The history of the faculty

1997

  • It was created the section " Jurisprudence" in the department of political science, sociology and law;
  • The faculty carried out the first intake of students in the specialty "Jurisprudence" by academic level "junior specialist";
  • The section was headed  by V.M. Tertyshnyk.

2000

  • The section "Jurisprudence" was headed by Y.P. Sinchenko;
  • It was held the first graduation of legal professionals of academic level "junior specialist" in the specialty "Jurisprudence".

2005

  • It was established the department of law, headed by Doctor of Law Kulish A.M. At that time he was the one, who had academic degree.

2006

  • The faculty received a license to train specialty "Jurisprudence" by academic level "Bachelor".

2009

  • Head of department of law Kulish A.M. successfully defended his thesis of Doctor of Law by specialty 12.00.07 "Administrative law and process; finance law; information law ".

2010

  • The department of was renamed as the department of administrative, commercial law and financial and economic security ";
  • It was held the first graduation of legal professionals of academic level " Bachelor " in the specialty "Jurisprudence";
  • The faculty received a license to train specialty "Jurisprudence" by academic level "Specialist";
  • The faculty was opened postgraduate specialty 12.00.07 "Administrative law and process; finance law; information law ";
  • The Faculty of law which consist such department : administrative, commercial law and economic and financial security (graduation), law, history and physical education, was established by decision of Academic council of Sumy state University.

2011

  • The Student of the Faculty Tishchenko Ekaterina won the first victory in the nationwide competition of student research works in the field "Jurisprudence";
  • The faculty carried out the first intake of students in the specialty "Jurisprudence" by academic level "Specialist" and in specialty “Financial and economic security” by academic level “Magister”;
  • The licensed amount of students of specialty "Jurisprudence" by academic level "Bachelor" increased from 50 to 95 people;
  • The faculty received a license to train specialty "Jurisprudence" by academic level "Specialist";
  • The faculty received a license to train specialty " Financial and economic security " by academic level "Magister";
  • The faculty was opened postgraduate specialty "Administrative law and process; finance law; information law ";
  • The Faculty of law which consist such department : administrative, commercial law and economic and financial security (graduation), law, history and physical education, was established by decision of Academic council of Sumy state University.

2012

  • The faculty carried out the first intake of students in the specialty "Jurisprudence" by academic level "Specialist";
  • The faculty received a license to train specialty "Jurisprudence" by academic level "Magister" and was carried out the first intake of the one;
  • The licensed amount of students of specialty "Jurisprudence" by academic level  "Bachelor" increased from 95 to 120 people;
  • Dean of the Faculty Kulish A.M. received the academic title of professor;
  • Department "moved" in the just opened new building. The main auditoriums and social facilities located on the third floor (office of the dean and deputy dean, heads of departments, teaching, deanery, lab, meeting room, student deanery, computer labs and classrooms). On the second floor is placed the department of Theory and History of State and Law, classrooms and reading room. On the ground floor there is a lecture room with multimedia equipment.

2012

  • The faculty carried out the first intake of students in the specialty "Jurisprudence" by academic level "Specialist";
  • The faculty received a license to train specialty "Jurisprudence" by academic level "Magister" and was carried out the first intake of the one;
  • The licensed amount of students of specialty "Jurisprudence" by academic level  "Bachelor" increased from 95 to 120 people;
  • Dean of the Faculty Kulish A.M. received the academic title of professor;
  • Department "moved" in the just opened new building. The main auditoriums and social facilities located on the third floor (office of the dean and deputy dean, heads of departments, teaching, deanery, lab, meeting room, student deanery, computer labs and classrooms). On the second floor is placed the department of Theory and History of State and Law, classrooms and reading room. On the ground floor there is a lecture room with multimedia equipment.

2013

  • It was held the first graduation of legal professionals of academic level "Magister" in the specialty "Jurisprudence";
  • The faculty received a license to train specialty "Intellectual property" by academic level  "Magister" and was carried out the first intake of the one.

2014

  • Academic Council of the University approved the new structure of the department of law which consist the departments: administrative, commercial law and financial and economic security - graduation (head of department - Doctor of Law, Associate Professor Burbyka Mykhailo Mykhailovich), justice and international law (head of department - Doctor of Law , associate professor Vladimir Vasiliovich Pakhomov), theory and History of State and Law (head of department - Candidate of historical sciences, professor Valery Mykolayovich. Vlasenko);
  • It was held the first graduation of legal professionals of academic level "Magister" in the specialty " Intellectual property ";
  • The faculty was opened doctoral candidacy00.07 "Administrative law and process; finance law; information law ".

2015

  • By the decree of the President of Ukraine Dean of the faculty Doctor of Law, Professor A. Kulish was awarded the honorary title "Honored Lawyer of Ukraine";
  • For the first time in Sumy State University in cooperation with the Faculty of Economics and Management was held the final of the All-Ukrainian student research works in the direction of "Public Service";
  • Students of the faculty have won 13 prizes in nationwide competitions in five areas of research;
  • The licensed amount of students of specialty "Jurisprudence" by academic level "Magister" increased from 20 to 50 people;
  • At the Department was opened "Research and Consulting Centre for Legal Studies.";
  • At the beginning of the 2015-2016 school year, the percentage of academic and teaching staff with scientific degrees and academic titles is 86%. The Faculty has 5 doctors and 20 candidates. Total number of teaching staff is 29 people.