East China University of Political Science and Law

East China University of Political Science and Law


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Introduction to East China University of Political Science and Law

East China University of Political Science and Law (华东政法大学, website) is the first batch of higher political and legal colleges founded by New China. In June 1952, with the approval of the East China Military and Political Committee, the law departments of 9 colleges including St. John’s University, Fudan University, Nanjing University, Soochow University, Xiamen University, Hujiang University, Anhui University, Shanghai College, Aurora University, etc. The Department of Politics and the Department of Society merged to form the East China University of Political Science and Law at the former site of St. John’s University. In 1958, the school was merged into the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences; in 1963, it was re-established and enrolled the following year; enrollment was stopped in 1966 and revoked in 1972; in March 1979, the school was resumed for the second time with the approval of the State Council. In March 2007, with the approval of the Ministry of Education, the school was renamed East China University of Political Science and Law. The school is a university managed by Shanghai. The current party secretary is Professor Guo Weilu and the principal is Professor Ye Qing.

East China University of Political Science and Law currently has two campuses in Changning and Songjiang, covering an area of more than 750,000 square meters; there are more than 18,000 students of various types, and more than 1,300 teaching and administrative staff; there are 22 colleges (departments), more than 180 Research institutions; with the right to grant doctoral degrees and master’s degrees in law, public management, and master’s degrees in applied economics, politics, Marxist theory, sociology, foreign languages, literature, and journalism There are 16 second-level authorized disciplines for doctoral degree, 46 second-level authorized disciplines for master’s degree, 24 undergraduate majors, and post-doctoral mobile stations for law; there are 1 national key disciplines, 5 provincial (ministry) level key disciplines Two first-class disciplines in Shanghai and one in Shanghai Peak Plateau. The school actively promotes the cultivation and construction of think tanks, and enhances knowledge innovation and social service capabilities. It is the judicial research base of the Supreme People’s Court Free Trade Zone, the Shanghai Education Legislative Consulting and Service Research Base, the China (Shanghai) Free Trade Zone Rule of Law Innovation Research Base, and law. The Civilization Evolution Research Base is the Shanghai Philosophy and Social Science Innovation Research Base. The East China Procuratorate is a judicial think tank research institution co-established with the Supreme People’s Procuratorate’s Prosecutorial Theory Institute. The Legal Protection Research Center and the Economic Law and Strategy Research Institute are key research bases for humanities and social sciences in ordinary universities in Shanghai. The Social Governance Institute is a knowledge service platform for universities in Shanghai. In the 2012 subject evaluation of the Degree and Graduate Education Development Center of the Ministry of Education, the first-level disciplines of law ranked among the top five in the country; in the 2016 subject evaluation, law was rated A and political science was rated B. In 2018, the school was selected as a high-level local university in Shanghai. In recent years, the number of projects approved by the National Social Science Fund for Legal Science ranks among the best in the country, and the number of major national project approvals has taken the lead among national universities of politics and law.

East China University of Political Science and Law currently has nearly 900 full-time teachers, including more than 400 senior professional and technical teachers. Five people have been selected into the National “Millions of Talents Project”, two people have been selected as the national leading talents of the “Ten Thousand People Program” in philosophy and social sciences, one has been selected as a national “Ten Thousand People Program” teaching master, and two have been selected as cultural masters and “four A group of “talents, 4 were rated as” National Top Ten Outstanding Young Jurists “, 2 were rated as” National Teaching Masters “, 5 were rated as” National Excellent Teachers “, and 1 was rated as” National Advanced Workers ” 1 person was awarded the “National May 1 Labor Medal”, 1 person was awarded the “National Outstanding Professional and Technical Talent”, 1 person was awarded the “National Advanced Individual for Returning to Study in China”, 2 persons were selected into the “Yangtze River Scholars Award Program” Youth Yangtze River Project, 1 One person was the chief expert of “Ma Engineering”, 28 persons enjoyed the “Special Government Allowance of the State Council”, 11 persons were selected into the “New Century Excellent Talents Support Program of the Ministry of Education”, 12 persons were selected as “Shanghai Leading Talents”, and 6 persons were awarded “Shanghai Famous teaching teachers in colleges and universities, 16 were rated as “Shanghai Outstanding Middle-aged and Young Jurists”, 12 were selected as “Shanghai Oriental Scholars”, 6 were selected as “Shanghai Young Oriental Scholars”, and 27 were rated as “Shuguang Scholars”, 4 Of them were awarded the “Shanghai Talent Development Fund”, 27 were selected as the “Shanghai Pujiang Talent Plan”, and 17 were awarded the “Outstanding Teacher Award of Baosteel Education Fund”.

The school has 2 national-level teaching teams, 4 national high-quality courses, 4 the first batch of “national-level high-quality resource sharing courses” by the Ministry of Education, 1 national high-quality video public course, 1 national high-quality online open course, 2 education Characteristic specialty construction sites of Ministry of Higher Education, 4 Shanghai higher education municipal teaching teams, 40 Shanghai higher education municipal fine courses, 84 Shanghai Municipal Education Commission undergraduate key courses, 18 Shanghai university demonstration all-English course construction projects, 4 High-quality online courses in Shanghai universities, five Shanghai undergraduate education highland construction projects, and one of the first batch of comprehensive reform pilot programs for undergraduate majors in the local undergraduate education project of the Ministry of Education. The Law Comprehensive Experimental Teaching Center is a national experimental teaching demonstration center, and the “open international legal talent training model innovation experimental zone” is a project of the Ministry of Education’s talent training model innovation experimental zone construction project. In 2002 and 2008, the evaluation of the undergraduate teaching work of the Ministry of Education was excellent. The school has established postgraduate education since 1981, and was approved to recruit postgraduate students with a master’s degree in law in 1995. It is one of the first pilot units in the country. Among the first national professional degree evaluation results announced in 2018, the master’s degree in law was evaluated as Grade A. Postgraduate education has basically formed a “one body and two wings” pattern with law as the core, economics, management, and literature developing together, and academic degrees and professional degrees coordinating and advancing.

East China University of Political Science and Law is the first batch of outstanding legal talent training bases of the Ministry of Education, Shanghai outstanding legal talent training bases, and excellent journalism training talent training bases. “The pilot unit was selected as the overall pilot school for ideological and political education and teaching reform in Shanghai in 2017. The school established Wenbo College in 2017, started the reform of the college system, and explored the training mode of integration of general education, development education, professional basic education and professional promotion education. Students scored in various academic competitions, art performances, sports competitions and other activities such as the Chinese Poetry Conference, the National College Student English Competition, the “Challenge Cup” National Extracurricular Academic Science and Technology Works Competition, the National College Students Baseball and Softball League, Cricket Championship, Football Championship Brilliantly. The school is a typical university for graduate employment in the country, an advanced collective of national mental health education and consulting, a training and training center for ideological and political work teams of the Ministry of Education, a special school for national defense education of the Ministry of Education, a training base for college counselors in Shanghai, and mental health in Shanghai universities Education and Counseling Demonstration Center.

East China University of Political Science and Law has deepened international exchanges and cooperation. It has successively cooperated with 167 universities and institutions in 44 countries and regions, as well as 6 international and regional organizations, including the World Intellectual Property Organization, the Asian Law Institute, and the European Union of Law Firms. The organization signed 326 agreements and two Chinese-foreign cooperative education programs. In 2012, the school was qualified to receive Chinese government scholarships to study in China. In 2014, it became one of the 7 universities nationwide to receive “Chinese Government Excellence Scholarships”.

The school publishes core legal journals such as “Law” and “Journal of East China University of Political Science and Law”. The library holds 2.6 million books, more than 1,300 Chinese and foreign newspapers and periodicals, 111 databases of various types, and 2.05 million electronic books. It is the largest legal documentation center in East China. The database of Chinese and foreign grammar law is among the best in law schools in the country. The school is a model school for administering schools according to law by the Ministry of Education, a national standardization model school for language and characters, a civilized unit in Shanghai, and a garden unit in Shanghai. The Songjiang campus is a national property management demonstration park.

The school will fully implement the party’s education policy, implement the fundamental task of building people, seize the strategic opportunity period of comprehensive national education reform, establish the overall layout of “four beams and eight pillars” for career development, and adhere to the “open school, open school, and innovative school” “Development concept, deepen the development model of” learning by school, academics and talents, “build a” first-class law, multi-disciplinary integration “development pattern, and implement” two bases (high-end law and law-related disciplines training bases, law and Scientific research bases in related disciplines), two centers (Chinese and foreign legal literature centers, China’s rule of law strategy research center), and one platform (Internet + legal big data platform) development path, perfect reform measures, promote collaborative innovation, and adhere to the rule of law, Strengthen the development of connotation, and gradually build a high-level applied research university and aspiring elegant university that are internationally renowned, domestically leading, first-class law subjects, multi-disciplinary integration, distinctive and innovative development, and promote the civilization and progress of the rule of law.


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