Delegation of Department of International Cooperation and Exchanges from MOE Visits STL
On October 31, 2019, a delegation of high-profile government officials visited STL. The delegation included Liu Jin – the Director of Department of International Cooperation and Exchanges from the Ministry of Education (MOE), Yan Bingcan – the Senior Inspector of Department of International Cooperation and Exchanges from MOE, Wang YI – the Senior investigator of Department of International Cooperation and Exchanges from MOE, and Xu Jianling – the Vice Minister of Shenzhen Education Bureau. The delegation was welcomed by leaders from PKU Shenzhen including Tan Wenchang – the Party Secretary and Vice Dean of PKU Shenzhen, Yang Zhen – the Vice Dean of PKU Shenzhen, Zeng Hui – the Vice Dean of PKU Shenzhen, and Ren Ting – the Vice Party Secretary of PKU Shenzhen. It was also welcomed by distinguished members of the STL community, including Professor Thomas Man – the Associate Dean of Development at STL, Keru Chen – the Assistant Dean of Admissions and Administration at STL, and Cole Agar – the Director of International Program at STL.
During the visit, Professor Man discussed STL from three main angles: student enrollment, faculty and curriculums. He emphasized that STL is the only law school in the world that combines an American-style Juris Doctor degree (J.D.) with a China law Juris Master degree (J.M.). Moreover, he eloquently summarized STL’s mission as contributing to a Chinese legal profession that is equipped to serve an advanced economy based on technological innovation, financial services and internationalization. The International Program Director, Cole Agar, introduced the admissions and study program for international students. Director Liu Jin concluded that it is important to further foster the advantages of the existent educational program as well as proceed in extending the reach of international cooperation and partnership in education.