History of law and political science faculty

The Faculty of Law and Political Science 




For well-being and development of the society, knowledge and education is compulsory; in this regard, people could live conveniently, and their basic rights would be assured. Also, in a sound society, the administrations can pursue well, and professionals could be produced fairly. Thus, universities and academic centers have significant roles for achieving these goals. The universities would be successful in achieving their goals when they have effective plans. Creating plans and policies and making students to make viable policies for the country is also an important goal. To discipline a society and protect it from chaotic situation, it is essential to have sound and quality managers, wise politicians, law-abiding jurists, prosecutors, and judges; thus, universities are the places to gain these expertise. For this purpose, the Law and Political Science Faculty of Paktia University have been educating bachelor-level professionals based on rules and principles of Ministry of Higher Education in two fields: Administration & Diplomacy and Judgement & Prosecution; thus, the Faculty aims to get the results by developing the political, legal, judicial, and administrative organs and by ensuring law enforcement through educating of professionals having high sense of patriotism. For getting thorough information about this Faculty, the next part would amplify the information entirely: vision, mission, values, short history, goals, and administrative forms. 




The Law and Political Science Faculty expects its spot to be a credible faculty at national and regional level in the next. For the sake of service, it aims to present scholars to the country, region and world who are educated in various disciplines such as, academic, legal, judicial, political and diplomatic aspects without prejudice: language, nation, ethnicity, religion, gender, and region. 


The Law and Political Science Faculty is strongly committed to serve this desperate nation and country by presenting professionals who are educated in various disciplines such as academic, legal, judicial, political and diplomatic aspects. 

Historical Background of the Faculty 

The Faculty of Law and Political Science was established in 1390 under the umbrella of Paktia University based on the need of the country and region. This Faculty has gone through several stages and has developed considerably since the time of inception.Currently, this Faculty consist of two departments: Administration & Dipolmacy Department and Judgment & Prosecusion Department. The Faculty trains boys and girls in its two departments. By 1397, this Faculty has presented five round gratutes which were a total of 387 in numbers. As this Faculty is a young one in Paktia University, the teaching was pursued by the lecturers of Law and Political Science Faculty of Sheikh Zayed University together with the contracted teachers of Paktia University, at the first. However, the lecturers were recruited afterwards who were graduates of Law and Political Science field of the various universities in order to fulfill the needs of the Faculty. Fortunately, this Faculty has master-level lecturers in current time who are pursuing the teaching career effectively. Alongside, the Faculty is administered efficiently by the administrative officials.


The Faculty of Law and Political Science designates its values as below:


Respect for all Islamic and national values 

Presenting professionals who are committed to the Islamic, national and social norms, entirely

Introducing the lecturers to the programs for master-level and doctoral studies in and outside of the country 

Promoting knowledge of the lecturers and students through academic and social seminars and workshops

Popularizing the credit system 

Holding trainings of credit system 

Reconsidering and discussing current educational curriculum through department and academic councils

To have a building which includes equipped rooms for conferences, academic gatherings, library, officials, janitors, legal clinic, mock court, debates etc. 

Providing facilities to access internet and advanced technology 

Providing short-term educational programs for lecturers, students, and officials


Educating professionals and specialists at country level 

Educating students theoretically and practically in various fields such as legal, judicial, political, and diplomatic fields 

In consideration of national values and international norms, applying of the educational curriculum which meet the needs 

Promoting of the legal knowledge in the society 

Producing services in various areas such as legal, political, administrative, and judicial allied to international norms. 

Providing high quality learning opportunities in legal, political, administrative, and judicial fields