DO1MPS1 Lex mercatoria - Doctrine and Development

Faculty of Law
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Taught in person.
prof. JUDr. Naděžda Rozehnalová, CSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. JUDr. Naděžda Rozehnalová, CSc.
Department of International and European Law - Faculty of Law
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
PThe course is devoted to the theory of so called lex mercatoria as the law of international trade.
Learning outcomes
At the end of this course the student should be able to understand and to explain the interaction between lex mercatoria and private international law. He/she would be able to understand the theory of transnational commercial law as the globalized law in the conception of Teubner. He/she should be able to understand the position of lex mercatoria in arbitration procedure.H/she should be able to identify the basic characteristics of lex mercatoria and to be able to use lex mercatoria.
  • 1. The theory of so called lex mercatoria. 2. CISG and lex mercatoria. 3. Unidroit, PECL and lex mercatoria. 4. International arbitration and lex mercatoria.
    recommended literature
  • LÓPEZ RODRÍGUEZ, Ana M. Lex Mercatoria and harmonization of contract law in the EU. 1. ed. Copenhagen: DJOF Publishing, 2003. xv, 404 s. ISBN 87-574-0947-1. info
  • ROZEHNALOVÁ, Naděžda. Transnacionální právo mezinárodního obchodu (Transnational international trade law). Vyd. 1. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 1994. 205 pp. Acta Universitatis Brunensis Iuridica ; No 131. ISBN 80-210-0855-5. info
    not specified
  • studenti sami si vyberou reprezentativní vzorek literatury
  • T. Orsolya. Lex Mercatoria in Theory and Practice. Oxford University Press, 2015.
Teaching methods
theoretical preparation, class discussion
Assessment methods (in Czech)
Interaktivní osnova obsahuje aktuální informace pro daný semestr.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: in blocks.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 6 setkání po 2 hodinách.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2020, Autumn 2022.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2021, recent)
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