Jan. 25, 2010
CityU offers LLM programmes for Chinese judges
Hong Kong has become a prime education destination for members of the Chinese judiciary studying common law and international law. The City University of Hong Kong (City U) is offering a pioneering programme for Chinese judges, the first legal programme of its kind available outside of mainland China.
This programme creates a platform for exchanges about judicial development and legal education between the two jurisdictions. It also marks a milestone for legal education in Hong Kong and widens expoisure of China’s judiciary to international legal systems enabling them to deal better with overseas cases.
The School of Law at CityU held the opening ceremony for this years LLM programme for Chinese judges on the 6th January. It also held the Graduation ceremony for the first LLM programme Chinese judges.
This LLM programme is customised for Chinese judges under a tripartite agreement between the School of Law at City U, the national Judges College of the Supreme People’s Court of China, and the School of Law of Columbia University.
Find out more about the School of Law at City University of Hong Kong.
Content added on 25th January 2010.