Department of Constitutional and Administrative Law and Procedure
ddress: 10, 68-Desantnykiv Street, Mykolaiv, Ukraine, 54003
The history of the Department of Constitutional and Administrative Law and Procedure dates back to the year when Mykolayiv State Petro Mohyla University of Humanities was established. It was created by the decision of the State Accreditation Commission of Ukraine Expert Council on June 16, 2004. The department originated as the Department of State and Legal Disciplines within the Faculty of Law which was established after the decree of the rector of Petro Mohyla MSHU, Klymenko L. P. on the 6th of September, 2005. In autumn 2006, the decision of the Academic Council with the Rector’s order № 234 marked its actual birth and its name was changed to the Department of Constitutional and Administrative Law and Procedure.
The Department’s academic teaching staff provides educational services for both undergraduates of the law and other faculties, and for students of Petro Mohyla Institute of Continuing Education. The main academic subjects that the department offers are: constitutional law of Ukraine, judicial and law enforcement agencies, administrative law, state law of foreign countries, human rights and their protection, financial law, tax law, international public law, problems in enforcing state constitutional rights, and current topical issues of constitutional law in Ukraine.
The Department closely cooperates with the Law Faculty of Zaporizhzhya National University, Kherson State University, Admiral Makarov National University of Shipbuilding (NUS), the Institute of State and Law of Mykolayiv V.O. Sukhomlynsky National University and other educational institutions of Ukraine. It is also necessary to mention wide international cooperation within the department. The works of its academic teaching staff were published in scientific publications in Belarus, Moldova, the USA, and Western Europe.
Moreover, the Department has arranged contacts with the local courts of general jurisdiction which has become places for students` practical training. Court Clerks provide substantial assistance in mastering their theoretical knowledge and acquiring practical skills needed for future professional activity.
The Department’s objectives include current issues of constitutional law and administrative process in Ukraine on the current stage of state building.
Academic Teaching Staff
All learning processes are supervised by an experienced and professional team of experts:
Leonid R. Grytsaenko – Head of the Department, Dr. Sc. (Law) (J.S.D / S.J.D.), Professor, Chernobyl region prosecutor, Deputy Director of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine, Director of the Organizational and Analytical Department of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine, advisor to the Minister of Justice of Ukraine. He is the author of more than 50 scientific papers and a number of books, monographs and textbooks.
Oksana P. Kovalevska – D.P.A., alternate Associate Professor, lawyer. She is the author of a monograph, 21 scientific articles published in professional journals, and 7 publications in foreign editions.
Alla A. Koval – Deputy Head of the Department, Cand. Sc. (Law), Associate Professor, NPR Maj. Her main fields of study are criminal procedure and constitutional law. She is the author of more than 40 scientific articles and 2 methodological editions. Her scientific interests include human rights and freedoms in the course of standard and covert investigation.
Inna A. Kravchenko – Cand. Sc. (Law), Senior Lecturer. Her fields of study are administrative law and process, finance law, information law. She is the author of more than 10 scientific papers.
Olena M. Cherednichenko – Cand. Sc. (Law), Senior Lecturer, Tax Police Capitan in reserve, lawyer. Her research interests include social and legal protection, international legal standards for human rights. She is the author of over 15 scientific papers.
Olga E. Kolodochka – Head of the Department`s office, postgraduate of Administrative and Economic Law department of Zaporizhzhya National University, lecturer. She is the author of more than 10 scientific papers. Her ranges of interests include the role of government in overcoming stigma and discrimination.