Department of International Law
Peoples' Friendship University of Russia

About us

The Department of International Law has published about 3000 articles, handbooks and monographs for the last ten years. The papers were published in in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Brazil, Great Britain, India, Italy, Kazakhstan, Canada, China, the Republic of Korea, the Netherlands, the United Arab Emirates, Moldova, Russia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, the USA, Turkey, Ukraine, Finland, Croatia, Switzerland, Sweden, South Africa, Yugoslavia, etc.

Head of the Department Aslan Abashidze

Faculty of the Department consists of professor, associate professors and senior lecturer. Many of them graduated from famous world universities as University of Amsterdam (A. Solntsev, N. Emelyanova), Harvard University (E. Kiseleva), Lund University (A. Abashidze, E. Kiseleva), Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (M. Ilyashevich), European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (A. Koneva). All lecturers are members of different professional associations and communities: International Law Association (ILA), International Institute of Space Law (IISL), European Society of International Law (ESIL), IUCN Academy of Environmental Law, European Environmental Law Forum.

The Department of International Law is realizing bachelor programme “International Law” and three master programmes “Public International Law”, “International Protection of Human Rights” in Russian and English languages. Last programme is supported by Office of High Commissioner of Human Rights and delivered unique courses: International Law: Issues of Migration and Asylum, Discrimination and Gender Issues in International Law, Human Rights Treaty Bodies, Human Rights and Challenges of the XXI Century, International Labor Rights in the Global Economy, Inter-American System of Human Rights, Indigenous Peoples and Minorities Rights Protection, Environmental Protection and Human Rights, The Right to Health in International Law, International Business and Human Rights, African System of Human Rights. The Department also has postgraduate programmes “International Law” both in Russian and in English languages. Each year 5-10 Ph.D. Students are graduated from this programme.