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Introduction to the Law School

     After 30 years development, Nanjing Normal University School of law has presented a good situation of comprehensive subjects, remarkable characteristic and balanced development. Authorized by Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council in 2006, the law school became the first ten law school that could grant the doctors degree. In the Ministry of Education discipline assessment, the law school ranked 13th. The law discipline was awarded Provincial First-class Key Discipline, Provincial First-class Key Discipline base for National Key Discipline(cultivation), where the jurisprudence discipline was awarded national level National Key Discipline(cultivation). The law discipline also supported the first Postdoctoral Station in Law in Jiangsu Province. In 2011 and 2014, the law discipline was selected as “A Project Funded by the Priority Academic Program Development of Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions”(PAPD). In 2015, Institute for Chinese Legal Modernization Studies was established on the basis of law school, and it became the only Think-Tank in law in Jiangsu. Besides that, the law school is the founder of Collaborative Innovation Center on Regional Rule-of-law Development in Jiangsu. The Research center on Legal Development in Jiansu was selected as the research base of Philosophy and Social Science Research in Colleges and Universities in Jiangsu.