By decision of the Academic Council the public, social and religious leaders, politicians, scientists of Ukraine and the world for their significant contribution to science, education, culture and spirituality are awarded the highest honorary title of Odessa National Law Academy (now National University "Odessa Law Academy") "Honorary Doctor (Doctor Honoris Causa)".

The title "Honorary Doctor (Doctor Honoris Causa) of Odessa National Law Academy" was first awarded in 2000. Till present time the title was awarded to 18 greatest public, social and religious figures, politicians, scientist of Ukraine and the world.