Introduction and History of the Faculty of Law and Political Science

 law and political science, as an academic institution, – was established and opened in 2002 in order to promote the culture of the rule of law and training of professional cadres (lawyers, politicians, judges, attorneys, prosecutors and the civil service departments) This faculty started by accepting (71) male and female students. The course of study, in order to get a Bachelor's degree, lasts eight semesters (four years)

 This faculty has four departments: Department of public law, private law, international relations and criminal law. Recently, the students are given to this faculty through Kankoor exam to study in either Diplomacy & Administration section or Judicial & Prosecution Section.

Besides the mentioned departments, the legal clinics of the Department of Herat University, Center for the rule of law and human rights and the French and English language departments promote practical knowledge and language skills of students and professors by providing necessary services.

The administration and curriculum of this faculty is managed by, the dean, deputy, teaching management, different departments, the Center for the rule of law and a legal clinic.

The formation and human resources of the faculty

The faculty has four departments (public law, private law, international relations, criminal law and Criminal Sciences. there are 27 professors with different scientific degrees and ranks of the Education teaching in four different departments as follow:

 

NO

Name

Academic Degree

Position

Education

1

Ghulam Shah Adel

Pohanmal

Head of law and political science faculty

Master

2

Pamir Hazim

Poohanyar

Deputy of the Faculty of Law and Political Science

Master

3

Khalil Ahmad Fazl

Poohanmal

Head of criminal law department

Master

4

Fawad Siddiq

Poohanyar

Head of the  department

Master

5

Anar Gul Mansoori

Poohanyar

Head of criminal law department

Master

6

Rahamatullah hasani

Poohanyar

Head of the  department

Master

7

Jamshid Nikjo Azizi

Poohanyar

Member of the Department

Master

8

Mirwais Ayubi

Poohanmal

Member of the Department

Passing PHD period

9

Hafizullah Jawad

Poonyar

Member of public law Department

Master

10

Abdul Rashid Faizi

Pooyalay

Member of public law Department

Bachelor

11

Layaqa Sidaqat

Poonyar

Member of public law Department

Bachelor

12

Shamshad Passarlay

pohanmal

Member of public law Department

PHD

13

Siyavash Karimi

Pohanyar

Member of private law Department

PHD

14

Ali Asghar Modabir

Poohanyar

Member of public law Department

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15

Haroon Rahimi

Pohyalay

Member of private law Department

Passing PHD period

16

Vasima Badghisi

Poohanyar

Member of public law Department

Master

17

Mustafa Saqib

Poohanyar

Member of public law Department

Passing PHD period

18

Sayed Ali al-Naghi Masoumi

Poohanyar

Member of the Department

Passing PHD period

19

Nasirahmad Salehi

Pohyalay

Member of criminal law Department

Bachelor

20

Asifa Khalili

Pohyalay

Member of private law Department

Bachelor

21

Zulmai malyar

Pooyalay

Member of public law Department

Master

22

Homa Walizada

Pohyalay

Member of criminal law Department

Passing Master education  period

23

Razia Tabibzada

Pohyalay

Member of criminal law Department

Bachelor

24

Fardina Herari

Pohyalay

Member of private law Department

Bachelor

25

Somayah Rahimzadah

Pooyalay

Member of public law Department

Bachelor

26

Hafizulla Sadiqqi

Pohyalay

Member of private law Department

Bachelor

27

Tuba Jami

Pohyalay

Member of criminal law Department

Bachelor

Facilities and equipment

  • The suitable apartment, that belongs to law and political science faculty, will solve the following problems upon having all of the sections left to this faculty:
  • The classes are equipped with white board, projector and chair;
  • the quality assurance and examination committees, publications, scientific research, scholarships, disciplinary and curriculum committees are active in this faculty and Of course;
  • Around 10000 books equipped library among which 8000 books belong to law fields, management and public policy and the other 2000 books belong to general subjects.1200 of the mentioned law and political books are in English and 1000 of them in Arabic.
  • Equipped rooms for holding the seminars, workshops, scientific discourse and moot courts;
  • Two equipped rooms with a number of basic computers for 42 male and female students;
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Legal Clinic: This clinic has been active since 2009 for practical legal skills and as a training center for students providing free legal services for the defense of destitute accused, legal consultation and awareness.

The center of the rule of law and human rights: To bring the rule of law into practical form, and the efforts to reduce corruption and provide professional advice to the Government departments, this center was created by cooperation of (Public Private Partnership) organization of the United States of America in 2012.

The legal education center of Herat University

In the last two years, preparatory work has been done to establish this center to carry out its activities in order to enable it to provide the program to upgrade the capacity of agencies and institutions of the West zone during the fall semester of 1394.

The French language learning center: This center was established by the financial and technical cooperation of the cultural section of the Embassy of France in order to teach French in general and specialized fields.

The legal English Training Center: this Center was created by the financial cooperation of (DPK) organization in the field of English language education for teachers and students and it has been active since 2006.

Sports and recreational activities: the students of this institution are active competing in sports competitions, including football, volleyball and chess. Scientific and recreational tours especially for female students and students from outside of Herat province are other activities that have been in the practical possibilities of law and political science faculty.

Other scientific and practical activities: participating in moot court competitions such as international law, known as Jessup, and media law in the last three years has resulted to the best possible national and international achievements.

To be mentioned that the professors and students of this faculty, like the other members of Herat University, can freely use from the services of Central Library, sports fields, and other services provided by Herat University.

Introduction of the Committees

Exam Committee: This committee is responsible for holding the transparent and fair exams, reviewing and matching the given exam questions with academic standards and solving the students’ problems. 

 Quality assurance Committee: This Committee, following the policy of the Ministry of higher education, tries to improve the quality of teaching and its uptrend was established by standard and accepted teaching criteria.

Discipline Committee: This Committee was established for keeping the track of disciplinary issues of law and political science faculty.

Publication & Research Committee: This Committee was established for managing the publication of articles and scientific research of professors and students.

Scholarships Committee: This Committee was established for the fair distribution of undergraduate scholarships, master and PHD.

Statistics of the students

Law and political science faculty of Herat University has graduated 1194 students by the end of the year 1395. These graduated students have been working in different tasks’ missions, from manager to employee.  Now, the Faculty of law and political science of University has 649 students from whom 271 are females and 378 males.