The College of Law's Summer Program provides three weeks of intensive and substantial courses about international economic & financial law and practice. It is an excellent opportunity for students to familiarize themselves with theoretical and practical knowledge about international trade laws, economic laws, capital market laws, and financial and FinTech laws as well as related lawyering experience.
Research Highlights NTU College of Law
Intensive and substantial courses
Our top-notch instructors, along with the high academic quality of our courses, allow you to obtain school credits.
Exploring law and practice in Taiwan
We offer a series of field trips to the Judicial Yuan, the highest judicial body in Taiwan, leading law firms, and other law-related institutions in Taipei, which allow students to take a glance of the legal development and practice in Taiwan.
2023 Summer+ Programs
International Economic & Financial Law (July 6-26, 2023)
International Economic & Financial Law (3 NTU short-term program credits )
This program consists of four sections: WTO Law, Financial Derivatives and Investment, Banking Law and FinTech Regulation, and Exploring Law and Practice in Taiwan. Students will study intensively for 4-6 hours per day to complete these 4 sections throughout the 3-Week program.
*Upon successful completion of the program, participants will receive an academic transcript with 3 NTU short-term program credits. If they wish to have their credits approved, they should consult their home institutions and credit advisors in advance.
Banking Law and FinTech Regulation (1 NTU short-term program credit )
This course will introduce the banking theories behind banking regulations and apply these theories to understand why banks need regulation and the regulatory development after the Global Financial Crisis. This course will also apply the banking theories to understand whether and how to regulate emerging FinTech activities, practically the crypto-asset-related businesses.
Dr. Yueh-Ping (Alex) Yang is currently an Associate Professor at the College of Law, National Taiwan University. Dr. Yang Chen received his S.J.D. from Harvard Law School.
Dr. Yang's research areas include financial regulation, FinTech, corporate governance, law and economics, and international economic laws and has publications in Taiwan and the United States.
Financial Derivatives and Investment (1 NTU short-term program credit )
This course will focus on finance through the capital market and general principles of capital market regulations. The course will also consider challenges and legal issues that may arise when applying new technology to capital market activities.
Dr Christopher Chao-hung Chen is currently Associate Professor at the College of Law, National Taiwan University. Dr Chen received his PhD from University of London (UCL). Before 2021, Dr Chen was Associate Professor of Law at the Singapore Management University. Dr Chen specializes in corporate law, financial law and regulations, and empirical legal studies, and has publications in Taiwan, the US, UK, and Singapore.
WTO Law/International Economic and Trade Law (1 NTU short-term program credit )
This course will focus on the nexus between international trade and non-trade regulations and policy concerns, which reflects the post-covid development of international trade law. Particular concerns would be paid to climate change, inclusive trade, etc. This course also considers new models of global governance over economic affairs.
Dr. Ching-wen Hsueh is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of International Business at National Chengchi University. Dr. Hsueh received her Dr.iur. (Doktor der Rechte) from the University of Cologne, Germany. She was an Assistant Professor at the College of Law at National Chiaotung University, Taiwan.
The program fee includes tuition, accommodation，orientation, cultural courses and activities.
*Housing information is to be confirmed.
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The application fee is non-refundable under any circumstances.
The program fee is:
- fully refundable if NTU cancels the program.
- 90% refundable if the student cancels the program before the start of class.
- 50% refundable if the student cancels the program before finishing 1/3 of the program.
- not refundable if the student cancels after finishing more than 1/3 of the program.
*Please note our program is a package, including some optional activities. The fee for activities won't be refunded if you choose to be absent from these activities.
*The Application fee for Taiwan Entry Permit (USD 30) will be added to the program fee (PRC students only).
How To Apply
This program is open to all international students who are:
- Graduate students currently studying at an international university. Minimum GPA of 2.7.
- Undergraduate students currently studying at an international university. Minimum GPA of 2.7.
Your application will be reviewed once you upload all documents.
English Language Requirements
International Economic & Financial Law courses are conducted in English. Students whose first language is not English should have at least an intermediate proficiency of the English language (equivalent to TOEIC 600 or above).
February 20, 2023 – May 20, 2023
- Register and verify your email
- Fill in the online application form
- Pay the application fee USD 150 online by credit card
- Upload Documents:
-A color copy of your official transcripts (PDF format)
-A 1-page Statement of Purpose written in Chinese or English (PDF format)
-A Recommendation Letter in Chinese or English (PDF format)
-A head-shot photo (jpg format)
-*Student Enrollment Verification 在學證明 (only for students holding PRC passport)
- Check the result: The submitted documents will be reviewed by NTU and will send the acceptance/rejection notice.
- Pay the program fee with 5 working days after receiving the acceptance notice. You can choose to pay by bank wire or by online credit card
- After NTU confirms your payment status, you are able to fill in admission information. NTU will send you the Admission Letter and Pre-departure guide before the program starts.
* If you pay the program fee by bank wire to Hua Nan Commercial Bank, NTU Branch, please note that you need to consider exchange rate discrepancy and the wire fees charged by your bank and Hua-Nan bank in order to make sure you make the exact amount payment to NTU account. Hua-Nan bank may charge additional USD 20 wire fee.
入臺證辦理須時1~1.5個月，請務必於4/20前完成申請及繳費，並於5/1前繳清所有入臺證辦理所需文件。在您的入臺證尚未正式批准前，請勿離開您的所在地（或所在第三國）感謝您的配合。 請注意，切勿自行辦理 \\\\"自由行簽證\\\\"，否則將無法以自由行簽證參與本課程！
Please note that it requires 1 to 1.5 months to apply for the ROC Exit/Entry Permit, students of Mainland China nationality must complete all the documentation before May 1. Please note that if you are currently outside of China, please do not leave the country until your Taiwan Entry Permit has been successfully approved.