Degree and Title:
Bachelor’s degree in Law

Study Hours/Academic Levels:
144 credit hours/4 academic levels

Meet the Dean

Prof. Dr. Essam Zanati

Prof. Dr. Essam Zanati is the Dean of the School of Law, BUC and a Professor of Public International Law and Former Vice President of Assiut University for Education and Student Affairs and the Former Dean of the Faculty of Law at Assiut University.

He worked as the Cultural Attaché at the Egyptian General Consulate in Canada from 2001 to 2004, and as a Legal Advisor to the President of the Republic of Djibouti.

Starting his career in 1979, he was appointed as a Demonstrator, then as an Assistant Teacher at the Faculty of Law.

He obtained a Ph.D. in international law in 1985 from the University of Clermont Ferrand in France. Later, he was appointed as a Lecturer, then as an Assistant Professor and Professor at the Faculty of Law, Assiut University.

Prof. Zanati held the position of Vice-Dean and Head of the International Law Department and the position of Legal Advisor at Assiut University, University Hospitals, and South Valley University.

Moreover, he is the Director of the Center for Human Rights Studies and Research at Assiut University and worked as an External Reviewer for the master’s program at King Khalid University in Saudi Arabia.

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Studying law at BUC is characterized by the practical applications of the different branches of law, which allows the student to experience the field in scientific, practical, and non-traditional methods, based on the combination of the theoretical applications of law in different branches and modern practices. The program is considered a unique model among the various law schools, and is distinguished by the participation of highly qualified faculty members in all disciplines. The law program includes internal and external training hours in cooperation with various legal and judicial institutions. 

Academic Majors and Departments

Private Law Department

  • Civil law
  • Commercial Law
  • Labor and Social Law
  • Private International Law
  • Civil and Commercial
  • Procedures Law
  • History and Philosophy of Law


Department of Islamic Sharia

  • Islamic Doctrine
  • Family Affairs
  • Inheritance and Wills

Public Law Department

  • Constitutional Law and Political Systems
  • Administrative Law
  • Public Administration
  • Public International Law
  • Criminal Law

Economics and Public Finance Department

  • Political Economy
  • International Economy
  • The Economics of Money, Banking, and Stock Exchange
  • Public Finance
  • Tax Legislation
  • Economic and Financial Legislation

Dean’s Word

I am pleased to welcome our students, wishing them success and progress.

Studying law and introducing it to academic institutions remains urgent and necessary, where students receive knowledge, skills, and values ​​related to the establishment of justice, equality, defense of human rights and fundamental freedoms, acceptance of others, and the rejection of violence and extremism.

Our school mission is to set off a new generation of distinguished Egyptian and Arab jurists through advanced legal programs, effective educational systems, and applied training with the help of competent faculty members and centers of excellence in the fields of legal research.

To achieve this mission, the university dedicated an advanced building for the school that contains spacious and model teaching halls. The school has also provided a moot court equipped with all necessary equipment to link the theoretical side with the practical side for our students’ convenience and provide them with the empirical skills of law.

Best wishes for success.

Professor Dr. Essam Zanati

Dean of Law

The Legal Clinic

The Legal Clinic is one of the methods of developing legal education in law faculties and schools in various countries worldwide, in all their forms and legal systems, through a combination of legal study in its theoretical form and its practical and professional aspects in its environment.

Career Opportunities

  • The graduate has the right to apply to all judicial authorities; The Public Prosecution Office, The State Council, The Administrative Prosecution, The Military Judiciary, and other judicial institutions. He/she can also join the legal departments in governmental and non-governmental institutions.
  • A graduate has the right to be registered with The Bar Association and to practice the legal profession.
  • The graduate may join the diplomatic and consular corps after passing the necessary examinations and conditions and can work in international and regional organizations.
  • The graduate is well capable of all jobs of a financial, tax, and economic nature.

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