About University

Dnipropetrovsk State University of Internal Affairs is the leading higher educational institution of the region, which trains specialists for law enforcement, human rights, judicial bodies, justice, legal services of enterprises and organizations. 

The educational institution was established in 1966 and has made the way from the specialized police school to the university. During its existence, about 30 thousand law enforcement officers have been trained at the University, 22 of whom have obtained the rank of general.

Today, the university trains 4,500 cadets and students in 7 specialties, 4 of which were offered in 2018. Every year, more than 1,500 police officers undergo advanced training and specialization courses at the university. The University also makes professional training for the National Police of Ukraine.

The university has 33 doctors of law, 162 doctors of philosophy, and certified teachers in tactical police training, including ICITAP certificates.

70 percent of the teaching staff have many years of practical experience in the work of the National Police and other organizations and institutions that are directly involved in law enforcement.

The combination of scientific achievements and experience of lecturers allows to use the innovative forms of education in the educational process, combining the traditional teaching of a theoretical course on solving practical situational problems, conducting special training sessions in conditions as close as possible to real ones.

The university actively uses an integrated, interdisciplinary approach in the educational process. For the first time in Ukraine, on the basis of a university in the system of police training, a closed loop of law enforcement, law enforcement and judicial practice was proposed and processed in the development of standard training plots about illegal acts.

Territory – 18.3 ha

Area of educational buildings – 59861 m2

14 lectures halls for 1300 seats

79 specialized audiences

Modern court room

About University

The University includes:

• 7 faculties;

• Correspondence Institute;

• Training complex for fire training – 27.6 ha;

– A multimedia shooting range with a total area of 175 m2, with simulators for no-bullet shooting and an interactive pneumatic shooting range;

– Shooting range with conventional ammo for shooting from a distance of 25 and 50 meters. In September 2017, in order to practice the skills of firing from behind the shelter and from the car and to carry out firing at both a fixed and a moving target a car simulator of a special design has been set;

• Educational and Scientific Laboratory for Research of the Problems of the Legal Status of Internally Displaced Persons and Ensuring Gender Equality;

• “Legal Assistance Center «Istina» as to protection of human rights, in which teachers and law students are involved;

• Lithuanian Law Center, which is a platform for exchange of international legal experience and building partnerships between Ukrainian and Lithuanian lecturers and scientists.


There are all conditions for the improvement of physical and professional skills: a sports complex with football and volleyball fields, a total area of 1444 m2. 5 specialized gyms; 2 gyms for the improvement of motor skills and abilities, the development of physical qualities and abilities of a policeman, taking into account the peculiarities of his professional activities and the use of self-defense techniques.

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