On the afternoon of October 23, 2018, Professor Michel Morin, the Associate Dean of Faculty of Law of the University of Montreal of Canada, and Professor JIAO Jie, the Director of the Sino-Canadian Law Research Center of the China University of Political Science and Law, visited the Law School of Beijing Normal University and gave a special lecture on LLM of International Business Law and Comparative Common Law to our students. Professor LU Jianping, the Dean of our school, received Professor Michel Morin and other guests.
President LU first welcomed the arrival of Professor Michel Morin and Professor JIAO Jie. At the same time, he told the students who attended the lecture that they should seize various opportunities to pursuit their further deeper progress in famous overseas universities. University of Montreal not only has a multilingual teaching environment, but also includes the exchange and integration of common law system and continental law system. Moreover, Canada boasts a perfect social welfare security system and the relatively low cost of living. It is indeed a good choice for studying abroad. In the future, it is also expected that the two law schools will strengthen their cooperation in student exchanges and double-degree programs to provide more students with opportunities for exchange and further study.
Professor Michel Morin, the Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Law of the University of Montreal, thanked President LU for his warm reception and also responded to President Lu's wishes and expectations for in-depth cooperation between the two universities in the future. Later, he introduced in detail the enrollment of LLM of International Business Law and Comparative Common Law programs in their school to all the students present and exchanged views with them on relevant issues.
Finally, the lecture brought a successful end in a pleasant atmosphere and the teachers and students present took photos as a souvenir.
Brief Introduction to Montreal University: Established in 1878 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, the University of Montreal is a well-known public research university. According to the 2012 World University Ranking of The Times, the university ranked 104th in the world among all famous universities in the world.
The University of Montreal has 13 faculties and 2 affiliated faculties, with 80 departments and about 300 research institutions, including Faculties of Law, Arts and Science, Education, Medical, veterinary Medicine , Nursing, Continuing Education, and Graduate, as well as the affiliated faculties-the Polytechnique Montréal and the HEC Montréal。The university now has more than 2,500 professors and researchers, 61,000 undergraduates, 15,000 postgraduates, and 7,000 international students from nearly 100 countries.
The University of Montreal is one of Canada's major research schools, with an annual special research fund of 400 million Canadian dollars. It is reputed as the second most dynamic institution in Canada's scientific research field.
The Faculty of Law of the University of Montreal has bachelor, master, and doctor of law programs. It ranks the first in Canada in terms of the number of undergraduate and graduate students. The faculty has 60 full-time professors and more than 100 part-time professors, and nearly one third of its students are graduate students.