Guangjian TU

Director of Institute for Advanced Legal Studies

(853) 8822 4076
OfficeE32 – 3011
AddressFaculty of Law (FLL),
University of Macau, E32,
Avenida da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China.
Office HoursWednesday 16h00~17h00
Thursday 16h00~17h00

Administrative Role

  • Director of the Institute for Advanced Legal Studies

Academic Qualifications/Experiences

  • PhD on Private International Law, University of Aberdeen, UK
  • LLM on Commercial Law (international) , University of Aberdeen
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Tong Ji Medical University (now Science and Technology University of Central China)
  • Diploma of Law (3 years), Zhejiang University
  • Qualification of Judge, PRC
  • Qualification of Lawyer, PRC
  • Visiting Fellow of Clare Hall, Cambridge University, 2010 (now a life member of Clare Hall College, Cambridge)

Teaching Area

Undergraduate Courses:

  • BLCL401/LCCL401 Private International Law
  • PLML209 Private International Law

Postgraduate Courses:

  • IMLE213 Resolution of International Commercial Disputes
  • MMIB/PLIB006 Legal Issues of Transnational Contracts
  • MJDS014 Private International Law
  • Common Law
  • Comparative Legal Systems
  • Legal Research and Methodology

Research Area

  • Private Inter-national/regional law
  • International Commercial Law
  • Comparative Private Law (Law of Obligations: Medical Liability)

Selected Publications

1. Books:

I. Guangjian Tu, A Study on A Global Jurisdiction and Judgments Convention, Sweet & Maxwell/UM, Hong Kong, 2009, pp. 348 + xxvi (ISBN 9789626613740).
II. 涂广建,«澳门国际私法»,中国社会科学文献出版社/澳门基金会,2013, 共351页 (ISBN 9787509739860).
IIIGuangjian Tu, Private International Law in China, Springer, Singapore London New York Heidelberg Dordrecht, 2016, pp. 192 + xi (ISBN 9789812879929).

2. Book Chapters:

I. Guangjian Tu, “Macau Codification of Private International Law” in Salvatore Mancuso & Tong Io Cheng (ed.), XVIIIth International Congress on Comparative Law: Macau Regional Reports, Imprensa Wah Ha, Macau, 2010, pp. 90-108.
II. Guangjian Tu, “the Brussels Convention and I Regulation on Jurisdiction and Foreign Judgments — A Diluted Success of the EU” in P. C. de Castro (ed.), the European Union at 50: Assessing the Past, Looking ahead, Macau, 2010, pp. 465-92 (ISBN 978-99965-1-012-0).
III. Guangjian Tu, “‘Obligation in Question’ in Article 5 (1) of the Brussels Convention and I Regulation” in Tong Io Cheng & Salvatore Mancuso (ed.), the New Frontier of Comparative Law, Lexis-Nexis, Hong Kong, 2013, pp. 279-86.
IV. Guangjian Tu, “Proof of and Information about Foreign Law in Macau” in Yuko Nishitani (ed.), Proof of and Information about Foreign Law, 2015, Springer (accepted for publication and forthcoming).
V. Guangjian Tu, “Macau Report” in J. Basedow & G. Ruehl (et al), European Encyclopedia of Private International Law, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2015 (accepted for publication and forthcoming).
VI. 涂广建,“澳门及香港国际私法”, «中国大百科全书:法学篇(国际私法)» (黄进教授主编),即将出版。


3. Blindly refereed academic articles in widely-circulated and internationally-recognized journals (peer-reviewed):

I.Guangjian Tu, “The Hague Choice of Court Convention–A Chinese Perspective” (2007) 55 American Journal of Comparative Law pp. 347-66.【SSCI
II. Guangjian Tu, “Forum non Conveniens in the Federal Courts of the United States–An Update” (2007) 54 Netherlands International Law Review, pp. 529-37.
III. Guangjian Tu, “Finding a Proper Nexus for Constructing Specific (Special) Jurisdiction regarding Commercial Contract and Tort Cases: A Comparative Study of the US and European Approaches” (2009) 5 Journal of Private International Law pp. 243-80.
IV. Guangjian Tu, “The Conflict of Laws System in Macau” (2010) 40 Hong Kong Law Journal pp. 85-110. 【SSCI
V. Guangjian Tu, “China’s New Conflicts Code: General Issues and Selected Topics” (2011) 59 American Journal of Comparative Law pp.563-90.【SSCI
VI. Guangjian Tu, “Contractual Conflicts in China: the Applicable Law in the Absence of Choice” (2011) 7 Journal of Private International Law pp.179-202.
VII. Guangjian Tu, “Recognition and Enforcement of Non-local Judgments in Macau—A Critical Review” (2012) 42 Hong Kong Law Journal pp.633-60. SSCI
VIII. Guangjian Tu, “Forum non Conveniens in the People’s Republic of China—an Empirical Study” (2012) 11 Chinese Journal of International Law pp. 341-65.SSCI
IX. Guangjian Tu, “The Arrangement on Mutual Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters between Mainland China and Macau SAR: Inherent Problems, Six Years’ Experience and the Way Forward” (2013) 43 Hong Kong Law Journal pp.349-76.SSCI
X. Guangjian Tu, “The Codification of Conflict of Laws in China: What Has/Hasn’t yet Been Done for Cross-border Torts?” (2012) 14 Yearbook of Private International Law pp. 341-51.
XI. Guangjian Tu, “The Second Amendment of Chinese Civil Procedure Law—A Note from the Perspective of International Civil Litigation” (2013) 43 Hong Kong Law Journal pp. 633-58.SSCI
XII. Guangjian Tu, “Service of Process (Documents) in International Civil and Commercial Proceedings: A Critical Review of the Chinese Approach” (2014) 13 Chinese Journal of International Law pp. 577-604. SSCI
XIII. Guangjian Tu, “The Chinese Approach toward Cross-border Bankruptcy Proceedings: One Progressive Step Ahead” (2015) 24 International Insolvency Review, pp.57-66.【SSCI】
XIV. Guangjian Tu, “Resolution of Cross-border Securities Disputes under the Scheme of Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock-Connect: An Exploration on the Applicable Law” (2016) 15 Chinese Journal of International Law pp.167-193. 【SSCI】


4. Academic articles published in the core legal journals of the mainland China:

I. Guangjian Tu, “the 2007 Interpretation of the Supreme People’s Court on Contractual Choice of Law in China: Comments and Analysis” (2011) 6 Frontiers of Law in China, Springer, pp. 670-87.
II.涂广建, “澳门冲突法体系介评”,13 «中国国际私法和比较法年刊» 2010,北京大學出版社, 第543-574页。【CSSCI集刊
III. 涂广建, “解读我国«涉外民事法律关系适用法»”,9 «时代法学» 2011,第11-23页。【CSSCI期刊扩展版
IV. 涂广建,“论澳门对域外民商事判决的承认与执行”,15 «武大国际法评论» 2012,第213-240页。【CSSCI集刊
V. 涂广建,“再论我国的‘不方便法院’原则”,16 «武大国际法评论» 2013。CSSCI(该文被«人大复印(国际法)»转载)
VI.涂广建,“关于民商事管辖权及外国判决的承认与执行的布鲁塞尔体系:欧共体一个有保留的成功”,4 «国际法评论» 2013,第258-279页。
VII涂广建,“涉外合同意思自治外情形下准据法的确定:我国部分法院实践的考察与分析”,17 《中国国际私法和比较法年刊》2014, 北京大學出版社, 即将出版。【CSSCI集刊
VIII.涂广建,“论2005海牙协议管辖公约:我国进退之抉择”,24 «国际法与比较法论丛»(李双元教授主编),2015,第165-181页。
IX.涂广建,“论‘沪港通’机制下跨境证券权益的法律适用”,3 «国际法研究»(社科院杂志),2016,第65-80页(该文被«新华文摘»全文转载)。
X. 涂广建,“构建外向型的国际民事诉讼程序体系” 69 «武汉大学学报(哲社版)» ,2016,第93-98页【CSSCI期刊】(该文被«高等学校文科学术文摘»转载 , 该文亦被«人大复印(国际法)»全文转载)。


5. Local publications & others:

I. Guangjian Tu, “A Reflection on the Rigidity of the Brussels Regime” (2008) 8 Journal of Juridical Science, Macau, pp. 1-38.
II. Guangjian Tu, “‘Obligation in Question’ in Article 5 (1) of the Brussels Convention and I Regulation”, 26 the Bulletin of Faculty of Law, UM, 2011, pp.169-77.
III. 塗廣建, “表達自由與煽動叛亂—評《維護國家安全法》草案第5條第1款”,《法學論叢》,澳門,2009,第九期, 第29-33頁。
IV. 塗廣建,“‘不方便法院原則’在美國的最新進展”, 《法學論叢》,澳門,2010, 第十期,第1-10頁。
V.涂广建, “内地与澳门民商事判决安排:固有的问题、八年的实践及未来的发展”, 77《澳门研究》,2015,第54-64页。
VI.涂广建, “论澳门法律行为形式要件冲突规则”,《2010 年中国国际私法年会论文集》。

6. Public Seminars held so far
(1) “A Global Jurisdiction and Judgments Convention: A Slow Death after A Slow Birth?” conducted in March 2008 in Macau.
(2) “Conflict of Laws within China: One Decade’s Achievements and the Way Forward”, given in March 2009 in Macau.
(3) “The Newly-Established Chinese Conflict of Laws System: General Issues and Selected Topics”, given in December 2010, Cambridge University, UK.
(4) “The Harmonization of Inter-regional Private Laws: What Might Be Learnt from the Experience of the US and EU?”, given in September 2011 in the Macau University of Science and Technology.
(5) “The Judgment Arrangement between Mainland China and Macau: Problems and Prospects”, given in October 2013 in the Guangdong University of Economics and Finance.
(6) “The Political System and Judiciary in Macau”, given in November 2015 in Nanjing University.

7. Conference Presentations are left out.

8. Professional Affiliations
A member of the Standing Committee on the Study of Foreign-related Trial Work of PRC
A member of the Governing Council of the Chinese Society of Private International Law
A Life Member of Clare Hall, Cambridge University
A member of the American Society of International Law
An editor of Chinese Journal of International Law (SSCI-indexed)
Editor in Chief for Macau Law Review