Introduction to faculty of law and political science

History profile:

Faculty of law and political science as an academic—special foundation has been established with a groups of volunteer teachers, the supporting of the governor and Herat University in 1381(2002) with the capacity of hundred students of both male &female in intention to promote the culture of law enforcement, educating professional staffs, lawyers, judges, politicians, attorneys and governmental offices personnel. To accomplish this faculty, a four-year (eight semesters) period is required one to be deserved of the bachelor degree. It was a requirement from 1381-1393 for students to study two years general law. Then by entering to their third year, they had had the rights of choosing their fields of studying. But it had not lasted too much. From 1394 with the cooperation of higher education ministry, students have the rights to choose their field of studying in Kankor test. The available fields in this faculty are (Diplomacy, and General Law and Prosecution).

Administrative affairs of this faculty are running by chairmanship, assistantship, and students’ affairs office, different departments, library and legal clinic. Currently, this faculty consists of departments of public laws, international relation, private laws & punishment laws. The numbers of students presently are six hundred twenty seven. Of these number one hundred thirty five female and four hundred ninety two male are taught under direct teaching of twenty seven teachers (nine female & eighteen male).

Mission of Law & Political Science Faculty

Providing the situations of standardized, legal and political knowledge for those who are qualified academically. Providing the opportunities of practical academic capacity for post-graduation of this faculty. Providing capacities in order to produce knowledge, standard teaching, conducting research programs, and high quality serving in order to answer the needs of society. Taking part in extending political, economic, social, law enforcement, national unity and stability in Afghanistan.

Perspective:

Faculty of law & political science is determined to create higher education system, teaching legal-governmental with high quality in order to meet the needs of our society to increase and develop Afghanistan. The aim is to lead the nation to public welfare, political extension and the rule of law in intention to keep the national values. Possessing high academic standards, administration and having international prestige and position around the globe.

Responsibilities:

This faculty pursues the aims to provide field of standardized legal-political knowledge to all who have academic qualifications and conditions, providing academic practical capacity for the post-graduation of this faculty. In addition, this faculty efforts for creating the required capacity to present knowledge, standardized teaching, doing research programs, high quality services to meet the needs our society and in extending the political, economic, social, law enforcement, national unity and stability of Afghanistan.

 

The core values:

  • Believing in and regarding the Islamic values
  • Presenting high quality of legal & political services
  • Improving national unity and political stability
  • Preserving & respecting moralities
  • Justice & equality
  • Teaching & standard research and respecting the other’s achievements
  • Effective & practical administration 

 

Academic goals:

  • Meeting learning, individuals & organizations requirements via developing of curriculum & standardizing of curriculum
  • Producing knowledge services via extending the culture of academic research, presenting required facilities in the field of investigation programs to teachers & students in order to meet their shortages
  • Promoting the level of bachelor degree to master degree & Ph.D. regarding the needs of accomplishing conditions, society and international standards
  • Increasing the accessibility to justice via an ideal & practical legal-political with high quality and regarding the constitution law of Afghanistan and international law.
  • Providing opportunities of researching and academic to develop legal-political issues
  • Providing an academic environment in which debates, critical questions & exchanging views take place
  • Educating students as open-minded, intellectuals, responsible, critical, having required capacities, having social thoughts having reciprocal respect

Academic contact:

Academic contact in this faculty with other law faculties of Afghanistan exists in intention of cooperation in the fields such as a unity curriculum, legal clinic and promoting academic investigation

  • Washington University as has been an active supporter of this faculty in the fields of promoting the education level of teachers via dedicating master and Ph.D. scholarships, providing short term language programs & making a standard curriculum with the cooperation of financial and external ministries of America.
  • Washington University is also in contact and support universities such as Istanbul in Turkey, national university of Malaysia, Shahid University in Iran
  • The contract and agreement between Herat Faculty of Law & Political Science and Lion University of France has taken place in 2015.
  • Besides the above mentioned universities, some other creditable, international and national universities of the world have cooperation with this faculty: Maxplang Contrastive Law Institute from Germany, Cultural Section of France Embassy in Afghanistan, UNDP organization, Italy Cooperation Organization, Peace Institute of U.S.A. (USAIP), Open Society Foundation (OSF), and Independence Committee of Human Rights of Afghanistan, Delegation of United Nations and Red Crescent in Herat, Independence Foundation of attorneys, Appeal Court of Herat, Justice Department of Herat and other organization that work in field.

Formation structure of law & political science faculty

Information about administrative board of faculty

  • Ghulam Sha Adel dean of faculty
  • Anar Ghul Mansori dean vice of faculty
  • Khalil Ahmad Fazl head of private law department
  • Anar Mansori head of punishment law department & crime science
  • Janshid Nikjo head of public law department
  • Hafizulla Jawad head of international relation department
  • Equipment of Law & Political Science Faculty

Library: this library has about ten thousands books. Of these numbers, eight thousands are specialized legal ones and two thousands general books. It is worth to mention that in library one thousand two hundred English books are also available.

Study room: For using the majority of free time, there is special room for studying  in the second floor of this Faculty.

Computer lab: In order to promote the capacity of the students, there are two equipped rooms with having forty two computer systems in the second floor of the faculty.

 Theory and practical center:

Legal clinic:

This clinic as legal and practical skills center is serving voluntarily for teachers as well as for students in the fields of defending innocents who are claimed to be criminals, giving counsels and legal awareness since 2009. In passing of each year, almost seven hundred sixty five students with acquisition of legal skills in defending and counseling fields are graduated to serve in justice and judicial power in the country.

Legal training center:

This center is a sub-organization of law & political science faculty. This center was established in 2015 to promote the capacity of lawyers.

Law enforcement & human rights center:

This center was established in 2012 by the cooperation of Public Private Partnership Organization of USA to implement the sense of law enforcement and creating a strong society, also efforts for decreasing corruption, giving vocational counseling to governmental organizations.

French Language Training Center:

French Language Training Center was created in 2013 by financial, vocational and cultural contribution of French Embassy to teach French Language for general specific legal purposes.

English Language Training Center:

This center since 2006 is doing activities by the cooperation of Law Enforcement Office (DPK) in the fields of Legal English for teachers and students.

 

Entertaining and Sport Activities:

Sport competition is held in different sports by leading of Herat University Chairman each year. Sport is one of the major activities law & political science student. Faculty of Law & Political Science in this section (volleyball, football, chess…) has always been outstanding.

Academic & Practical Activities:

Participating in fake court such as international fake court known to “Jessup” and media rights. This faculty has received top result in competitions inside and international ones within the last three years.

 Facts & statistics (Students, Teachers, Graduated students with sex differentiation)

Number of students:

Faculty of Law & political science is one of the prominent faculties of Afghanistan. Since its establishing until now has achieved its academic position with efforts of teachers.

Statistics list of Law & Political Science Faculty Students since establishing to present

No.

Year

Acceptance

Graduation

Male

Female

1

1381

121

0

0

0

2

1382

120

0

0

0

3

1383

90

0

0

0

4

1384

50

71

54

17

5

1385

90

79

55

24

6

1386

103

53

42

11

7

1387

120

50

35

15

8

1388

186

60

42

18

9

1389

239

68

42

26

10

1390

252

72

49

23

11

1391

189

97

75

22

12

1392

150

187

130

57

13

1393

152

191

138

53

14

1394

150

155

84

71

Total

2012

1085

827

392

 

List of Law & Political Science Faculty Teachers in 1394

No.

Name

Last name

Father’s name

Academic Rank

Level of Education

Age

sex

1

Ghulam Sha

Adel

Gh.Farouq

 

Master

38

Male

2

M.Faraidon

Sorush

Ab.Latif

 

Master

42

Male

3

Khalil Ahmad

Fazl

Fazl Ahmad

 

Master

43

Male

4

Jamshid

Nikjo

M.Saddiq

 

Master

37

Male

5

Mirwais

Ayoubi

Haji Ghani

 

Master

34

Male

6

Siyawash

Karimi

Ab.Ghafour

 

Master

37

Male

7

Lahigha

Sadaghat

Mir Ahmad

 

Bachelor

32

Female

8

Ab.Rashid

Faizi

Ata Mohammad

 

Bachelor

34

Male

9

Rahmatulla

Hassani

Abdulla

 

Master

35

Male

10

Anar Ghul

Mansori

Gh.Farouq

 

Master

32

Female

11

Wasiha

Badghasee

Ab.Ghafour

 

Master

31

Female

12

Homa

Walizada

Ab.Jalil

 

Bachelor

27

Female

13

Asifa

Khalili

Yar Mohammad

 

Bachelor

30

Female

14

Hafizulla

Jawad

Habibulla

 

Master

31

Male

15

Mostafa

Saghib

Ab.Raouf

 

Master

25

Female

16

Zalmy

Malyar

M.Akbar

 

Bachelor

28

Male

17

Nasir Ahmad

Salihee

Ab.Baghi

 

Bachelor

28

Male

18

Ahmad Fawad

Seddiq

Abdulla

 

Master

29

Male

19

S.Aliunaghee

Masomi

S.M.Zia

 

Master

33

Male

20

Haron

Rahimi

M.Omar

 

Bachelor

27

Male

21

Razia

Tabibzada

Gh.Jailan

 

Bachelor

27

Female

22

Ali Asghari

Moddaber

M.Jafar

 

Master

28

Male

23

Fardina

Ehrary

Ab.Rahman

 

Bachelor

24

Female

24

Somaiya

Rehim Zada

Ab.Rahim

 

Bachelor

24

Female

25

Pamir

Hazim

Ab.Basir

 

Bachelor

28

Male

26

Hafizulla

Seddiqi

M.Azam

 

Bachelor

29

Male

27

Toba

Jami

Aselladdin

 

Bachelor

26

Male

 

Academic activities (Academic Gathering, Seminars, Achievements, Articles)

Academic Rank

Name

Last name

Department

Academic Accomplishments

Title of Academic accomplishment

Year

1

Gh.Sha

 

Adel

Private Law

Collecting research thesis

Assessing the current rules on stock firms

1394

Compiling academic articles

Assessing of disorganization sense with similar concepts in legal system of Afghanistan & Iran

1391

Holding Academic Seminars

  1. Modern methods of teaching
  2. Conditions of establishing of stock firms

1394

1393

2

Khalil Ahmad

Fazl

Private Law

Collecting research thesis

Applied Studying of civil responsibilities of Attorney in Islamic Figh

1394

Compiling Academic article

  1. Assessing the rights of seizing
  2. explaining the fundamental conceptions in contracts
  3. transportation contracts of products

1393

1392

1391

 

Holding academic seminars

  1. assessing the rules of anti-violence  of women its challenging and solution
  2. assessing the position of Swear(Yamen)  in legal system of Afghanistan
  3. decomposing of marriage in legal system of Afghanistan
  4. marriage in legal system of Afghanistan
  5. duties &responsibilities of academic staffs

 

1394

1393

1394

1393

1392

 

 

Haron

Rahimi

Private law

Providing lecture note

  1. Lecture note of international business
  2. Lecture note of

 

1393

1392

 

Compiling academic articles

Right of compilation in legal system of Afghanistan

1392

Holding academic seminars

Assessing mandatory will in civil rules & Figh of Afghanistan

1392

3

Fardina

Ehrary

Private law

Providing lecture note

Lecture note of compulsory laws

1394

Compiling academic articles

Philosophy of assassination in Islam

1394

Academic seminars

Methods of authorization in Islam(تنفیذ)

1393

4

Hafizualla

Siddiqi

Private law

Providing lecture note

Principle of Islam Rights

1394

Academic seminars

Cancellation of marriage in Islam

1393

5

M.Faraidon

Sorush

Publish law

Collecting academic thesis

  1. Causing of termination of international treaties
  2. Cooperation in providing the legal awareness book

1394

1391

 

 

 

 

 

Compiling academic article

  1. Legitimate defending
  2. International recognition of government
  3. Legal mechanism of international disagreement

1392

1393

1394

 

 

 

 

 

Academic seminars

  1. Relation between internal & international law
  2. Supporting of civilian in the war
  3. Introducing of judicial degree for seniors

1393

1392

1392

 

6

Ali Asghar

Moddaber

Public law

Collecting thesis research

  1. Writing master guidance known as assessing of election in legal system Afghanistan based on the humanitarian international rights

1390

 

 

 

 

Academic seminars

  1. Holding international conference of human rights
  2. Cooperation in holding of methodology conference
  3. Rights  social parties in the constitution law of Afghanistan 

1392

1393

1392

7

Wasiha

Badghisi

Public law

Collecting of thesis research

  1. Monograph known as “how to develop the children rights  & cope with marriage of underage children”
  2. Cooperation in writing of methods of teaching
  3. Cooperation in writing of ant-violence of children

1392

1391

1392

 

 

 

 

Providing lecture note

  1. Preparing lecture note of publishing rights
  2. Preparing lecture note of law making

 

1391

1393

Academic seminars

Cooperation in presenting of methodology conference

1393

 

8

Jamshid

Nikjo

Public law

Collecting thesis research

Writing master thesis known assessing practical defending of parliamentary in Republic Afghanistan & Turkey

1393

Compiling academic articles

Revealing patients secrets

1391

Holding academic seminars

  1. Cooperation in holding international conference of humanitarian rights
  2. Citizenship rights conference

13913

1393

 

9

Mustafa

Saghib

Public law

Collecting thesis researching

Writing master thesis known as necessity of legal clinic 

1393

 

 

 

 

Compiling academic articles

Globalization & its effect on the economy of Afghanistan and private investments

1394

Holding academic conference

Assessing political system of Afghanistan the three powers (judicial, legislator, executive)

1390

10

Lahigha

Sadaghat

Public law

Collecting thesis researching

Assessing administration system of Afghanistan

1394

Compiling academic articles

Assessing administrative crimes &corruption

1391

11

Zalmay

Malyar

Public law

Preparing monograph

Cooperation in preparing & writing of monograph for students

1392

Compiling academic articles

Renting & its signs in legal system of Afghanistan

1393

 

 

 

 

Holding academic conferences

  1. Procedures of establishing legal clinic & assessing legal trainings in the world
  2. Uniting the curriculums of legal in Afghanistan
  3. Processes of monograph writing for senior

1393

1392

1392

 

12

Pamir

Hazim

Public law

Providing lecture note

Lecture note of eco-system right

1394

Presenting academic conference

System of chairmanship & parliamentary

1393

13

Anar Ghul

Mansori

Punishment law

Collecting  thesis research

Master thesis known as  relation of causing in punishment law of Afghanistan

1394

Compiling academic articles

Assessing the relation of causing of punishment of Afghanistan

1394

 

 

 

 

Holding seminars

Holding eco-system conference

1391

14

Nasir Ahmad

Salihee

Punishment law

Holding academic seminar

  1. Evidence for proofing crime based on temporal punishment executive
  2. Causes of women violence & its punishing reactions based on anti-violence rule prohibition

1391

1393

 

15

Toba

Jami-E- Ahmadi

Punishment law

Holding academic seminars

Assessing executions of primary court related to private documents

1393

16

Razia

Tabebzada

Punishment law

Holding academic seminar

Academic seminars known as legal defense

1392

17

Homa

Walizada

Punishment law

Academic article

  1. Legislation, judicial &executive ways of woman anti-violence
  2. Achievement & function of Herat University in association with decreasing violence against women  

1392

1394

 

Presenting academic conference

Solutions for increasing legal clinic of Herat University

1392

18

Mirwais

Ayoubi

International relation

Academic conference

  1. Mechanisms for controlling public administration in legal system of Afghanistan
  2. Methodology in political science

1392

1393

19

Hafizualla

Jawad

International relation

Academic conference

Value of oil in international relation

1391

Holding international like programs

  1. Challenging lack of security & its solution in Afghanistan
  2. Peace process in Afghanistan
  3. Assessing the nuclear challenging of Iran

1391

1392

1394

 

Providing lecture note

Political issues of the world

1394

20

Ali-E-Naghi

Masomi

International relation

Academic conference

Assessing the Geo-politic of Herman

1391

21

Ahmad Fawad

Siddiq

International relation

Providing lecture note

Lecture note of politics principle

1392

Holding academic conference

Function of national power in international relation

1392

22

Somaiya

Rahim Zada

International relation

Providing lecture note

  1. History of political thoughts
  2. Formality & etiquette  of politics 

1394

1394

Presenting academic conference

Reasons of backwardness of third world countries

1393

 

Achievements:

In the last thirteen years, Faculty of Law & Political Science has been witness of dramatic development. These are detailed below:

  • Graduation of 1085 students (male & female) since 1381-1395
  • Implementing of credit system in this faculty
  • Hiring twenty academic members based on competencies & regulation ministry of higher education of Afghanistan
  • Expanding law faculty to punishment, public, private& international law
  • Creating sub-programs such as legal clinic, law enforcement center & human rights, English, French training centers.
  • Holding seminars & workshops such as procedures of credit system, procedure of implementing of law enforcement, civil, justice and judicial of Afghanistan. In addition, assessing the international convention in fields of children rights, kids, environment, international crimes, humanitarian international law, election & more and more legal issues have been covered in this faculty.
  • Academic relation with governmental law faculties in Afghanistan
  • Academic relation with some external countries such as Washington University, Istanbul Goghoshi University in Turkey, the national university of Malaysia. 
  • Contract between Herat Law Faculty and Lion University of France.
  • Being in touch with Indonesia University and four other universities in order to achieve their contributions to cooperate with Herat Law Faculty.
  •  Furthermore, Herat Law Faculty is in contact with some national & international organizations in order to cooperate for example Maxplang ,USAID, OSF, UNP and so on