Tashkent State University of Law
Tashkent State University of Law (TSUL) is a fundamental higher educational and scientific-methodical institution for training legal personnel in Uzbekistan.
The history of the university is closely connected with the development of the national law school in our country and the names of prominent lawyers such as Khadija Suleymanova, Hojiakbar Rahmonkulov, Boris Blinder, Georgi Sarkisyans, Anvar Agzamkhodjaev, Shavkat Urazaev, Shoakbar Shoahmedov, Gafur Abdumajidov, Ikrom Zakirov, as well as many other lawyers who have made a great contribution to our national jurisprudence.
On August 15, 1991, pursuant to the Decree of the Cabinet of Ministers, Tashkent State Institute of Law was exclusively separated from Tashkent State University.
By the decree of PP–1990 of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan on June 28, 2013, Tashkent State Institute of Law was transformed into Tashkent State University of Law.
Since its inception as an independent educational and research institution, the university has been actively applying new pedagogical technologies to the educational process, conducting fundamental and scientific research on the actual issues of law making and its application, and carrying out a wide range of spiritual and educational activities aimed at increasing legal consciousness and legal culture in the society.
Tashkent State University of Law trains specialists of Bachelor's degree, Master's degree, doctoral degree and independent researchers.
In accordance with the decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan № PF–5987 "About additional measures for cardinal improvement of legal education and science in the Republic of Uzbekistan", the organizational structure of the university was reviewed and new faculties and structural divisions were established.
Currently, there are 4 faculties in Tashkent State University of Law.
1. Public law
2. Criminal justice
3. Private law
4. International law and comparative law.
Several new departments and centers have been established at these faculties, including the Department of Constitutional law, the Department of Administrative and Financial law, the Department of Court, Law enforcement agencies and advovacy, the Department of Criminology and Forensic science, the Center for the study of Japanese law, the center for German law and Comparative legal studies.
There are 19 departments in the university, there are 214 professors and teachers. 22 of them are doctors of science, 60 are candidates of science. 17 of the educational staff are professors, 32 are Associate Professors.
The educational process at the university is based on a new system in our country, the credit-module system.
The European credit system - ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) was introduced, providing students with the opportunity to choose subjects.
Starting from the present 2020/2021 academic year, the admission to Bachelor's and Master's degree programs in the form of distant education is carried out at the University.
The University implements joint educational programs, which provide "double degree" education.
Within the framework of joint educational programs, the agreement was reached on the training of bachelors in the direction of International private law with State University of Grodno named after Yanka Kupala of the Republic of Belarus, International economic law with the University of KAZGUU named after M.S.Narikbaev of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Negotiations are also underway to establish joint educational programs with the Turkish University of Boyazid Yildirim and the University of Warsaw in Poland.
In order to ensure transparency and create convenience for students and teachers, the e-University platform is being launched, which provides for the digitization of the educational process, including the formation of training schedules, the introduction of exams, assessments, the formation of student ratings and the transition to electronic document management. The platform allows students, their parents, and the public to monitor and participate directly in all processes related to the University's activities, as well as to ensure the openness and transparency of these processes.
Prevention and counteraction of corruption is one of the main tasks of the University. In this regard, the University has adopted a program to combat corruption. An anti-corruption Commission was formed. In addition, a Code of Ethics has been developed. It is planned to create a system of repeated communication on the adoption of information on corruption, conduct systematic surveys on corruption among students and take practical measures based on their results, and exercise public control over the examination process.
The University has been accepted as a full member of international organizations such as the International Association of Universities (IAU), the International Association of Law Schools (IALS), and The European Law Faculties Association (ELFA). Currently, applications have been submitted for membership in the Magna Charta of universities (Magna Charta Universitatum) and the European Association of Institutions in Higher Education (EURASHE).
In the master's program of the Tashkent state law University, students are trained in the following specialties (the duration of training is 1 year):
1. Advocatory activity
2. International arbitration and dispute resolution
3. Sports law
4. Public administration law
5. Business law
6. Labor law
7. Theory and practice of criminal law application,
8. Intellectual property law and information technology law
In addition, the University has a professional training center for training legal personnel in accordance with international standards, a specialized branch of the University for Training and improving the skills of prevention inspectors, as well as an academic lyceum at the University.
At the same time, the University coordinates the activities of Junior College of Law under the Ministry of Justice established in each territory of the Republic.