MV517K German and Austrian Systems of Procedural Law

Faculty of Law
Autumn 2017
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
PhDr. Eva Šrámková (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Petra Stárková (assistant)
PhDr. Eva Šrámková
Language Centre, Faculty of Law Division - Language Centre
Contact Person: Lenka Pavlíková
Supplier department: Language Centre, Faculty of Law Division - Language Centre
Timetable of Seminar Groups
MV517K/01: Mon 2. 10. to Fri 22. 12. Thu 9:35–11:05 214, E. Šrámková
MV517K/02: No timetable has been entered into IS. E. Šrámková
! MV517Zk Comparison of Procedural Law
Basic requirements "German for Lawyers" examination or equivalent command of legal German.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 15 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 11/15, only registered: 0/15
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The seminar is an introduction to procedural law in Austria. It offers insight into the system of courts. The system of courts, criminal procedure and claim for remedy procedure are explained. Apart from this, the differences between civil and criminal jurisdictions are pointed out. Austrian and German systems of procedural law are compared. At the end of the course, students will be able to discuss the main differences between German and Austrian systems of procedural law. They will be able to understand the gist of video recordings from court hearings (level C1), provide summary and give reasons for a decision.
  • 1. Court personnel 2. Prosecution 3. Legal representative and court 4. Procedural help 5. Compulsory representation by counsel 6. System of courts in civil procedure 7. System of courts in criminal procedure 8. Civil procedure 9. Criminal procedure 10. Remedies in civil procedure 11.Remedies in criminal procedure 12.Juvenile criminal law
  • Platzgummer, Winfried. Grundzüge des österreichischen Strafverfahrens. 8. Aufl. Wien 1997. ISBN 3-211-83050-2.
  • Forreger, Egmont/Forreger-Bachner, Helene. Strafgesetzbuch. 17. Aufl. Wien 2002. ISBN 3-214-12931-7.
  • Mayr, Peter/Broll, Hans. Zivilverfahrensrecht. 3. Aufl. Wien 2000. ISBN 3-7046-1465-3.
  • Forreger, Egmont/Forreger-Bachner, Helene. Strafprozessordnung. 15. Aufl. Wien 2002. ISBN 3-214-12977-5.
  • Seiler, Stefan. Strafprozessrecht. 5. Aufl. Wien 2002. ISBN 3-85114-673-5.
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  • Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch : mit Einführungsgesetz, Beurkundungsgesetz, AGB-Gesetz, Verbraucherkreditgesetz, Gesetz über den Widerruf von Haustürgeschäften, Produkthaftungsgesetz, Wohnungseigentumsgesetz, Ehegesetz und Hausratsverordnung. Edited by Helmut Köhler. 40. überarb. Aufl. München: dtv, 1997. xxx, 676 s. ISBN 3-423-05001-2. info
Teaching methods
Dialogic method (discussion, conversation), interactive teaching methods
Assessment methods
Colloquium is in the form of an oral exam. Students have to present one of the chosen topics.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only v češtině)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2018.
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