BS603Zk Social Security Law for Bachelors II

Faculty of Law
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
12/0/0. 7 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught online.
JUDr. Jan Horecký, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. JUDr. Milan Galvas, CSc. (seminar tutor)
JUDr. Jana Komendová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Michal Blažek (assistant)
Mgr. Ivana Kupčíková, DiS. (assistant)
JUDr. Michal Smejkal, Ph.D. (assistant)
Guaranteed by
JUDr. Jan Horecký, Ph.D.
Department of Labour Law and Social Security Law - Faculty of Law
Contact Person: Zuzana Suchá
Supplier department: Department of Labour Law and Social Security Law - Faculty of Law
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! OBOR ( PR ) && ! OBOR ( PR01 ) && ! PROGRAM ( N - VS )
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Social Security Law deals with the fundamental issues in creating and implementing the social security system in its broadest sense of the term. It focuses on the health insurance system, the sickness insurance system, the pension insurance system, the state social benefit scheme and the social assistance system. In the end of this course students should be able to comprehend the system of social security; be able to understand the specific features of its functioning; be able to solve the concrete social situations of natural persons by using the legal regulations.
Learning outcomes
After finishing the course student will be able to: - determine the entitlement to a social benefit;
- propose solution to the social situation using the social security instruments;
- understand the administration and decision making in social security matters.
  • Sickness insurance - person covered, matters covered, the different benefits; The pension insurance - persons covered, matters covered, the different pensions; The state social benefit - persons covered, matters covered, the different benefits; The social assistance - persons covered, matters covered, the different benefits and services; The procedure and decision-making in Social Security Law
    required literature
  • GREGOROVÁ, Zdeňka, Milan GALVAS, Jana KOMENDOVÁ, Jaroslav STRÁNSKÝ and Jitka ČERNÁ. Právo sociálního zabezpečení České republiky a Evropské unie. 1.vydání. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2018. 278 pp. Učebnice č.538. ISBN 978-80-210-8842-9. info
    recommended literature
  • KOLDINSKÁ, Kristina and Petr TRÖSTER. Právo sociálního zabezpečení. 7., podstatně přepracovan. V Praze: C.H. Beck, 2018. xxvi, 289. ISBN 9788074006920. info
  • GREGOROVÁ, Zdeňka. Důchodové systémy (Pension systems). 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 1998. 212 pp. Acta Universitatis Brunesis Iuridica ; No 214. ISBN 80-210-2003-2. info
Teaching methods
Lectures with the PowerPoint presentations; participation in seminars; solving of particular cases.
Assessment methods
Oral exam - one question from the basic theory of the social security law and one question from the concrete legal regulation of the social security law. To pass an examination the student must answer both questions.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: in blocks.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2007, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2019, Spring 2020.
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