Course: 2nd Foreign Language 1 - German

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Course title 2nd Foreign Language 1 - German
Course code KJA/N2NJ1
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Master
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
  • Klčová Renata, Mgr.
  • Girmanová Jana, JUDr. PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Seminar topics: 1. Vývoj práva - Die Rechtsentwicklung 2. Obyčejové právo ? Gewohnheitsrecht 3. Právní odvětví - Gliederung des Rechts / Rechtsgebiete 4. Stát a právní řád - Der Staat und die Rechtsordnung 5. Subjektivní práva a povinnosti - Subjektive Rechte und Pflichten 6. Moderní právo - Das moderne Recht 7. Rovnost a diskriminace ? Gleichheit und Diskriminierung 8. Prameny německého práva - Rechtsquellen des deutschen Rechts 9. Hierarchie norem a kolize norem? Normenhierarchie und Kollisionsregeln 10. Evropské kontinentální právo a angloamerické právo - Kontinentaleuropäisches und angelsächsiches Recht 11. Případ Miller vs. Jackson, případová studie ? Fall Miller vs. Jackson

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic Lecture(Interpretation, Training)
Learning outcomes
The students choose the second foreign language as a compulsory subject (German). They are supposed to have intermediate knowledge of general language. The subject called 2nd foreign language is focused on technical legal terminology. During the 1st term they consolidate their knowledge of the general language. The students further study new legal terminology.
Students who have completed this subject will gain knowledge and skills in the field of technical legal terminology and will become familiar with german legal system.
Completion of this subject is not conditional upon completion of another subject.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance

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.
Recommended literature
  • Girmanová, J. (2012). Deutsche Rechtssprache. Praha: Leges.
  • Horálková, M. (2010). Německo-český právnický slovník =: Deutsch-Tschechisch Rechts Wörterbuch. Praha: Leda.
  • Simon, H., & Funk-Baker, G. (2006). Einführung in das deutsche Recht und die deutsche Rechtssprache. München: C.H. Beck.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Law Law (2010) Law, legal and public administration proceeding 2 Winter
Faculty of Law Law (2010) Law, legal and public administration proceeding 3 Winter
Faculty of Law Law (2010) Law, legal and public administration proceeding 4 Winter