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Faculty of Law Universitas Airlangga is one of the oldest laws in Indonesia. Initially, in 1952 it was a branch of the Faculty of Law, Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta. Then since 1954, with the establishment of Airlangga University which was inaugurated by the President of the Republic of Indonesia, Ir. Soekarno, the Faculty of Medicine, the Faculty of Dentistry and the Faculty of Law were established as the first three faculties of Universitas Airlangga. Some of the leading Law Scholars in Indonesia, including Prof. Father. A.G. Pringgodigdo (Secretary of State of the Republic of Indonesia in the Cabinet of President Soekarno) the founder of the Faculty of Law, Universitas Airlangga. A very good reputation in implementing higher education, since the 1970s the Faculty of Law, Universitas Airlangga has been trusted by the Ministry of National Education to be the coach for the development of other legal architectures in the territory of Indonesia.

The Faculty of Law, Universitas Airlangga has all the procedures to become a leading law faculty in the Asian region that is independent, innovative, and adaptive, a pioneer of legal education that produces achievements as a professional jurist and has competence and morality.

To achieve this vision, the Faculty of Law, Universitas Airlang realizes that legal education is not an academic matter, but must prepare students with skills in legal practice. Therefore, the Faculty of Law, Universitas Airlangga has a legal education curriculum that combines between and practum to prepare students with comprehensive knowledge and understanding of theory and practice. The browser, Faculty of Law Universitas Airlangga has responded to the challenges of globalization by preparing students to face the new legal order. The Faculty of Law of Airlangga University also always strives to conduct development and research in legal profession education through various trainings and law conducted by academic research staff.

Currently, the Faculty of Law, Universitas Airlangga manages four study programs, namely:

  1. Legal Studies Program (S1)
  2. Master of Law Study Program
  3. Notary Masters Study Program
  4. Doctoral of Law Study Program.

As an internationalization effort, the Legal Studies Program (S1) has obtained the ASEAN University Network Quality Assurance (AUN-QA) certification in 2016 with the predicate of better than adequate which indicates that the quality assurance system for academic administration in the study program has been implemented properly and meets 15 criteria. AUN-QA.

Institutional development programs in the next five years (2016-2020) are prioritized on:

  • International recognition;
  • Improving the quality of graduates; and
  • Increasing the role of units in the Faculty as revenue generating units.

For this reason, six priority activities have been designed as the implementation of these priority programs, namely:

  1. Increasing the number and quality of research with the target of publication in national and international journals;
  2. Opening of international classes/programs and strengthening of the summer course program;
  3. Strengthening the Quality Assurance Cluster in each study program to ensure the quality of academic administration;
  4. Improving the quality of human resources, both lecturers and education staff;
  5. Improving the quality and capacity of infrastructure to support Tridharma activities; and
  6. Expand the network of cooperation with the Government, Private and Alumni to empower existing units in the Faculty in the framework of increasing revenue.

Staff and students in the Law Department come from all over the world, and bring to the Department an unparalleled international and interdisciplinary outlook in teaching and research.


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