Course detail


FAST-BVA010Acad. year: 2023/2024

Legal system of the Czech republic. Situation and sorting of the Czech law in legal systems. Basic legal terms and terminology. Constitutional rules of the Czech republic and the highest legal norms. Basic human rights and freedoms. System of courts of justice in the Czech republic. Principles of civil and business code, their mutual relations and their relations with trade law. Business subjects, business companies and co-operatives. Enterprise of physical persons, silent partnership and consortium. Commercial debt relationship. Contracts named and in-nominative. Most used kinds of contracts. Basic information about the system and situation of the construction law. Entrance into the labour law, basic employment law relationships, the contract of work.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.


Institute of Structural Economics and Management (EKR)

Entry knowledge

This subject orientation link up to basic knowledge of law from secondary school. Upon this subject will be linked next law subjects lectured in master degree study program, mainly: Administrative and Labour law and Law of business relations.

Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.


This subject makes possible to understand to basic principles, elements and system of Czech Republic legal system. It teaches basic institutions of constitutional, business and labour law.
Knowledge of understand to basic principles, elements and system of Czech Republic legal system.

Study aids

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

JANKŮ, Martin a kol. Základy práva pro posluchače neprávnických fakult. 7. vyd. Praha: C.H.Beck, 2022, 776 s. ISBN 978-80-7400-875-7. (CS)

JANKŮ, Martin a Karel MAREK. Vybrané kapitoly soukromého práva. Praha: C.H.Beck, 2018, 232 s. ISBN 978-80-7400-699-9.

SOLANKE, Iyiola and Jacques DELORS. EU law. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2022, 702 s. ISBN 9781108927468. (EN)

Recommended reading

ONDŘEJEK, Pavel. Koncepce práva jako systému. Praha: Wolters kluwer, 2020, 272 s. ISBN 978-80-7598-567-5. (CS)

SZTEFEK, Martin. Ekonomická analýza deliktního práva. Praha: Wolters kluwer, 2021, 140 s. ISBN 978-80-7598-990-1.

CHEN, Cher Weixia and Alison Dundes RENTELN. International Human Rights. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2022, 606 s. ISBN 9781108735384. (EN)


Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BPC-SI Bachelor's

    specialization E , 4. year of study, winter semester, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


1.–3. Legal system (public and private law, fundaments of the law, legal relationships and legal acts, limitation and preclusion).

4.–6. Constitutional rules (legislation power, executive power, power of justice, basic human rights and freedoms).

7.–8. Private law (principles, substance and differences civil and business code).

9.–11. Debt relationships (civil-legal and business-legal, comparison of basic types of contracts).

12.–13. Labour law (subject, substance and basic institutes of labour-law form).