General information

Course type AMUPIE
Module title Aspects Of The Criminal Protection Of Cultural Goods
Language English
Module lecturer prof. UAM dr hab. Anna Gerecka-Żołyńska
Lecturer's email
Lecturer position profesor
Faculty Faculty of Law and Administration
Semester 2022/2023 (summer)
Duration 15
USOS code 10-ACP-w-erasm


Module aim (aims)

Acquisition by the student of knowledge in the field protection of cultural property, including elements of criminal law, procedural criminal law, public international law, and monument protection law.

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)

A proposal for students with basic knowledge of: public international law (including good knowledge of the functioning of international organizations), international criminal law, domestic criminal law and criminal proceeding law.


I. General information 1. Type of classes and number of hours – lecture/15 h2. ECTS – 43. Module lecturer:Anna Gerecka-Żołyńska, dr hab. Prof. UAM, Language: EnglishII. Detailed information1. Issues covered by the module1/Determination of the subject of protection (definition of a work of art, cultural property, monument, object of special importance for culture); 2/ Sources of protection of cultural property in international law;3/ International organizations related to the protection of cultural goods;4/ Types and types of crimes against monuments;5/ Position and tasks of an expert in cases of crimes against monuments;6/ International legal acts regarding the protection of cultural goods;7/ Protection of cultural goods in the European Union;8/ Problems of criminal law protection of cultural property during the period of armed conflicts;tailed information 2. Methods and forms of conducting classes: lecture with multimedia presentation; 3. Ways of assessment: test4. Criteria for grading according to the scale used in UAM.

Reading list

Bonnie Czegledi, Crimes aganist Art. International Art and Heritage Law, Canada Thomson Reuters 2014, ISBN 978-0-7798-2316-1