Bali is riched of customary law values that are need to be explored, maintained, and developed to enrich the national legal system. In order to achieve these objectives, law experts are needed to be prepared. This is the basic idea of the establishment of Faculty of Law Udayana University that has been delivered by the law scholars of Bali who are associated in the Association of Law Scholars of Faculty of Law and Society to the Presidium of Udayana University.

Based on the request by the Presidium of Udayana University, the Minister of Higher Education and Science issued a decree Number 98 year 1964 on August 26, 1964 regarding the formation of  Fakultas Hukum dan Pengetahuan Masyarakat (Faculty of Law and Community Knowledge) of Udayana University in Denpasar. In that decree, it was mentioned, “From September 1, 1964, Faculty of Law and Community Knowledge of Udayana University in Denpasar was established.