How to Apply

LAST CHANCE TO APPLY FOR AY2017-18

DEADLINE: MARCH 31, 24:00 HOURS, BEIJING TIME

Prerequisites

  1. Law background or training: Law degree (J.D., J.M., or LL.B.), or licensed to practice law in their home, or masters-level degree in a related area with significant law background.
  2. Official undergraduate degree certificate/diploma from a recognized university before enrollment in August. ( Upon application, you can substitute a letter on school letterhead stating that you are a student in good standing and expected to receive a diploma before the August enrollment date.)
  3. English proficiency as demonstrated by: native speaker, or completion of program taught entirely in English, or test scores: a minimum score of 92 in TOEFL IBT, or 6.5 in IELTS with 7.0 in IELTS writing.
  4. Valid foreign passport. (We prefer 3 or more years to expiration at time of application.)

Application Procedure

There are two (one online, one hard copy) submissions of the application materials and one notification email that are required to be finished before your application is considered complete:

  1. Please fill out the on-line application form and upload other required application materials on the Peking University Application Portal at studyatpku.com/member/login.do by referring to the Instruction for Online Application, which provides step-by-step application instructions with screen shots to help avoid any confusion. Please also note the formats and file sizes requested before uploading the application materials.
  2. Please send an email to STL to llm@stl.pku.edu.cn and to STLforLLM@gmail.com indicating that you have filed your application online.
  3. Please send by a trackable delivery method that gives you confirmation of receipt, hard copies of the original documentation including any sealed letters of recommendation to:

PKU STL LL.M. Admissions, Room 410, Peking University School of Transnational Law, University Town, Nanshan District Shenzhen 518055, P.R. CHINA

Application Materials

Applicants must submit the materials listed below. Applications will only be reviewed after all materials are received. All documents should be written in English. If the documents are not in English, they must be accompanied by a notarized/authenticated English translation.

  1. Peking University School of Transnational Law Application Form.
  2. Personal statement: Submit a personal statement explaining the reasons you are pursuing an LL.M. degree and how the degree will help you advance your plans and goals. (700 to 1000 words)
  3. Official transcripts: Submit official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions.
  4. Official degree certificates/diplomas: Submit official degree certificates/diplomas (original or notarized documents with English translations if documents are not in English). (Upon application, you can substitute a letter on school letterhead stating that you are a student in good standing and expected to receive an official degree certificate/diploma before the August enrollment date.)
  5. Resume or Curriculum Vitae.
  6. Letters of Recommendation: At least two signed letters of recommendation from professors, employers, or others familiar with your academic and professional qualifications. (original). If sealed, please send the letters with your hard copies of the original documentation or separately, but clearly labeled to the same address above.
  7. Proof of English Competency: One photocopy of results of TOEFL or IELTS examination (unless you are a native English speaker or you have a degree from a postsecondary institution entirely conducted in the English language).Copy of valid passport, or identification card, preferably with three or more years to expiration at the time of application.

Please note that all the Application Materials must be received before the March 31st, 24:00 hours, Beijing time deadline.

Application Fee

Amount: 800 RMB. Please note that the fee is waived for applications for academic year 2107-18.

Application Deadlines

The Application Materials must be received before the final deadline on March 31st deadline, 24:00 hours Beijing time.

Note for students from Macau, Hong Kong and Taiwan: the deadline is earlier on February 28th, 24:00 hours, Beijing time.

Queries

If you have any questions as you go through the application process, please feel free to contact either Ms. Henrietta Zhou at zhouxuan@stl.pku.edu.cn or phone number +86-(0)755-8614-5953  and/or Ms. Elaine Claar Campbell at STLforLLM@gmail.com or phone number +86-(0)755-2603-1484. Please be cognizant of time zone differences and please do not call before 8 AM in the morning or after 5:30 PM at night China time.  Thank you for your consideration.  We are delighted that you are applying to STL and look forward to receiving your complete application materials.

Address

Please send by a trackable delivery method that gives you confirmation of receipt to:

PKU STL LL.M. Admissions, Room 410, Peking University School of Transnational Law, University Town, Nanshan District Shenzhen 518055, P.R. CHINA

Admission Decisions

The Admissions Committee will make decisions according to the applicants’ materials after approved by Peking University. STL uses a rolling admissions process. We review applications throughout the admissions season as they are completed and then notify applicants of the decision; some applications are held until the committee has reviewed the entire applicant pool after the March 31 application deadline. Official admission letter will be sent out by June.

 

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Peking University School of Transnational Law

Room 410, School of Transnational Law
Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School,
University Town, Xili, Nanshan District,
Shenzhen, China 518055