Faculty of Law


International Terrorism Discussed at Faculty of Law

On December 7, 2015, a roundtable discussion on ‘International Terrorism Today: a Global Challenge for the International Community’ took place at the Faculty of Law.

Delegation of the Faculty of Law at N.Gumilyov Eurasian National University

On December 2nd, 2015 Evgeny N. Salygin, Dean of the Faculty of law and Vladislav Starzhenetsky, First Deputy Dean, met the administration, lecturers and students of the Faculty of Law at the L.N.Gumilyov Eurasian National University (ENU) and signed a memorandum of cooperation in research and education.

South African Professor Paul Smith Spoke to Students on ‘The Future of Labour Law under Globalization and Regionalization’

On October 28, 2015, Dr. Paul Smith, professor in labour relations management at the University of Pretoria (South Africa), spoke to undergraduate and master’s students on ‘The Future of Labour Law under Globalization and Regionalization’.

HSE Students and Alumni in Charity Run

HSE Students and Alumni in Charity Run
HSE Law Faculty alumni Oksana Akhmedova and Tatiana Zolotukhina won prizes at the annual Moscow Legal Run at VDNKh. 62 HSE students worked as volunteer organisers of the run.

International Law to Be Discussed at HSE

On the 27th May 2015 Professor Wolfgang Graf Vitzthum, of the University of Tubingen will lead a discussion at the HSE Faculty of Law on Current Problems in International Law.  The discussion coincides with the launch of a second Russian edition of his authoritative textbook which describes the branches, institutions and fundamental concepts of international law and its development. The discussion is open to all and will be in English at 10.30 am in room 315, 17 Malaya Ordynka Street.

Mock Trial: HSE vs Georgetown University

April 17 saw the Law Faculty’s first Mock Trial – a simplified game version of the US legal process. The HSE Law Faculty team faced off an opposing team from Georgetown University (Washington, US) via video-linkup. A representative of the US from the American University also acted as an impartial judge. 

HSE Students Win International Humanitarian Law Competition

The winning team included students from the Jurisprudence programme in HSE's Faculty of Law: Yury Varlamov, Alina Gegamova, and Olga Kiseleva. The annual Martens International Humanitarian Law Competition is organised by the International Committee of the Red Cross with the support of the Russian Association of International Law.

HSE Students Gave the Best Presentations at Franfinance-2015

Four HSE students were winners in a competition at the 5th international francophone conference for young academic researchers, Humanity and Climate: Sociological, Economic and Political Issues.

Law Students Should Realise That in the Future a Person’s Life Could Be in Their Hands

The finalists in the Model for an International Criminal Court competition have been announced at HSE. This game in the form of a trial is based on proceedings at the ICC in the Hague. In Russia the first two rounds of the competition are happening for the 4th time, for three years in a row they have been held at the HSE Faculty of Law.

Comparing Law Across the Globe

Law course helps build connections, dialogue with international students. In April HSE students from the Faculty of Law travelled to the USA to finish their work on joint research project. The website of the University of Iowa has published an article describing the visit.