Fully Funded Scholarships to study Master Program in International and Chinese Law (Year 2024)

Scholarship in Business and Law
  • China, China
  • Apply Before : June 7, 2024

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 235381
  • Degree Master
  • Language Requirement TOEFLIELTS
  • Fields of study International and Chinese Law
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Duration 1 to 3 years
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

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The Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China has been sponsoring Academic Education Programs since 2008 to cultivate high-level business officials and managers from developing countries. These programs offer master’s degrees to develop interdisciplinary talents in fields such as government, trade, foreign affairs, agriculture, technology, education, culture, and health. Conducted fully in English, the programs are intended to build intellectual capacity and facilitate economic and social development in recipient countries.

Wuhan University has been offering the Master Program in International Law and Chinese Law since September 2015. This program is exclusively for non-Chinese citizens and aims to train application-oriented foreign affairs talents with a broad international perspective, proficient legal ethics, and a solid mastery of International and Chinese Law. The program plays a significant role in promoting economic cooperation between China and the students’ home countries.

The program targets mid-to-senior level officials or managers from the government, media, NGOs, and other public sectors who have demonstrated exceptional academic and professional performance. Applicants must hold an undergraduate bachelor’s degree.

The program prepares professional and versatile talents capable of engaging in research and teaching International Law, mastering the fundamentals of law, and specializing in specific fields of International Law.

Important Info

Duration: The program lasts for two years,

 Instruction language: English.

Deadline: June 7th, 2024.

Location: China
Institution: Wuhan University


The Ministry of Commerce provides “Chinese Government Scholarships” to admitted students from developing countries. These scholarships cover:

  • Tuition,
  •  Free accommodation on campus
  • living expenses of 36000RMB/year/person
  • A one-off settlement allowance of 3000RMB/person
  • medical insurance, and
  • round-trip international airfares.

Scholarship qualifications are evaluated annually and those students who meet the achievement assessment standards will continue to receive a full scholarship for the following year.

Related: Schwarzman Scholarship program in China for Master Degree (Fully funded)



Applicants applying to Master Program in International Law and Chinese Law scholarship program should meet the following criteria:

  1. Be under 45 years old, from developing countries, and in good health.
  2. Must hold a bachelor’s degree with over three years of work experience.
  3. Preference for applicants with a background related to the program.
  4. Should be senior-level government officials, senior managers, or academic leaders.
  5. Must be proficient in English (IELTS 6.0+ or TOEFL 80+). Native English speakers are exempted from this requirement.
  6. Should have potential for career development and interest in fostering friendly exchanges between their home countries and China.
  7. Applicants should not be recipients of other Chinese government scholarships.


How to Apply:

Register and submit an online application at the Wuhan University Online Application System for International Students

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Required documents:

– Recommendation letters from a superior and a professor.
– Original and photocopy of degrees.
– Transcripts listing all courses and scores.
– CV and personal statement in English (approx. 1000 words).
– Future research plan in Chinese or English.
– Photocopy of the passport photo page.
– English proficiency test scores (if applicable).
– Recent 2-inch photos.
– Foreigner Physical Examination Form and blood exam report.
– Non-criminal record report in English or Chinese.


Submit application documents as per the host country’s government department’s requirements or directly to the Chinese Embassy’s Economic and Commercial Counselor Office (ECCO). All documents must be in Chinese or English, and original copies must be presented for verification.


Result and registration

Scholarship winners will receive the admission package from ECCO of the Chinese Embassy before the end of August 2024. Registration at Wuhan University is typically at the beginning of September 2024, with the exact date specified in the admission notice.


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 Contact Information

– Contact Person: He Ting
– Email: admissions@whu.edu.cn; heting2011@whu.edu.cn
– Website: http://admission.whu.edu.cn/
– Address: Admission Office of School of International Education, Wuhan University, Hubei Province, P.R. China
– Postcode: 430072
– Tel: 0086-27-68753912


  1. Documents will not be returned post-submission.
  2. The Chinese Government will not provide explanations for admission results.
  3. Bringing dependents is not permitted, and related costs are not covered.
  4. Admission documents will guide visa procedures.

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