The department was founded in 1930 as an independent unit.
There are 11 lecturers at the department: 1 Professors, Doctors of Legal Sciences – O.V. Petryshyn, 1 Full Professor, Doctor of Historic Sciences – G.G. Demydenko; 1 Associate Professor, Doctor of Legal Sciences – S.P.Pogrebniak; 1 Associate Professor, Doctor of Historic Sciences – O.V.Zinchenko; 15 associate Professors, Candidates of Legal Sciences – I.V. Benedyk, L.V.Avramenko, L.L.Bogachova, M.A.Voronina, I.O.Bilia-Sabadash, D.V.Lukianov, S.M.Oleinykov, L.M.Pavlovska, I.V.Protsiuk, V.S.Smorodynskyi, I.V.Yakoviuk, L.M.Shypilov, G.O.Khrystova, M.G.Khaustova, G.V.Chapala; 1 associate Professor, Candidates of Historic Sciences – M.G.Okladna; 7 assistant Lecturers, Candidates of Legal Sciences – O.V.Khomenko, O.V.Pushniak, D.O.Vovk, V.Ye.Protasova, Yu.S. Razmietaieva, O.O.Uvarova, M.Ye.Cherkas, 4 assistant Lecturers – Ye.B.Ruchkin, O.O.Sydorenko, I.O. Gaidamaka, S.V.Pryima; 4 post-graduates – M.I. Klochko, I.V. Semenykhin, V.M.Isakova, Yu.I. Matat. Laboratory manager is I.B.Rudenko, laboratory assistant – I.Yu.Solopikhina.
Since 2002 the Department has been headed by the Academician, Vice-President of the National Academy of Legal Sciences ofUkraine, Professor O.V. Petryshyn.
The following academic disciplines are taught at the department: Theory of State and Law, History of State and Law Studies, Comparative Jurisprudence, Legal Deontology.
Contact: tel. +38 057 704 92 72