Faculty of Law


Keep an eye on what it is that you want in this world/ Interview with Professor Martti Koskenniemi

In late 2016, the legendary international lawyer and legal scholar Martti Koskenniemi held a series of lectures and seminars at the Faculty of Law of HSE. Press-Centre of the Faculty of Law was fortunate to join Prof. Koskenniemi's talks and discuss before the New Year his diplomatic and academic career.

International Criminal Moot Court 2016

On April 28 th  and 29 th , 2016, an International Criminal Moot Court took place at the HSE Faculty of Law. A moot is an imitation of a procedure at the International Criminal Court, where students represent sides of the process (the prosecutor, the representatives of the aggrieved side and the accused country), and the judges are invited lawyers from Russia and European countries.

HSE Students Won Russian Jessup

On February 7, 2016, the national finals of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, one of the world’s most prestigious law competitions for students, took place in Moscow. The HSE Faculty of Law team took first place.

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.