Founded in 1984, situated at the foot of Sheshan Mountain--the famous scenic resort in Shanghai, Shanghai University of Political Science and Law (SHUPL) is known as the “garden institute”, with an area of over 72 hectares and floor area of 210,000 sq. m.
With the tenet of “all for students”, SHUPL attaches great importance to giving full play to students’ potential and individualism, offering every opportunity in academic innovation and free choice of learning, fostering their sense of social responsibility and capability to create and practice. With the key discipline of law, the university now has a multidisciplinary system composed of politics, economics, sociology, management, language and literature, etc. The university also has a team of faculty with solid specialized theory, among whom many are in close touch with the professional circles home and abroad. At present, there are more than 10,000 full-time students on campus, with various levels of postgraduates, undergraduates, associate-degree students and overseas students.