NEWS

Doc. dr. Petra Weingerl, Foto: Andrej Petrelinšek
Doc. dr. Petra Weingerl, Foto: Andrej Petrelinšek

Doc. dr. Petra Weingerl has started running the prestigious Jean Monnet Module and the ARRS postdoctoral research project

Doc. dr. Petra Weingerl has started running two research projects. She was successful in the European Commission's Erasmus + call with the Jean Monnet Module "Fundamental Rights in EU Business Law and Policy (FURBUS)". The Jean Monnet Module, which will combine teaching and research in a highly topical area, will run for three years.

This semester, doc. dr. Weingerl also launched a postdoctoral research project entitled "Deterrence as a concept in private enforcement of EU law". The postdoctoral project, funded by the Slovene Research Agency (ARRS), will run for two years.

You are kindly invited to attend the activities of both projects.

Elisa Paredis, Ph.D. Researcher and teaching assistant, as a guest at the Faculty of Law University of Maribor

Elisa Paredis, Ph.D. Researcher and teaching assistant, as a guest at the Faculty of Law University of Maribor

Elisa Paredis, Ph.D. Researcher and teaching assistant, from Faculty of Law University of Leuven, Belgium is visiting our faculty this week. She will conduct interviews with us regarding the designations of origin of goods in connection with the promotion of Slovenian quality and will give a lecture for 3rd-year students as part of the EU Internal Market course.

We wish her a pleasant stay at Faculty of Law University of Maribor

The Jessup Moot Court Competition 2021 has come to an end

The Jessup Moot Court Competition 2021 has come to an end

Our faculty was represented by Nina Berglez, Ilona Osrajnik, Živa Šuta, and Eva Žagar, under the mentorship of Leon Brulec, Admir Muratović, doc. Petra Weingerl Ph.D. and prof. Matjaž Tratnik Ph.D.

The team of the Faculty of Law, University of Maribor, achieved 84th place (Preliminary and Advanced Rounds) in the world part of the competition (Global Rounds) among 571 teams, which represents 15% of the best. Živa Šuta was ranked among the 250 best speakers (oralists), and Nina Berglez reached 296th place as a speaker (White & Case Advanced Rounds all oralists).

As part of the competition, the team also recorded a presentation video, which you can watch below.

Congratulations!

The Students' Civil Litigation Moot at Faculty of Law, University of Maribor

The Students' Civil Litigation Moot at Faculty of Law, University of Maribor

The Students Civil Litigation Moot was first organized as an in-house moot for students from the Faculty of Law, University of Maribor and is getting bigger every year, with students from the Ljubljana Faculty of Law having started participating in 2016 and other universities in the following years.

The competition is based on a civil litigation procedure. Students need to study the procedural background to successfully file a lawsuit and afterward also the facts of the given case, to successfully argue their case in front of the made-up tribunal.

Double victory of our students: Živa Šuta, Nina Berglez, Ilona Osrajnik, and Eva Žagar, who received awards from intercontinental contests for the best-written documents of both parties at the JESSUP 2021 competition

Double victory of our students: Živa Šuta, Nina Berglez, Ilona Osrajnik, and Eva Žagar, who received awards from intercontinental contests for the best-written documents of both parties at the JESSUP 2021 competition

On March 1, 2021, the largest law competition, the Jessup Moot Court Competition 2021, began, a simulation of the proceedings before the International Court of Justice in The Hague. About 1000 faculties from all over the world take part in this competition every year!

The groups represented the 'Applicant' and the 'Respondent' and represented their solutions to 4 fundamental issues before recognized lawyers, judges, lawyers, and professors:

  • Border closures during a pandemic
  • Diplomatic asylum
  • The jurisdiction of the ICTY and the responsibility of the Countries to shoot down an aircraft.

At the intercontinental battles, the Faculty of Law of UM was represented by: Živa Šuta, Nina Berglez, Ilona Osrajnik, and Eva Žagar under the mentorship of Leon Brulec, Admir Muratović, doc. Petra Weingerl Ph.D. and prof. Matjaž Tratnik Ph.D.

They received two awards, namely the Best Memorial for the Applicant and the Best Memorial for the Respondent, awards for the best-written documents of both parties.

INTERNATIONAL STUDY

Subjects offered for International students in 2021/2022

 

The First Cycle University Study Programme "LAW"

(BOLOGNA 1):

  1. English Legal Terminology (U014, 5 ECTS, summer semester)
  2. EU Legal System and Institutions (U007, 5 ECTS, summer semester)
  3. Private International Law (U021, 5 CTS, winter semester)
  4. Family and Succession Law (U010, 7 ECTS, summer semester)
  5. Public International Law (U020, 6 ECTS, summer semester)
  6. International Trade Law (U032, 6 ECTS, summer semester)

 

The Second Cycle University Study Programme "LAW"

(BOLOGNA 2):

  1. Philosophy and Theory of Law (MP02, 7 ECTS, summer semester)
  2. European Company Law - Freedom of Establishment (MP20, 7 ECTS, winter semester)

 

The Second Cycle University Study Programme "EUROPEAN LEGAL STUDIES"

(BOLOGNA 2):

  1. EU Constitutional and Administrative Law (MEPŠ1, 8 ECTS, winter semester)
  2. European Judicial Protection (MEPŠ2, 8 ECTS, winter semester)
  3. Legal Principles and Economic Policy of the EU Internal Market (MEPŠ3, 8 ECTS, winter semester)
  4. Citizenship and Protection of Fundamental Rights in the EU ( MEPŠ7, 8 ECTS, winter semester)
  5. EU Foreign Policy (MEPŠ8, 8 ECTS, winter semester)
  6. Arbitration Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution (MEPŠ9, 8 ECTS, winter semester)
  7. European Labour Law (MEPŠ5, 8 ECTS, summer semester)
  8. EU Competition Law (MEPŠ6, 8 ECTS, summer semester)
  9. Cross-border Cooperation in Civil Matters (MEPŠ4, 8 ECTS, summer semester)

Link to more detailed descriptions of study programmes and study units of University of Maribor.

The majority of chosen subjects in your LA has to be from the faculty that covers study areas, specified in the Erasmus+ Interinstitutional Agreement between your home university and the University of Maribor.

INFO FOR STUDENTS

Guest lecture of Dr. Sarah Ganty

Guest lecture of Dr. Sarah Ganty

You are cordially invited to attend a guest lecture of dr. Sarah Ganty with the title "EU Asylum, Immigration and Integration Policy: Selected Issues". The lecture will be held on Monday, 14 March 2022, at 1 pm in the lecture hall Auditorium Maximum. The lecture will be held under the auspices of the Jean Monnet Module Fundamental Rights and EU Business Law and Policy.

Sarah Ganty, LL.M. (Yale), Ph.D. (ULB), is a FWO postdoctoral researcher at the University of Ghent and a guest lecturer at the Central European University in Vienna and at the Facultés Universitaires Saint-Louis in Brussels. Dr. Ganty is also a J. S. D. candidate at Yale Law School.