Due to the need to develop and increase Palestinian legal efficiencies the Faculty of Law at the University of Jerusalem has embarked on the development of the master's program in criminal law with the generous support of the European Union, this Academic Program aims to promote specialized knowledge in the field of criminal law, including issues of women and crimes emerging, such as cyber crimes, the environment and other criminal cases.

The teaching program focuses on judges and members of the public prosecution and police staff. This program aims to develop an appropriate study plan in addition to encouraging scientific research specialist in criminal law and also holding workshops specializing in criminal matters and calling for conferences and seminars and hosting specialists from universities and scientific institutions with expertise in criminal matters. The program will open for the students the opportunity to academic and visits exchanges with universities participating in the project or others.