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030198 KU Mediation for Lawyers (2024S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 3 - Rechtswissenschaften
Prüfungsimmanente Lehrveranstaltung

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max. 40 Teilnehmer*innen
Sprache: Englisch


Termine (iCal) - nächster Termin ist mit N markiert

  • Dienstag 12.03. 18:30 - 19:30 Hörsaal Rechtswissenschaften Schenkenstraße 8-10, 4.OG
  • Freitag 12.04. 12:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum SEM41 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 4.OG
  • Montag 06.05. 12:30 - 16:30 Seminarraum SEM62 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum 6.OG
  • Mittwoch 29.05. 13:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum SEM44 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum 4.OG
  • Mittwoch 05.06. 12:30 - 16:30 Seminarraum SEM63 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum 6.OG
  • Freitag 21.06. 13:00 - 17:00 Hörsaal U12 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1


Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

Course Description
This course offers a practice-oriented introduction to the basic principles of mediation from a user's perspective. It is addressed to aspiring legal professionals wishing to develop and train their problem-solving and negotiation skills. The course is designed to help students to advance their intuition in order to structure negotiation processes and to develop their own basic negotiation toolkit.

At the end of the course students will be able to do the following:
analyze a problem both in terms of questions of fact and law;

identify goals, interests, and alternatives to a negotiated agreement, develop criteria that would make a negotiated agreement legitimate, analyze
the parties' relationships with a view to defining a communication strategy, explore levels of commitment and authority;

devise a negotiation strategy;

give oral presentations of legal and other arguments in a concise and convincing manner

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

Grading Criteria
Role Play Participation: 50%
Short Paper (10 pages): 50%


The course offered makes use of traditional learning methods as well as new training techniques (role plays developed by the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School). As negotiation is a skill developed through appropriate and purposeful practice, there will be little lecture in this course. The instructor will be active in observing and evaluating the process of learning and will provide feedback in the form of correctives (comments and demonstration) to help students improve.


Course Materials:

Roger Fisher/William Ury, Getting to Yes – Negotiating an Agreement Without Giving In

Thomas Wälde, Efficient Management of Transnational Disputes – Mutual Gain by Mediation or Joint Loss in Litigation
Richard Hill, Non-Adversarial Mediation

Christian Bürhing-Uhle/Lars Kirchhoff/Matthias Scherer, The Legal Framework for International ADR

The contributions by Wälde, Hill and Bürhing-Uhle et al are available for download at Kluwer Law International (please refer to the database service of the University of Vienna at http://dbs.univie.ac.at/)

Role play instructions and further reading will be made available by the instructor.

Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis

Letzte Änderung: Mi 22.05.2024 07:25