International Partnership

School of German Law

School of German Law

School of German Law is a free project for students, alumnus and teachers of the Law Faculty of Lviv National University, in which the participants have opportunity to visit lectures of eight German scholars and practitioners.

Classes are mainly held on weekends (Saturday and Sunday). During the year, students pass two tests for check up the acquired knowledge.

Requirements:

Knowledge of German (A2-B1 and above)

The level of language proficiency will be checked before the beginning of the lessons and can also be confirmed by the appropriate language certificate.

After completing the training, participants will receive a certificate of completion of the course and the opportunity to study at the Summer School of Law in Germany, attend the Law Faculty of the University of Bonn, and take part in a court hearing and other interesting activities.

The best student in the course receives a scholarship that provides research work at one of the German universities.

List of lectures:

  • 09/29-30/09/2018 – German Constitutional Law – Dr. Lars Broker, President of the Constitutional and Higher Administrative Court of the Rhineland-Palatinate
  • 10-10.10.2018 – Civil Law of Germany – Prof. Dr. Andreas Schickhoff, Faculty of Law, University of Munich, Ludwig-Maximilian
  • 10/11/2018 – German-Ukrainian Round Table on “Biobanks and Medical Research: Legal and Ethical Aspects” was held with the participation of 4 speakers: Prof. Dr. Andreas Schickhof – Head of the Department of Civil and Medical Law at the University of Ludwig-Maximilian Munich Natalia Kvit – Associate Professor of the Department of Civil Law and Procedure, Fr. Dr. Igor Boyko – Rector of Lviv Theological Seminary of the Holy Spirit of the UGCC, Head of the School of Bioethics of the Ukrainian Catholic University, Vadim Kinash – General Director of the Ukrainian Stem Cell Bank;
  • November 24-25, 2018 – Civil Procedure Law of Germany – Dr. David Paulus, Faculty of Law, University of Munich, Ludwig-Maximilian
  • 02/16-17/02/2019 – Administrative Procedural Law of Germany – Uwe Görgen, Presiding Judge of the Trier Administrative Court
  • 04.-6.04.2019 – Trade Law and Law of Associations of Germany – Prof. Dr. Christoph Schertel, Heidelberg High School
  • 04/13-14/04/2019 – Administrative Law of Germany – Stefan Schulte, Judge of the Administrative Court
  • 10-03.10.2019 – German constitutional law – Dr. Lars Broker, President of the Constitutional and Higher Administrative Court of the Rhineland-Palatinate
  • 11/16-17/11/2019 – Administrative Law of Germany – Stefan Schulte, Judge of the Administrative Court
  • 12-8.12.2019 – Civil Law of Germany – Dr. Doering, Faculty of Law, University of Munich, Ludwig-Maximilian
  • 12-15.12.2019 – Civil Procedure Law of Germany – Dr. David Paulus, Faculty of Law, University of Munich, Ludwig-Maximilian

For further information please contact the coordinator of the Center for German Law Assoc. Natalia Kvit (Department of Civil Law and Procedure – Audit 306), tel. 0503170201 (Viber, WhatsApp) or email: natali_kvit@yahoo.com

School of Polish and European Law

Students, post-graduate students, teachers and alumnus of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv have the opportunity to study and participate in events organized within the School of Polish and European Law, which is a joint project of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv and the Law and Administration Faculty of Jagiellonian University in Krakow.

The school starts in 2007-2008  and provides lectures by scholars, legal practitioners not only from the Republic of Poland, but also from the European Union.

What is more the program of study at the School of Polish and European Law also includes  Polish language course where everyone can also learn legal terminology.

In addition alumnus have the opportunity to practice in the best law firms in Poland and study at Jagiellonian University in Krakow.

In 2019, when the School of Polish and European Law was functioning the following activities were carried out in conjunction with students, post-graduate students, teachers and alumnus of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv:

Open lectures on the topic: “Administrative Law of the Republic of Poland” with the participation of professor of  University of Warsaw Jovanna Yakubek-Lialik (February 22-23, 2019, Lviv)

Open lectures on the topic: “Fundamentals of the Law of the Republic of Poland”, which was held by Dr. Tomasz Zymkowski, Member of the Seimas of the Republic of Poland, Dr.Malogata Wassermann, Member of the Seimas of the Republic of Poland, Jaroslav Krajewski, Member of the Seimas of the Republic of Poland, Mr. Ivpunat Aremu Bartosz Kownacki, Member of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland (February 21, 2019, Lviv)

Open lectures on the topic “Criminal Law of the Republic of Poland” by Dr. Agnieszka Pilch, Judge of Cracow District Court, Adjunct at the Department of Criminal Law in the Faculty of Law and Administration of Jagiellonian University, Deputy Head of the National School of Judges and Prosecutors of the Republic of Poland (02-03 2019, Lviv)

Open lectures on the topic: “Administrative Procedural Law of the Republic of Poland” by Dr. Joanna Lemanska, Judge of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Poland, Adjunct at the Department of Administrative Law in Faculty of Law and Administration of Jagiellonian University, prof. Malgorzata Manowska, Judge of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Poland, Head of the School of Judges and Prosecutors of the Republic of Poland, in cooperation with Jagiellonian University (April 12-14, 2019, Lviv)

Open lectures on the topic: “Constitutional Law of the Republic of Poland”, by prof. Miroslav Granat, Head of the Department of Constitutional Law, Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University, retired Judge of the Constitutional Tribunal of the Republic of Poland (March 29-30, 2019, Lviv)

Open lectures on “Civil Law of the European Union” by prof. Frederick Zoll, Professor of the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Osnabrück University, Lecturer of the Universities of Orleans, Cannes, Vienna, Mainz, Colonies, Munster, Washington, Antwerp, Member of the Codification Commission on Civil Law Reform of the Republic of Poland 2015-2015. (April 20, 2019, Lviv)

Open lectures on the topic “Tax Law and Financial Control in the Republic of Poland” by professor Pavel Borshovsky, Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Law, Administration and Economics of the University of Wroclaw, Dr. Claudia Stelmashchik, Doctor of the Ingels Silesius Higher Professional School in Walbrzych, Member of the Main Commission on Offenses in the Field of Finance 9, 22-23, 2019

Open lectures on the topic “European Union Law” by Dr., lawyer Rudolf Ostrykhansky, Adjunct of the University of Warsaw, Dr. Agatha-Barbara Tzapik (May 11-12, 2019, Lviv)

Within the framework of the round table, the topic: “Scope of the rule of law – judicial independence in the jurisprudence of the CJEU” was discussed with the participation of  Dr. Rudolf Ostrychansky ,who is a lawyer and the adjunct of the University of Warsaw , and Agatha-Barbara Tsapik ( May 12, 2019, Lviv)

Open lectures on the topic: “Criminal Enforcement Law of the Republic of Poland” by professor Adam Radzik, Professor of  the University of Warsaw, Judge of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Poland (May 17, 2019, Lviv)

Lectures on the topic: “Family Law of the Republic of Poland” 14.06.2019-15.06.2019 by Dr. Galina Novara-Bach, Senior Lecturer of the  Department of Civil Law in Faculty of Law and Administration, Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Notary Public (14-15 June 2019, Lviv )

And also school “Arbitration and Mediation in the Republic of Poland” was held with the participation of Ms. Pavel Sikora (Partner), Marek Malciak (Senior Attorney) at KKG Law Firm (September 6-8, 2019, Lviv)

School of American Law

In collaboration with the Chicago-Kent College of Law (IIT) at the Law Faculty of Lviv National University was opened  the School of American Law, which gives the opportunity for students, teachers and alumnus to attend  lectures of best American professors in various areas of law and to get a certificate of Chicago-Kent College of Law (IIT).

Teachers and Subjects of the School of American Law:

  • prof. Dana Wagner, In-House Corporate Law Practice, former head of law at Google and Square (among 5 of tech’s most powerful lawyers in the USA);
  • prof. Edward Lee, Intellectual Property Law, Harward cum laude graduate, one of the top scholars in the field of IP Law in the United States;
  • prof. Maurine Neiberg, Intellectual Property Law (Patents, Trademarks, Copyright), practitioner, one of the best patent lawyers in Chicago;
  • prof. Richard Wright, Tort Law, one of the best Tort Law connoisseurs in the world;
  • prof. Thomas Hill, International Business Transactions, long-time Vice President of one of the multinational corporations, businessman and scientist;
  • prof. Edward Carter, Illinois Attorney General, one of Chicago’s top criminal law professionals, and others.

Classes are held in English at weekends at LNU Law School . The participants of the School take the exams of the completed courses and in the case of successful completion, receive a certificate.

Students of the School  have a right to continue their studies and to earn a degree within two years of completing their studies at the School of Law.

LLM at Chicago-Kent College of Law (IIT).

International events

International trainings on Roman law as a basis of European law culture: the experiences of Ukraine and Poland

Organized by the law faculty of Lviv National University and The Pius XI Academic Guild in Lublin, with the assistance of the Department of State History, Law and Political and Legal Studies of Lviv National University and the Department of Roman Law at the Catholic University of Lublin, St. John Paul II.

Round table within the School of Polish and European Law on: «Scope of the rule of law – judicial independence in the jurisprudence of the CJEU ”, lawyer, associate professor at the University of Warsaw, Dr. Rudolph Ostryhansky, Dr. Agatha-Barbara Tzapik (May 12, 2019)

International Conference “Administrative Justice in Poland and in Ukraine: Comparative Aspects ”, organized by Law Faculty and Supreme Court (September 27, 2019)

The VII International Forum on the Practice of the European Court of Human Rights. It was organized by the Law Faculty, the Supreme Court and OSCE Project Coordinator in Ukraine (November 22-23, 2019).

On March 21, 2019, was organized the meting with Professor Bostan Zupancic (Former Judge of the European Court of Human Rights, Vice-President UN Committee against Torture, Doctor of Laws (Harvard University).

March 16-24, 2019, the Law School held free lectures on the course “Legal English”, held by professors Würzburg (Germany) Karin Linhart and Roger Fabry.

July 05, 2019 in the framework of cooperation between the Department of Criminal Law and of Criminology at Lviv National University and Department of Criminal Law and Criminology at the Maria Kuri Skłodowska University (Lublin, Poland) at the Faculty of Lublin Law and Administration of Maria Curie-Skłodowska University took place international scientific conference on criminal law which was devoted to the study of the institution of extreme need in the criminal the law of Ukraine and the Republic of Poland. With scientific reports on the most controversial problems discussed topic were invited aslo the doctor Habilitated Marek Bozgava, Doctor Habilitated Grzegorz Smyk, Doctor habilitated Aneta Michalska-Varias, habilitated doctor Andrzej Wrzyszcz, Dr. Krzysztof Valya, Dr. Piotr Poniatowski, Ph.D. Markin VI, Ph.D. Shup’yana M.Yu., Ph.D. Senko MM

A joint international conference was held with the Department of Criminal Justice Law of Maria Curie-Skłodowska University (Lublin, Republic Poland) on May 23, 2019 in Lviv National Ivan Franko University . It was dedicated to the problem of responsibility of bodily injury in Ukraine and the Republic of Poland

There was a meeting with Esther de Roy, the head of the Amsterdam District Court,Vice-President of the Association of Judges of the Administrative Courts of Europe, Member of the European Judges for Judges Foundation (March 04, 2019,Lviv)

Roundtable on the Rule of Law and Justice in the Modern human rights paradigm with the participation of Professor Bostjan Zupancic (former judge at the European Court of Human Rights, Vice-President of the UN Committee against Torture, Doctor of Laws (Harvard University)

Book presentation On the European Court of Human Rights Rights “/” Sur la Cour Européenne des droits de l’homme “, (21 March 2019, Lviv)

Meeting on topic “Criminal liability of legal entities: EU requirements and experience of Lithuania “with Guintaras Shvedas, Advisor to the Minister of Justice of Lithuania, an international expert on the EU Law – Justice project, professor and Head of the Department of Criminal Law, Vilnius University, Former Deputy Minister of Justice of Lithuania (1993-2006), Agent of the Government The Republic of Lithuania at the European Court of Human Rights (1995-2003), Advisor to the Commission on Legal Systems (State and Judiciary Committee) Of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania (1990-1993), (09 March 2019, Lviv)

Open lectures by Jan K. Seigel, American Lawyer, Lawyer, a partner at Seigel Law in America. “Trying a criminal case” (April 1 2019), “The Difference between US and Ukrainian Criminal Law.” (April 2, 2019)

The meeting with Edith Zeller which was organized by the President of the European Association administrative judges) (Austria) and Bartosz Wojciechowski, Judge of the High of the Administrative Court (Poland) (4 April 2019, Lviv)

The meeting with the judges of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Poland John Bozhen Lemansky, Doctor of Laws, Lecturer Jagiellonian University and Administrative Specialist Law, and Malgorzata Manowska, Doctor of Laws, Professor Ryszard Lazarski University (April 12-13, 2019, Lviv)

Meeting on the topic “Legislation of Europe and Italy Consumer Protection ”by Reggio Calabria and Angelo Ferraro, professors of the Mediterranean University (Reggio Calabria, Italy) (May 03, 2019, Lviv)

Dr. Yakub M. Lukashevich, lecturer of the Department of Civil, opened the lectureLaw, Faculty of Law and Administration of Rzeszow University, on the topic “Birth certificates under Polish law (problem same-sex couples) (07 May 2019, Lviv)

Open lectures “Arbitration and Mediation in the Republic of Poland” with the participation of Ms. Pavel Sikora (Partner), Marek Maltziak (Senior Attorney), in the framework of cooperation with Jagiellonian University in Krakow (September 6-8, 2019, Lviv)

International Internship

Scientific internship at the Department of Criminal, Criminal procedure and Сopyright Law of the University of Tübingen Eberhard Karl (Postgraduate Student at the Department of  Criminal Law and Criminology Alon Shkodyak (July 1 – 30 August), graduate student at the Department of Labor,Law Oksana Gulkevich (July 1 – July 30 August) and a postgraduate at the Department of Criminal Procedure and Criminalistics Yuri Pih (July 7 – 8 September )

Professor Nor V.T. and Docent Slyusarchuk H. R. participated in internationally internship at the University of Graz (Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz) in Graz (Austria) during 02.05.2019 as part of the project Implementation of the project “Modernization of Master’s program for future courts, prosecutors which is complied with European Human Rights Standard (ERASMUS + KA2 Collaboration to introduce innovation and share positive experiences -Capacity Building in Higher Education).

Professor Burdin V.M. and Associate Shup’yan M.Yu. passed the international scientific internship at the Faculty of Law of the University of Maria Curie Skłodowska in Lublin, Poland (Lublin, November 4-10 2018).

Docent  Mochulska M.E. passed a scientific internship in the University of Vienna (Austria) (10 October- 31 October 2019). Head of Internship – Professor at the Institute of Public and Administrative Law of University of Vienna Daniel Ennockle. Internship topic: “ The independence of the judiciary in Austria: lessons for Ukraine. “

Docent  Kvit N.M. passed a scientific internship in Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich at the Department of Civil and Medical rights under the scientific guidance of professor Andreas Spikhoff (June -August 2019).

Docent  Stetsyk N.V. participated in the Internship Program at the Faculty of Law of Foggia University «Human Rights and Cultural Diversity» within Erasmus + KA 1 Programs /Higher Education (July 21-25, 2019), Foggia(Italy), and also took part in training course “Introduction to German Law” (16 hours). at the Faculty of Law,of the Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg (Würzburg, Germany) (July 5–21, 2019).

Docent  Shandra R. S., Docent Senik S.V. passed the international scientific internship at Wroclaw University (Republic of Poland).

Professor Kossak V.M., Docent Moryak -Protopopova H.M. passed the international scientific internship at Rzeszow University (Republic of Poland).

Docent Shkolik A.M. was passed internship at Jagiellonian University (Republic of Poland).

Postgraduate Shkodyak A.I. attended the academy “Civil law and protection of fundamental rights ” in Bonn (Germany). The academy was supported jointly by the German Foundation for International Legal Cooperation (Bonn, Germany) and Faculty of  Law of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv (Lviv, Ukraine), November 2018.

Joint master’s double degree program with Nicholas Romeris University. (Vilnius, Lithuania)

In accordance with the Agreement on cooperation in the implementation of masters programs in the field of European International Business Law with the Mykolas Romeris University 04.07.2018 there is a master’s program of double diploma at the Faculty of Law of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv

Participants of the joint master’s program are citizens of Ukraine who have entered the magistracy of the Faculty of Law according to the results of the independent test (specialization “Legal Support of European Integration of Ukraine”).

The language of instruction is English (English language certificate is not required). Teaching at the master’s program in Ukraine is provided by the Faculty of Law and the Faculty of International Relations of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv.

The duration of the master’s program is two years, one of which is spent at the Law Faculty of Lviv University and the other one at the Mykolas Romeris University (Vilnius, Lithuania).

Students who successfully complete the Program will receive a Master’s Degree issued by the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv and a master’s degree issued by the Mykolas Romeris University.

At the Mykolas Romeris University students pay a fee set for the academic year of study which is half the amount for students of the Law Faculty of of Law of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv.

In addition, students can apply for a scholarship from the Government of Lithuania, which will fully cover the costs of the study and will include additional student payments. For instance, two law students have received such scholarships in 2019.

At the moment 22 students are participating in the joint master’s program of double diploma, 9 students are studying at the Mykolas Romeris University, the rest of the students will begin their studies in September 2020.

For additional information regarding the joint master’s degree program, please contact the Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Law Martha Mochulska (marta.mochulska@lnu.edu.ua)

Project 530181-TEMPUS-1-2012-1-DE-TEMPUS-SMGR “INURE: Integrated University Management System: EU Experience On NIS Countries’ Ground”

Main partner – Germany, Koblenz-Landau University
Supervisor – associate prof. V.M. Kukharskyy
Deadline: 2013-2014

Application for Swedish Institute Funding. Education for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (E4E&I)

Main partner – Stockholms Universitet
Partners – Institutionen for data- och systemvetenskap, DSV, Lviv Regional State Administration; Department of Economy and Industrial Policy; Ayond AB; Sweden SME; SoftServe, Ukraine; Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (TSU)
Supervisor – prof. Y.H. Savula
Deadline: 2012-2014

Project 530601-TEMPUS-1-2012-1-PL-TEMPUS-SMHES “INARM: Informatics and Management: Bologna-Style Qualification Frameworks”

Main partner – Poland, Uniwersytet Marii Curie-Skіodowskiey w Lubline [UMCS]
Supervisor – prof. Y.H. Savula
Deadline: 2012-2014

Project 144742-TEMPUS-2008-DE-JPHES “Educational Centers’ Network on Modern Technologies of Local Governing – creating of training centers of information and e-goverment technology studying for employees of local government administrations”

Supervisor – prof. Y.H. Savula
Deadline: 2009-2010

University Business Development Centre

– Ukrainian-Swedish project in Ivan Franko National University of L’viv
Web-site of project – http://idealab.files.lviv.ua
Supervisor – prof. Y.H. Savula
Deadline: 2005-2009

Project № M492-2003 “Modelling of ground contamination by means of plant protection by using novel computer technologies”

Within the framework of international cooperation between Ukraine and Hungary.
Supervisor – prof. Y.H. Savula
Deadline: 2003-2004

Project № 2М/271-2000 “Development of mathematical and numerical models for advection-diffusion contamination”

Within the framework of international cooperation between Ukraine and Hungary.
Supervisor – prof. Y.H. Savula
Deadline: 2000-2001