The Department of Jurisprudence & Law within the framework of the Faculty of Sharia and Law of Salam University is a hands-on and productive department. This department officially started its activities at the same time with the establishment of Salam University in 2009. From 2012 to 1218, (726) male and female students graduated from the spring semester of this department. Approximately (55%) of these graduates have been working in various governmental and private sector administrations. The Department of Jurisprudence & Law has six permanent professors in its academic staff.
Students of the Department of Jurisprudence & Law study in three shifts. The curriculum and course outlines of this department have been revised three times by the department. Thus, it has the curriculum which is a standard, appropriate and in accordance with the bill of the Ministry of Higher Education. The subjects are classified into four categories (basic, professional, optional and university criteria).
The current number of male and female students of this department in the fall semester of 2018 reaches (702) ones.
This department has (30) expert and professional professors whose academic ranks are as below:
1- Doctorate (5).
2- Master Degree (18).
3- Full professor (2).
4- Associate Professor (1).
5 – Assistant professor ( High Rank) (0).
6 - Assistant professor ( Lower Rank) (3).
Abilities and skills of students of the Department of Jurisprudence & Law
1- Ability to teach the skills of Ifta and judgment, and acquire judicial knowledge of governmental and non-governmental institutions.
2- Ability to teach the rules related to litigation, defense and the way of pleading.
3- Ability to perform defense advocacy in civil and criminal cases.
4- Ability to resolve legal and justice issues in society.
5- Ability to analyze contemporary jurisprudential cases and various explanations of religious texts with academic and professional methods.
6- Ability to coexist with different classes and followers of different schools of Islamic jurisprudence.
7- Ability to perform duty as a judge and prosecutor in national and international courts.
8- Ability to provide jurisprudential and legal advice to various governmental and non-governmental departments.
9- Ability to conduct academic research and research required in religious, jurisprudential, Belief, Arabic and other relevant fields.
10- Ability to impart academic and professional experiences to the young generation of the country in the field of jurisprudence and law.
11 - Ability to teach skills of Imamat, teaching and elocution in academic institutions and general meetings.
12- Ability to teach the skills of preaching in various fields.
The Department of Jurisprudence & Law within the framework of the Faculty of Sharia and Law is determined to be a model and pioneering institution of higher education at the national level in the fields of judiciary and attorney, teaching and research, and especially to be a standard and leading institution of higher education in educating academic and purposeful cadres in order to meet the judicial, educational and training needs of the country On the one hand, and adopts the moderate way in disputed matters on the other hand to direct the society in the right direction.
The Department of Jurisprudence & Law within the framework of the Faculty of Sharia and Law is currently engaged in educating specialized, purposeful and innovative cadres in the community through teaching, research and presenting educational services.