History of Law and Roman Law

Doctoral degree in full-time or combined form. The language of instruction is Czech.

The programme can be studied only as a single subject with a specialization (History of Law or Roman Law).

What will you learn?

The main objective of the doctoral study in the field of “History of Law and Roman Law” is to prepare the student for an independent creative scientific work. Within this study, the student should acquire the theoretical basis of the discipline, accomplish an overview of the European and global trends within the discipline and develop the ability to apply the acquired knowledge in pedagogical and scientific work and in practice.

““Into the future through the past. Bit of (legal) history cannot harm anyone”.”

The graduate of the study program will be particularly prepared for professional scientific work in the area of legal historical research, but he/she shall be able to apply his/her knowledge also in the field of legislation, jurisprudence and other areas, which require theoretical basis.

The study program offers two specializations: (1) History of Law and (2) Roman Law.

Practical training

Practical training is not an obligatory part of the studies. The course Development of pedagogical skills I-VI, stated in connection with obligatory study plan, could be considered as practical training.

Career opportunities

The program is particularly intended for those who want to engage in academic career and scientific work; alternatively, for those who want to acquire deeper historical and theoretical knowledge in some of the legal disciplines, irrespective of concrete legal profession.

The graduate shall also able to deal with questions of concept, scientific-organizational activities, as well as education. He/she shall be capable of independent participation at international research projects.

Study options

Single-subject studies with specialization

In the single-subject studies, the student deepens knowledge in the concrete focus of the degree programme and chooses one specialization. The specialization is stated in the university diploma.

Study information

Provided by Faculty of Law
Type of studies Doctoral
Mode full-time Yes
combined Yes
Study options single-subject studies No
single-subject studies with specialization Yes
major/minor studies No
Standard length of studies 4 years
Language of instruction Czech
Doctoral board and doctoral committees

Do you have any questions?
Send us an e-mail to

doc. JUDr. Bc. Jaromír Tauchen, Ph.D., LL.M. Eur.Int.



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