Course detail

Fundamentals of Law

ICV-PRMAcad. year: 2019/2020

Human society cannot exit without rules regulating various decisive aspects of human existence. Legal conscience based on knowledge of law and basic legal norms related to human activities, their far-reaching impacts and consequences are essentials for minimization of potential conflicts.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Basic survey on civil legal norms, ability to get orientated in norms.


No prerequisity knowledge is called for.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Participation on lectues, minimum 80%, and activity on discussion.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

  • Introduction into law science, branches of law, basic terms.
  • Constitution of the Czech Republic, state symbols.
  • Contents, form and subject of the law, law creation and legislative process.
  • Civil law and Civil Procedure Code.
  • Commercial law.
  • Labor law.
  • Civil-law obligations and agreements, examples of agreements and plaints.
  • Copyright Act and mental labour preservation.
  • Public law.


Acquisition of rudiments of law, knowledge of relationship between law and ethos, knowledge of basic legal norms, and their application to business and other economic activities.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

There are no checked study.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BO1-P Bachelor's

    branch B-OBN , 1. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, elective (voluntary)

  • Programme MO1-P Master's

    branch M-OBN , 1. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, elective (voluntary)

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer