Objectives of the course

The objective of the subject is to get the necessary knowledge and skills for recognizing and classifying certain solutions from other administrative systems. The result of the mastered program in this subject will be the acquisition of basic and deepened knowledge of basic groups of administrative systems, as well as European and international administrative law.

CodeSubject statusSemesterClassesECTS
P-UUP Chosen X 2+2 5

Acquired knowledge

Students gain knowledge, skills, developed abilities and competences to independently solve practical and theoretical problems in the area of comparative administrative law and organize and realize developmental and scientific research. Students can understand and use state-of-the-art knowledge in the field of comparative law, think critically, act creatively, independently and communicate at a professional level in communicating scientific and research results.

Content of the subject

Basic characteristics of comparative administrative law. Theoretical framework: state and administration. The emergence of modern state administration. The development stage of the administration. Perspectives of governance development (tendencies, stability and adaptability, freedom and justice, imbalance, accelerated change, law reform, and public administration of the future). Anglo-Saxon administrative-legal system – development. US administrative authorities (agencies). Acts of administration in the United States. Judicial control of the administration in the United States. United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Structural crisis and administration reform. Central State Administration in the UK. Examples of the main components of administrative activity in the United Kingdom. France, the development of state administration by the end of the first half of the 20th century. State administration as the main backbone of the state. Contemporary French central administration. Official system in France. France and Europe. Blocks of administrative activity. German administrative law. Vajmar Republic. National Socialism. Contemporary trends in the development of German administration and administrative law. Administrative structures. Administrative work. Personnel, finance and working methods. Europeanization of the German administration. European Administrative Law and European Administrative Space.

Teaching methods and material mastering

Lectures, interactive forms of teaching, case analysis, individual and group projects.

Forms of knowledge assessment

  • Test 1 (0-15 points)
  • Test 2 (0-15 points)
  • Final exam (0-50 points)
  • Research work (0-15 points)
  • Teaching activities (0-5 points)