Tongji University is a famous university with a long history of over 100 years. It is the same to legal education of Tongji University. As early as 1914, there were law and political students transferred from Qingdao Special Higher Education School. In 1945, Tongji University formally established the Law School which was known for its research and teaching of civil law. It brought together a group of well-known domestic experts such as Hu Yuanyi, Xu Daolin, Zhang Qitai, Chen Shengqing, Xie Huaishi, etc. The highly respected international jurist Ni Zhengyu also worked in Tongji, and German scholars such as Bünger and Lorentz taught in Tongji Law School. In March 1949, the first student of TJLS graduated, who were the first and the only one group of students with liberal arts degree of Tongji University before the founding of New China. In September 1949, TJLS was merged into Fudan University due to the adjustment of faculties nationwide, and the legal education of Tongji University was temporarily suspended.
In January 1993, Tongji University restored the establishment of the Faculty of Arts and Law; in 1994, the Department of Law was restored and the law majors were recruited in that year. In 1998, it cooperated with the German Academic Exchange Center (DAAD) to establish the Department of Economic Law in the Sino-German College of Tongji University; in 2003, the School of Intellectual Property was established. In 2009, Tongji University integrated all the resources of various departments and resumed the establishment of law school.
In the course of running a school for nearly one hundred years, Tongji University’s legal education has always adhered to the school motto of “Row together for the same goal”, and adhered to the responsibility of “With one heart, with one dream and with the same future. For the people, for whole world and for the same planet.” Social services, cultural inheritance and innovation, international exchanges and cooperation are developed in a balanced manner, which enables its comprehensive strength to be ranked among top universities in China.
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