Course: Legal Foreign Language I. - 1 - German

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Course title Legal Foreign Language I. - 1 - German
Course code KJA/CJB1N
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction German
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Přidalová Eva, Mgr.
  • Girmanová Jana, JUDr. PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Klčová Renata, Mgr.
Course content
Seminar topics: 1. Universitätsstudium - in Deutschland, in Tschechien 2. Juristische Berufe - Verwaltungsbeamte 3. Grundbegriffe des Rechts 4. Das politische System der BRD - Staatsform, Parlament, Regierung, Justiz, Außenpolitik - Vergleich mit Österreich, der Schweiz und Liechtenstein 5. Der Deutsche Bundestag - Wahlrechtsgrundsätze - Sitzverteilung - Ausschüsse und Gremien

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Work with Text (with Book, Textbook)
Learning outcomes
Students during their studies choose from the offer of foreign languages (English, French, German) one foreign language as an obligatory subject. It is usually the foreign language which the student has chosen for the acceptance test to the Faculty of Law of Palacký University. It is assumed that students have at least intermediate knowledge of general language after finishing secondary school. As a consequence, teaching at our faculty of law is aimed at legal terminology from the very beginning.
Students who have completed this subject will gain knowledge and skills in the field of technical legal terminology and they will become familiar with german legal system in comparison with other German-speaking countries.
Completion of this subject is not conditional upon completion of another subject.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance, Analysis of linguistic

In order to get the credit it is essential that the students have a regular attendance in the scope set by the seminar leader. The students must also complete the tasks assigned by the teacher, like essay and test.
Recommended literature
  • Creifelds, C. (2004). Rechtswörterbuch. Verlag C. H. Beck München.
  • Horálková, M. (2003). Německo-český právnický slovník. Leda, Praha.
  • Horálková, M. (2005). Německý jazyk pro právníky. A. Čeněk, Plzeň.
  • Klčová, R., & Vystrčilová, R. (2004). Glossar zum Verfassungsrecht der deutschsprachigen Länder: deutsch-tschechisch-englisch. V Olomouci: Univerzita Palackého.
  • Klčová, R. (2003). Verfassungsrecht der deutschsprachigen Länder: ausgewählte Gesetzestexte im Fremdsprachenunterricht. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého.
  • Simon, H. (2006). Einführung in das deutsche Recht und die deutsche Rechtssprache. C. H. Beck, München.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Law Law in Public Administration (2013) Law, legal and public administration proceeding 1 Winter