Private International Law

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What will you learn?

Private international law, including its wider basis which is international procedural law and international commercial law, belong to the system of the national legal order. Nevertheless, in its direction it extends the boundaries of the national legal orders. The overlap is given by both sources of legal regulation, international nature of science of private international law and factual overlap of legal relations which are subject of its regulation. The objective of the doctoral study in the area of private international law and international commercial law is to acquire the legal theoretical knowledge in this discipline , as well as to learn the methods and skills of scientific work. A wider basis of the field of study constitutes the preparation for scientific and pedagogical works, language preparation and the basic knowledge over development of other legal disciplines. The study is intended particularly for those who want to engage in academic career and scientific work in the discipline, work in international organizations, abroad, work in international law firms, alternatively for those who want to acquire the deeper theoretical knowledge from the discipline. The crucial themes of the discipline head into the areas of conflict of laws, direct rules, procedural law, arbitration law and international business law.

Practical training

The stated doctoral study programme does not expect practical training as a condition for entry or completion.

With regard to the nature of the programme a practical training is not assumed as an obligatory part of the study plan. An internship at the workplace abroad is assumed.

Career opportunities

The programme is intended for those who want to engage in academic career and scietific work. This is the basic determination and specification. Of course, the programme is open also for those who for special reasons want to acquire the deeper theoretical knowledge in the area of private international law, international procedural law, international arbitration and international commercial law. If we are to characterize an employer, we are talking about the scientific workplaces, pedagogical workplaces, workplaces abroad, structures of international organizations including the European union, law firms engaged in international issue, further workplaces, where a cross-border issue can be met.

Admission requirements

Data from the previous admission procedure (1 Feb – 31 May 2020)

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Study information

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

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