The current system of education in the field of jurisprudence at the beginning of the 21st century in Russia and foreign countries requires significant changes within the framework of legal personnel training. A contemporary lawyer who has obtained a Master's degree at the level of higher professional education should be a harmoniously developed and well educated person able to accumulate and apply the achievements of domestic and foreign legal science in his/her activities, feel free and confident in new economic and legal environment. The Russian labor market faces+ a personnel shortage in specialists who, along with knowledge and skills in various areas of legal activity, have fundamental university legal training that makes it possible to carry out in-depth analysis of the development of national, foreign and international law in the non-profit sector of the economy. The program is focused on training a new generation of lawyers (analysts, researchers, practitioners) who possess practices and methods of legal support for the effective development of non-profit non-governmental organizations in the domestic and international market.
The proposed Program combines in-depth study of theoretical bases of legal support for non-profit non-governmental organizations activities with the simultaneous formation of applied legal skills that will allow graduates to start their practical work in Russian and foreign companies, international organizations, research and educational institutions, government structures, as well as in non-profit organizations. The competitive advantage of the program is based on the combination of fundamental theoretical and applied sciences knowledge that will contribute to the formation of a highly qualified professional lawyer.
Current problems of the legal regulation of non-profit non-governmental organizations activities; Current problems of non-profit non-governmental organizations state registration; Supervision of non-profit non-governmental organizations activities; Organizational and legal framework for financing non-profit non-governmental organizations; Legal framework for non-profit non-governmental organizations activities; Legal regulation of non-profit non-governmental organizations activities abroad; Legal support of philanthropy (charity and fundraising),
Legal liability for illegal actions of non-profit non-governmental organizations and their officials, Legal framework for the public control implemented by non-profit non-governmental organizations, Specifics of non-profit non-governmental organizations activities in the sociocultural sphere, Features of socially-oriented non-profit non-governmental organizations activities; Legal support for the activities of non-profit non-governmental organizations in ethno-confessional relations, Legal support for non-profit non-governmental organizations activities in the socio-political sphere, Legal support for non-profit non-governmental organizations activities in the sphere of territorial self-government; Legal support for non-profit non-governmental organizations activity in the sphere of civil society development.
Master students have the opportunity to do annual internship in the Council of the Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation, various prefect`s offices in Moscow and other organizations and institutions. They also have the opportunity to participate in different international and all-Russian conferences, model processes, scientific seminars and circles to strengthen and develop their knowledge on their Master's program theme.
Having successfully mastered the educational program, graduates can be in demand in various governmental bodies of the Russian Federation, local self-government bodies, non-profit organizations. But above all the master's program provides highly qualified specialists in various aspects of legal regulation of non-profit non-governmental activities that allows them to hold public, municipal positions as well as positions in for-profit and non-profit organizations.