DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC LAW
The main goals of the Department are to maintain its leading position in education and research of public law in Mongolia, and to contribute substantially to academic developments of academic legal studies and legal education.
The Department of Public Law was established by the Order B/290 of the President of NUM on 9th September 2015. On 31 August 2015, Professor Bayarsaikhan D. (Ph.D) was appointed as a head of the Department. The new composition of the Department of Public Law is consisted of professors and lecturers enrolled in teaching of courses pertaining to the field of public law of the previous Departments of State and Administrative Law, Criminal Law, Legal Study (Law Studies, State Theory, and Legal History), and International Law. Today the Department has 29 full-time professors and lecturers.
The Department of Public Law endeavors to develop basic legal researches of public law in Mongolia, and provide core public law courses such as Legal Theory and History, Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Criminal Law, International public law, Administrative Procedural Law, Customs Law, Taxation Law, Ecological Law, Ethics of Lawyers, Criminology, Criminalistics, and Legal Psychology with contemporary curricula, study technology, implementation and management.
DEPARTMENT OF PRIVATE LAW
The main goals of the Department are to preserve its leading position in education and research of private law in Mongolia and develop this scientific field in Mongolia.
The Private Law Department was established by the Order B/290 of the President of NUM dated 9th September 2015. Associate Professor Amarsanaa B. (LL.D) was appointed as a head of the Department. The Department of Private Law was reorganized in result of merging the previously operating Departments of Civil Law and International Law. Now the Department has 20 full-time professors and lecturers.
The Department of Private Law endeavors to intensify researches of basic, applied, comparative, and interdisciplinary courses of private law and produce skilled legal professionals that meet social needs by renewing courses’ curricula and improving the quality of private law education.
PRACTICAL TRAINING CENTER
The main goals of the Center are to provide students hands-on legal experience to combine their theoretical and practical knowledge and encourage them to possess professional and ethical skills of lawyers.
The Center was established under the name “Khumuunleg center” with the support of Soros Foundation to introduce new academic study forms and to train professors in interactive teaching methods from academic year of 1999-2000.
Within the scope of the above-mentioned goals, the Center undertakes teaching of courses Legal clinics-I and Legal clinics-II and internships for the undergraduate students. Moreover, since academic year of 2015-2016, the Center has organized internships for students enrolled in Professional Master Program.
Legal clinic trainings are divided into student groups of civil law, criminal law and administrative law. Every year students of each group provide legal services to approximately 700 individuals and organizations without charge at the office of the Center or via websites http//www.law.num.edu.mn/legalaid and http//www.mongolianlaws.com/ under guidelines of supervising professors.
For the purposes of developing their practical skills, and improving their social engagement, the students of the Center have been providing free legal assistance in legal matters of the civil, criminal and administrative laws to general public at the office or via website. Furthermore, students of the Center have actively participated in national and international moot court competitions, such as “Mock Trial” and “Moot Court” competitions. The Center also carries out various projects in cooperation with the governmental and non-governmental organizations.
RESEARCH AND EDUCATION CENTER FOR JAPANESE LAW
Research and Education Center for Japanese Law was established at the School of Law, NUM, on 7th Sep 2006. The Center started to conduct its activities with 20 students, a Mongolian professor and one Japanese professor. Now the staff of the Center is composed of two Japanese professors of Japanese law, a Japanese professor of Japanese language, two full-time Mongolian professors, and 47 students.
Since its establishment the Center there have been six graduations. Today, 11 graduates of the Center have been enrolled in LL.M Program of Nagoya University Graduate School of Law with Japanese government scholarship (Monbusho). Other graduates have successfully been working in mongolian and foreign legal institutions in Mongolia.
KOREAN LAW — RELATED EDUCATION CENTER
Korean Law—Related Education Center was established in October 2011 on the basis of the Cooperation Agreement between Kookmin University College of Law and School of Law, NUM, concluded on 11 March 2011. The Center offers Korean law courses and Korean language courses along with legal courses that are provided by School of Law, NUM.
The students of the Center can obtain basic knowledge on Korean law, history and culture attending classes and video lectures of designated professors explaining courses with assistance of RTES system of Kookmin University. The Center aims to equip library funds with publications on Korean law, and avail students pass 1-6 levels of TOPIK test by providing students with 10 hour Korean language lessons per week.