Faculty of LawComenius University Bratislava

Department of Commercial Law and Economic Law

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In terms of its pedagogical process, the Department of Commercial Law and Economic Law ("the Department") primarily focuses on teaching compulsory courses – Commercial Law I, Commercial Law II and selective compulsory course – Economic Law. The Department also offers a wide range of elective courses taught in English and German, e.g. Comparative Competition Law, Moot Court Competition, Direct Foreign Investments, International Commercial Arbitration - VIS MOOT, Negotiation, Corporate Governance, Finanzmarktaufsicht (Financial Market Supervision), etc.

The Basics of Austrian Private Law, a project focused on commercial law and European law, is realised by the Department in co-operation with the Research Institute of Central and Eastern Europe Law at Vienna University of Economics and Business.

Its pedagogical and scientific activities are carried out by a team of renowned experts who are active in the academic sphere and who are also legal practitioners and hold prominent positions within the judiciary and public administration. Professor JUDr. Mária Patakyová, PhD. is currently the Vice Rector for Legislation of Comenius University in Bratislava. Other personalities who held or are currently holding significant social and managerial positions and represent recognised and respected experts in their field (inter alia, prof. JUDr. Oľga Ovečková, DrSc., member of the Legislative Board of the Government of SR, 1983 – 1995 the Director of the Institute of State and Law of the Slovak Academy of Sciences, doc. JUDr. Lucia Žitňanská, PhD. – Minister of Justice from 2010 to 2012) were also the members of this Department. At present, there are 1 professor, 2 associate professors, one research assistant and 10 daily Ph.D. students working at the Department. All of its members have made the Department win a good reputation and have made the Faculty and Comenius University earn significant credit nationally as well as internationally.


Head of Department:

JUDr. Branislav Jablonka, PhD.

Deputy Head of Department:

JUDr. Peter Lukáčka, PhD.


·         tel.: 02/592 44 304

·         e-mail: kophp@flaw.uniba.sk

address: Šafárikovo námestie č. 6 P. O. BOX 313 810 00 Bratislava