The profile orientation of the Department is related to the problems of legal protection of natural resources and the environment in general. The coordination of actions of various state and non-state institutions, as well as interstate cooperation is of special importance for their solution, as these problems are not limited to the borders of the state and their effective solution requires the efforts of all.




Scientific activity is carried out by lecturers in accordance with two approved topics of scientific research of the Department: «Improvement of the legal regulation of land, agrarian and environmental legal relations regarding adaptation to the European Union legislation» (number of state registration 0110U003028) – supervisor Professor Nadiia Kobetska; «Actual problems of the ensuring the right to work and ways of its improvement» (number of state registration 0111U007988) – supervisor Associate Professor Nataliia Kohan.

Since 2006, when the Department was established, its staff has been formed as an active scientific community, whose efforts are aimed at successfully solving current scientific and practical problems in the field of environmental, land and agricultural law.

Today the environmental and legal direction of research is coordinated by Professor Nadiia Kobetska. The result of research activities of the Department are successfully defended dissertation research; scientific products in the form of monographs, scientific articles, abstracts of reports at conferences, etc.; organized by the department collective scientific events and participation in the work of similar events conducted by specialized institutions of other scientific and educational institutions to discuss current issues of legal science.

All lecturers of the Department are actively engaged in scientific work. They are authors and co-authors of the

Educational Textbooks:

  1. Kobetska N.R. Environmental Law of Ukraine: Tutorial. Kyiv: Yurinkom Inter, 2007 (2-nd edition, 2008). (in Ukrainian)
  2. Land Law of Ukraine: Tutorial. G.V. Anisimova, N.O. Bahai, A.P. Getman, V.I. Gordeev, N.V. Ilnytska and other. Edited by Doctor of Law M.V. Shulga. Kyiv: Inter Yurinkom, 2004. (in Ukrainian)
  3. Agricultural Law of Ukraine: Tutorial. Bahai N.O., Bodnar L.O., Hurevskuy V.K., Lunyachenko A.V., Pashchenko O.M. Edited by O.O. Pogribnuy. Kyiv: Istyna, 2007. (in Ukrainian)
  4. Agricultural Land: the Rights of Citizens of Ukraine. Scientifically-Educational T Titova N.I., Poznyak S.P., Hurevskyy V.K., Bahai  N.O., Ilkiv N.V. etc. Edited by Doctor of Law, professor N.O. Titova. Lviv, PAIS, 2005. (in Ukrainian)


  1. Vivcharenko O. A. Guarantees of the Ownership of Land in Ukraine: Monograph. Ivano-Frankivsk: Publishing and design department, 2006. (in Ukrainian)
  2. Vivcharenko O. A. The Legal Protection of Land in Ukraine: Monograph. Kyiv: Yurinkom Inter, 2010. (in Ukrainian)
  3. Moroz G. V. Legal Regulation Public Participation in Decision-making in the Field of Environmental Protection: Monograph. Ivano-Frankivsk, 2008. (in Ukrainian)
  4. Romanko S. M. Economics and Law Mechanism of Ensuring of the Environmental Security of Agricultural Products: Monograph. Ivano-Frankivsk: LyleyaNV, 2011. (in Ukrainian)
  5. Kobetska N. R. Permissive and Contractual Regulation of Using of the Natural Resources in Ukraine: Theory and Practice: Monograph. Ivano-Frankivsk: Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, 2016. (in Ukrainian)
  6. Kobetska N. R., Semkiv V. V. Contractual Regulation of Natural Resource R Contract as a Universal Form of Legal Regulation: Monograph. Edited by V. A. Vasylieva. Ivano-Frankivsk: Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, 2016. (in Ukrainian)
  7. Kobetska N.  R. Criminal Law in the Field of Crimes Against the Environment: Problems and Contemporary Trends. Policy in the Field of Combating Crime in Ukraine: Theoretical and Applied problems: Monograph. Edited by P. L. Fris, V. B. Kharchenko. Ivano-Frankivsk-Kharkiv, 2016. (in Ukrainian)
  8. Danyliuk L. R. Legal Regime of Natural Resources for Hunting in Ukraine: Monograph. Ivano-Frankivsk: Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, 2017. (in Ukrainian)
  9. Kobetska N., Romanko S. Recent Developments in Ukraine. Environmental Mediation: An International Survey. Edited by: Catherine Choquette, Veronique Fraser. UK: Routledge, 2017. P. 22–44.
  10. Kobetska N., The Use of Animals for Entertainment Purposes: The Requirements of Ukrainian Legislation and the Practice of Their Implementation. Legal Protection of Animals / Editorial team: Emil Kruk, Grzegorz Lubeńczuk, Hanna Spasowska-Czarny. Lublin, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University Press, 2020. P. 227–236. URL:
  11. Lesia Danyliuk. Measures for the Protection and Restoration of Game Animals and Their Natural Habitat in Ukrainian Legislation. Legal Protection of Animals / Editorial team: Emil Kruk, Grzegorz Lubeńczuk, Hanna Spasowska-Czarny. Lublin, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University Press, 2020. P. 211–226. URL:
  12. Moroz G. V. Interaction of Public and Private Interests in the Environmental Law of Ukraine: Monograph. Ivano-Frankivsk: Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, 2022. 353 p.

Scientific and Practical Comments:

  1. Scientific and Practical Commentary to Water Code of Ukraine. Bahai O., Kobetska N. R., Myronenko I. V. [ets.]. Edited by N. R. Kobetska. Kyiv: Yurinkom Inter, 2010. (in Ukrainian)

Articles indexed in Scopus database:

  1. Danyliuk Lesia R., Kobetska Nadiia R., Yaremak Zoryana V. The Problems of Municipal Waste Management in the Context of European Integration. Environmental Policy and Law. Amsterdam, 2018. Volume 48. Number 6. P. 430–435. URL: doi: 10.3233/EPL-180112.
  2. Kobetska Nadiia, Danyliuk Lesia, Yaremak Zoryana. Environmental Migration. Environmental Policy and Law. Amsterdam, 2019. Volume 49. Number 6. P. 395–400. URL: doi: 10.3233/EPL-190193.
  3. Oleh A. Vivcharenko, Galyna V. Moroz, Nataliya V. Kokhan. Law Enforcement Issues in Natural Resource Legislation. Journal of Environmental Management and Tourism. 2019. Volume X, Issue 7 (39). Р. 1559–1567. URL: doi: 10.14505//jemt.10.7(39).13.
  4. Moroz G. V., Grytsan O. A., Vivcharenko O. A., Kobetska N. R. Relationship Between Economic Growth and Environmental Pressures (Legal Aspects). International Journal of Agricultural Extension. 2020, Special Issue. P.127–139. doi: 10.33687/ijae.009.00.3728.
  5. Nadiia Kobetska, Lesia Danyliuk. Implementation of the Provisions of the European Convention for the Protection of Pet Animals into Ukrainian Legislation: Some Theoretical and Applied Aspects. Studia Iuridica Lublinensia. Lublin, 2021. Volume XXX. Number 3. P. 29–45. URL: doi: 10.17951/sil.2021.30.3.29-45.
  6. Moroz G., Myronenko I., Vivcharenko O., Kobetska N. Environmental Restrictions on the Exercise of Land Rights: European Experience. International Journal of Agricultural Extension. 2021. № 9 (Special Issue 2). P. 73–81. URL: