Connection to the Global Market
Institute of Technology also provides numerous classes offered in English. The purpose of this strategy is to help students accumulate legal knowledge on a multi-national level, it also improves students’ English skills at the same time. Several English courses are regularly offered every year. For example, Basic Anglo-American law, Legal Writing, WTO Law, Trademark Law, and American Patent Litigation Procedure. In addition to English taught courses, we also corroborate with American Law firms in Taiwan such as Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld LLP, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow and Garret & Dunner LLP. W invite lawyers from these firms host lectures in selected courses. This provides students a great opportunity to learn about the latest American cases and to develop professional connections.
International Moot Court Competitions
Internationalization, empiricism, and integration are the core values of NCTU Law. We believe international moot court competitions provide a perfect environment to achieve these goals and to help students to gain practical experience systematically before graduation. We provide practical courses that are designed specifically for international moot court competitions. In these courses, students learn to prepare case briefs, debate, discuss and negotiate in English.
Our students have achieved great success in international moot court competitions and demonstrated excellent international competitiveness. Since 2007, our students have participated in the WTO Moot Court Competition hosted by the European Law Student Association. In 2016, our team not only won the second place and two best debaters of the WTO International Moot Court Competition-East Asia Group, they eventually advanced to the top eight in the finals. We have also formed teams to participate in the International ADR Mooting Competition, one of the most prestigious international business dispute resolution moot court events in the world. Our students have won “the Best Memorandum for Claimant” and “the Best Memorandum” for two consecutive years in 2015 and 2016. Last but not least, our students have participated in the “Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot” in 2015 and won “eighth finalists as Best Oral Team.” This remains to be the best result of Taiwanese teams in history. Our team entered the world’s top 16 and shared the ranking as Harvard and Yale.
International conferences are hosted by our institute annually. In these conferences, well-respected judges, legal professionals from the technology industry, and lawyers from law firms participate and interact directly with our students in helping them to develop and broaden their international view and competitiveness.
NCTU Law has internship collaboration with the Wrongful Convictions Clinic and Center on Law and Technology of Duke University School of Law, international law firms in the U.S. and China, and NGOs in Singapore, and Japan.