Course details

Fundamentals of Law

PRM Acad. year 2021/2022 Winter semester 3 credits

Current academic year

Human society cannot exist without rules regulating various decisive aspects of human existence. Legal conscience based on knowledge of the law and basic legal norms related to human activities, their far-reaching impacts and consequences are essentials for minimization of potential conflicts.


Klapetek Milan, ThMgr. (ICV-Sekce HV)

Course coordinator

Language of instruction

Czech, English



Time span

  • 26 hrs lectures



Klapetek Milan, ThMgr. (ICV-Sekce HV)

Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

Basic survey on civil legal norms, ability to get orientated in norms.

Learning objectives

Acquisition of rudiments of law, knowledge of the relationship between law and ethos, knowledge of basic legal norms, and their application to business and other economic activities.

Why is the course taught

An integral part of citizenship in a democratic system is legal consciousness and is fair and beneficial to society to provide students with the possibility of the establishment and consolidation.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

No prerequisite knowledge is called for.

Study literature

  • Přednášející doporučí studentům k prostudování vybrané právní předpisy, ke kterým se pak v rámci přednášek bude diskutovat.
  • Sbírky zákonů České republiky

Syllabus of lectures

  • Introduction into law science, branches of law, basic terms.
  • Constitution of the Czech Republic, state symbols.
  • Contents, form and subject of the law, law creation and legislative process.
  • Civil law and Civil Procedure Code.
  • Commercial law.
  • Labour law.
  • Civil-law obligations and agreements, examples of agreements and plants.
  • Copyright Act and mental labour preservation.
  • Public law.

Exam prerequisites

Participation on lectues, minimum 80%, and activity on discussion.

Course inclusion in study plans

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