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International Partnerships

East China University of Political Science and Law

Master’s Dual Degree Program

Master's Dual Degree Program Between The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law, Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A. and East China University of Political Science and Law, Shanghai, P.R.C.

Ohio State Contact Information

  • Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University

International University Contact Information

  • East China University of Political Science and Law

Location of International University

  • Shanghai, P.R.C.

 

Purpose/Objective

  • With the aim to strengthen the international academic exchanges between the East China University of Political Science an Law (hereinafter referred to as ECUPL) and The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law (hereinafter referred to as the Moritz College of Law), and to enhance the research and education level of the two universities, both of them agree to the master’s dual degree program under the terms described below:

 

Program Implementation

  1. ECUPL first-year postgraduates in law or JM students may apply for the Master of Laws (LL.M) program at the Moritz College of Law. If admitted by the Moritz College of Law, they are to study for one year at The Ohio State University during their master’s program. They are to be granted the LLM degree by the Moritz College of Law upon successful completion of the one-year study.
  2. After (1) one-year of study in the Moritz College of Law, students of this program are expected to return to ECUPL to complete the rest of their program in order to be granted a master’s degree by ECUPL.
  3. Full-time undergraduates of ECUPL in their fourth year may apply for this program to be started upon receiving their undergraduate law degrees.
  4. ECUPL applicants should have a TOEFL score no less than an 80 internet-based, 550 paper-based, or 213 computer-based; or an IELTS score of no less than 6.5 and average score of first-year master study no less than 3.0 GPA (out of 4.0).
  5. Up to five (5) ECUPL students may be admitted through this program each academic year.
  6. The admitted students shall be responsible for their own tuition, living expenses, medical insurance, international round trip, and other expenses.
  7. Pending availability of funding, the Moritz College of Law may provide scholarships to ECUPL students in the amount of $10,000.

 

Duration of the Agreement

  • This agreement will be in force upon signature by representatives of both institutions, and will remain in force for a period of five (5) years. It will be in force from 10 December 2014 to 10 December 2019. Any changes will be subjected to the further approval of each university’s relevant authorities. The agreement may be renewed for additional periods of five years if both institutions, acting independently, agree in writing to renew it at least six (6) months before it expires. It may be terminated by the appropriate authorities of either party giving six months’ notice to the other party in writing. Termination will not affect students already in the program in effect prior to the effective date of termination.

 

Note: Please see entire agreement for details