Course syllabus PHD_U036 - EU Land Law (FESRD - 2019/2020 - post-graduate studies)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of European Studies and Regional Development
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
EU Land Law
Level of study: 3.
Course supervisor:
Supervising department:
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Teaching hours per week: 1/0 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods : lectures ,including guest speakers, seminars, practical assignments, class discussion, team project work, study of related publications and relevant websites
Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning):
full-time, attendance method, part-time, attendance method
Mode of completion and ECTS credits allocated:
PHD exam (8 credits)
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods :
class participation (10%) + work on specific research questions (60%) + written exam (30%)
Objectives and learning outcomes of the course unit:
to explain main objectives of EU land law
to explain broad complex of legal regulations related to land law in Slovakia in the context of the EU
to discuss the impact of the EU on the land law in Slovakia
to explain barriers of insufficient implementation of legal regulation related to land use in Slovakia
Land law in Slovakia has among the EU countries one of the most complicated and uncoordinated legal regulation. There is a gap of experts who are able to explain and summarize land law in Slovakia.
 to obtain knowledge and competences about EU land law and Slovak land law
 to understand complicated legal regulation of the land in Slovakia
 gain practical knowledge related decision-making process related to land
 express professional opinion on specific topics related to soil protection in the EU
Course contents:
1. Introduction to the European Union and EU legislation
2. Functioning of the EU legislation
3. Policies of the EU, EU land law
4. Agricultural multifunctionality and Europe,s new land debate
5. Land law in Slovakia in the context of EU land law
6. Land fragmentation – problem of EU land policy
7. Decision-making related to land
8. Future challenges of the land law in the EU and Slovakia
9. Individual research work commonly prepared by students on EU land law problems
Recommended or required reading:
1. SPARKERS PETER European Land Law ,ISBN 978-1-84113-758-2,547p.Printed in Greit Britain ,2007
2. BANDLEROVÁ, A. a kol.: Agrárne právo Európskej únie. SPU v Nitre .2007 218s. ISBN 978-80-8069-990-1
4. BANDLEROVÁ,A.- MARIŠOVÁ,E: Úvod do štúdia Agrárneho práva EÚ. SPU v Nitre:2003, ISBN 80-8069-208-4
5. ŠTEFANOVIČ, M. 2010. Pozemkové právo. 1. Edition. Bratislava: Eurounion. 2010. p. 312. ISBN: 9788089374106
6. MUCHOVÁ, Z. - KONC, Ľ. Pozemkové úpravy: postupy, prístupy a vysvetlenia. 1. vyd. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2010. 222 s. ISBN 978-80-552-0426-0 (brož.)
7. RODGERS, Ch. 2008 Agricultural law. 3. Edition. UK: Kerrypress, Ltd. Luton, Bedforshire, UK. 2008. ISBN: 978 1 84592 092 0
9. EU policy for agriculture ,food and rural areas,edited by: Arie Oskam,Gerrit Meester and Huib Silvis ,Wageningen Academic Publishers 2011,ISBN 978-90-8686-180-4

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Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 28

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Name of lecturer(s):
prof. JUDr. Anna Bandlerová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
doc. JUDr. Lucia Palšová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
prof. Ing. Pavol Schwarcz, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Supervisor signature and last modification:
14. 1. 2019

Last modification made by Ing. Martin Mastík, PhD. on 01/14/2019.

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