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Leonid Syukiyaynen

  • Tenured Professor
  • Leonid Syukiyaynen has been at HSE University since 2003.

Education, Degrees and Academic Titles

  • 1996
  • 1988

    Doctor of Sciences* in Legal Science

  • 1974

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in Legal Science

  • 1969

    Moscow State Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR

* Candidate of Sciences
According to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) 2011, Candidate of Sciences belongs to ISCED level 8 - "doctoral or equivalent", together with PhD, DPhil, D.Lit, D.Sc, LL.D, Doctorate or similar. Candidate of Sciences allows its holders to reach the level of the Associate Professor.
* Doctor of Sciences
A post-doctoral degree called Doctor of Sciences is given to reflect second advanced research qualifications or higher doctorates in ISCED 2011.

Awards and Accomplishments

Best Teacher – 2019, 2015, 2013, 2012

Student Term / Thesis Papers

Full list of of student term / thesis papers

Courses (2019/2020)

Courses (2018/2019)

Courses (2017/2018)

Courses (2016/2017)

Research Seminar (Bachelor’s programme; Faculty of Law; 1 year, 3, 4 module)Rus

Courses (2015/2016)

Reseaches and Publications









  • Preprint Leonid Sykiainen. Is Sharia Compatible with Contemporary Russian Law? / NRU Higher School of Economics. Series LAW "Law". 2015. No. 49.
  • Preprint Leonid R. Sykiainen. Sharia Courts: Modern Practics and Prospectives in Russia / NRU Higher School of Economics. Series LAW "Law". 2015. No. 60.
  • Chapter Сюкияйнен Л. Р. Современное российское право и шариат: модели взаимодействия // В кн.: Право кавказской цивилизации: истоки,особенности, мировой значение (К 150-летию окончания Кавказской войны): Материалы IV Международнойнаучно-практической конференции / Отв. ред. и сост. Д.Ю.Шапсугов. Ростов-на-Дону. Издательство ООО "Альтаир". 2015. 306 с. Ростов н/Д : [б.и.], 2015. С. 83-95.
  • Chapter Сюкияйнен Л. Р. Шариатское правосудие: современная практика и перспективы в России // В кн.: Политико-правовые компоненты кавказской цивилизации: общее и особенное в системах власти, правовых институтах, ценностях, менталитете народов Кавказа: Материалы V Международной научно-практической конференции / Сост.: Д. Ю. Шапсугов; под общ. ред.: Д. Ю. Шапсугов. Ростов н/Д : ООО "Альтаир", 2015. С. 105-118.








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Terrorism's vicious circle

Leonid R. Syukiyaynen, Professor at the HSE Faculty of Law, comments on the assassination of Osama Bin Laden.

Al-Ahram Weekly Online

‘The Expansion of The University Sets Some New Limitations And New Development Tasks’

On November 25th the Academic Council of the Higher School of Economics summarized the university’s work over the last year.