Kyiv University of Law of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (KUL of NASU) is a legal successor of the Higher School of Law, which was established in 1995. Nowadays KUL of NASU is the singular scientific educational establishment in the NASU system and has IV degree of accreditation. University has legal right to train the overseas students. KUL of NASU comprises 1 university, 2 institutions, 3 branches, departments and centers. In 2001 the military department was opened for student training under the reserve officers’ programme.
The Provost of KUL of NASU Boshytskyi Iurii Ladyslavovych, Ph.D. in Law, Professor, Honoured Lawyer of Ukraine
The Honorary Provost of KUL of NASU is an Academician of the NAS of Ukraine and Academy of Law Sciences of Ukraine Shemshuchenko Iurii Sergiyovych is a famous scientist and organizer of legal science in Ukraine.
Form of ownership – state (of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine).
Our core mission is to contribute the sustainable development of society through creation, preservation and dissemination knowledge in law; excellent combination of scientific researches and world-class higher legal education for a new generation of leaders.
The efficiency achievement is based on the 3 bookends: high professional lecturers’ staff; leadership based upon the realization of professional, social possibilities and personal growth; continuous improvement through integration of innovational training technologies and fundamental theoretical researches.
Courses are licensed by Ministry of Education and Science, Youth and Sport:
We offer the broad range of specialties:
Civil and Labour Law;
Court of Justice, Advocacy, Prosecutor’s Office;
Theory and History of State and Law;
Constitutional, Administrative and Finance Law;
International and European Law.
Training system consists of two parts of disciplines: required (base) part and variative (selectable) part. Some disciplines are teaching into foreign languages (English, German, French, Russian) as master-classes conducted by the famous scientists, lawyers and politicians.
Forms of studying:
full-time – 5 years,
part-time (distant) – 6 years,
Programms: Undergraduate Studies, Specialist, Bachelor Degree, Master Degree, LLM (International), Ph.D., Post Diploma Studies, Double-Degree Programme (Ukrainian-Bulgarian Diploma).
Undergraduate Studies: works annually, from November, 1st till May, 31st.
Admission Office: works annually, June –July.
Library & e-library: free of charge
Student Practice: government, civil service and local authorities, police, courts, justice companies, business sector.
Scientific Life: the main spheres of scientific research activities are: development and research of scientific themes in the sphere of state and law formation; holding international and Ukrainian conferences; scientific research activity of scientists, postgraduate students and students; postgraduate scientific staff training; publishing activity.
Teachers and scientists of KUL of NASU have established over 200 handbooks, monographies, articles, abstracts and other kinds of scientific issues.
Media of KUL of NASU: quarterly scientific journal «Chasopys of KUL of NASU», newspaper «Kaleidoscope of University Life».
Scientific-research centres and laboratories:
Phoenix Law Clinic,
The Political science, humanitarian and applied researches centre,
The Bioethics and medical law scientific research laboratory,
The Intellectual property law sector,
The Environmental law sector.
Students Life of the KUL of NASU: we take care about students’ harmonious development, their modern creative outlook and broad-minded personality formation. For this purpose we founded Cultural and Entertainment Centre which consists of: KUL Dance sport and ballroom dance studio, Singing studio, Photography club, Art Gallery and Sport Club.
International Affairs: KUL of NASU collaborates with the leading higher educational institutions of the USA, Canada, France, Germany, Belgium, Bulgaria, Russia, Slovakia, Hungary, Serbia, Latvia, Lithuania etc. It gives the opportunity for teachers and students to learn foreign law, exchange experience, provide common scientific researches, participate in the international activities and competitions, and improve their knowledge in Summer schools abroad.