The East Asian Legal Studies Center announces


The East Asian Legal Studies Center is pleased to announce a special opportunity for UW law students to earn an LLM degree in Chinese Law while they purse the JD degree at the UW.  The LLM in Chinese Law program is being offered by KoGuan Law School, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Full information about the LLM program is at


There is a special scholarship being offered to UW JD students who participate and as well as a limited travel grant.  See below for more information.


Representatives from KoGuan Law School will be at the UW Law School on Monday, March 8, 2010.  They are looking forward to meeting interested JD students at an informational session will be on March 8, 2010 from 4-5 p.m., in room 5215.  If you have a schedule conflict in the afternoon but would like to meet with the representatives, we will try to arrange a time in the morning for you.  Please contact Susan Katcher,, to request a different time.


Highlights of the program:

·         Courses are given in English. 

·         This is a two-year program: two semesters for course work and the following year for the master's thesis. 

·         The second year (thesis writing) can be done in Madison.  

·         Credits earned in the UW JD program will count towards one semester of the LLM program. 

·         Students can take courses in the summer semester at KoGuan.

·         The total cost of the program is 150,000 RMB (about $22,000). Jiao Tong University is offering a 30,000 RMB (about $4,300) scholarship for UW law students that will reduce the program cost to about $17,700 for UW law students.

  • The East Asian Legal Studies Center is offering a travel grant of $2,000 to the first four UW Law School students who participate in the LLM program at KoGuan.
  • For more information, contact Susan Katcher,

Submitted by roomreservations, on February 25, 2010

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