The Karnataka State Law University (KSLU) was established in January, 2009, by the Government of Karnataka under the Karnataka State Law University Act, 2009, with its headquarters at Navanagar, Hubli. It is a ‘People’s University’ with an aspiration to provide quality legal education totally socially relevant and accessible to everyone. The KSLU ,located in the State of Karnataka, is the single largest federal university in the country having 87 colleges under its umbrella.
The KSLU campus is coming up on a sprawling 55 acres of beautiful landscape at Navanagar in Hubli. The Master plan has been drawn up and the architectural design for the buildings is in progress. A building belonging to the PWD, which forms part of the campus, is being used as a facility for ‘startup’ activities in the current academic year. The buildings, to be constructed, include the Administrative Block, Law School, Institute for Legal Training, Consultancy and Services (ILTCS), Library, Auditorium, Boys Hostel, Girls Hostel, Guest House, Quarters, Common Catering Facility, Club, Indoor Stadium, Outdoor Stadium, Support Structure, et al.
At present KSLU offers the 3 years LL.B. course, 5 years B.A., LL.B., B.B.A., LL.B. and B.B.A., LL.B., (Hon’s) Double Degree integrated courses and LL.M. in Constitutional Law, Intellectual Property Rights, Business and Trade Law, Criminal Law and International Law. The P.G. Diploma in Human Rights, Cyber and IT Laws and Intellectual Property Rights also been launched. The Certificate Courses will be launched by the University shortly. All these courses can be offered by any of the affiliated law college having required facilities. In addition, the Ph. D. and LL. D. courses are also offered on the main campus.