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Transnational Law and Business University

Transnational Law and Business University (TLBU) is a post-graduate university located in Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do, Korea (20 km from Seoul), with a branch in Orry-la-Ville near Paris and a branch in construction in Maryland, USA.


  1. Development of a Regional Community for Permanent Peace & Prosperity in East Asia
  2. Asian-European Cooperation and Global Cooperation
  3. Strengthening Asian-American Cooperation
  4. Formation of High-Qualified transnational legal experts.


All students at TLBU are eligible to apply for scholarships. The scholarship includes tuition fees, board and lodging and airfares for field studies in Beijing and Paris. However, in principle, students must be able to afford airfare to visit his/her home during recesses, as well as transportation to TLBU for initial arrival. As from the academic 2015, the accepted students have to pay USD11,000 for the share accommodation.


All applicants should possess high qualified English language skills, additional French is preferred. Only those from qualified universities of East Asia and Southeast Asia can apply for TLBU.


The president is Lyou Byung-Hwa

His academic history includes

  • 1964-1966 Study of Philosophy, Catholic Theological College, Seoul
  • 1968-1973 B.A. in Law, Korea University, Seoul
  • 1975-1976 Post-graduate diploma in Diplomatic Course, I.I.A.P., Paris
  • 1975-1979 Docteur en Droit, Panthéon-Assas University (International law), France
  • 1973.4 Passed Senior Foreign Service Examination (with the highest scores in the year)
  • 1977-1980 Second Secretary, Korean Embassy in Senegal and France
  • 1984-1985 Visiting Scholar, School of Law, University of Maryland, U.S.A
  • 1984-2001 Professor of Law, Korea University
  • 1990-1994 Dean of Academic affairs, Korea University
  • 1992-1994 Director, Legal Research Institute, Korea University
  • 1998-2000 Dean, College of Law, Korea University
  • 1983 Arbitrator, the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board
  • 1986 Member of Advisory Committee, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • 1986-2000 Member of Advisory Committee, Ministry of Unification, Korea
  • 1988-2001 President, the Transnational Law and Business Studies, Korea
  • 2000-2001 President, the Korean Society of International Law
  • 1993-2000 Member of Governing Council, UNIDROIT (in Rome)
  • 2000 Arbitrator, Permanent Court of Arbitration
  • 2001 President, Transnational Law and Business University