PrF:MVV270K Polish Legal System - Course Information

MVV270K Foundations of Polish Legal System

Faculty of Law
Autumn 2018
Extent and Intensity
0/1/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Piotr Karlik, Ph.D. (lecturer), doc. JUDr. Ing. Michal Radvan, Ph.D. (deputy)
Mariusz Zelek, Ph.D. (lecturer), doc. JUDr. Ing. Michal Radvan, Ph.D. (deputy)
doc. JUDr. Ing. Michal Radvan, Ph.D.
Faculty of Law
Contact Person: Mgr. Věra Redrupová, B.A.
Supplier department: Faculty of Law
Timetable of Seminar Groups
MVV270K/01: Mon 12. 11. 16:00–17:40 025, 18:00–19:40 025, Tue 13. 11. 12:00–13:40 025, 18:00–19:40 025, Wed 14. 11. 14:00–15:40 025
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 30 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 34/30, only registered: 0/30
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
- Students will gain a basic view about Polish legal system;
- Students will be informed about the practical aspects of application of Polish law in courts.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course, students will be able to:
- describe basic similarities and differences between selected branches and institutions of Polish and Czech law;
- analyze legal institutes, their development and interconnections in civil, criminal law and intellectual property law;
  • 1. Origins, and general principles of Polish legal system. The structure of administration of justice. Sources of law.
  • 2. Constitution of Poland and the mechanisms of its protection
  • 3. Polish civil substantial and procedural law
  • 4. Polish criminal substantial and procedural law
  • 5. Polish intellectual property law
  • See Teacher’s Information for full details.
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
Written test
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught only once.
Teacher's information
Some lectures will be focused on Polish civil and criminal law as the main branches of Polish legal system, while the other will aim to show the basics of some of other branches of law and the general outline of Polish legal and judicial system. The primary objective of the course will be to show basic principles governing civil and criminal (both substantial and procedural) law. The course provides students with an overview of Polish legal system and gives the ability to spot the similarities and differences between Polish and Czech law.


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M. Załucki (red.), Prawo Własności Intelektualnej. Repetytorium, Warsaw 2010

J.Tylman, T. Grzegorczyk, Polskie postępowanie karne, Wolters Kluwer, Warszawa 2016;

P. Wiliński, W. Dajczak (ed.), Handook of Polish law, C.H. Beck, Warszawa 2014;

S. Waltoś, P.Hofmański; Proces karny – zarys systemu; Wolters Kluwer; Warszawa 2018

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