Mode of study
Level of study
Bachelor’s Degree
Direction of preparation
Law Institute

Training period
4 Years
Language of study
Cost of education
It is shown that the cost of tuition for one year
For Russia and CIS citizens
For the citizens of the countries of "far abroad"
5000 4600

Profession Focus

The legal profession remaines popular at all times. Training the specialists who can adequately demonstrate their skills everywhere, in government departments, state corporations, law firms, not only in Russia but also in foreign countries. Orientation on the international labor market is what distinguishes the Institute of Law of RUDN .

Technical equipment must meet all the requirements of modern times. Hours of practical skills is an integral part of learning. Audiences with multimedia equipment, laboratory for criminalistics, courtroom, polygraph examiner room, an extensive database of practices - all this and many other things help future lawyers to conquer the peaks of the profession.

Absolute competitive advantage of the Institute is cooperation with leading international organizations and universities through joint master programmes, summer and winter schools, traineeships. Students can not only get the diploma of RUDN, but also of a foreign university-partner, and simultaneously learn the profession of a translator.

Study process

The training is conducted in 13 highly specialized Jurisprudence departments of "General profile".

The training is carried out according to the approved list of mandatory subjects of State standards, as well as of the disciplines imposed by the decision of the Academic Council of the University, as an autonomous institution. Each course students are allowed to choose subjects according to their own preferences from the section "Elective courses".

Disciplines (discipline below are studied on 1st course. More details in cl. Curriculum):

  • Foreign language/Russian language for int. students
  • Foreign/Russian language in the field of jurisprudence
  • Health and safety
  • Philosophy
  • Fundamentals of Economics and management
  • History
  • Rhetorics
  • Mathematics and Informatics
  • Theory of State and law
  • History of home State and law
  • History of State and law of foreign countries
  • Constitutional law
  • Administrative law
  • Civil right
  • Criminal law
  • Criminal process
  • Administrative law of foreign countries
  • Civil and commercial law of foreign countries
  • Financial law of foreign countries
  • Criminal law of foreign countries
  • Criminal procedure in foreign countries
  • Civil procedure
  • Environmental law
  • Land law
  • Financial law
  • International law
  • Criminalistics
  • Arbitration process
  • Civil procedure in foreign countries
  • Optional part the 2nd foreign language
  • Foreign/Russian language in the field of jurisprudence
  • Information technologies in legal activities
  • Professional ethics
  • Municipal law of Russia
  • Roman law
  • Law enforcement activities
  • Judicial system
  • Electives: (1 of 3)
  • General Psychology
  • Logics
  • The foundations of the welfare State
  • Electives: (1 of 2)
  • Russian language and culture (for foreign students)
  • Language and law
  • Electives: (1 of 2)
  • Lawyer public speaking (for foreign students)
  • Legal documentation in foreign languages


Students develop professional skills in practice in Russian structures (the State Duma, the Federation Council, the Prosecutor General's Office, the Federal Center for forensic expertise, Supreme and constitutional courts, leading Attorney's College) and international companies (Clifford Chance LLP, Baker&McKenzie, PwC Legal, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited). Getting into professional field, students gain experience, watching the debates of the parties in court, corporate disputes, negotiations, etc.


One of the priorities in the field of research is to study legal tendencies in the regulation of education and science development not only in the Russian Federation, but also to learn national particularities of the legislation of foreign countries.

Teachers of the Institute, mainly have scientific degrees and titles. Most of them possess practical experience in jurisprudence. Thanks to them, the students gain their first professional recognition and win in professional competitions on international level: the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition; The Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot; Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition; Telders International Law Moot Court Competition; the Martens Readings in International Humanitarian Law; ICC Lex mercatoria; Annual M.G. Rosenberg Competition in International Commercial Arbitration and others.

The participation certificate of the tournament gives significant advantage in hiring by Russian and international law firms.

These competitions are held in English, what approves the high level of English of the students-participants.

Students of the Institute of Law not only take part in conferences held at the Institute, but they often themselves act as organizers of scientific events. Scientific student society (PDF) includes students, who share the desire to think and defend their point of view; students who are ready to move beyond the educational process to find the essence of the concepts and phenomena through scientific research.

By the end of the 4 bachelor course students are authors of nearly 20 scientific articles and theses.

Student’s life

Future lawyers do not forget that a good vacation is a pledge of a fruitful work. That's why creative evenings are held regularly, excursions around Moscow and other Russian cities, meetings with interesting people. Traditional students holiday in our Institute is the "Knights of the cross". Our athletes are well known all over the world: among the students and post-graduate students of the Institute of Law of RUDN are Olympic champions, world and Europe champions.


Practice of the Institute of Law help you to plunge into professional life while a student. The State Duma, the Federation Council, the Prosecutor General's Office, the Federal Center for forensic expertise, the Supreme and the constitutional courts, the leading bar associations - here the students of the Institute of Law apply their knowledge gained at the University and perfect professional competences.

International companies such as Clifford Chance LLP, Baker&McKenzie, PwC Legal, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, gladly accept students of the Institute of Law to practice, and employ the best ones. 


Having learnt the educational programme  successfully, you will be able to work in the Russian and foreign courts, arbitration courts, arbitration tribunals, in Russian and international legal and consulting companies, banks. The main tool of your work is knowledge of delicate nuances of the work in the Court or arbitration court representing the interests of a client, ability to prepare legal documents - claims, appeals and cassation complaints, comments on the lawsuit. In addition, the graduate student can continue research activity in post-graduate institute, as well as teaching at the Institute of Law.

Graduates of the programme work in the Legal and Judicial Departments of the Russian presidential administration as leading specialists and heads of legal departments in the most famous Russian and international companies and law firms, such as «Baker & McKenzie», «Clifford Chance», «Deloitte», «Allen & Overy», «Lidings», «EPA&P», «Rappoport and partners», law firm «D. Pototsky and Partners», the concern of EKR "Almaz-Antey", companies "Leroy Merlin", banks "Credit Suiss", «Sberbank», «Zenit» and others.