The Law Clinic of Baku State University
The law clinic acting at the law faculty of Baku State University the high educated lawyer masters of BSU under the supervisor of their teachers and lawyers renders free law assistance to the poor citizens such as pensioners, refugees, disabled, students. Under the supervisor of teachers and lawyers the high educated lawyer masters of BSU will explain you the order of your steps to defend your interests at State and other organizations and to prepare legal documents.
The clinic of law was established by the suitable order of the rector of the BSU, academician A.M. Maharramov according to the decision of Scientific Council of the law faculty dated on February 13, 2001, about applying legal clinical education to the master’s degree of the law faculty.
The clinic of law of the law faculty of Baku State University was financed by special grant segregated by «The Institute of Open Society –Assistance fund».
To prepare the students to apply the alternative working methods and practical activity by making them familiar with the alternative principles of the arguments and the law applying activity process.
Giving legal advice to poor people as well as, organizing their interests in civil process by the students at the leadership of experienced specialists.
The structure of the clinical activity
1. Enlightening activity
2. Activity on giving legal advice, representing the interests of the customers in civil processes
It considers ot implement the law on civil processual law and human rights.
Teaching practical habits inside enlightening activity considers introducing the specific situations to the lawyer students in experience.
The activity of giving law advice
The necessity of this activity expressed that the students didn’t attend outside as observer while working on specific vital events, they were obliged todo such things, i.e., to render specific legal service giving advice to the clients.
It is necessary to note that considering the responsibility of giving legal advice and the representation of the client in the court, the students are at the supervisor of experienced specialist while implementing this activity.
Psychological Counselling Service
Psychological Counselling Service aims to help BSU students and staff fulfil their developmental potential and create conditions for their active and full participation in the life of university and in their social environment. The service is intended to provide counselling, cognitive behavioural therapy, and psychiatric support.
BSU students and employees can get their psychological support in "Stress and Stress Management", "Depression", "Psychosomatic Disorders", "Couple Counselling", "Personal Development", "Mental Disorders", "Sleep Disorders", "Family Counselling", "Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder", "Sexual Problems", "Eradication of Harmful Habits".
Disability Support Services
Baku State University's Disability Support Services (DSS) is a collaborative effort between the Psychological Counselling department and the Social Work Chair within the Faculty of Social Sciences and Psychology. This partnership ensures comprehensive support for students with disabilities. These services are dedicated to ensuring educational opportunities for all students, including those with disabilities in full-time and part-time undergraduate, graduate, adult, and international programs. Besides aiding students in navigating university policies, DSS assists in addressing personal and academic concerns.
Furthermore, BSU is committed to implementing suitable adaptations in its educational requirements, aiming to prevent discrimination and inefficiency. Plans for establishing a disability support center are underway. These adaptations may include adjusting degree completion timeframes, substituting courses to meet degree requirements, and ensuring course availability. Additionally, BSU will make reasonable policy and procedural modifications as necessary to prevent disability-based discrimination, always ensuring the integrity of its services, programs, and operations.
At the University Policlinic, students and staff have access to a range of health-care services, including physical, gynaecological, reproductive, and other services, as well as information and awareness programs, all provided free of charge.