Legal Sources in Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania

Kurs otwarty

What were the most important sources of law in the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania? How did Roman law influence the shape of Polish law?

Zapisz się
  • Uniwersytet Jagielloński
  • fontes
  • 4  wykłady
  • Kurs otwarty
  • 31 stycznia 2024

O kursie

"Legal Sources in the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania" is a course designed to introduce selected issues in the history of medieval and early modern legal and historical sources. The main issues concern the sources of land law, urban law, rural law, legal culture and the influence of the Roman law on the legal system of Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. Both normative sources, as well as application-based sources and legal practice-oriented doctrinal sources are presented.

The course was developed as part of the project 'FONTES. FOstering iNnovative Training in the use of European Legal Sources" ( ).

The lectures currently presented are a pilot. We warmly invite you to share your insights, comments and suggestions, which we will be happy to use in the development of the entire course ( ).

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication [communication] reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

This project is financially supported by Movetia. Movetia promotes exchange, mobility and cooperation within the fields of education, training and youth work – in Switzerland, Europe and worldwide.


  1. Prof. Maciej Mikuła: Statuta civitatum
  2. Dr hab. Krzysztof Fokt: Rural law, part I
  3. Dr Kacper Górski: Formula processus (1523)
  4. Dr hab. Łukasz Marzec: Influence of Roman Law on inheritance law
  5. Brak egzaminu