3 Bolshoy Trekhsvyatitelsky Pereulok, room 225, 226
Phone: (495) 772-95-90 *23039
The Department participates in the realization of educational programs at all levels of higher education in the field of the 'Law' programme in the disciplines belonging to their subject areas. The Department consists of the well-known scientists-professors (for example, E.P. Gavrilov) and ordinary professors (for example, A.A. Ivanov), doctors (for example, A.A. Vishnevskiy, V.N. Sinelnikova, V.A. Alekseev, A.A. Kuznetsov) and candidates of sciences (for example, K.A. Novikov, A.A. Gromov, D.N. Novak, A.A. Averchenko, M.V. Matveeva, N.V. Rostovtseva), including those who have extensive practical experience in higher courts, in the prosecutor's office, justice agencies, and in the bar. Several of The Department's young lecturers (for example, associate professors M.A. Volchanskiy and E.Y. Gorbunov) are graduates of the master's or post-graduate programs at HSE. The Department's lecturers have a long-term and rich teaching experience, actively use modern educational technologies and interactive methods of practice-oriented learning, and therefore are very popular among students of the HSE Faculty of Law, who choose them as scientific supervisors of their course, final qualification works and of Ph.D. theses. Many lecturers of the Department are regularly awarded the status of "Best teacher" based on the results of the annual student voting.
The Department provides teaching of subjects of fundamental importance in the training of lawyers — private law (general and special parts), the introductory course ‘Roman law’, as well as all courses which lie in private law sphere. Designated set of disciplines is supplemented by a number of elective courses, research seminars and workshops that provide narrowly focused specialized training for future lawyers in these areas (for example, disciplines ‘English contract law’, ‘Law of obligations’, ‘Inheritance law’, ‘Family law’).
At the master's level, the Department participates in the implementation of the master's programs 'Lawyer in Civil and Criminal cases', ‘Private law’, ‘Corporate lawyer’, ‘Lawyer on the Global Financial Market’, ‘Church, Society and State. Legal Regulation of Religious Organizations’.
At the postgraduate level the Department participates in the training of post-graduate students of the HSE Doctoral School of Law studying in the field of 'Law' (field of study: 12.00.03 – ‘Civil law, Business law, Family law, International Private Law’).