Law (bachelor)

The Department of Law of the University trains bachelors in accordance with the Federal State Educational Standard of Higher Education in the field of study 40.03.01 “Jurisprudence”. After successfully passing the state final examination, students are issued a state bachelor's degree. Students liable for military service are granted a deferment from the army. The educational program is implemented in full-time and part-time forms of study. Part-time form of study is implemented using distance technologies and is available for getting a second higher education or continuing education on the basis of specialized secondary professional education.

Basic studying courses

  • Civil law

  • Criminal law
  • Labor law
  • International law
  • Civil procedure
  • Commercial law
  • Criminal procedure
  • Administrative proceeding
  • Customs law
  • Integration Law
  • Basics of lawyer activities

Practice and future career

The Department of Law of the University provides students with a wide choice of places of practice, including:

  • Office of the Judicial Department in St. Petersburg

  • Law, Order and Security Committee
  • Main Investigation Department of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation for St. Petersburg
  • Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia in St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region
  • Baltic collegium of advocates named after Anatoly Sobchak
  • LLC “Highest Authority № 1”

Department students learn to develop and draw up documents of a legal nature, give opinions on legal issues, perform legal examination of documents and contracts, and prepare to represent the interests of individuals and legal entities in courts of various instances.

The Department of Law prepares a graduate for public service, for judicial and advocacy work, for work as a notary, corporate lawyer, and legal support for business. Our graduates serve at various levels in the Prosecutor's Office of St. Petersburg, the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation, the Federal Penitentiary Service of the Russian Federation for St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region, work as lawyers and legal advisers in commercial organizations, and are active lawyers in St. Petersburg collegium of advocates.

Benefits of studying at the Department of Law of our University

  • Practice-oriented training

  • High level of knowledge, both in profile and general education disciplines
  • Topical disciplines that reflect current trends in the legal services market and meet the needs of employers in this area
  • Opportunity to create an individual educational trajectory
  • Wide range of internship locations
  • Highly qualified department staff
  • Conferences, round tables, student scientific societies
  • Individual approach to each student
  • Colorful extra-curricular student life

Double degree program

In the field of study 40.03.01 "Jurisprudence", an international educational program of a double degree is also being implemented. Partner university: Capital Normal University, Beijing, China. Upon completion of the training, the graduate receives two state diplomas: Russian and Chinese; speaks Chinese at a professional level; gains experience of studying at a foreign university; knows the basics of law in China.