applicants must be awarded the Chinese Government Scholarships (CSC) or Shanghai Government Scholarships (SGS)

Masters Programs Type B

2.5 Years

About CNY 55,000/Year

Fully covered tuition, health insurance, and on-campus housing, and a monthly stipend (CNY 1,700/Month).

 

Masters Programs Type C

2.5 Years

About CNY 40,000/Year

Fully covered tuition, health insurance, and on-campus housing

 

 

Typically, the support duration cannot be extended. All scholarship recipients are obliged to attend the annual comprehensive scholarship assessment during April and May of each year to verify qualification of the scholarship for the next year.

 

How to Apply

All scholarships can be applied through the application system at http://isc.sjtu.edu.cn/EN/Default.aspx

For Chinese Government Scholarship (CSC), applicants are also encouraged to apply to China Scholarship Council (http://www.csc.edu.cn) through recommendations from Chinese Embassies or Consulates, or relevant organizations in the home countries of the applicants between November and April (varies for different countries).

For Doctoral Programs Type A and Master Programs Type A, applicants are required to apply through the application system at http://isc.sjtu.edu.cn/EN/Default.aspx, meanwhile, apply through the system at Study in Shanghai (http://en.study-shanghai.org/) or Study in China (http://www.csc.edu.cn/laihua/indexen.aspx).

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Email: iso.gs@sjtu.edu.cn

Tel: -86-21-34208238

Fax: -86-21-34206122

Contacts: Dawei Yang, Joey Jiang, Ran Yan

Application Website: http://isc.sjtu.edu.cn/EN/Default.aspx

Postal Address:

International Affairs Office, Graduate School,

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Room 436, Chen Ruiqiu Building,

No.800 Dongchuan Rd., Shanghai, 200240, China

 

For more information regarding to KoGuan Law School and our LL.M. program, applicants are welcome to contact the International Program Office of KoGuan Law directly.

Email: llmprogram@sjtu.edu.cn

Tel: -86-21-62934433

Contacts: Zhou Xinyu

Website: http://en.law.sjtu.edu.cn/

 

APPENDIXES

  • 2015 Catalog of Programs in Chinese for International Graduates, Shanghai Jiao Tong University [MasterDoctor]
  • 2015 Catalog of Programs in English for International Graduates, Shanghai Jiao Tong University [MasterDoctor]

Contact Information of International Graduate Admission Office of each School of Shanghai Jiao Tong University