MOC Scholarship of Master Program in International Law and Chinese Law 2018, China
Starting from 2008, academic Education Programs sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce of People’s Republic of China is designed to foster high-end business officials and managerial personnel for developing countries, offering one-year and two-year master programs as well as three-year doctoral programs for the purpose of educating high-end and inter-disciplinary talent working in the applied fields of government, trade, foreign affairs, agriculture, technology, education, culture and health, building intellectual capacity and facilitating the economic and social development of the recipient countries. These programs offer assistance to governmental officials, research fellows, and senior managerial personnel on their master and doctor education in China, which are fully conducted in English. Admission requirements include a bachelor’s degree, relevant working experiences, and decent physical conditions, essential for the high-compact curriculum needed for the degrees. The graduates of these programs are now working in their specialties back in home and undertaking an increasingly significant role in the economic development cooperation between China and their home countries.
Since September 2015, Wuhan University has undertaken the master program in International Law and Chinese Law. Over 60 students have been admitted in this major, of which 39 students are studying in our university now. This program is designed for non-Chinese citizens. The purpose is to cultivate application-oriented foreign affairs talents who has a broad international horizon, good legal professional ethics, a systematic mastery of Chinese Law and relevant International Law and use English proficiently as a working language to offer legal service to foreign enterprises in China, overseas Sino-foreign joint ventures, state organs, enterprises and public institutions and foreign law firms. The program is also aimed at educating interdisciplinary specialists who are familiar with WTO rules, international treaties and common practice related to international economy, and acquire the ability of analysis, application and innovation of theory to work in state organs, enterprises, public institutions and social organizations.
As for the positive effects and good results brought by these programs in strengthening economic ties and friendship between China and the recipient countries, the Ministry of Commerce of People’s Republic of China will continuously intensify its efforts in enlarging the enrollment scale and improving the quality of education. It is believed that by attending the programs and achieving the degrees, you will embrace a successful career and brighter future.
Prospective students are mid-to-senior level officials or managers from the government, the media, NGOs, and other public sectors, who have demonstrated superior performance, both academically and in their work. By the time of matriculation, each must have obtained an undergraduate bachelor's degree in the case of our master program.
The program is to, in advanced theory and application, prepare professional and versatile talents who can be independently engaged in research and teaching of International Law, master the basics of law systematically and expertise of International Law and Chinese Law deeply and comprehensively and specialize in some fields of International Law.
In 2018, the program has planned to enroll up to 30 students in the master program, for Intentional Law and Chinese Law major. Study period is two years. The teaching language is English.
Ministry of Commerce of P.R.C. will provide "Chinese Government Scholarships" to admitted students from developing countries. These scholarships cover tuition、management、basic living expenses and round-trip international airfare for the students. Students are exempt from tuition fees, accommodation fees, teaching material fees, research and investigation fees, English teaching subsidy, graduation thesis guidance fees. They also include comprehensive medical insurance, which is purchased by the university for students. In terms of living expenses, it is 36000RMB/year for the master program. There is also a one-off settlement allowance of 3000RMB/person. Other expenses shall be administered and used by the Ministry of Commerce or the university, and shall not be distributed to the students. The Ministry of Commerce only provides students with financial support within the schooling year, which is stated in the admission notice, and students will not receive further funding for deferment.
Round-trip international airfare means one round-trip international airfare and “n-1” round-trip international airfares for home visits for all the students (First time fly to China after enrollment, and fly back to home country while graduation）, and a maximum of “n-1” “n” is for the length of schooling year which is set while the student was enrolled by the program）round-trip international airfares for home visits （one time per year set at the end of an academic year.
If a student expects to have his/her spouse, children, relatives or friends to visit him/her during the stay in Wuhan, the visitor will have to bear all the expenses by him/herself.
About Wuhan University
Wuhan University is a key university directly under the administration of the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China. It is located in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei Province. The university features spectacular natural surroundings with the scenic Luojia Hill in it and the beautiful East Lake by its side. The University dates back to Ziqiang Institute, which was founded in 1893 by Zhang Zhidong, governor of Hubei and Hunan Provinces in late Qing Dynasty after the Qing Government approved his memorial to the throne. Later, its name changed for several times before it was named National Wuhan University in July 1928. By the end of 1946, the university had six colleges, i.e., the colleges of liberal arts, law, sciences, engineering, agriculture and medicine. Wuhan University had a glorious innovative tradition and enjoyed a very high academic prestige.
With the approval of the State Council of China, new Wuhan University was founded on August 2nd, 2000 with amalgamation of four first-rate universities original Wuhan University, Wuhan University of Hydraulic and Electrical Engineering, Wuhan Technical University of Surveying and Mapping, and Hubei Medical University. At present, Wuhan University has 34 schools in 6 faculties and 5 first-rate disciplines, 6 National Key Disciplines, 29 second-rate disciplines including 17 national key second-rate disciplines, covering 12 areas, namely philosophy, Economics, Law, Education, Literature, History, Sciences, Engineering, Agriculture, Medicine, Management and Art, with 122 bachelor degree programs, 59 master degree programs and 44 doctoral degree programs for first-rate discipline. There are 17 programs fully delivered in English.
The University now has more than 50,000 students, including over 26,000 graduates and 2537 international students. The teaching staff consists of more than 3,700 teachers, including 2,700 or so professors and associate professors, 11 academicians of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 7 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 3 academicians of the international Eurasian Academy of Sciences, 10 well-known senior scholars of arts and social sciences, and 22 lead scientists of the National 973 Project, 6 domain experts of the National 863 Project, 5 national creation and research teams, 43 gainers of the National Excellent Young Scientists Fund, 15 nationally outstanding teachers.
There are numbers of large well-equipped teaching buildings, laboratories, gymnasiums, sports grounds, swimming pools, archive buildings and a specimen building. It has 5 state-level key laboratories, 2 national research centers of engineering, 7 national research centers for humanities and social sciences, 10 national bases for basic science talent development, 1 national education base for cultural development of university students.
During the last ten years the university has established relations of academic cooperation and exchanges with over 415 universities, colleges and scientific research institutions in more than 45 countries and regions.
Applicants should be non-Chinese nationality and in good health. Applicants should come from developing countries and should be government officials at middle or senior level, or researchers or administrators of academic institutions at middle or senior level. Applicants who apply for a master degree program should be under 35 years old and have a bachelor’s degree.
- Application Online.
Register and apply online in CSC. Choose type B of the scholarship program in the CSC system. Wuhan university code is 10486. Submit online the completed “Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship”, download and print the completed application form.
At the same time register and apply online in Wuhan University for the record, then submit online the completed “Application Form for International Scholars and Students of Wuhan University”, download and print the completed application form.
A. Application forms should be signed after print.
B. Application forms should be pasted with required photo after print.
C. Type should be Chinese Government Scholarship program B.
D. For the Master program, Discipline is “International Law”.
- Materials Required
- Application form for Chinese Government Scholarship.
- Application Form for International Scholars and Students of Wuhan University.
- Recommendation letter by a superior in the institution where the applicant works.
- Recommendation letters by a professor who knows the applicant research abilities well.
- An original copy and a photocopy need to be prepared for each degree.
- Transcripts must list all courses taken and all scores obtained.
- Personal statement must be written in English and be some 1000 words in length. It shall cover such essential elements as applicant’s academic background, work experience, achievements.
- Future research plan can be written in Chinese or English. It shall entail the applicant’s study and research goals.
- Personal passport: photocopy of passport photo page. Do not use diplomatic or official passport.
- Applicants who are not native English speakers or whose undergraduate education was not conducted in English shall provide TOEFL or IELTS test scores. TOEFL requires 80, IELTS requires 5.5. For those who could not offer the above mentioned standard English test results, additional oral or written English test organized by Wuhan University will be required to participate in.
- Two recent, 2-inch, white photos.
- The health form shall be issued within one month before the submission of application, showing that the applicant carries no infectious diseases which may have a serious impact on public health or fall into any of the health situations prohibited by China’s Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Laws and Regulations. Students with severe illnesses or expectant mothers are not allowed to study in China, including those who have serious hypertension, cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases, diabetes, cancers or other serious chronic diseases, neurogenic diseases, infectious diseases and serious disability, and those who have just recovered from major surgeries, or in the acute phase of illness.
Submit all the application materials in both hard copy and scanned copy to the Economic and Commercial Counselor Office of Chinese Embassy. Hard copy must include both the original copy and the photocopy, as indicated in the above-mentioned materials.
Submit a written request to the Economic and Commercial Counselor Office of Chinese Embassy for an official recommendation letter and clearly state:
A. Whether the applicant is willing to be considered for a similar program at other universities if the program at WHU are already full.
B. Other special requests if any.
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