Level of education: Master programme
Type of instruction: Full-time
Duration: 2 years
Language of instruction: English and Russian
Main academic courses
- Codification of Russian Law: Historical Background and Modern Times
- Legal Regulation of Professional Sport
- Law and Human Rights
- Fundamentals of Rulemaking
- Legal principles of Law-making and Law Enforcement
- Public and Private Law in the Digital Age
- Modern Doctrines and Policy of Judicial Interpretation
- Legal Rulemaking: Theory and Practice
The programme is designed to train specialists who will be ready to conduct professional research and practical activities in the field of legal rule-making. Graduates will have the following competencies:
- The study of normativity as a property of law and the basis for practical activities; the resolution of problems of the philosophy of legal normativity and human rights;
- Development of historical and legal aspects of legal normativity and legal policy (lawmaking and law enforcement);
- Drafting of normative and individual legal acts; preparation of other legal documents;
- Preparation of expert opinions;
- Speeches on legal issues, including in adversarial procedures;
- Holding debates, business negotiations, mediation in order to reach a compromise by participants in a legal conflict; and
- Legal advice to citizens.
- The programme is not limited to possible areas of legal practice.
- Lecturers of the programme are scholars recognised in Russia and abroad; authors of well-known and cited academic papers with high academic indexes; and practicing legal professionals.
- The authors of the programme courses continue the traditions of the St Petersburg School of Philosophy and Theory of Law, which was established over two centuries ago.
- The programme combines the classical course on traditional characteristics of law with the analysis of current legal challenges.
- The programme includes courses aimed at studying practical regulatory problems in the context of digitalisation of society.
- Universität Hamburg (Germany)
- Freie Universität Berlin (Germany)
- Charles University (the Czech Republic)
- The University of Belgrade (Serbia)
- Peking University (China)
- Hanoi Law University (Vietnam)
Main areas of research
- Codification of law
- Internet law
- Principles of law in law-making and law enforcement
- Sports law (basketball, football, hockey)
- Comparative law
- Theory and philosophy of law and state
Graduates of the programme can carry out professional legal activities in various areas:
- conducting research in the field of lawmaking (legal rulemaking);
- work in government agencies and municipalities engaged in the development and examination of draft regulatory legal acts; and
- providing competent legal assistance and legal services.
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