The activity of the faculty

The dean of the law faculty:

Academic and Research Institute of Law was established in May 2016. It is headed by Doctor of Juridical Science, Professor A.M. Kulish.


1997 – the Section of Jurisprudence at the Department of Political Science, Sociology and Law of Sumy State University was founded. The first students’ admission for Specialist qualification degree was made there.

2005 – the Department of Law was established.

2006 – a license for training lawyers for getting Bachelor qualification degree was obtained.

2010 –the Faculty of Law was established.

2016 – the Academic and Research Institute of Law was established.

During the period from 2006 till present, Academic and Research Institute of Law was has trained more than 1253 specialists in Law.

The purposes of the Institute’s Foundation consist in meeting the growing demand for highly trained specialists in the field of Law that have solid theoretical knowledge and practical skills of their application, revival, preservation and promotion of Ukrainian legal affairs and traditions, the implementation of cultural and educational activities, fundamental and applied research, promotion of Ukrainian law-making and enforcement process.

The objectives of the Institute are training qualified professionals in the field of Law, familiarizing students with general and legal culture, formation of high moral qualities, patriotism, respect for law, social responsibility, teamwork in accordance with the actual situations and the norms of law, creating appropriate conditions for the harmonious development of the personality.

Academic Staff of the Academic and Research Institute of Law includes 11 Doctors of Science and 35 Candidates of Science (Ph.D.). Most lecturers have extensive practical experience in the legal field.

Structure of the Academic and Research Institute of Law

The Department of Administrative, Economic Law and Financial and Economic Security
Head of the Department is Doctor of Juridical Science, M.M. Burbika

The Department of Criminal Law and Procedure
Head of the Department is Doctor of Juridical Science, V.V. Pakhomov

The Department of Constitutional Law, Theory and History of State and Law
Head of the Department is Doctor of Juridical Science, V.V. Suhonos

The Department of International, European and Environmental Law
Head of the Department is Candidate of Juridical Science, Associate Professor V.M. Zavgorodnya

The Department of Civil–Legal Disciplines and Financial Law
Head of the Department is Doctor of Juridical Science, V.D. Chernadchuk

The law faculty is:

  • guaranteed 100% of employment;
  • Highly qualified instructors who have practical work experience;
  • Specialization: Land Law, Medical Law, International Law;
  • The possibility of getting a profession “security guard”;
  • Participation in competitions, research-to-practice conferences in Ukraine and abroad;
  • The apprenticeship in the Head Department of Justice of Sumy region, Ltd. “Sumyteploenerho”, in the territorial administration of the state judicial administration in Sumy region, Sumy State University legal clinic;
  • Computer classes with connection to the legal databases, modern multimedia lecture halls;
  • Driving license of “B” category and the security guard’s license.

Shift from other educational institution (or renewal):

Anybody who wants to shift to or to renew the studying at the Faculty of Law, with a specialization in Law are taken on the II course in any specialty (despite the direction of the previous place of study), providing the elimination of academic differences.

Anyone who has a diploma of junior specialist with the specialization in Law is taken to the III course with Bachelor’s Degree.

The recruitment of entrants is carried out on the first course with the following specializations:

The Law (specialist);

The Law (Master);

The Management of financial and economic security (Master);

The Intellectual property (Master).

59, Petropavlivska st.,

Academic Building K – 3,

40007 Sumy,Ukraine

Tel. (0542) 66-51- 20



Job Fair at the Congress Center of SSU

April 19, 2017 at the Congress Center of SSU took a one-day “job fairs” in which there was a presentation of the project “I’m young, I’m dreaming, I’m working.” In the event attended university professors Educational and Research Institute of Law Semenov VM Samoylenko EA, Reznik OM Ilchenko EV Teachers presented for secondary schools specialties, which trains students in the institute and invited students for training social project “Legal education of senior pupils of secondary schools. The amounts”. (more…)

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Winter Kolloquium at Hochschule Wismar 2017 for teaching staff

Senior lecturer Maria Kuntsevych took part in Winter Kolloquium at Hochschule Wismar 2017 for teaching staff on law enforcement and teaching of law disciplines in High School, that took place at Ostinstitut, Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Hochschule Wismar (Wismar, Germany) on January, 28 – February, 10, 2017. (more…)


Professional orientation in Burin and Putyvl.

November 23, 2016 Deputy Director of Teaching and Research Institute of the Rights of career guidance and information Samoylenko EA campaign group consisting of SSU conducted vocational work in the cities and Burin Putyvl. (more…)


Internship associate professor of the Institute of Law in the University of Lodz (Poland)

In October 2016, Deputy Director of the Institute of International law issues, Ph.D., assistant professor of civil – legal and financial disciplines AV Goncharov rights was training at the University of Lodz (Poland), implemented a program of academic mobility research focus on the institution – partner Faculty of Law and Administration. Lodz University, one of the three best universities in Poland. During Internship attention was paid to practical problems notary activity. They discussed the current legislative changes in notary practice in Europe, increased level of theoretical and practical training, gain experience, which will be introduced in the teaching and research activities of the Institute of Law. (more…)


Student ESIL – World Cup finalist with modern dance.

In early November 2016 in the city. Orebro (Sweden) held the world championship in modern dances – IDO DISCO DANCE CHAMPIONSHIP 2016. Student Educational and Scientific Institute of Law Daniel Kuzmenko, which was part of the national team of Ukraine, was a finalist in this prestigious competition in the category ” Adults disco duo. ” In the overall standings with his partner Daniela won 5th place. (more…)


Випуск 2016!

30.06.2016 year Educational-scientific Institute of law conducted the first release of certified lawyers – bachelors and specialists. This year, diplomas were awarded to 109 students.
28 students in July-August this year will take part in a military field camp and will receive the rank of reserve officer.
Diplomas with honors received Kislova Marina and Anna Degtyar OS “bachelor” and Yurkovsky, Yuriy EQL “specialist”.
Among graduates 7 international students from Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Iraq.
In his welcome address to the graduates V. a. Director of the Institute of law Professor Kulish, A. M., I noticed that on the educational degree “bachelor” students are available 2012 admission. It was in this year for the first time licensed capacity in the specialty “Jurisprudence” C 100% occupied and as a result, the Ministry of education and science of Ukraine it has been increased to 120 people. It was also noted that the administration of the Institute hopes that bachelor graduates will continue their education to obtain a GM “specialist” or “master”.
The best students were awarded with diplomas and valuable gifts from the administration of the Institute and the student administration.
We wish the young lawyers successes in professional activities and to represent the Educational-scientific Institute of law of SSU in their future profession. (more…)


25 June 2016 with the closing of the annual “sports day “Health”” on-water rowing competition was held at the Fun starts among faculty, staff and graduate students of SSU.

25 June 2016 with the closing of the annual “sports day “Health”” on-water rowing competition was held at the Fun starts among faculty, staff and graduate students of SSU.
The team of Educational – scientific Institute of law was presented by Resnick M. A., Ilchenko V. A., Denisenko S. I., Chernadchuk A.V., Shapiro V. S., Kobzeva T. A., Goncharova A.V., and Kolesnikov M. V.
Our employees showed good results and showed team spirit. For significant achievements and winning diplomas were awarded to: Ilchenko Alexander and Kovinko Elena Borisovna. (more…)


Congratulations on your victory!

In the open championship of Ukraine in athletics in Lutsk student training and research Institute of law Ihor Bodrov won first place in run on hundred metres and became the champion of Ukraine. (more…)