China, Beijing


when 7 July 2018 - 4 August 2018
language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 12 ECTS
fee EUR 5000

West Virginia University, John D. Rockefeller IV School of Policy and Politics, Department of Public Administration (WV, USA) and gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development (United Kingdom) have set up a Summer Institute in China – Executive Education Training Program to be held in Beijing (China) with two parallel curricula.

The four week program will be held in Beijing (China) from July 7 to August 4, 2018.

This program is multidisciplinary and is aimed at students, young graduates and senior professionals with a background in law, political sciences, international relations, philosophy, economics, environmental sciences, engineering and any other relevant discipline that can be related to the topics of the program.

The website of the Summer Institute in China is:

The SLI 2018 brochure can be downloaded from the website:

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Twitter: @SLI_China

Course leader

Paolo D. Farah (gLAWcal, West Virginia University,USA), Fernando Dias Simões (University of Macau, China)

Target group

students, young graduates and professionals

Course aim

The Program aims at students, young graduates and professionals with different backgrounds to give them the opportunity to approach China in a multicultural environment. Both students and professionals from different countries will experience different teaching methods in prestigious Chinese universities and enjoy from the stimulating exchange of different ideas and opinions.
For these reasons, apart the frontal lectures the Summer School organizes a number of events involving experts of Chinese law, politics and culture, environment, sustainable development and intellectual property.
Highly qualified representatives from private companies, law firms, international and governmental organizations, are invited to connect the academia with the world of work, giving to younger participants the possibility to find future job opportunities, and to senior participants the possibility to engage with local professionals.

Credits info

For students
The Certificates and Transcripts provided to successful participants will enable them to receive credit from their home universities. However, it is strongly suggested for students to contact their home university in advance in order to allow such a procedure.
The Summer Law Institute – Executive Education Training Program office is available to provide any further information which may be helpful to students or their institutions.
For professionals
The attendance to one of the two curricula of the Summer Law Institute – Executive Education Training Program grants the recognition of 24 training credits by the Bar Association.

Fee info

EUR 5000: This cost includes:
1) The participation to all the classes, seminars, round tables and lectures with
academics, professionals and representatives from public institutions, law firms and the
private sector
2) The right to sit all the exams for both the curricula. If all the exams are
successfully validated with at the least the minimum score, two certificates and credits for
both the curricula will be granted
3) Accommodation in high quality 3 Stars Hotel described in the brochure for the
entire duration of program. The participants will be hosted in small shared apartments
with all the facilities provided
4) Internet in Campus and in Hotel
5) Canteen Card
6) University Card to have access to the campus, the library and other facilities (such
as the sports facilities)
7) Individual mentoring during the summer program by the coordinator and teaching
8) Access to the broad range of internship offers in China and in other countries
9) Participation to Internship and Job Fair
10) Each participant after the Summer Institute will be included into a mailing list of
Alumni with periodical offers of internships, jobs and fellowships


Applicants From Developing and Least Developed Countries
The Summer Law Institute offers the opportunity for the applicants from developing countries and least developed countries to obtain a partial scholarship or a full scholarship to attend the Summer