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China University of Political Science and Law is a key construction university of the "211 Project" with the characteristics and advantages of law disciplines, as well as political science, economics, management, literature, history, philosophy, education, science, engineering, and other disciplines.

The 985 Project "Advanced Discipline Innovation Platform", the "2011 Plan" and the "111 Plan" (University Discipline Innovation and Intelligence Introducing Plan) are the key construction universities.

The national "double first-class" construction university, directly under the Ministry of Education, and is committed to building a world-class university And first-class disciplines.

There are two campuses, Xueyuan Road, Haidian District, and Fuxue Road, Changping District.

The predecessor of the school was the Beijing School of Political Science and Law, which was composed of the four disciplines of Peking University, Tsinghua University, Yenching University, and Fu Jen Catholic University in 1952.

Comrade Mao Zedong wrote the name of the school. The school was originally run in the Shatan Red Building in Beijing and moved to Xueyuan Road in 1954.

In 1960, it became a national key university designated by the state. The "Cultural Revolution" middle school was closed and resumed in 1978.

In 1983, the China University of Political Science and Law merged with the Central Political and Law Cadre School to form the China University of Political Science and Law. Comrade Deng Xiaoping wrote the name of the school.

The school has formed a structure of one school and three colleges for undergraduate, graduate, and advanced students. In 1985, the school opened the Changping campus.

After the advanced student college, it was renamed the Central Political and Law Management Cadre College to run a school separately and was merged into the China University of Political Science and Law in 2000.

The school is known as "the highest institution of legal education in China" and "a major academic center in the field of Chinese humanities and social sciences".

In the course of running the school for more than 60 years, the school has trained more than 300,000 outstanding talents for the country.

The school is the main force in the training of national legal education and rule of law talents. It has participated in almost all national legislative activities since the establishment of the school.

Leading the innovation of national legal education, the innovation of legal theory and the renewal of rule of law thoughts, and representing the country to conduct legal academic and foreign affairs.

Cultural exchanges on the rule of law. At the same time, the school's multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary talent training model has also delivered a large number of high-level humanities and social sciences professionals to society and has become a new force in the training of talents in the national political, economic, social, cultural and other fields.

On May 3, 2017, Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China.

President of the State and Chairman of the Central Military Commission visited the China University of Political Science and Law and delivered an important speech on the comprehensive rule of law, the cultivation of legal talents, and the growth of young talents, indicating the construction and development of China University of Political Science and Law. The way forward.

The school currently has 17,627 students, including 9583 undergraduates from the Mainland, 7175 postgraduates, 869 overseas students from Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, and foreign countries.

955 teaching and research teachers, including 329 professors, 201 doctoral tutors, and 693 master tutors Persons, doctorate, and master degree holders accounted for 94.56%.

The school has the School of Law, the School of Civil and Commercial Economics, the School of International Law, the School of Criminal Justice, the School of Politics and Public Administration.

The School of Business, the School of Humanities, the School of Foreign Languages, the School of Marxism, the School of Sociology, the School of Guangming Journalism and Communication, and the School of China-EU Law.

There are 18 teaching units in total, including the School of Master of Laws, the International Confucian School, the School of International Education/Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan Education Center, the School of Continuing Education/Network Education, the Department of Science and Technology Teaching/The School of Law Information Management, and the Department of Physical Education.

The school is an important position for humanities and social science research, especially law research.

There are 2 key research bases for humanities and social sciences of the Ministry of Education (Procedural Law Research Institute, Legal History Research Institute).

And 1 Key Laboratory of the Ministry of Education (Evidence Science Research) Institute), 1 Beijing Philosophy and Social Science Research Base (Law Government Research Institute).

1 National Human Rights Education and Training Base (Human Rights Research Institute), and 2 innovation and intelligence introduction bases of the Ministry of Education’s "Innovation and Introducing Talents Program for Higher Education Institutions" ( "Evidence Science Innovation and Intelligence Induction Base", "Rule of Law and Global Governance Discipline Innovation and Intelligence Induction Base").

Ministry of Education Youth Legal Education Base, Teachers Rule of Law Education Research Center, 1 National Law Teacher Training Base (Legal Government Research Institute), Ministry of Education 1 unit directly contacted by the College Ancient Books Collation Research Committee (the Institute of Legal Ancient Books Collation).

In addition, there are special scientific researches such as the Institute of Globalization and Global Issues, the Research and Evaluation Center of Law Education, the Institute of Comparative Law, the Institute of Law and Economics.

The Institute of National Governance, the Institute of Comprehensive Rule of Law, and the Institute of Corporate Law and Investment Protection.

There are 13 new research institutions and 6 high-level research bases. The "Judicial Civilization Collaborative Innovation Center" led by the China University of Political Science and Law is one of the first 14 national "2011 Plan" collaborative innovation centers recognized by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Finance.

The school participated in the establishment of the "National Territorial Sovereignty and Maritime Rights Collaboration"

The “Innovation Center” became one of the second batches of 24 national “2011 Plan” collaborative innovation centers to be recognized.

The “Marxism and Comprehensive Rule of Law Collaborative Innovation Center” led by the school was recognized as a collaborative innovation center for the theory of socialism with Chinese characteristics in Beijing universities. Innovation center.




The school has law, investigation, political science and administration, administrative management, international politics, public affairs management, business administration, economics, international business, financial engineering, philosophy, Chinese language and literature, Chinese language, ideological and political education, society.

There are 24 undergraduate majors in science, social work, applied psychology, English, German, translation, journalism.

Internet, and new media, mathematics and applied mathematics, information management, and information systems (rule of law information management), including law, political science and Administration, and Sociology are national specialties.

The school has 38 doctoral degree authorization points, 78 master degree authorization points, 8 professional master degree authorization points, and 4 post-doctoral research mobile stations. Law, Politics, Marxist Theory.

And Theoretical Economics is the first-level discipline authorized for a doctoral degree, and philosophy, applied economics, sociology, psychology, foreign language and literature, journalism and communication, Chinese history, business administration, and public administration are masters.

Degree-authorized first-level disciplines, of which law is a first-level national key discipline, and political science is a first-level key discipline of Beijing.

Evidence Science was selected into the list of high-precision disciplines in Beijing universities.

In the fourth round of discipline evaluation, the school’s 9 first-level disciplines participated in the evaluation and all of them were on the list.

Among them, the law entered the A+ file, tied for first in the country, political science ranked eighth in the country, and scores in sociology, philosophy, and Marxist theory were relatively high. good grade.

The school has established cooperative and exchange relationships with 267 well-known universities, scientific research institutions, and international organizations in 54 countries and regions, among which the world's top 500 universities with substantial cooperation account for more than 60%.

Every year, more than a thousand teachers and students are sent to exchange and study abroad through various cooperation and exchange projects, and hundreds of long- and short-term foreign experts are invited to give lectures at the school.

The China-EU School of Law of the China University of Political Science and Law, established in 2008, is the largest cooperation project between the Chinese government and the EU in the field of legal education.

In 2019, a new joint school program with a master's degree in international law from Washington University in St. Louis was added. Since 2009, the school has fully implemented the international development strategy and continuously improved the level of international schooling.

The school's pattern of cultivating international talents has initially taken shape. Since 2012, the school has established 4 overseas Confucius Institutes in the UK, Romania, Barbados, and Norway.

The school's motto is Integrity, Law, Gewu, and Zhi Gong.

The school will follow the national education policy and the laws of higher education, carry forward traditions, keep pace with the times, and strive to become an open, international, multidisciplinary, and innovative world-class law school.

Basic data for students and teachers are as of September 2019, and other data as of January 2020.


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