The Institute of Law is a principally new format of subdivision, within which all of the best scientific, academic, and student traditions of the SUSU legal departments and subdivisions are combined.
The universal training profiles of the Institute of Law are oriented at employers of the state-legal, civil, and criminal spheres.
The Institute’s structure comprises:
- Stewardship Council;
- Legal Clinic;
- Center of Continuing Education;
- Center of Expert Technologies;
- Interdepartmental Criminological Laboratory and training areas;
- Laboratory of Private Law;
- Center Against Organized Crime and Corruption; and
- Legal School.
SUSU was one of the first universities in the country to undergo community accreditation by the Association of Lawyers of Russia. This decision was approved at a meeting of the Association of Lawyers of Russia on December 16th, 2011 based on the results from the assessment held in autumn of 2011.
On April 12th 2012, SUSU officially received a certificate of accreditation in the Russian Chamber of Auditing, where a joint meeting of two commissions of the Association of Lawyers of Russia was held: one on the community rating of the quality of higher law education and one on legal education.
Community accreditation is testament to the recognition of the SUSU Institute of Law as a leading university for the preparation of legal workers in the region.
Among the key advantages of the Institute of Law are: a zone of elite training, HIGH LAW SCHOOL, for ambitious applicants with high marks on the EGE (Uniform State Exam), and a specialized legal school for the 7th-11th grade pupils, PRE-HIGHER EDUCATION LEGAL SCHOOL.
In order to attract pupils finishing the 9th grade of school, a College of Law Enforcement will be organized at the Institute, which will allow future lawyers to receive continuous professional education.
SUSU Institute of Law is:
- HIGH LAW SCHOOL zone of elite training for talented applicants with high marks on the EGE;
- Education in individual academic trajectories;
- Lectures by the leading foreign professors and researchers;
- Forming of an English-speaking environment and realization of educational programs in English;
- Dual degree programs;
- Developed system of scholarship and grant support;
- Opportunity to receive tiered education under the “SPO-bachelors-masters-postgrad” system within the walls of the University;
- Use of innovative models and techniques of education (MOOC, LMS, E-learning);
- Wide use of professional cases, business and organizational activity games;
- Legal school for pupils of the 7th-11th grades of school, Pre-Higher Education Legal School.
Structure of the Institute of Law
- Department of the Theory of Government and Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law
- Department of Labour and Social Law and Legal Studies
- Department of Business, Competition and Ecological Law
- Department of Criminal Procedures, Criminal Science and Forensic Enquiry
- Department of Civil Law and Civil Legal Procedures
- Department of Criminal and Penal Law, Criminology
- Department of Law Enforcement and National Security
- Department of Professional Training and Management in the Law Enforcement Sphere