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, Hubballi. 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 92 colleges under its umbrella.
KSLU is actively participating in the national level efforts to transform the legal education of the country to meet national and global challenges. It's vision of transforming Karnataka into a legally conscious society by providing quality legal education which is professionally competent and socially relevant.
To transform Karnataka State into a legally conscious society, by providing quality legal education that is professionally competent and socially relevant so as to realise the constitutional primordial goal of social, economic and political justice and secure human rights to every common man. Strive to promote the culture of law and justice in the institutions of State, Non-government organisations and every individual by providing informal legal education training and legal service. Above all, inculcate in everyone a spirit of high moral and human values.
To produce law graduates and post graduates who will inspire and lead the community by putting 'service' before 'self'. Strive for excellence in professional legal education. Promote research activities to create the basis for making law and legal institutions socially vibrant. Spread legal literacy and legal aid to the poor and needy with a view to taking justice to the doorsteps of a common man. Provide training to the members involved in the governance of the state, legislators and judiciary to sensitise them in matters of law and justice. Above all, work as a catalyst in inculcating a sense of faith among people of Karnataka in the institutions of law and justice to realise the goals of social welfare
ರಾಷ್ಟ್ರೀಯ ಮತ್ತು ಜಾಗತಿಕ ಸವಾಲುಗಳನ್ನು ಪೂರೈಸಲು ದೇಶದ ಕಾನೂನು ಶಿಕ್ಷಣವನ್ನು ಮಾರ್ಪಡಿಸುವ ರಾಷ್ಟ್ರೀಯ ಮಟ್ಟದಲ್ಲಿ ಕೆ. ಎಸ್. ಎಲ್. ಯು. ಸಕ್ರಿಯವಾಗಿ ಪಾಲ್ಗೊಳ್ಳುತ್ತಿದೆ. ಸಮಕಾಲೀನ ಮಾಹಿತಿ ಸಂವಹನ ತಂತ್ರಜ್ಞಾನವನ್ನು (ಐಸಿಟಿ) ಅಳವಡಿಸಿಕೊಳ್ಳುವ ಮೂಲಕ ವೃತ್ತಿಪರವಾಗಿ ಸಮರ್ಥ ಮತ್ತು ಸಾಮಾಜಿಕ ಸಂಬಂಧವನ್ನು ಹೊಂದಿರುವ ಉತ್ತಮ ಕಾನೂನು ಶಿಕ್ಷಣವನ್ನು ಒದಗಿಸುವ ಮೂಲಕ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕವನ್ನು ಕಾನೂನುಬದ್ಧವಾಗಿ ಜಾಗೃತ ಸಮಾಜವಾಗಿ ಪರಿವರ್ತಿಸುವ ಇದರ ದೃಷ್ಟಿ.