736304 Environmental law

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Offered in
Wintersemester 2022/23
Languages of instruction


Concept and content of environmental law; historical background; basic principals of constitutional law (basic rights, national objectives, allocation of rights and duties); Institutions and Instruments of environmental law (decision making authorities, procedures, assessment of environmental effects); selected fields of environmental law (e.g. laws pertaining to water and waterways, waste legislation, industrial law, nature protection and landscape conservation)

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Understanding of interactions of nature, law and society; awareness raising for the principle of responsibility; awareness raising for nature as a national objective; environmental protection as objective and justification for protection of the country and its citizens; overview of decisions making authorities; understanding for deficits, errors and lacks of environmental law.
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