546-0747 – Environmental Law (ENVPR)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental Engineering
Subject guarantorprof. Ing. Vladimír Lapčík, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Subject version
Version codeYear of introductionYear of cancellationCredits
546-0747/01 2008/2009 5
546-0747/02 1998/1999 2008/2009 5
546-0747/03 2019/2020 4
546-0747/04 2019/2020 4

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The target of the subject is acquainting of students with fundamentals of environmental law in the Czech Republic.

Teaching methods



Subject treats of Czech environmental law. Preamble is devoted to Czech environmental state administration. Main attention is focused on legal regulations in the sphere of air protection, water protection, soil protection, and legal form in the sphere of natural and country-side protection, forest-land resources protection, waste management, environmental impact assessment, mineral raw material exploitation, working environment management (focused on human health management), noise and vibration protection, nuclear safety and cultural monuments maintenance.

Compulsory literature:

KRÄMER, L. EC Environmental Law. London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2000. HOLLO. E. and K. MARTTINEN. North European Environmental Law. Helsinky: Hakapaino Oy, 1995. KISS, A. and D. SHELTON. Manual of European Environmental Law. Cambridge: Grotius Publications, Cambridge University Press, 1994. SANDS, P. Principles of International Environmental Law. Vol. I. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1995.

Recommended literature:

KRÄMER, L. Focus on European Environmental Law. London, 1997. SEERDEN, R. and M. HELDEWEG (Editors). Comparative Environmental Law in Europe. 1996. JANS, J. European Environmental Law. Hague, London, Boston, 1995. Environmental Acts of the Czech Republic and the Europe Union.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.