Faculty of Law

The beginning of the history of the Law Faculty adheres to the year of Masaryk university foundation, 1919. After two breaks of development by force, since 1969 it runs Bachelor’s, long-cycle Master’s, Master’s and Doctoral degree programmes (such as Law and Legal Science, Theory and Practice of Criminal Procedure, Public Administration, Real Property Law, Law and Business and International Commercial and Banking Law etc.). Currently the faculty has an enrolment of over 3,700 students.

Contact information

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Veveří 158/70
611 80 Brno
Czech Republic
Phone: +420 54949 1211
Fax: +420 541 213 162
research@lawdotmunidotcz

Detailed information on R&D areas and projects:

 

European context of the development of Czech lawback

The research is focused on the new situation of the Czech legal order, connected with the Czech Republic’s accession to the European Union which has brought new assignments for the Czech legal order resulting from the needs and requirements of the further development of European integration.  Research activities are realized on two levels. The first one is the level of legal order as a complex, the second is the level of particular legal fields.

Selected project solved in this area:

 

ICT lawback

The research covers many fields of law and legal issues such as theory of cyber law, cyber security and cyber crimes, intellectual property, privacy and personal data protection, internet international law, e-Government/e-Justice etc. from the perspective of using of information and communication technologies.

Selected project solved in this area:

  • Consumer sentiment regarding privacy on user generated content services in the digital economy 

 

Legal comparison of Czech and Polish lawback

The research is realized in the field of comparative law. It is focused on the comparison of selected branches of Polish and Czech law and of the solution problems used in these legal systems.

Selected project solved in this area:

  • Legal Comparison of Czech and Polish Law

 

Tax law from the perspective of European and Czech lawback

The research is oriented on the tax systems within the EU member states, from the Czech law perspective it is focused on the complex analysis of the contemporary tax incomes of the municipalities emphatically on their own local taxes with the goal to suggest models for the legislative practice. 

Selected project solved in this area:

 

Customs law within the globalizationback

The research is focused on the system and regulation of the customs law both on the functional and organisational point of view, using the comparison of traditional models in EU member states as well the regulation enacted by the WTO, WCO and other international institutions.

Selected project solved in this area:

 

Torts from the perspective of the private international lawback

The research is focused on solving question of tort acts concerning collision, procedural and substantive issues.

Selected project solved in this area:

 

Other R&D areasback

Other fields of interest of R&D activities at the faculty are:

  • Protection of  economic competition
  • Consumer protection
  • Development of private law throughout the Czech territory
  • Economic crimes
  • Criminal law and criminal procedure reform
  • Impacts of globalization in international trade
  • Contract law
  • Domestic violence
  • Religion and faith in democratic legal state

 

Collaborative foreign entitiesback

  • Adam Mickiewicz University [PL]
  • Babes-Bolyai University [RO]        
  • Copenhagen Business School [DK] 
  • European Court of Justice  
  • Free University of Amsterdam [NL]        
  • Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover [DE]      
  • Grodno State University [BY]        
  • Institute of Legal Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences [PL]       
  • International Centre for Non Profit Law, Budapest [HU] 
  • Leiden University [NL]       
  • Mykolas Romeris University [LT]
  • Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun [PL]         
  • Queen's University Belfast [UK]    
  • Swiss Institute of Comparative Law [CH] 
  • The Constitutional Tribunal in Poland [PL] 
  • The University of Zagreb [HR]      
  • University of Amsterdam [NL]      
  • University of Bialystok [PL]
  • University of Central Lancashire [UK]      
  • University of Cologne [DE] 
  • University of Lodz [PL]      
  • University of Malta [MT]     
  • University of Muenster [DE]
  • University of Regensburg [DE]      
  • University of Silesia in Katowice [PL]       
  • Universit yof Szczecin [PL] 
  • University of Vienna [AT]
  • University of Warsaw [PL]  
  • University of Wroclaw [PL] 
  • Uzhgorod State University [UA]     
  • Vienna Universityof Economics and Business Administration [AT]       
  • Voronezh State University [RU]