LLM is Latin for Legum Magister, signifying Master of Laws. Our Master of Laws (LL.M.) Program in American Law is a one-year graduate program. Foreign law graduates who successfully complete the program are awarded the degree “LL.M. in American Law.”
An LLM (Master of Law) is an advanced law degree that helps prepare students with specialized legal training. Curriculums often combine research, coursework, and a thesis. LLM programs often take one to two years to complete.
China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a sovereign state located in East Asia. It is the world's most populous country, with a population of over 1.35 billion.
STL’s LL.M. program combines courses in transnational law from many legal traditions to prepare students for global practice involving conflicting legal traditions, compl
STL’s LL.M. Program
LL.M. students will gain deep knowledge and understanding of Chinese and Western law and legal traditions as well as the practical skills necessary for cross-cultural success. LL.M. graduates from PKU STL will go on to distinguished careers in the private sector, public sector, public interest legal work, and legal academia around the world.
The Times of Higher Education 2018 has named PKU the number 1 university in China, the number 2 university in all of Asia, and the 27th most academically renowned university in the world.
Students, Faculty, and Careers
Leading students from around the world compete for admission to STL. The law school’s multinational faculty includes world-renowned scholars and practitioners from China, the U.S., the E.U., and elsewhere. STL graduates are highly sought after for positions with leading multinational law firms and corporations, leading Chinese law firms and corporations, major SOEs, and leading international NGOs....