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The Tokyo university law school summer program of 2019 can be applied

The University of Tokyo, Japan:

The University of Tokyo is a world-class research-based comprehensive university located in Tokyo, Japan. It was founded in 1877 and is one of the earliest Western universities in Asia. The university has 28,000 students, including 3,300 international students, with an internationalization rate of 11.8%. The university has 10 academic departments, 15 graduate schools, 11 affiliated research centers and 13 university research centers. Up to now, there are 8 Nobel Prize winners at the University of Tokyo; 15 of the 62 Japanese Prime Ministers have graduated from the University of Tokyo.


Law School of The University of Tokyo:

Law School of The University of Tokyo can be traced back to the Law School affiliated to the Japanese Ministry of Justice in 1872, and the Faculty of Law of the Tokyo Kaicheng College established by the Japanese Ministry of Education in 1873. Since then, the law school has become a research center for Japanese politics and law. The University of Tokyo Law School focuses on the combination of law and political science. Here, students can fully study Japan's legislative, administrative, and judicial systems. The law school's legal library has advanced facilities and contains 800,000 volumes of books on law and political science. As of now, the law school has trained more than 60,000 students.

The Peking University School of Law and the University of Tokyo School of Law are partner institutions. The University of Tokyo Law School offers three program-free tuition recommended places for Peking University Law School students. The specific information is as follows:


Applicant qualification:

Studying for a master's or doctoral degree at Peking University Law School

Note: Except for three participating students, there must be no non-participants accompanying them.


Project Time:

August 4 (Sunday) to August 13 (Tuesday)


Schedule: (The schedule below is fixed)

August 4th (Sunday): Arrival in Japan

August 5 (Monday): Participation in the Japanese Law Seminar held at the University of Tokyo and visit to the Japanese court

August 6 (Tuesday): Participation in the summer school of Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (Atami City, Shizuoka) and Human Resources Development Center

August 11 (Sunday): Summer course assessment and return to Tokyo

August 12 (Monday): Free time

August 13 (Tuesday): Leaving Japan


Project theme:

Global Trends in Corporate Governance and M&A



Roger Barker, Head of the UK Directors Association

Jacques Buhart McDermott, Will & Emery Paris LLP

Sang Yop Kang, Professor of School of International Law, Peking University

Curtis Milhaupt, Professor of Stanford University

Dan Puchniak, Professor of National University of Singapore

Wolf-Georg Ringe, Professor of University of Hamburg


project cost:

Cost borne by the University of Tokyo:

(1) All hotel accommodation fees during the day (August 4th - August 12th)

(2) All expenses for the summer program (including tuition, meals (early, middle, and late), transportation to and from the University of Tokyo--Human Resources Development Center and the University of Tokyo--- Mitsui & Co., Ltd.)

(3) Insurance premium during the project period


Costs borne by the participants themselves:

(1) International airfare to and from China---Japan

(2) Transportation and meals during the period of Tokyo (August 4-6, August 11-13)



(1) Please arrange and purchase your return ticket.

(2) The University of Tokyo will arrange hotel accommodation for participants in Tokyo (for the nights of August 4, 5, 11 and 12).

(3) Insurance purchased by the University of Tokyo for participants is valid only during the day of the participants. (August 4 to 13; from entry to exit).

(4) Please arrange your own overseas travel insurance.

(5) Dress code: casual

(6) Summer schools may be cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.


Application materials:

1. "Peking University Law School International Exchange Project Application Form" (please click to download);

2. Personal Commitment (please click to download);

3. Resume (Chinese and English);

4. Personal statement (in English);

5. English language transcripts (if any);

6. Course transcripts (Chinese and English)


Application method:

Students who are interested in should send email to in the form of "Student ID + Name + 2019 Tokyo University Law School Summer Program". Please send it before 11:00 noon on May 17, 2019 (Friday). The paper version of the application materials should be handed over to the Foreign Affairs Office of the Law School (Law School, the Courtyard 206).


Note: The college will conduct preliminary examinations and interviews for applicants. Once admitted, they must not waive their admission qualifications.


Translated by:  Gao Yani

Edited by: Chen Qingqing