Academic Degrees Regulations

Academic Degrees Regulations of the People’s Republic of China
中华人民共和国学位条例

[Current Text: Chinese, English]

(adopted Feb. 12, 1980, effective Jan. 1, 1981; amended and effective Aug. 28, 2004)

  • Status: Revision planned
  • Proposed New Title: Academic Degrees Law [学位法]
  • Legislative Body (Vote): NPCSC (TBD)
  • Principal Drafter: Ministry of Education
  • Submitter: State Council
  • Legislative Plans
    • Five-year: 9th NPCSC Category I; 13th NPCSC Category II
    • Annual: 2022
  • Legislative History & Texts
    • NPCSC deliberation – 1st round: planned for 2022
    • State Council solicitation of public comments: Mar. 15 – Apr. 15, 2021 (Chinese only)
  • Legislative Records
    • Explanation (pending)
    • Report on Results of Deliberation (pending)
    • Report on Suggestions for Revision (pending)
    • Presidential Order (pending)

NPC Observer Coverage

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