Fudan University Law School Exchange Program

In the exchange with Fudan Law School in Shanghai, China, two UM students complete a full semester of law courses in international law, legal history, commercial law, and other options. Credits taken at Fudan will count toward the UM JD degree.

About Fudan Law School: 

The Fudan University Department of Law was founded in the 1920s, but the Law School was not officially established until 2000. It is one of the leading law schools in China with an enrollment of close to 2,000 students about 10% of them international. Miami Law is one of a number of U.S. law schools with a semester exchange at Fudan.

About Shanghai:

Shanghai is the largest city in the most populous country in the world. With a population of over 24 million, Shanghai is one of the world’s most well-known cities. Sitting along the Huangpu River, the city boasts both colonial and futuristic buildings and a stunning skyline along the waterfront.

Tuition, Fees, Social Events & Housing

  • Incoming exchange students: pay tuition to their home school, and required student health insurance and University fees to the University of Miami.
  • Outgoing Miami Law students: pay tuition and other required fees to the University of Miami School of Law. Miami Law students pay no tuition or fees to the partner school except for certain social events and discretionary fees.


Please send the following by March 1st for the fall semester and by October 1st for the spring semester:

  • A short letter (1-2 pages) stating the reasons for interest;
  • A listing of significant international experience (growing up in a foreign country, work in the Peace Corps, the military or business, studying for a semester or more abroad), and/or extensive academic training in international relations, international business, area studies, or related fields;
  • A copy of one’s CV; and
  • Law school GPA and grades in relevant courses, or a copy of your law school transcript.

For More Information

Please send application and any questions to intlexchange@law.miami.edu.