Objectives of the course

Introducing students with a Constitutional order, as well as getting knowladge of the constitutional dictates of the largest countries in the world. Working out of the social practice from which the constitutional norms came out and in which these norms are being implemented. Study of the normative and real in the social life of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

CodeSubject statusSemesterClassesECTS
P-UST Compulsory III 4+2 9

Acquired knowledge

Training students to understand the formal and material concept of Constitutional law. Acquiring knowledge about the most important political institutions, that is, those institutions that relate to the highest authority of a state (on its structure, organization, functioning, limitation of its powers to human rights and rights, etc.). Study of the triple content of constitutional law, such as: the structure of the state, the composition and functioning of constitutional organs and the basic principles of the political regime of the state.

Content of the subject

General issues of the Constitutional law and classification of state forms; sources of constitutional law; function and nature of constitutional law, norms; constitutional history of Bosnia and Herzegovina; the history of the constitutionality of the world; state power; political institutions; federalism, confederalism, unitarism, regionalism; administration, judiciary, constitutional judiciary; elections and electoral system; human and civil rights; territorial organization and local self-government.

Teaching methods and material mastering

Lectures, exercises, consultations, written examinations (colloquiums) individual student work (seminar and homework, papers, etc.), as well as group participation of students in the study of certain thematic units.

Forms of knowledge assessment

  • Test 1 (0-15 points)
  • Test 2 (0-15 points)
  • Final exam (0-50 points)
  • Seminar(s) (0-10 points)
  • Teaching activities (0-10 points)