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Campus Surroundings


The China-EU School of Law is located at the China University of Political Science and Law’s Changping campus. The Changping district is a suburb in northern Beijing. Major attractions such as the Ming Tombs and Jundu Mountain Range are only 15 - 30 minutes from campus. The Great Wall is about 1.5 hours by bus from campus. Changping is also the ideal base for exploring Beijing, one of the world’s most exciting cities. The city centre is only a 45-minute subway ride away from campus.

Classrooms equipped with the latest technology facilitate efficient teaching. The university has a Student Activity Centre where the Student Union organises activities and a University Hall which is the location for celebrations, galas, movie nights and other entertainment activities and lectures. The cafeteria on Changping campus helps to connect all members of the CESL community and foster an informal atmosphere at the law school.

Other Campuses

Vienna, Bologna, Madrid, Strasbourg, Hamburg, Krakow… In addition to Changping-Beijing campus, the CESL Master of European and International Law students also spend several weeks or months for elective courses at the beautiful campuses of our European partner universities.

Shopping and Eating

A shopping centre, banks, a post office, hotels and restaurants are all within walking distance. The new Changping Waterfront Forest Park is a popular place to stroll around.


Outside the classroom, into your sports shoes: there are eight courts for Badminton inside Qiyun Stadium and plenty more.


International students will be provided accommodation in the dormitory at the International Exchange Centre at CUPL’s Changping Campus. A standard room is shared by four students. It costs approximately 5,250 yuan per person per academic year. Students who wish to live in the dorm have to apply this to the CESL office. Students can also live in an apartment close to campus. A small apartment with two rooms which could be shared by two students costs approximately RMB 5,000 per month. A shopping centre, banks, a post office, hotels and restaurants are all within walking distance of campus. For living expenses – food, books, medical insurance, transportation, social activities, etc. – international students usually spend RMB 3,000per month.


Changping campus is bursting with sports facilities: tennis courts, basketball courts, a football pitch, a volleyball court, a gym, track and field, table tennis and badminton. Staff and students have access to all facilities.

Wireless Internet on campus

A wireless network allows students to access the university network and internet from anywhere on campus.

More information, including about transportation and health, is available in the China-EU School of Law’s International Student Guide here.