Royal University of Law and Economics

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Royal University of Law and Economics
សាកលវិទ្យាល័យភូមិន្ទនីតិសាស្ត្រ និងវិទ្យាសាស្ត្រសេដ្ឋកិច្ច
Logo of Rule Cambodia.png
Type Public
Established 1949 [1]
Rector Luy Channa
Academic staff
1,438
Students 15,672 (2013-2014)[1]
Undergraduates 14,015 (2013-2014)[1]
Postgraduates 1,657 (2013-2014)[1]
Location Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Website http://www.rule.edu.kh

The Royal University of Law and Economics (RULE) is one of the oldest higher educational institutions in Cambodia.[2]

RULE was established in 1949 as the National Institute of Law, Politics and Economics. In 2003, the institution was officially deemed a university.

Background[edit]

RULE is the first higher education institution in Cambodia. It was founded in 1948 as the National Institute of Law, Politics and Economics. In 1957 the institute became the faculty by Royal Decree. In 2003 the Faculty of Law and Economics was reorganized as a university, under the name of Royal University of Law and Economics. Other disciplines of social and natural sciences, such as language and computer sciences have been added to the curriculum.

The university has four faculties, two graduate schools and one center, teaching law, economics and business.

Staff and students[edit]

In 2003, there were 4,800 undergraduate students studying in the four faculties, among them were 1,478 female students. Newly established graduate schools accommodate 507 graduate students. There are 84 full-time and 112 visiting Cambodian lecturers and 70 foreign lecturers who give lectures under the academic exchange programs.

Academic programs[edit]

The educational term/grade level system has been divided into semesters, with eight semesters in the period of four years for bachelor's degree program.

Undergraduate degree programs[edit]

Faculty of Law[edit]

Faculty of Public Administration[edit]

Bachelor's in Public Administration

Faculty of Economics and Management[edit]

Faculty of Information Economics[edit]

Graduate degree programs[edit]

Graduate School of Law[edit]

Graduate School of Economics and Management[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d History of RULE
  2. ^ A brief history of RULE