National University “Odesa Law Academy” (NUOLA) is a leading centre of legal education and science in Ukraine. The main activity purposes are ensuring the conditions required for persons in order to obtain higher education and scientific research in legal and political spheres. 18000 students are getting an education on specialties – Law, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, Public Administration, Intellectual Property and Mass Communication preparing to work for public authorities, international organizations, and business sphere. The NUOLA is the only one in Ukraine, where students have a possibility to study legal disciplines in 5 languages: Ukrainian, Russian, English, German and French. University runs a Ph.D. program in Law and Political Science.
The NUOLA has great experience in education and research internalization and experience in participation in TACIS, TEMPUS, ERASMUS+ projects, experience in development of innovative Master programs with partners as well. Nowadays, a wide variety of specific courses in the criminal justice sphere is being taught in the NUOLA, and two of them in English are taught by the staff of the Criminal law Department – the “International Criminal Justice” and the “Principles of Criminal Law”, however, there is still space for introducing other, for instance, related to the study of the ECHR practice. Participation of the NUOLA in the Project will enhance the education of multilingual EU oriented skilled professionals and promote teaching excellence, scientific research in the sphere of criminal justice.