The China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) is a “Project 211” university ― a government honor bestowed upon China’s finest institutions of higher education. CUPL is well known for legal academics and also enjoys a distinguished reputation in arts, history, philosophy, economics, management, and education. Under the supervision of the State Ministry of Education (MOE), CUPL is located in Beijing on two campuses: the Xueyuan Lu campus in Haidian District and the Fuxue Lu campus in Changping District.
CUPL’s predecessor (The Peking College of Political Science and Law―founded in 1952), combined departments of law, political science and sociology of Peking University, Yenching University, Fu Jen Catholic University, and Tsinghua University.
Approximately 15,000 full-time students are currently enrolled in CUPL. Among the full-time students are 8,368 undergraduate students, approximately 6,000 graduate students, and 889 international students. CUPL’s 833 faculty include 263 full professors, 378 associate professors, 167 mentors for doctoral postgraduates, and 602 mentors for master degree postgraduates.
CUPL is the finest university in the field of legal academics. CUPL comprises 19 schools and departments and 10 university-level research institutes. CUPL currently offers 19 majors for undergraduates, 71 academic master degree programs, 30 doctoral programs, and 1 post-doctoral research centers.
CUPL continues to develop its international reputation―striving for excellence in innovation, multiple disciplines, openness, and international reach.
The College of International Students is in charge of administration and education.