MIIPA ( Suzhou Campus ) 


International Intellectual Property Administration is an English MPA program specializing in IP management and operation. Adhering to the basic concept of cultivating high-level talents with solid foundation, innovative thinking and international vision, this program is dedicated to cultivating high-level, application-oriented and inter-disciplinary professionals with good professional ethics, systematic IP knowledge and methodology, analytical ability in IP law, policy, big data & management, and capability of solving practical problems of international intellectual property.


The “four-in-one” cultivation mode is applied to the program, which means classroom teaching, after-class exercises, after-class practice and international exchange. Classroom teaching includes theory teaching, case study and practical policy teaching. After-class exercises include students’ experience sharing, knowledge sharing and various competitions. After-class practice includes visits & discussion and project consultation. International exchanges include learning and exchange with well-known overseas institutions in the field of intellectual property, as well as participating in mobile classrooms of relevant overseas institutions or international organizations.


About Suzhou and Suzhou Industrial Park:


Suzhou, a modern and energetic city with its 2,500-year-old history since He Lv, the King of Wu State, established the city in 514 BC. It is still on its original location during the Spring and Autumn Period. Suzhou has always been known as China’s “paradise on earth” and can rightly be regarded as one of the most vibrant cities in the Yangtze River Delta economic zone. It has a population of more than 6 million and a GDP of 1.8 trillion RMB (as of 2018) - ranked 7th among all Chinese cities. Only a 30 minute train ride away from Shanghai, Suzhou is an international high-tech manufacturing hub and the world's largest laptop producer.


Suzhou has been named one of China's most livable cities. The Grand Canal, stone bridges, pagodas, and meticulously designed gardens make the city one of the top tourist attractions in China and an awarded “International Garden City”. In 1997 and 2000, nine classical gardens of Suzhou and the Suzhou Section of the Grand Canal are listed in the Catalogue of World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO . Six projects including Chinese Kunqu Opera and Chinese Guqin Art are listed in the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity of the UN.


Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP), where USTC Suzhou Institute locatesChina’s equivalent of Silicon Valley, is a global innovation hub with a cluster of Fortune 500 companies, international enterprises and R&D centers. It is not only facilitating and energizing China’s economic development but also providing numerous internship and job opportunities for international students from all over the world.


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