Universität Wien

030009 SE Diesel gate: analysis of the VW scandal (2019S)

from the perspective of civil, private international and comparative law. For diploma and doctoral students

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 3 - Rechtswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 20 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 18.03. 09:30 - 11:00 Seminarraum SEM51 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum 5.OG (Kickoff Class)
Wednesday 05.06. 09:00 - 15:00 Seminarraum SEM43 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 4.OG
Thursday 06.06. 09:00 - 15:00 Seminarraum SEM42 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 4.OG
Friday 07.06. 09:00 - 15:00 Seminarraum SEM42 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 4.OG


Aims, contents and method of the course

The aim of the seminar is the interdisciplinary discussion and analysis of the Dieselgate Case.
Contents of the seminar are aspects of civil, private international and procedural law. These aspects will be explored in Austrian and German law from a comparative perspective. We will also address questions of comparative criminal law.
Method: The students will present different legal aspects and decisions of the Dieselgate Case. The presentations will be discussed in class. Additionally, the students shall write a paper on their topic.

Assessment and permitted materials

Assessment is based on the oral presentation, the paper and the participation in class discussion. Students may use any material of libraries, data bases etc.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The paper and the oral presentation have to be assessed positively.

Examination topics

There is no exam.

Reading list

Will be provided in the introductory class.

Association in the course directory

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