Welcoming the new batch of students

JSW Law formally welcomed its newest students this afternoon at the temporary campus, Taba, Thimphu. Dean Sangay Dorjee congratulated the Class of 2026 on being the newest member of JSW Law family. The Class of 2026 consists of 21 students: 13 women and 8 men. Like 108 prayer beads, the student body now totals 108

JSW Pillar Jamdo Ceremony

Coinciding with the auspicious Seventeenth Day of the Fourth Lunar Month, JSW Law held the Jamdo (Foundation Stone) Laying Ceremony of the JSW Pillar and the installation of the Gyeltshen (རྒྱལ་མཚན) at the Law Library Building, JSW Law permanent campus in Pangbisa, Paro. It was graced by His Eminence Vairochana Rinpoche Jigme Jigten Wangchuck and

Dean re-appointed for a second term

Her Royal Highness Princess Sonam Dechan Wangchuck, the Honourable President of JSW School of Law (JSW Law), re-appointed Sangay Dorjee as the Dean for a second term. He is also the Project Director of JSW Law Project at Pangbisa, Paro. Sangay Dorjee was appointed as Founding Dean of the first-ever law school in Bhutan on

LNA Report and GNH & Law Course launched

To commemorate 65th Birth Anniversary of His Majesty the Fourth King of Bhutan, Her Royal Highness Princess Sonam Dechan Wangchuck, the Honourable President of JSW Law, today formally launched two pioneering JSW Law efforts: the publication of the Final Report of the Legal Needs Assessment empirical study, and the capstone undergraduate course, “GNH & The

GNH & Law Conference

Coinciding with 65th Birth Anniversary of His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo Jigme Singe Wangchuck, and to mark the 12th Constitution Day and GNH Day, JSW School of Law (JSW Law) convened a three-day international conference titled “Gross National Happiness and Law” today via videoconference.   The conference involves speakers from across Bhutan as well

JSW LAW announces new Traditional Knowledge Initiative

JSW Law is pleased to announce a new programme, designed to protect traditional knowledge and culture in Bhutan and to give law students hands-on experience in intellectual property law.  Titled the “Legal Programme for the Protection of Traditional Knowledge (TK) and Traditional Cultural Expression (TCE),” the programme is generously supported by a grant and pro

Selection Results for the Class of 2025

The JSW School of Law is happy to announce the selection results for the Class of 2025.  JSW Law family congratulates the following students and look forward to your joining the family soon. You will soon receive an email from the Associate Dean for Student Services to help you prepare for reporting.  Please note that

Foundation Day

Every year on the 21st of February, coinciding with the Birth Anniversary of His Majesty The King, JSW School of Law celebrates its Foundation Day. On this day, the entire school family pauses to reflect not only the beginnings of JSW Law and its founders, but also on the significant development since its inception. We

OSS & SGB Annual Retreat

With the end of the semester, the Office of Student Services and the Student Governing Body are spending two days in an intensive retreat to plan student services and activities for the 2020-21 academic year. The Student Governing Body drafted its Constitution earlier this year. This retreat aims to improve student services and the efficacy


Her Royal Highness Princess Sonam Dechan Wangchuck, the Honourable President of JSW School of Law, graced the opening ceremony of the Women4Impact Conference this afternoon at the Hotel Le Meridien, Thimphu. Women4Impact is a first-of-its-kind four-day event, which brings together women from 16 countries in the pursuit of peace, democracy, sustainability and equality – four