The academic employees, as well as a number of the students of the Faculty of Law, have often been successful in the field of scholarly and research activities, often on an international scale. The main areas of scholarly activity of the Faculty include scholarly-research projects, organizing conferences, publication of Faculty journals and many other scholarly outputs by the individual members of the Faculty academic community.


Juridical Days in Olomouc

The International Conference Juridical Days in Olomouc will be held on April 25, 2019. The Conference takes place annually and represents the most important event in the area of scientific life at the Faculty of Law in Olomouc.

The conference consists of two parts, as usual. Prominent experts will participate in the opening plenary session. The theme of the plenary session will be "30 years of posttotalitarian legal order". The second part takes place in thematic sections.

Olomouc Debates of Young Lawyers

The Olomouc meetings are intended as a place for constructive debate, brainstorming and creative searching for answers to established questions. This conference traditionally creates an environment for open debate over various topics. The majority of time is reserved for free discussion, a form preferred over presentation of a vast amount of contributions.

Recent years of the debates have demonstrated that the Olomouc meetings are not only a professional competition among the participants, but also a space for establishing professional and especially interpersonal connections. They also are in line with the conference motto "Cooperation and Friendship".

Further information may be found here

Day of Private Law in Olomouc

This international scholarly conference is organized annually by the Department of Private Law and Civil Proceedings of the UP Faculty of Law under the patronage of the Dean of the Faculty of Law JUDr. Zdenka Papoušková, Ph.D. and the Head of the Department prof. JUDr. Ivo Telec, CSc.

Traditionally, the main aim of the conference is to provide a meeting place for young scholarly employees of Czech and foreign faculties of law, especially students of doctoral degree programs focused on private law, as well as for professional debate on selected topics within the particular conference sections.


This biennial international scholarly conference taking place at the UP Faculty of Law aims at interdisciplinary reflections on mediation in the Czech Republic and abroad, analysis of the conditions under which mediation is executed in the Czech Republic, and recommendations for further theoretical investigation in the field and applications in practice. It last took place in October 2017.

The conference traditionally comprises three parts. The opening speeches by the key speakers are followed by contributions in the individual conference sections focused for instance on theory and research in mediation, application of mediation, the profession of a mediator, education in mediation and other topical issues. The third part of the conference consists of interactive workshops.

Professional Journals

Acta Iuridica Olomucensia

A reviewed professional law periodical registered in the global interdisciplinary database ERIH PLUS, published by Palacký University in the Olomouc Faulty of Law. AIO is a multidisciplinary law journal covering all jurisprudence disciplines and all legal professions.

International and Comparative Law Review

This reviewed law journal registered in the database ERIH PLUS, published by the Palacký University Faculty of Law, focuses on reflection of professional research in the field of international and EU law, as well as the law of the Czech Republic and other EU member states. An emphasis is placed on the legal systems of Central European states.

European Studies — The Review of European Law, Economics and Politics

It is a journal published by the Czech Association for European Studies and Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence in EU Law of the Palacký University Faculty of Law.

Jean Monnet

Jean Monnet is one of the centralized activities within the Erasmus+ program, an EU educational program for the period 2014-2020 (previously, it was part of the Lifelong Learning Program EU 2007-2013). As a centralized activity, JM is governed directly by the European Commission and its administration is implemented by the Education, Culture and Audiovisual Executive Agency (EACEA).

Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence From Supranational Organisation to a Federal Union of States (Reform of the EU and related issues)

Holder: Assoc. prof. et Assoc. prof. JUDr. Naděžda Šišková, Ph.D.

Jean Monnet Chair in EU Economic Integration in a global perspective

Chair-holder: Assoc. prof. Vaclav Stehlik, LL.M., Ph.D.

Science and Research Support Centre

The Centre creates conditions for development of science and research at the Faculty. In particular, it informs academic employees about current grant opportunities for their scholarly and other creative activities. It also provides methodical support and help with searching for grant opportunities, processing and submitting grant applications, implementation of grants awarded, organizing conferences and seminars, and ensuring the publication activities of the Faculty. The office of the Head of the Science and Research Support Centre is held by the Vice-Dean for Science and Research.

JUDr. Ondrej Hamuľák, Ph.D.
Vice-Dean for Science and Research
Tel.: +420 585 637 635

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