East China University of Political Science and Law (ECUPL) is based in Shanghai and it is one of the key learning institutions of the Ministry of Justice of PRC. It is jointly administrated by the Ministry of Justice and the Local government. It was founded in 1952. ECUPL is a multidisciplinary university, gathering the fields of economics, management, finance, foreign languages and law. In the field of legal education, ECUPL enjoys unparalleled influence and prestige in Shanghai and in greater East China, which is China’s most developed geographical division. At present, ECUPL has four LLD programs, i.e. legal historiography, criminal jurisprudence, economic jurisprudence and international law and nine LLM programs of law. International economic law and history of law are the key subjects assigned by the Ministry of Justice, and the subject of law is the key subject by the local government. ECUPL has excellent reputation in law research programs as well, and should give a valuable contribution in reaching POREEN goals in the legal field.
ECUPL has established international relationship with more than one hundred colleges and universities, research institutions and legal institutions all over the country. Always paying attention to the cooperative exchanges with overseas universities or high value institutions, ECUPL has signed cooperation agreement with more than 30 overseas universities, in US, Europe, Asia, and Australia.