Importance of knowledge about law

The most important reason to learn law is that citizens will acquire knowledge about their rights and obligations. Citizens are legal members of their states and there is a mutual legal relationship between the citizens and the states. People have rights on the states at the same time they have obligations to the states. Therefore, without knowledge on law, it would be difficult citizens would know about their rights as well as obligations. All social relations with legal aspects are covered in the studies of law. If citizens are not aware of their rights and obligations, or rights and obligations of others, in their social relations they might ignore legal issues or commit a major crime for something minor.

Faculty of Law and Political Science

The faculty of law and political science was launched at the same time when Ghalib University was established. The faculty has two departments: The Judiciary and Prosecution, and the Administration and Diplomacy. Ghalib University was licensed by the Ministry of Higher Education and was officially established in 2010 in Herat (No. 26). On 20 July 2011 the Ministry of Higher Education licensed the University’s second branch in Kabul (No. 1708). The University started its operations in Kabul in 23 September 2011. The faculty has two departments: a judiciary and prosecution, and an administration and diplomacy department.


Law and Political Science Faculty of Ghalib University seeks to enhance the legal and political knowledge of the community, develop the cultural and political vision of Afghan people, and become one of the country's legal and political center.


Faculty of Law and Political Science at Ghalib University seeks to recruit Master and PhD degree holders and provide the scientific research opportunity for instructors and students and produce the legal and political texts needed by the community. The Faculty has also based its work on reliable resources, updated curriculum and is in line with the standards of Ministry of Higher Education of Afghanistan, and collaborates with its graduates for recruitment and plays an effective role in society.

Teaching Methods:

The faculty uses state-of-the-art and the very latest education technology. To gain the maximum advantage from their academic programs and course students have access to modern classrooms equipped with projectors, whiteboards and LCDs and lectures are offered through PowerPoint slides. To make education results based and more practical at the department of judiciary and prosecution our students have access to practical learning opportunities include academic seminars, education tours to courts and the parliament, mock courts, assessing crime scenes, criminology and police science, and thesis defense at the end of the semester. There is a relatively well-equipped library for students to use for their academic research.

Students Assessment Methods

Assessment of students is a critical part of education and learning for it helps both the educators and the students to assess the quality of education. The assessment enables better planning and measures for quality and standard education. The faculty regularly conducts the assessments based on the ministry of higher education regulations and terms of references. This will help the faculty to meet its learning objectives. Our assessments is done through classroom assessments, assignments, midterm and final exams.

Learning Objectives:

  • To educate human resources of the country;
  • To transfer knowledge to younger and future generations;
  • To educate the judiciary human resources;
  • To enlighten, to increase literacy and combating ignorance;
  • To educate diplomats and politicians;
  • To raise students and people’s awareness about their legal rights and obligations;
  • To institutionalize order and rule of law in the society;
  • To educate teachers for cultural centers of the country;
  • To educate defense lawyers to defend the rights of the citizens inside the country;
  • To educate defense lawyers to defend the rights of the citizens outside the country;
  • To educate youth and nurture talents; 

The Future of Law and Political Science Students

After graduation, our graduates in addition to research and writing they will be able to work in different positions: the graduates can serve as judges, prosecutors, teachers, university lecturers, government officials, legal advisers to government and private sector, diplomats, ambassadors, chargé d'affaires, country representatives at the United Nations, defense lawyers, legislators, legal interpreters, and journalists.

Organizational structure