Voronezh State UniversityVoronezh State University

Faculty of Law


Yury N. Starilov

Yury N. Starilov

Address: Room 818, building 9, 10a Ploschad Lenina, Voronezh

Phone: +7 (473) 255-84-86

E-mail: deanery@law.vsu.ru

Website: www.law.vsu.ru


The Faculty of Law of Voronezh State University guarantees a successful career in law and recognition by the expert community!

  • A classical faculty at a classical university.
  • One of the oldest (founded in 1918) and largest faculties at VSU.
  • The centre of legal education and legal science in the Central Black Earth Region in Russia.
  • Creating and implementing innovative, practice-oriented education specialist’s, bachelor’s, master’s degrees, and PhD programmes.
  • Recognition among legal communities, students, parents, and employers.
  • Continuous improvement of the techniques aimed at training high profile lawyers and maintaining the trusted classical traditions of legal education.
  • Close partnerships with employers, a vast network of connections with leading Russian and international universities, and the application of modern educational technologies.
  • Over 25,000 graduates, including outstanding scientists, politicians, public figures, prominent lawyers, heads and staff of judicial authorities, prosecutor's and public defender's offices, legislative and executive state organizations, commerce and public corporations, work all over Russia and abroad.

Bachelor's degree

  • 40.03.01 Jurisprudence
    • State Law
    • Civil Law
    • International Law
    • Criminal Law

Master's degree

  • 40.04.01 Jurisprudence
    • Conventional Law
    • Criminalistics; Operational Investigations, Judicial, and Advocate Activities
    • International Law and Business
    • Financial and Tax Law
    • Taxation and Civil Legislation
    • Organization of the Judicial Power and Law Enforcement Activities
    • Legal Techniques of Legal Conflict Resolution
    • Judicial and Non-Judicial Forms of Civil Rights Protection
    • Theory and History of State and Law
    • Criminal Law, Criminology; and Penal Law
    • Criminal Procedure
    • Legal Defence in Administrative and Administrative Procedure Law
    • Lawyer in the Field of Labour, Social, and Land Law
    • Public Authority Attorneys

Specialist's degree

  • 40.05.04 Judicial and Prosecutorial Activities
    • Judicial Activities
    • Prosecutorial Activities

Postgraduate Training Programmes

  • 40.06.01 Jurisprudence
    Fields of study:
    • Theory and History of State and Law; History of State and Law Studies
    • Constitutional Law, Constitutional Proceedings, Municipal Law
    • Finance Law, Tax Law, Budget Law
    • Labour Law, Social Security Law
    • Criminal Law and Criminology; Penal Law
    • Criminal Procedure
    • International and European Law
    • Criminalistics, Operational Investigations, Judicial and Expert Activity
    • Administrative Law, Administrative Procedure
    • Civil and Arbitral Procedure

Study options

  • Full-time
  • Part-time
  • Extramural


  • Bachelor’s degree programmes (full-time) – 4 years
  • Bachelor’s degree programmes (part-time, extramural) – 5 years
  • Master’s degree programmes (full-time) – 2 years
  • Master’s degree programmes (extramural) – 2 years 5 months
  • Specialist’s degree programmes (full-time) – 5 years
  • Postgraduate training programmes (full-time) – 3 years
  • Postgraduate training programmes (extramural) – 4 years

Academic Staff

Academic staff at the faculty consists of 119 people, including 22 professors and members with DSc degrees in Law and 70 associate professors and members with PhD degrees in Law, 4 lecturers and members with PhD degrees in Law, 4 senior lecturers, and 18 lecturers.

Educational facilities / resources

The faculty represents VSU in the Association of Legal Education and is engaged in activities by the Association of Lawyers of Russia.

Key areas of research

  • Key patterns of emerging, developing, and functioning law and the state.
  • The theory, history, and practice of constitutional and legal and municipal and legal regulation.
  • Studying the financial system, financial legal matters, and issues of financial control.
  • National and global issues of criminal legal science.
  • Studying criminal procedure.
  • The system of international legal regulation.
  • Capabilities of criminalistics.
  • Theoretical and applied research of the system of administrative law.
  • Civil and administrative legal proceedings in general jurisdiction courts and arbitration courts, enforcement proceedings in civil procedure.
  • Issues of labour law and social security law.
  • Land, environmental, and agrarian law.
  • Civil, family, entrepreneurial, and private international law.

Scientific schools of

  • administrativists
  • specialists in public law
  • financial law
  • international and European law
  • labour law
  • criminal law
  • Voronezh school of processualists

Voronezh school of administrativists has been recognised as a leading scientific school.

International partner universities

International programmes and projects

  • The Russian branch of the Research Centre of Public Finance and Tax Law of the Countries of the Central and Eastern Europe.
  • Tempus Centre of the European and International Law at the Faculty of Law as part of the Tempus IV InterEULawEast project.

International cooperation

Currently, there are over 70 international students completing bachelor’s, master’s, and specialist’s programmes at the Faculty of Law. Over a third of international students are enrolled in state-funded programmes.


Voronezh State University • 1997–2022