Ondrej Hamulak, adjunct professor
Ondrej Hamulak is a adjunct professor at Jean Monnet Chair of European Law, Tallinn Law School, TTU and senior lecturer in EU law at Faculty of Law, Palacký University Olomouc (Czech Republic) and researcher at Institute of EU Law, Faculty of Law, Comenius University in Bratislava (Slovakia). Ondrej is also guest lecturer at Paneuropean University in Bratislava, Faculty of Law (Slovakia) and Faculty of Law, PJS University in Košice (Slovakia).
Ondrej is a graduate of Faculty of Law, Palacký University Olomouc. He completed his master studies in law (M.A., 2006); his doctoral degree (JUDr., 2010) and his Ph.D. studies (Ph.D., 2013) there. In recent years he underwent research visits and internships at Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London University (March 2014), Institute of European Law, Košice, Slovakia (October and November 2014) and Institute of European and Comparative Law, University of Oxford (Februrary 2015). He has been teaching EU law since 2006, lecturing in the courses: Constitutional Law of the European Union, EU Internal Market, Human Rights protection in the EU, Human Rights LAB, EU Justice and Home Affairs Law etc.
Between 2013 and 2016 Ondrej served as a vice-dean for public relations and development, Faculty of Law, Palacký University Olomouc. During his term he established the stabile PR and communication department. Between 2010 and 2016 Ondrej held a position of editor-in-chief of academic journal Acta Iuridica Olomucensia. Nowadays he is responsible as an editor-in-charge for academic journal – International and Comparative Law Review.
Ondrej is a member of several scientific societies, e.g. Czech Society for European and Comparative Law - since 2008, Czech Society for International Law - since 2008 and Czech Association for European Studies - since 2009.
In his research Ondrej focuses on the relations and interactions between EU law and national law, the theoretical impacts of the membership in the EU on the state sovereignty, the legitimacy and rule of law within the EU, in particular system of protection of fundamental rights at supranational level. He worked on the several research and development projects with the relevant outcomes (2015: “The legal impacts of the financial crisis in the EU”, 2014: “The principle of tolerance in the functioning of the European Union – from a theoretical concept to practice”, 2012-2013: “EU Law before Czech Courts – Theory and Practice, 2011-2013: “Eastern Partnership and its prospects with a view of legal approximation, rule of law and human rights”).
Topics of supervision: The Dominance of EU Law and its Limits; The Federal and Anti-Federal Features of the EU, Rights versus Freedoms: On Free Single Market and the inviolability of Fundamental Rights; National Constitutional Identity in the EU; The Application of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights vis-á-vis Member States; EU Charter of Fundamental Rights in the Case Law of National Courts
Selection of publications:
- HAMUĽÁK, O. National Sovereignty in the European Union - View from the Czech Perspective. Heidelberg: Springer, 2016, ISBN: 978-3-319-45350-7
- HAMUĽÁK, O. Lessons from the “Constitutional Mythology” or How to Reconcile the Concepts of State Sovereignty with European Integration, DANUBE: Law and Economics Review, 2015, vol. 6, no. 2, p. 75–90.
- HAMUĽÁK, O. Eurozatykač, tři ústavní soudy a dominance práva Evropské unie (European Arrest Warrant, three constitutional courts and dominance of EU law). Olomouc: Iuridicum Olomoucense, 2011, 132 p.