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Introduction to Shanghai University of Political Science and Law

Shanghai University of Political Science and Law (上海政法学院, website) was founded in 1984. It has gone through the stages of running schools such as Shanghai Municipal Law Management Cadre College, Shanghai Law College and Shanghai University Law School. Since 1993, it has enrolled ordinary undergraduate students, and since 1998, it has enrolled graduate students. In September 2004, the Shanghai Municipal People’s Government approved the establishment of the Shanghai Institute of Political Science and Law on the basis of the Shanghai Municipal Law and Management Cadre College (Shanghai University Law School), while revoking the establishment of the Shanghai Municipal Law and Management Cadre College (Shanghai University Law School); For ordinary colleges and universities at the undergraduate level. In November 2014, the school was transferred to the Shanghai Education Commission and was jointly built by the Shanghai Education Commission and the Shanghai Judicial Bureau. In 1956, the Ministry of Justice established a law school in Shanghai. It was suspended in 1960, and the system was restored in 1982. Shanghai Judicial School and Shanghai Judicial Cadre School were established. The management system of “one set of teams and two brands” was implemented. In 2008, the Shanghai Judicial School was incorporated into the Shanghai University of Political Science and Law.

Shanghai University of Political Science and Law adheres to the “based on politics and law, serves Shanghai, faces the whole country, and looks at the world”, adhering to the school spirit of “hard work and pragmatic, pioneering and innovative”, following the innovative development of “requiring special needs, promoting special strengths” Road, and strive to cultivate high-quality composite application talents with comprehensive foundation, practical ability, innovative thinking and global vision, with the foundation of law, management, economics, literature, education, A discipline system with coordinated development of arts and other multidisciplinary disciplines, focusing on advancing law, politics, sociology, Marxist theory, public management, business administration, theoretical economics, applied economics, Chinese language and literature, foreign languages and literature, and news communication Construction of 13 first-level disciplines such as science, psychology, drama and film and television, and strive to create a first-class application-oriented university with distinctive political and legal characteristics.

Shanghai University of Political Science and Law has a Faculty of Law (Faculty of Mediation), Faculty of Economic Law (Silk Road Law School), Faculty of International Law, Faculty of Criminal Justice, College of Police, College of Artificial Intelligence Law, Faculty of Economic Management, and Government Management Colleges, Colleges of Language and Culture, Shanghai Documentary College, Marxism College, College of International Exchange, College of Continuing Education and other secondary colleges and teaching departments such as the Ministry of Physical Education.

The school adheres to discipline construction to lead development. Jurisprudence (including international law, administrative law, prison science, financial law, environment and resource protection law) is a first-class discipline and plateau discipline in Shanghai, forming international law, administrative law, prison science, criminology, environmental and resource protection law , International politics, Sinicization of Marxism and other characteristic disciplines (directions), some in Shanghai and even in the country are in a leading position. There are three master’s degree programs in law, Marxist theory, journalism and communication, and four professional degree master’s programs in law, international business, social work, journalism and communication. The school co-trained doctoral students with Zhejiang University, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Dalian Maritime University, and Macau University of Science and Technology, and co-trained postdoctoral fellows with East China University of Political Science and Law. According to the statistics ranking of Shanghai Jiaotong University Soft Science in 2019, the law discipline of our university ranks 34th in the country, ranking the top 17% of the 209 participating universities.

Shanghai University of Political Science and Law’s existing law, prison science, intellectual property, economics, business management, financial management, international economics and trade, auditing, economics and finance, taxation, sociology, social work, labor and society Guarantee, Applied Psychology, Political Science and Administration, International Politics, Administration, Chinese Language and Literature, Journalism, Radio and Television, Radio and Television Director, English, Russian, Ideological and Political Education, Chinese International Education and more than 30 undergraduate majors (direction). Since 2014, students from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan and overseas Chinese have been recruited.

Shanghai University of Political Science and Law is a national specialty in prison science and social work; law, law (criminal justice), prison science, social work, and international politics are undergraduate education heights in Shanghai; law and business administration are undergraduates in Shanghai Professional comprehensive reform pilot, financial management and social work are Shanghai applied undergraduate pilot majors; law major (artificial intelligence law) is the first undergraduate enrollment in the country; three undergraduate majors in people’s mediation, community correction and television documentary are national It is the first and has been highly recognized in the industry. The school has been approved by Shanghai’s first-class undergraduate education and first-class graduate education programs. It has Shanghai’s outstanding legal talents, foreign-related outstanding legal talents, and outstanding journalism and training talent training bases. It is one of the only two legal “professional comprehensive reform pilot” universities in Shanghai. It is a “key training institution” for the demonstration units of Marxism College construction in Shanghai universities and the pilot reform of ideological and political education in Shanghai universities. It is a member unit of the “Legal Alliance” of national universities of politics and law.

Shanghai University of Political Science and Law insists that talent cultivation is the foundation, undergraduate education is the root, and the quality of education is the lifeline. It implements full-scale, all-round and whole-process education, and comprehensively improves the quality of talent cultivation. In recent years, a series of achievements have been made in carrying out innovation and entrepreneurship education for college students, including the highest award of the 7th National College Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Annual Conference, the 7th National College Student Moot Court Competition, the 7th Shanghai “Xingxing Cup” Social Practice Competition, etc. Award, the 16th Shanghai “Challenge Cup” Final Special Award, three consecutive Shanghai University Student Rule of Law Debate, and other honors; documentaries produced by college students have won multiple domestic and foreign awards; both the school men’s and women’s cricket teams for many years in a row Won the National Cricket Championship (Promotion Group). In September and October 2017, the Secretary-General of the United Nations Guterres and the Secretary-General of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Alimov successively sent congratulatory letters to the University Students Model United Nations Association, praising the association’s positive contributions. Graduate employment rate has been above 97% for many years, ranking among the best in Shanghai universities. In 2013, it was awarded the title of “Shanghai Advanced Group for Employment Promotion” by the Shanghai Municipal Government.

Shanghai University of Political Science and Law adheres to the strategy of strengthening the school by talents, has strong faculty, optimized structure, and reasonable echelons. It has a professional team with strong theoretical foundations, close ties with domestic and foreign practice circles, rich teaching experience, and an international perspective. There are more than 700 faculty members and more than 500 full-time teachers. Among them, teachers with senior professional titles account for nearly 50% of the total number of teachers, and doctors and masters account for 90% of the total number of teachers. Nearly 100 teachers have the qualifications of doctoral tutors or master tutors, special allowance experts from the State Council, and law schools of the Ministry of Education Member of the Professional Teaching Steering Committee, Shanghai young and middle-aged jurists, Shanghai’s top ten outstanding young people, Shanghai famous teaching teachers, Baosteel outstanding teachers, Pujiang talents, Shuguang people and other outstanding teachers. A group of experts hold important academic positions such as president and chairman of important domestic and foreign academic societies and international organizations. In addition, the school has hired more than 200 experts and scholars from academic circles and practical departments at home and abroad as guest and part-time professors.

Shanghai University of Political Science and Law proactively meets the major needs of national and social development and actively serves the national strategy. On September 13, 2013, President Xi Jinping announced at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Bishkek Summit that China will set up a “China-Shanghai Cooperation Organization International Judicial Exchange and Cooperation Training Base” at the Shanghai University of Political Science and Law, and is willing to use this platform for other members China trains judicial personnel. Since then, in 2014, 2015, and 2018, President Xi emphasized at the SCO Dushanbe Summit, Ufa Summit, and Qingdao Summit that China must rely on the China-Shanghai Cooperation Base to train judicial talents for member states. In 2017, the China-Shanghai Cooperation Base was listed by the Shanghai Municipal People’s Government in the “Action Plan for Shanghai to Serve the” Belt and Road “Construction of the Country and Give Full Play to the Role of the Bridgehead”.

The school gave full play to the three functions of China-Shanghai Cooperation Base training, think tank and forum, and achieved a series of results. Entrusted by the Central Ministry of Public Security, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Commerce and other central ministries and commissions, China-Shanghai Cooperation Base has successfully completed dozens of foreign training tasks. It has successively been approved by the Supreme People ’s Court “Belt and Road” judicial research base, the Supreme People ’s Procuratorate Shanghai Cooperation Organization prosecutor training base, the Ministry of Justice ’s Shanghai Cooperation Organization Member State Legal Services Committee Chinese Preparatory Office, and the Ministry of Justice ’s China-Shanghai Cooperation Organization Legal Services Committee for cooperation Communication base, Ministry of Justice mediation theoretical research and talent training base, regional and national research centers approved by the Ministry of Education for the preparation of construction cases, Shanghai humanities and social sciences key research bases in Shanghai universities, Shanghai education legislative consultation and service research bases, Shanghai regulatory documents filing Review of important platforms such as research centers. The school is a governing unit of the “Belt and Road” think tank cooperation alliance. The Shanghai Cooperation Organization Research Institute and the “Belt and Road” Security Research Institute are the source think tanks for CTTI (China Think Tank Index).

Shanghai University of Political Science and Law adheres to an international school running strategy. Education “Going Global” has made rapid progress. The Chinese Language Training and Research Center, which was established in cooperation with the Global University of India in 2018, was successfully approved. At present, it has established friendly and cooperative relations with more than 100 universities and institutions in the world, including world-renowned universities such as the University of Montreal in Canada, the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom, and the University of Washington in St. Louis, as well as well-known international organizations such as the Hague Conference on Private International Law and the International Chamber of Commerce. Study abroad English language training centers, and “3 + 1”, “2 + 2”, “2 + 1” and other joint training programs for undergraduate, master and doctoral students. The school has been funded by international students for internship projects in Shanghai universities for two consecutive years. The school is a member of the “Chinese Government Scholarship Training Institution for International Students”, “Silk Road” Government Scholarship Training Institution for International Students, “China-US Humanities Project Training Institution”, “Study in China” Overseas Foundation Education Alliance, and was approved to be the only one in the Yangtze River Delta region A preparatory education center for foreign students in liberal arts and business. Since 2013, it has recruited foreign students, and there are more than 400 foreign students from 68 countries.

Shanghai University of Political Science and Law insists on building a beautiful ecological, harmonious and civilized campus. The school is located in the beautiful Laoshan National Tourist and Holiday Resort, covering an area of more than 1,000 acres. It is known as the “Garden School of the North Foot of Laoshan”. There are more than 11,000 full-time students. The school has complete teaching and research facilities. There are 35 professional laboratories and training rooms, and nearly 200 off-campus practice bases for college students. The law education practice base is a national-level college off-campus practice education base. The school was rated as “National Civilized Unit” twice in 2011 and 2015, and won the title of “Shanghai Civilized Unit” eight times. It was awarded the title of “Shanghai Safe and Civilized Campus” for four consecutive years. school”.


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