Sarajevo Law School

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University of Sarajevo Faculty of Law
Pravni fakultet Univerziteta u Sarajevu
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Established 1946
Type Public
Dean Borislav Petrović
Location Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Campus Urban
Website www.pfsa.unsa.ba
The Sarajevo Law School building, built in the 1850s

The University of Sarajevo Faculty of Law (Bosnian: Pravni fakultet Univerziteta u Sarajevu), also known as the Sarajevo Law School, is one of the leading schools of the University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The school is located in Sarajevo's downtown district next to the Latin Bridge and not far from Baščaršija, the city's historical and cultural center.

History[edit]

The Sarajevo Law School was founded through a legal act on 20 August 1946 and it became the first member of the University of Sarajevo. Mehmed Begović, Distinguished Research Professor at the Belgrade Law School specializing in Yugoslav Sharia law was the driving power for establishing the school's program and organization (along with Gorazd Kušej from Ljubljana and Pavao Rastovčan from Zagreb). Russian lawyer and historian Alexander Soloviev served as the first Dean of the Sarajevo Law School from 1947 to 1949.[1]

Organization[edit]

The law school is divided into five chairs:

  • Chair of State and International Public Law;
  • Chair of Economics Sciences;
  • Chair of Civil Law;
  • Chair of Comparative legal History and Comparative Law;
  • Chair of Criminal Law.

Degree programs[edit]

The Bachelor's program lasts four years carrying 240 ECTS credits. Degree of Graduate lawyer was also offered for those who enrolled before Bologna reform

References[edit]

  1. ^ "General Information on the Sarajevo Law School". Sarajevo Law School. Retrieved 27 April 2012. 

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