Bar-Ilan University, founded in 1955, was one of the first comprehensive research universities to be established in Israel. From 70 students to 17,000, its milestone achievements in the sciences and humanities have made an indelible imprint on the landscape of the nation.
The Faculty of Law at Bar-Ilan University is one of the oldest and leading law schools in Israel. It was established by legal scholars who immigrated from the U.S. and sought to establish a faculty that lived up to the standards of the elite institutions where they had studied (such as Harvard, Chicago, and Cornell). Today, the Faculty of Law remains faithful to these aspirations, consistently producing world-class scholarship and providing first-rate legal education.
Bar-Ilan University, founded in 1955, was one of the first comprehensive research universities to be established in Israel. Its milestone achievements in the sciences and humanities have made an indelible imprint on the landscape of the nation. The university has 8 faculties: Medicine, Engineering, Law, Life Science, Exact Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Jewish Studies. Seeking “Impact beyond Excellence”, BIU is currently in a vibrant transformational period of creating challenge-driven research centers which embrace practical research designed to change and improve the human experience; adopting innovative instructional methods; intensifying global outreach; and broadening its discourse and dialogue throughout the world.
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The Faculty of Law at Bar-Ilan University is one of the oldest and leading law schools in Israel. It is ranked in the Shanghai Global Ranking as one of the top two law schools in Israel and one of the top 100 law school in the world. It produces world-class scholarship as is evident from its ranking in SSRN top international law school where it is ranked among the top 40 law schools. It is considered a leader in legal education and has initiated various innovative programmes including MA in Legal Studies (for non-lawyers) and Interdisciplinary programme on Environmental Regulation and Policy (a joint program with BIOU Environmental Studies Department) which is the only one of its kind in Israel. The faculty emphasizes the use of interdisciplinary methodologies that bring together insights from diverse fields such as psychology, criminology, philosophy, data science and mathematics, and also has a strong empirical group. The law school has launched in 2020 the BIU Innovation Lab for Law, Data-Science and Data Governance which explores questions at the forefront of legal research and practice using a wide range of data-science methods. Members of the faculty’s academic staff are among the senior legal scholars in Israel. Many of them have earned an international reputation in their fields. Graduates of the Bar-Ilan Faculty of Law are leaders in many facets of Israeli life, including the foremost legal firms, the courts (including the Supreme Court), the private sector, and the government.
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