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Course syllabus P3208 - Legal Systems of the World (Legal System from a Global Perspective) (FP - SS 2019/2020)

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University: Pan-european University
Faculty of Law
Course unit code: P3208
Course unit title:
Legal Systems of the World (Legal System from a Global Perspective)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly / 12 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
workshop1 hour weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated: 3
Recommended semester/trimester:
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Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assessment methods:
1)active participation in seminars in compliance with study guidelines (only relevant for on-site method) followed by PP presentation in class for about 5 minutes speach
2)written exam consisting of 5 theoretical open questions Student performance assessment is based on overall score received in written exam (for every theoretical question can be achieved 25 point, total of 75 points, plus 25 points as maximum for PP presentation , altogether 100 points) divided in 6 classification degrees:
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Subject pays attention to individual types of the major legal systems in the world today and their geographical background. It provides both the common characteristic and the basis of comparasion (Civil law, Common law system, Religious legal systems, Islamic legal system, Jewish law etc.) The course emphasizes the surces of these legal systems, legal instruments and institutions and understanding of the main differences between the fields of law.
Course contents:
Cource content:
1. The major legal systems of the world
2. Comparative Law in context and National Legal System in the ambit of European law
3. Historical evolution of Civil Law
4. Common Law System (judge-made law)
5. Legal system of USA
6. Islamic law in general
7. Hind ulaw, Indian Legal and Judicial system
8. Introduction to China´s Legal system and Japanese Legal system
9. An overview of the South African Legal system
10. The Socialist law in Legal system of several countries
Recommended or required reading:
HRUŠKOVIČ, I. Islamský právny systém a proces jeho formovania. Bratislava: PF UK , 1997.
ŠTEFANOVIČ, M. -- KÁLESNÁ, K. -- HRUŠKOVIČ, I. Svetové právne systémy. Bratislava: PF UK , 1996.
JEŽKOVÁ, R. Štefanovič, M.: Svetové právne systémy : (právna komparatistika).2007.

Language of instruction:
Czech, Slovak
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 429

14,9 %
15,4 %
20,5 %
20,5 %
21,9 %
6,8 %
Name of lecturer(s): doc. JUDr. Andrea Erdösová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Mgr. JUDr. Natália Ľalíková, PhD. (instructor, lecturer)
Last modification:
8. 9. 2020
doc. JUDr. Andrea Erdösová, PhD.

Last modification made by Mgr. Lenka Sekretárová on 09/08/2020.

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