Study unit code    U013 2018

Level Study program or it's part Year Semester
1 4000 LAW 2 Winter

ECTS kredits 5

Hours - Lectures 25
Hours - Seminars 5
Hours - Work 15
Hours - e-Work 10
Hours - Individual Student's Work 95

izr. prof. dr. HOLCMAN BORUT

Languages - lectures slovene
Languages - tutorial slovene

High-school knowledge of German. 
Content (Syllabus outline)
Law and legal language; fields of law - public and private law; legal practice. Human rights and Council of Europe. Slovene state organisation: President, National Assembly, Government, Judicial System, Human Rights ombudsman, Court of Audit, Local Self-government. Legal systems of German speaking states. European Union legal system. United Nations and NATO. Criminal law: crimes, criminal liability. Employment law: contract of employment, rights and obligations of parties; Social Security Law. Law of Obligations; Sale of Goods. Family law: Marriage, Divorce, Foster Care, Adoption; Making a Will. Intellectual Property Law. Company Law, Capital market, Taxation, Competition Law. Environmental protection. Formal writing. Oral presentation in German legal language.  
L. Jung: Fachsprache Deutsch, Rechtswissenschaft, Lese- und Arbeitsbuch, Ismaning, Regensburg 1994. H. Schnizer: Einführung in die Rechtswissenschaften und ihre Methoden, Univesitätsverlag Graz, Graz 1996. Ustava R Slovenije.  
The objective of this course is to bring German legal terminology and specifics of conceptions of German legal language and specifics of communication in German legal language closer to law students.  
Intendend learning outcomes - knowledge and understanding
Knowledge and Understanding: Upon the completion of this course a student will be: - Familiar with German legal terminology in certain fundamental legal fields; - Capable of reading German legal texts; - Qualified to write legal texts in German.  
Intendend learning outcomes - transferable/key skills and other attributes'
Transferable/Key Skills and other attributes: Oral and written communicating in German legal language on higher level: accepting and giving of informations in usual legal situations.  
Learning and teaching methods
• Lectures • Seminars • Tutorials: reading, writing and listening of legal texts, presentation of legal topics. Part of the tutorial is in a classroom while the rest is in the form of e-learning (e-tutorials may be given via video-conferencing or with the help of specially designed e-material in a virtual electronic learning environment).  

Assessment Weight (%)
Completed homeworks 30  
Collaboration in lectures, tutorials and lab work 10  
Written examination 50  
Oral examination 10  
• performed homeworks, • active participation in lectures and tutorials, • written examination (a student is admitted to the oral part of the examination on condition he/she performed homeworks, actively participated in lectures and tutorials as well as passed the written part of the examination), • oral examination.