The Faculty in various ways encourages scientific research with the aim of enhancing the quality of lectures; it allocates substantial funding and also has a strong portfolio of externally-funded research. The Faculty also hosts academics and post-graduate students from abroad. The scientific and research work at the Faculty has a multi-disciplinary orientation, so that legal phenomena are observed through a wide range of approaches from various social sciences.
For many years the Faculty of Law had been running the
project Establishing the Rule of Law in
The Faculty autonomously finances the project Development of the Serbian legal system and its harmonization with the European Union legislation (legal, economical, political and sociological aspects), with a considerable number of articles and other contributions by the faculty. The Faculty is also involved in special projects conducted for the needs of other institutions.
As a rule, the research work at the Faculty transpires through the Institute of Legal and Social Sciences, which encompasses several centres: the Project Centre, the Centre for European Union Law, the Centre for Training and Consulting, the Centre for International Cooperation and the Legal Clinic Centre.
The Faculty has also established its own Foundation “Radomir Lukic”, named in honour of its late eminent professor, which is primarily aimed at stimulating the work of young scholars.