Du Kangping is a Doctor of Sciences Po Law School. He defended a thesis under the supervision of Professor Diego Fernandez Arroyo entitled "A Reconstruction of Fair and Equitable Treatment form the Perspective of Human Rights Protection.
He holds a Bachelor of Law and a Master of Law from the China University of Political Science and Law. He passed the Chinese National Judicial Exam in 2009. From September 2011 to June 2012, he worked part-time as a research assistant at the Chinese National Research Centre of Air Traffic Management Law and Standards.
His research interests focus on international investment law.