Program Details

Note: Details for fall 2018 are forthcoming and will be posted here when they become available.

Fall 2017 Academic Calendar

A fall 2017 calendar will be posted when it becomes available. It is expected to be similar to the fall 2015 calendar below.

  • August 22: Orientation
  • August 28:  Classes Begin
  • *September 10: Registration
  • December 14:  Classes End
  • December 15-22:  Final Exams

*(Note: Registration is after the first week of classes to provide an opportunity to sit-in on classes prior to registration.)

Available Courses

Students take courses in the LL.M. Program in Chinese Law while at Tsinghua.  A list of course offerings is available online.  (Fall 2018 courses will be posted as soon as they are available.)

Tsinghua grades on a 100 point scale, available here.  A passing grade is 60 points.  Georgetown gives credits for law courses in which a student receives a passing grade. 

Because new course offerings may not be publicized until the start of the term, it is possible that not all eligible courses are listed above.  Participants in this program who wish to enroll in any course not listed above must contact the Office of Transnational Programs by email to request approval.  Participants should not expect to receive credit for courses that are not expressly approved by OTP.

Credit is awarded in accordance with the ABA's standard class formula (12.5 hours of class time including exam time, plus 30 hours of preparation and studying outside of class, per one credit hour.) Students may be asked to verify the number of minutes each course meets in order to confirm the number of credits that the student will receive upon completion of their study abroad program. See the Study Abroad Policy for details.

Housing & Facilities

Georgetown students planning to study at Tsinghua are eligible for housing in University dormitories.  Dormitories are on Tsinghua's large, park-like campus and located a short walk from the law faculty building and classrooms.  Dormitories need to be reserved online. Please pay attention to the admission package.

There are two options for dormitory space.  Students can reserve a space in a shared room.  The double room is equipped with air conditioning, telephone, television and internet access.  There is a common bathroom on each floor.  Students can also reserve a single room.  The single rooms also come with air conditioning, telephone, television, internet access, and private bathrooms.

To live off campus, students must rent residential housing legally available to foreign residents and both the student and the landlord must register with the local police within 24 hours of a student moving into the residence. 

Applicants should note that Tsinghua facilities are not necessarily accessible to individuals with disabilities.

Students studying at Tsinghua also have access to the Tsinghua University Law Library.

Estimated Budget  

Expense Estimated Budget
Tuition $29,925
Health Insurance $2,710
Student Visa $140
Airfare $1,400
Rent $1,600
Food/ Utilities $900
Books $100
Other Fees $500
Local Transportation $100
Abroad Insurance $100
TOTAL $37,475

Visa information is provided to admitted students by program staff.  

Contact for Admitted Students

Ms. Camellia Liu
The L.L.M. Program in Chinese Law

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