Thanks to the joint work of the Center for Ukrainian and European Scientific Cooperation, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University (Poland), and a team of scholar-lawyers, foreign collective monograph “Development and Modernization of the Legal Systems of Eastern European Countries: Polish Experience and Prospects of Ukraine” was prepared and published.
Maria Curie-Skłodowska University is one of the largest, most famous and most prestigious Polish state universities; it was founded on October 23, 1944. Each year, the university is ranked among the ten, most prestigious educational institutions in Poland. HEI has 11 faculties, which include 39 directions and more than 120 specialities. At present, more than 20 thousand students study at the university.
The joint monograph on issue “Development and Modernization of the Legal Systems of Eastern European Countries: Polish Experience and Prospects of Ukraine” was published in October 2017. The monograph was published by the European publishing house “Izdevnieciba” Baltija Publishing (Riga, Latvia) with the awarding of UDC and the ISBN number to it, that allowed the authors to take part in the joint scientific work, published in the European Union country.
The publication was the result of a fruitful activity of 51 talented scholars-lawyers, who were joined by the common idea to represent the results of their activity. Scientists, lecturers, and postgraduates, who are, for a long time, involved in the investigation in the field of development and modernization of legal systems showed the interest to participate in the writing of the joint monograph.
Among the authors of the collective monograph there are such well-known Ukrainian scholars as Kivalov S.V., Doctor of Juridical Sciences, Professor, President of the National University “Odessa Law Academy”, Kolomoiets T. O., Corresponding Member of the National Academy of Legal Sciences of Ukraine, Honored Lawyer of Ukraine, Dean of the Law Faculty of Zaporizhzhia National University, Pohoretskyi M.A., Doctor of Juridical Sciences, Professor, Honored Worker of Science and Technology of Ukraine, Head of Department of Justice of the Faculty of Law of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Sergeieva D. B., Doctor of Juridical Sciences, Senior Scientific Associate, Senior Lecturer at Department of Justice of the Faculty of Law of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.
Each author received the certificate of participation in the writing of the collective monograph and copies of the publication. The publication of the monograph in English gives the opportunity to replace the lack of sufficient number of scientific works in periodicals, included in scientometrical databases Scopus or Web of Science in accordance with the updated requirements of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine “On Order of the Procedure for Awarding of Scientific Degrees to Scientific and Academic Staff”.