The Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China started a program in 2008 according to which the high-end professionals and business officials from developing countries, with mid to high seniority level, can come and take part in masters programs. The purpose is to educate these individuals and anyone who is working in government or trade sector, responsible for agriculture or foreign affairs, looking after technology and education, and even those who are working in other departments can come and benefit from it.
Who can apply?
Since September 2015, Wuhan University has been a part of this scholarship program and offers a master program in International Law and Chinese Law. More than 60 individuals were admitted by authorities in this program among which 39 are studying at Wuhan University. The individuals that are working and have mid to high level of seniority with good professional reputation can apply for this scholarship. In 2018, there will be around 30 students in a masters program for this field and the duration will be up to 2 years.
- Eligible Countries: This program is designed for non-Chinese citizens.
- Entrance Requirements:
- English Language Requirements: The candidate should have a very good command of English language. Therefore, the application should be written in English.
The Ministry of Commerce is responsible for providing these scholarships and would cover almost all expenses. These include the basic tuition management and living expenses, and round-trip international airfare for students to go come here, study, and go back to home after completing graduation. Apart from that, you will not be paying any accommodation fee, teaching material fee, and even the fee for research and investigation is also exempted. There is also a particular English teaching subsidy and exclusion of graduation thesis guidance fee. Apart from the above, there is decent medical insurance that university purchases for these students. It is around 36000 RMB per year program and comes with one off settlement allowance that is as much as 3000 RMB for each. All other expenses would be administered either by the university or by Ministry of Commerce.
- Application Deadline: June 29, 2018
- Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing master’s programme.
- Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of International Law and Chinese Law.
There are compulsory and elective courses in this program. The compulsory include introduction to Chinese Law and Society. Then you have the Global Governance and International Rule of Law to learn basic international law theories. After that, there is International Trade Law and WTO Laws. The other three compulsory subjects include International Law of Treaty, International Arbitration and Civil Procedure, and International Environmental Law.
The list of elective courses includes International Intellectual property Law and Chinese Contract Law. For those that are international, they may opt for the International Organization Law, International Law and the Sea, the Outer Space, and the Antarctic, or even go for the International Investment and Financial Law.
When you are looking to apply online, you have to go to this LINK and choose B type scholarship. University code for this institute is 10486 and then download and print the form. You will also get a list of required materials. Fill the form and attach all the files along. Submit it as a hard copy as well as a scanned copy to Economic and Commercial Counselor Office of Chinese Embassy.