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Durham University

Erasmus, Exchange & Study Abroad

East China University of Political Science & Law

01/09/2021 ***Please note - this is an archive page and is not being updated***

The Exchange pages are currently being migrated to a new Global Opportunities web platform.

Number of places available for 2021/22: 2 full year places (Law School)

Please note, we are in the final stages of signing an exchange agreement with this new partner. All internal checks have been approved by Durham University and we do not foresee any issues with the signing, however, we do wish to give disclosure to applicants.

University website:

Incoming Student Contact:

Term Dates:

First semester

September to December 2021 (exact dates are not confirmed yet)

Second semester

March to June 2022 (exact dates are not confirmed yet)

Examination Periods

First semester: Around mid-December

Second semester: Around mid-June

Click here for more info about the ECUPL campuses

Programme Information:

Application Deadline: 20 May 2021 for first semester and 10 November for second semester.

Courses available for exchange student:

1. Law Program:- Legal Chinese; International Trade Law; International Investment Law; Civil Litigation and Commercial Arbitration; Chinese Society and Economy; Criminal Procedure Law of China; Chinese Judicial System; WTO Legal System; Chinese Contract Law

2. Business Program(courses to be confirmed)

3. Public Adminstration Program(courses to be confirmed)

Language Requirement:

For English, ECUPL respect the selection and nomination of partner institutions.

For Chinese, Students should have HSK Level 5 if they would like to have the courses in Chinese. Otherwise, ECUPL do not require Chinese proficiency on Chinese language courses.


On-Campus Accommodation

Guesthouse/twin rooms available

Housing Application Deadline

January for Spring Semester/August for Fall Semester

Application Form

Application via email to

Off-campus Accommodation information

Write to for information


400 yuan/semester insurance required by the Ministry of Education.