CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Academic Exchange Program between the University of the Philippines College of Law
And
Renmin University of China Asia-Pacific Institute of Law

07 to 15 September 2019
Deadline: 31 July 2019

 

BACKGROUND

This 2019, the UP College of Law and the Renmin University of China Asia-Pacific Institute of Law (RUC-APIL) have launched a program for academic partnership, in furtherance of educational collaboration and cross-cultural understanding between Filipino and Chinese students of law. The inaugural session, which will be held from September 7-15, 2019 at the RUC School of Law in Beijing, China, will feature introductory courses in English in the following areas:

          •   Chinese Legal System
          •   Chinese History
          •   Chinese Contract Law
          •   Chinese Business Law
          •   Chinese Civil and Commercial Dispute Resolution
          •   Chinese Trust Law, and
          •   Chinese Intellectual Property Law

The first batch of exchange students will also have the opportunity to visit Chinese government institutions, historic and cultural sites, and participate in other relevant exposure activities.

Eligibility and Requirements 

Students in good academic standing are invited to apply for the exchange program, and to submit the following to uplawrenminexchange@up.edu.ph on or before 11:59 P.M. on 31 July 2019:

          1.  Application Form
          2.  Brief Resumé
          3.  Motivation Letter (addressed to Dean Fides C. Cordero-Tan)

Application Essay (instructions found on page 3 of the Application Form)

Applicants’ True Copy of Grades (TCGs) will thereafter be forwarded by the Office of the College Secretary to the Selection Committee.

All documents must be submitted in PDF format.

Costs

The UP College of Law will provide for the costs of roundtrip economy flights, accommodation, and a modest stipend for the participants. The RUC-APIL will provide for the costs of the courses, local transport, and exposure activities.

 

Application Process

July 31, 2019 Deadline of submission of application materials
1st week of August Interviews, Deliberations by Selection Committee, Announcement of First Batch of Participants
2nd to 3rd week of August Interviews, Deliberations by Selection Committee, Announcement of First Batch of Participants
4th week of August Securing of pre-travel documents
September 6, 2019 Pre-departure Orientation

 

Interested applicants may download application form and or direct other inquiries to uplawrenminexchange@up.edu.ph.