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Room 305. 17 Promyshlennaya Ulitsa. Saint Petersburg, 198099, Russia. (Narvskaya metro)

(812) 785-20-90;
(812) 785-25-40.


Academic Supervisor Gadis Gadzhiev
Dean Anton Ilyin
Redefining Organised Crime A Challenge for the European Union?

Kleymenov I. M., Forlati S., Carnevale S. et al.

Portland: Hart Publishing, 2017.

Truth in Judicial Interpretation From Positivist and Non-Positivist Perspectives

Antonov M.

Tomsk State University Journal of Philosophy, Sociology and Political Science. 2019. Vol. 48. P. 173-185.

Book chapter
Police and judicial response to crime in the Russian Federation

Kleimenov I. M.

In bk.: Criminal Justice and Security in Central and Eastern Europe From Common Sense to Evidence-based Policy-making Book of Abstracts. Maribor: University of Maribor Press, 2018. P. 14.

Working paper
Religion, Sexual Minorities and the Rule of Law in Russia: Mutual Challenges

Antonov M.

Political Science. PS. Высшая школа экономики, 2017. No. WP BRP 45/PS/2017 .

About the Faculty

Undergraduate Programme

Mode of Study: on-site, full-time

Duration: four years

Area of Study: Legal Studies (04.03.01)

General information

The School of Law has four Departments: Theory and History of Law and the State, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Civil Law and Procedure, and Financial Law. 

The School of Law trains general practice lawyers and provides students with both in-depth subject knowledge and independent learning skills.

In addition to basic courses on the Theory of the State and Law, Constitutional Law, Civil Law, and Criminal Law, the curriculum includes specialized courses in Intellectual Property Rights, Business Law, Corporate Law, Insurance Law and Law and Economics. 

Strong emphasis is placed on foreign language instruction. In addition to English, students may take optional German and French language classes. Groups of six or more students may request a foreign language course in another language, such as Spanish or Italian. Foreign language classes are designed to train students to communicate fluently on professional topics.

The School accommodates numerous study circles (in civil, financial, criminal, and international law, constitutional justice, etc.). Study circle meetings are scheduled on certain days of the week depending on demand; students wishing to attend can find scheduled dates on the School’s website. Students also benefit from academic seminars and conferences.

As part of their studies, law students undertake practical training with relevant federal agencies, such as the Commercial (Arbitration) Court of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region, the Federal Tax Service in St. Petersburg, and others.

Graduates of the HSE St Petersburg School of Law go on to work in various legislative, judicial, and executive agencies, local government, as well as corporations and non-profit organizations.