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8.4. Future of the Legal Education in the Transnational Context

Track: 8. Culture. Education


One of the Forum’s traditional events will be a legal education conference. Good legal education is a platform for the development of legal profession and establishment of an effective legal system. An important task is to establish an open space for legal education, free exchange of ideas and legal knowledge despite the differences in national legal systems. The conference will address the issues of establishment of legal education’s transnational space in its global context.

Discussion topics:

  • development and use of effective double-diploma programmes;
  • international student legal competitions;
  • engaging foreign legal educators;
  • participation in international legal study projects.


Mikhail Galperin

Deputy Minister of Justice of the Russian Federation, Candidate of Juridical Sciences, LLM, University of London, Professor of the Judiciary Department, National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE)


Jürgen Basedow

Director, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law

John Flood

Professor of Law and Society, Griffith University Law School

Stefan Kroell

Honorary Professor, Bucerius Law School

Alexander Molotnikov

Associate Professor of the Entrepreneurial Law Department, Lomonosov Moscow State University

Natalia Vygovskaya

Partner, DLA Piper, Alumnus of Oxford University, Heidelberg University, St. Petersburg State University

Alexander Zezekalo

Scientific Supervisor of the 'Jurisprudence with In-depth Study of Chinese Language and People's Republic of China Law' Programme, St. Petersburg State University