Faculty of Law

Обновено: Wednesday, 01 February 2012 13:20


Dear Students,

We would be grateful if after your graduation you send us an information about your professional realization to the following e-mail: [email protected]. This will allow us to establish a feedback as with you, our alumni, as also with your employers.

Information about the national contests into Judicial System and any other job vacancies can be found online at the website of the Inter-University Centre for Career Development of UNWE.

The Faculty of Law was established by the Academic Council Decision of March, 20th, 1991, initially as the Legal Department on the basis of the Department of Legal Studies that has existed at UNWE since 1920. By the Academic Council Decision of May 31st , 1995 it was transformed into a Faculty.

The Faculty consists of 3 main departments: Private Law, Public Law and Criminal Law. The Faculty includes also three departments that provide training at the University in historical, philosophical and general theoretical economic disciplines: Department of History, Department of Philosophy and Department of Social and Economic Theories.

The academic body of the Faculty consists of 55 lecturers involving 8 professors, 17 associate professors and 30 non full-tenure lecturers.

The main mission of the Faculty is to provide a high-quality training in Law of the students and doctoral students in the educational qualification degree of Master and Doctor.

he period of training for master's degree is 11 semesters and completes with the laying of three state exams: Civil Law, Criminal Law and Public Law in accordance with the Ordinance on the Unified State Requirements for Acquisition of a Higher Education in Law. Graduates the training obtain the professional qualification of a lawyer and acquire legal capacity after 3-months period of practice and after laying of the practical and theoretical examination in accordance with the requirements of the Judicial System Act and the Bar Act.

Within the education in Law and based on a long-term contract with the American Center for Legal Studies in Salzburg, Austria, from the beginning of the 2006/2007 academic year each semester is held a separate course in American Law by highly skilled American attorneys. The training is done entirely in English within 45 academic hours.

The programme accreditation of Law speciality is made in 2004 (at an assembly of the Accreditation Board of the National Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of 13.05.2004). The speciality of Law is given a positive assessment by all standards that is a prerequisite for the higher educational purposes of the specialty, the quality of training and the opportunities for professional realization of the graduates of Law.

The training for the acquisition of educational qualification degree of Doctor of Law is based on the Accreditation Board Decision of the National Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of 03.06.2004. The Faculty of Law is accredited to train doctoral students in the scientific specialty 05.05.07 - Administrative Law and Procedure as also in the scientific specialty 05.05.08 - Civil and Family Law. There are 10 doctoral students in the process of learning at the Faculty..

The Departments of History, Social and Economic Theories and Philosophy provide the academic plan at the Legal Faculty for the compulsory and elective disciplines of these fields as well as the academic process of some other disciplines at UNWE.