Important Grants and Projects

Major Grants and Projects

Participation in scientific and research projects supported and funded by grants is of great importance for the Faculty of Law CU in terms of the development of its scientific, research and even pedagogical activities.

In the academic year 2012/2013, the Faculty began to implement the following project: Master's Degree Programme in Foreign Language called "Law of European Integration and Globalization" which is co-funded by the European Union from the European Social Fund within the Operational Programme Education (hereinafter only referred to as "LEIG"). The grant is provided by the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of SR based on the agreement on provision of irrecoverable financial contribution No. 004/2012/4.2/OPV (call: OPV-2012/4.2/04-SORO). The project comprises two actions, namely (1) Transfer of innovative forms and methods into the system of legal education in a foreign language based on the needs of well-educated society and (2) Establishment of innovative foreign language education within the existing study programme “Law” in order to enhance international cooperation and mobility.This project has been successfully completed in the 2015/2016 academic year.

In December 2013, Comenius University in Bratislava started to implement the following project: University Scientific Park of Comenius University in Bratislava within the Operational Programme Research and Development (call: OPVaV-2012/4.2/08-RO) which is co-funded from the European Regional Development Fund and the state budget of the Slovak Republic where its contributor is the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of SR. The Faculty of Law of Comenius University in Bratislava by itself takes patronage over the activity 2.8 Societal Challenges for the 21st Century – Legal Challenges. The basis of this activity lies in the fact that the society and possibilities of its further development currently face rather complex challenges. Therefore, the research conducted into the area of social and human sciences, its results and their practical applicability is of greater importance for the society.

Furthermore, the Faculty takes part in other grant projects supported by the Agency for Science and Research (ASR) within the General Call, namely the following ones:

  • Guidelines and tools for effective elimination of unlawful acts in relation with potential insolvency
  • Effectiveness of Legal Regulation of Protection of Competition in Terms of Its Practical Application

The Faculty of Law CU also participates in scientific and research projects of the Scientific Grant Agency of Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of SR and Slovak Academy of Sciences (VEGA) and projects targeted at applied research in the area of education system and creative culture of the Cultural and Educational Grant Agency of Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of SR (KEGA). Currently, the Faculty participates in the following projects:

  • Institutional competitiveness in the light of changing external environment
  • Legal protection of participants in economic and legal relations with an emphasis on criminal-law instruments for protecting interests of creditors
  • A mechanism for implementing collective claims in the Slovak Republic
  • Challenges and prospects of the constitutional law of the Slovak Republic in the process of European integration and globalization
  • The concept of natural law and its principles in the development of the law, with a focus on procedural principles and proceedings in the Roman and Canon law
  • Legislative regulation of the Administrative Punishment
  • Impact of EU law making on Member State of the EU law making in terms of legislative technique and the law making process
  • Dynamics of Legal Regulation of Family Relations in Europe Representing a Challenge for the Slovak International Private Law
  • Development of Notary's Office
  • Transformation of Law and Its Consequences for Current Legal System
  • Code of Employment Court Procedure (New Legal Rule in the Area of Employment Law)

On the initiative of the Rector of CU supported by the Academic Senate of CU and Scientific Board of CU, CU awards the Grants of Comenius University to foster scientific, pedagogical and cultural projects of young teachers, research associates and internal Ph.D. students (all of them have to be of less than 30 years old). Annually, a number of projects from the Faculty of Law CU is either supported or incorporated into the group of participants from other faculties.

In the 2016/2017 academic year Faculty of Law applied for Erasmus +, Horizon 2020 Framework Programme, Interreg and The International Visegrad Fund grants.