Göttingen Summer-School on Chinese Law from September 12-16.09.2022

The "Göttingen Summer School on Chinese Law" of will take place in the week of September 12-16.09.2022 in a hybrid format. The event, organized by the Sino-German Institute for Legal Studies of the Georg-August University of Göttingen in cooperation with the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law Hamburg, is aimed at students, doctoral candidates and practitioners who want to gain an initial insight into Chinese law or who want to deepen their knowledge in this field. The focus is on the professional exchange on current developments in Chinese law and legal practice in China.
As we welcome an international audience, the event will be held in English.

The main component of the summer school is a daily basic lecture "Chinese Business Law" by Professor Dr. Knut Benjamin Pißler, China consultant at the Max Planck Institute. In addition, academics and experts will give lectures on various selected topics of Chinese law. This year, the Institute is particularly pleased to offer lectures by Professor Donald Clarke (The George Washington University Law School), Prof. Dr. Benjamin Liebmann (Columbia Law School) and Professor Dr. Eva Pils (Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London).


We look forward to numerous registrations. Since the number of participants is limited to 40 people, we ask that you register early.

For further information and if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us by email (ChinaRecht@jura.uni-goettingen.de).

The conference fee is 150 €. Students are exempted from the payment, legal trainees have to pay a reduced amount of 60 €.

By passing the take-home examination, law students can acquire their foreign language certificate according to § 4 I No. 1 d NJAG.

Click here for the preliminary program. The speakers overview will be released soon.


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