Universität Wien FIND

030518 KU General Legal Framework of the Use of Outer Space Technologies (2019W)

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

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max. 46 Teilnehmer*innen
Sprache: Englisch

Lehrende

Termine (iCal) - nächster Termin ist mit N markiert

Mittwoch 08.01. 15:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum SEM64 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum 6.OG
Freitag 10.01. 15:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum SEM41 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 4.OG
Mittwoch 15.01. 15:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum SEM64 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum 6.OG
Freitag 17.01. 15:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum SEM41 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 4.OG
Dienstag 21.01. 11:30 - 14:00 PC-Raum 1 Schenkenstraße 8-10, 1.UG

Information

Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

This elective course will provide an overview of the legal framework for activities in outer space and for the use of outer space technology. At the outset, general principles of space law as a branch of international law will be discussed. Furthermore, other obligations of States and private actors will be addressed. The course will deal with legal questions connected to different kinds of space activities, be it for commercial, scientific, security, or other purposes. The interaction of the different actors in the use of outer space technology will also be analysed, particularly in view of increased privatisation.

There will be an excursion to the UN in Vienna in January.
Guest speakers: Niklas Hedman (Chief of Section, Office for Outer Space Affairs) and Prof. Otto Koudelka (Graz University of Technology)

This course is part of the specialization ('Wahlfachkorb') in 'The Law of International Relations' and 'Law and Technology'.
The course is open also to international students, in particular Erasmus and Australian exchange students.

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

Active participation in class, e-learning and written exam.

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

A general understanding of the nature of space law as a field of study and of some of the perspectives from which the use of space technologies are analysed; a substantial awareness of new developments in space activities; a developed appreciation of some of the main contemporary issues of the peaceful use of outer space.

Prüfungsstoff

Students are expected to read assigned texts made available on the Moodle platform and to participate actively in the discussion. The final exam will be a written test (in English).

Literatur

- Legal Framework of the Use of Outer Space Activities (Marboe/Traunmüller), Facultas, Vienna 2013. It also includes the five space law treaties and other important documents. You can buy it in the Facultas book store at the Law Faculty.
- Further material will be available on the Moodle e-learning platform.

Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis

Letzte Änderung: Fr 11.10.2019 18:47