Study programmes / C-EM Economics and Management / International Business Law
Course code:MOP
Course title in language of instruction:Mezinárodní obchodní právo
Course title in Czech:Mezinárodní obchodní právo
Course title in English:International Business Law
Mode of completion and number of credits:Exam (5 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 2/1
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction:Czech
Level of course:master continuing
Semester:WS 2018/2019 - FBE
Name of lecturer:Ing. Veronika Králíková (instructor, lecturer)
JUDr. Ing. Libor Kyncl, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
JUDr. Ing. Jitka Matějková (instructor, lecturer)
Mgr. Ing. Jana Mikušová, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Mgr. Ondřej Pavelek (instructor)
Prerequisites:Final Bachelor Exam
Aims of the course:The course is aimed to present selected legal problems on the international commercial law, with special focus on the questions concerning the international contract relations incl. contracts on sales of goods and dispute resolution, and to provide them with orientation in selected international treaties' regimes and in non-state contract template systems (such as INCOTERMS).
Course contents:
1.International trade law (allowance 8/6)
a.Levels of legal regulation on international trade
b.Legal regulation of commercial relations with international element incl. legal regulation inside the EU (Brussels I bis, Rome I)
c.Legal relations containing international element - contract-based, tort-based and other

2.Selected instruments of international trade (allowance 6/4)
a.Contract on International Sales of Goods and its direct regulation
b.INCOTERMS and their significance for an evolution of international trade

3.Selected questions of international trade law (allowance 10/2)
a.World Trade Organization, legal basis, its bodies, operation and significance for an evolution of international trade
b.GATT, GATS and TRIPS - three fundamental legal instruments of international trade liberalization
c.Dispute resolution for disputes with international element (judicial, arbitration and mediation/conciliatory procedures)

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to understand foreign cultures and customes
-ability to work in international context
-capacity to adapt to new situations
-skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-forming of legal solution of problems by utilisation of the legal norms in forcero
-orientation in intermational legal environmrnt, especially for development of trading skills
-skills attached to utilisation and application of lelag information
-to develop the application of Czech norms practical problem solving

Type of course unit:required
Year of study:Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement:There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules:none
Assessment methods:Written exam with open questions - list of questiones prepared for the scope of mandatory study literature and additional study texts provided to students in the e-learning database.
Requirements for the exam correspond to the content of modules in the course.
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture28 h
     practice14 h
     consultation0 h
     preparation for exam78 h
     preparation of presentation6 h
     writing of seminar paper14 h
Total140 h

Basic reading list
  • JANKŮ, M. -- JANKŮ, L. Politické a právní základy evropských integračních seskupení. 1st ed. Praha: C.H. Beck, 2010. 234 p. Beckovy mezioborové učebnice. ISBN 978-80-7400-323-3.
  • JANKŮ, M. et al. Základy práva pro posluchače neprávnických fakult. 4th ed. V Praze: C.H. Beck, 2010. 497 p. Beckovy mezioborové učebnice. ISBN 978-80-7400-344-8.
  • ROZEHNALOVÁ, N. Právo mezinárodního obchodu. 3rd ed. Praha: Wolters Kluwer Česká republika, 2010. 549 p. ISBN 978-80-7357-562-5.
Recommended reading list
  • ROZEHNALOVÁ, N. Rozhodčí řízení v mezinárodním a vnitrostátním obchodním styku. 2nd ed. Praha: ASPI, 2008. 386 p. ISBN 978-80-7357-324-9.
  • ROZEHNALOVÁ, N. Transnacionální právo mezinárodního obchodu. 1st ed. Brno: PF MU, 1994. 205 p. ISBN 80-210-0855-5.