Head - Oleg Schirinsky, Assistant Professor, Candidate of Science (Law)
The intensification of international relations of the Republic of Belarus has generated a need for training management specialists in the field of international law in the country. To that end the retraining of specialists in this field started on the basis of the division of academic training in 1996. Initially international law disciplines were taught in the Department of Civil Law, afterwards, the Department of International Law Disciplines headed by Professor U. Brovka was established. In December 1996, it was modified into the Department of International Law. In November 2001, the Department of Constitutional and International Law was set up. In 2002, it was reorganized into the Department of International and Comparative Law headed by Professor M. Chudakov. On its basis, the Department of Constitutional and International Law with its head Professor M. Chudakov was founded.
At present the Department provides training in the specializations: ‘Public Administration and Law’ and ‘Public Administration and Economics’. It also certifies graduates in the speciality ‘Legal Regulation of International Activity’ in the Institute of Publiс and Business Administration and in the speciality ‘International Relations’ in the Institute of Civil Service. It carries out master and postgraduate programmes of study in the specializations: ‘International Law. European Law’ and ‘Constitutional Law. Municipal Law’.
Academic Staff of the Department of Constitutional and International Law
It includes 15 members, counting 1 Doctor of Science and 7 Candidates of Science. One member of the staff holds Professor rank and four – Associate Professor rank.
Academic Disciplines Taught by the Department of Constitutional and International Law
The Department provides training in the following academic disciplines:
The Department pays much attention to the instructional support of the educational process. All the departmental disciplines are provided with instructional material. In a relatively short period of time of the department existence, 15 study guides and guidance manuals, some with the signature stamp of the Ministry of Education, have been published.
When giving classes (lectures and seminars) most of the department staff use multimedia technology, the latest methods of teaching and knowledge control.
The Department of Constitutional and International Law carries out its scientific research in accordance with the complex topic of the scientific research ‘Tendencies and Prospects of the Development of Constitutional and International Law in the Republic of Belarus’ (Research Head is Professor M. Chudakov, Principal Research Associate is Assistant Professor A. Huryn)
Activity of the Department of Constitutional and International Law with Postgraduate Students and Candidates for a Degree
Among its staff, the Department of Constitutional and International Law counts 10 postgraduates and 1 candidate for a degree. They carry out scientific research in the specializations: ‘Constitutional Law. Municipal Law’ and ‘International Law. European Law’.
Student Scientific Club of the Department of Constitutional and International Law
The student scientific club of international law has been doing its activities since autumn 2006. The first club head was Assistant Professor A. Huryn. Since September 2010, E. Siagrovets, Senior Lecturer, has been supervising its work.
Scheduled Events of the Department of Constitutional and International Law
In December 2011, the round-table discussion devoted to the 63d anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was held.
In June 2012, the Department schedules to give a scientific seminar ‘Current Issues of Constitutional and International Law’ for students, candidates for a master’s degree and postgraduates.
Contact Information of the Department of Constitutional and International Law
Address: 17 Moskovskaya Street, Rooms 613, 615
Phone: (+375 17) 222-83-76
Contact person: Marina Lazareva
17, Moskovskaya Str., 220007, Minsk, Republic of Belarus
Phone: (+375 17) 229-51-11
Fax: (+375 17) 222-82-64