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Moscow State Law University today

The University’s mission is to accumulate and generate innovative knowledge, develop humanistic and legal mechanisms for confronting the challenges of globalization, transform social, informational, natural, biological, spatial and the technology environment at the national and global level.

The strategic goal of the Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL) is to become an innovative university:

- to conduct research and generate interdisciplinary knowledge in the fields of ecolaw, biolaw, cyberlaw, geolaw and sociolaw;

- to transform legal science and legal education;

- to create a foundation for societal transformation in the field of law;

- to be responsible to society, professional community, regions and the state; to solve legal problems, ensure development and transfer of innovative knowledge, to employ best practices contributing to societal transformation.

Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL) (hereinafter, ‘MSAL’ or ‘University’) is the largest law university with a 90-year history, a leading academic and educational center in the field of jurisprudence.

Over the past 10 years, the University has prepared more than 4,000 students enrolled in secondary vocational education programs, more than 83,000 bachelor’s, specialist’s, master’s students, 3,000 postgraduate and doctoral students. The total number of students of the University in Moscow (excluding branches) is more than 10,000.

Every year, the University organizes and conducts more than 200 international, all-Russian and regional scientific and practical events, including the traditional Kutafin Readings and the Moscow Legal Forum.

The University is a leading research, expert and analytical, academic, methodological and educational center in Russia in the field of jurisprudence. The implementation of a research policy of the University is carried out by the Research Institute, which includes 6 departments and 13 scientific and educational (expert) centers (REC / NEC). For ten years, the University has increased the amount of funds for the implementation of scientific work by 2.9 times.


Сountry complex "Malyushina Dacha"

Sports and recreation complex

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Moscow, st. Sadovaya-Kudrinskaya, 9