Luidmyla Savanets
Head of the School of Polish and European Law
Candidate of Juridical Sciences, Associate Professor at the Department of International Law and European Integration Deputy Head of Coordination Council of Young Lawyers of Ternopil Region at the Main Department of Justice in Ternopil Region.
Phone: (0352) 25-16-33, internal: 15-2-08.
Address:  TNEU Law Building, 46а Mykulynetska st., каб. 320

School of Polish and European Law

 The School of Polish and European Law is a joint Polish-Ukrainian project, the basis of which is the Cooperation Agreement between the Ternopil National Economic University and Jagiellonian University (Krakow, Poland). This agreement provides for the functioning of the School, as well as the participation of the Universities in the organization of joint scientific conferences and seminars with the participation of teachers and students of both educational institutions; preparation of joint scientific publications; exchange of teachers, graduate students and students from both universities; realization of joint research projects involving teachers, researchers and students of both educational establishments.


The Polish and European Law School is an annual program. The school year in the School starts as a rule in October, during the course of September, a set of listeners continues. Students wishing to take part in this program are invited to fill out a special application form. With the help of questionnaires, free time is determined, during which students can attend the classes provided by the program of the School of Polish and European Law. According to the processed personal information, student groups and classes are formed. Students of the Schools are beginning to study the Polish legal language (terminology). Classes take place at a time free from the main schedule of the university. It should be noted that the School of Polish and European Law is very popular among students. Every year about 150 people apply for participation in it. Upon completion of the language course, the students-students pass the exam, the results of which are allowed to the next stage - legal and economic, which lasts from February to May each year. After each lecture course, students are tested. As a rule these courses are 8-10 for one academic year. Every year the School program is supplemented with new relevant subjects. Among the thematic courses are the following: public European law, economic European law, competition law of the European Union, constitutional law, civil law (right of obligation, substantive law, tort law, legal right, consumer right), civil process, public and private economic law (the right of business associations), intellectual property law, banking law, economic analysis of law.
The classes are conducted by teachers from the Law and Administration Department of Jagiellonian University, practicing notaries and lawyers, lawyers of the National Depository of Securities and the Stock Exchange, the Commission for the Integration of Poland to the European Union, human rights activists from the Helsinki Foundation (Warsaw), as well as specially invited teachers and practitioners from Germany, Luxembourg, USA.

After the thematic lecture courses and holding a general oral examination from all courses, the rating of the students' progression is formed - students of the Polish and European Law School, which takes into account the result for the language test, the total score obtained on the test results and the examination for the exam. On the basis of a definite individual rating of each Student-student of the School, a general rating is made. Scholarships are awarded every year by the Polish side, usually from 6 to 15 month scholarships, as well as possible annual scholarships. Students with the highest rating score receive an annual scholarship at Jagiellonian University or a month-long internship in firms and organizations in Poland: notarial and law firms, human rights organizations, banks, insurance companies, commercial firms, and government agencies. Students are given the right to choose the place of internship. In order to maximize the benefits of internship, each trainee is appointed head. Individual training programs are developed by the Coordinating Center for Schools of Foreign Law with the participation of trainees and their managers. The moon training provides students with the opportunity to strengthen their theoretical knowledge, develop practical skills and gain valuable experience in the daily work of the chosen specialty. During the time of the School's functioning, the participants of the internship were more than 200 students. Internships were conducted at such knowledgeable institutions as: Volkswagen Bank Polska, Comarch, Bank? L? Ski; law firms: Kubas & Partners, Traple, Konarski, Podrecki, SPCG, Cuckoo and Maruta; National Securities Depository, Warsaw Stock Exchange, Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, City Council of Krakow.


The culmination of the School of Polish and European Law is the holding of an annual scientific and practical international conference (seminar). This initiative creates a base for exchanging scientific and professional experience, as well as for establishing new contacts, knowledge of the cultural values ​​of our neighbors. The topics of the conference are determined by the Polish and Ukrainian parties each year. Topics of conferences and seminars that have already taken place: "Consumer Rights Protection" (May 23-26, 2002); "Credit Security" (June 26-29, 2003); "Ukraine between the European Union and the EEA: a comparative analysis of integration processes" (September 7-9, 2004), "Economic Analysis of the Case of Delinquents" (July 11-15, 2006, "Central and Eastern European Stock Markets", Warsaw Stock Exchange (June 8-11, 2007), "Economic and Legal Aspects of Central and Eastern European Capital Markets" (Krakow, Neopolomice, June 9-13, 2008), Economic and Legal Aspects of the Society of New Technologies (IT Societies) in Poland and Ukraine " (Jagiellonian University, Krakow, May 26-28 2009), "Mergers and Acquisitions of Companies in Eastern Europe" (Krakow, April 21-24, 2010), "Alternative Methods of Dispute Resolution" (Krakow, October 6-8, 2012).


Participation in the School of Polish and European Law enables graduates of the Ternopil National Economic University to work in branches and representations of Polish legal entities in Ukraine, to establish close scientific contacts with young scientists of our university, to carry out research on the topic of theses at the libraries of the Jagiellonian University (Krakow, Poland). ) under the Queen Yadwiga scholarship programs, Lane Kirkland.


The school of Polish and European law is a small but practical step towards Ukraine's integration into the European Union. After all, Poland has already become a member of the European community, and we can take advantage of its invaluable experience. The recent talk about European integration has become fashionable, but making real steps is much harder. The activities of the School of Polish and European Law are our real step towards the European Union.

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Jagiellonian University

Jagiellonian University - one of the oldest classical universities in central Europe.

In 1364, King Casimir the Great obtained a papal permission to establish a university in Krakow, a city that for several centuries was the royal capital of Poland. It was the second after Prague (1348), a university in Central Europe. Subsequently, universities were opened in Vienna (1365), Picha (1367) and Heidelberg (1386). The university was located in the royal castle on Wawel. Later, the case of the Casimir the Great was continued by Queen Yadwig, who was commanding all of his university property, and named after the man Jadwiga - the King of Poland Jagelli (1400).

Jagiellonian University has a rich, interesting history and characters, and in 2000 it was celebrated its 600th anniversary. The modern university is a higher educational institution that includes 15 faculties. Graduates of the university were prominent personalities, in particular, Nikolai Copernicus, Karol Wojtyla - Pope John Paul II and others. The partners of the University are more than 200 higher educational institutions in the world, among them the famous schools - Sorbonne, Harvard, La Sapienza and many others.

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