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Autumn School of Legal Writing and Related Global Legal Skills

Course Objectives

The goal of this course is to provide students with information concerning: 

  • Basic research skills (how to find the necessary information in books, journals, case law);
  • Citation skills (making correct legal citations, avoiding plagiarism);
  • The ability to brief a case, find important information, use it as an argument;
  • The rules and structure of legal documents and seminars and final papers.

Dates and Location

The course will take place at the Faculty of Law, Masaryk University, Veveří 70, Brno, Czech Republic (the room No. 038), from October 14, 2019 to October 17, 2019.

Registration starts on September 9, 2019. The deadline for submission of applications is October 4, 2019.

For additional information please contact legal.writing at law.muni.cz

Type of Completion


Number of Credits


Assessment Methods

The students will be graded for their overall performance and activity during the seminars. Attendance at lectures is compulsory.

Target Audience

Undergraduate, graduate and Ph.D. students of law and legal science.

A good knowledge of English is necessary.

Tuition Fee

3750 CZK / 146 EUR


The fee does not cover meals nor the accommodation. The possibility is to use the dormitory of the Masaryk university. Also the Hotel Continental or the SONO Hotel are available. In case that you would like to get more info visit http://www.skm.muni.cz/ubytovani.php?akce=39&lang=en  ,  http://www.continentalbrno.cz/en/introduction.html or www.sonocentrum.cz/en/hotel

If you request the accommodation please contact legal.writing at law.muni.cz for more information and university discount.