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030077 VO Austrian Correctional System (2020W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 3 - Rechtswissenschaften


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


max. 350 participants
Language: German

Examination dates


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 14.10. 17:00 - 20:00 Digital
Wednesday 21.10. 17:00 - 20:00 Digital
Wednesday 11.11. 17:00 - 20:00 Digital
Wednesday 02.12. 17:00 - 20:00 Digital
Wednesday 09.12. 17:00 - 20:00 Digital
Wednesday 13.01. 17:00 - 20:00 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

Overview of the history and development of incarceration, presentation of pre-trial detention, imprisonment and protective measures (especially conditions of incarceration, treatment, working conditions, vocational training, security measures, release and aftercare).

Assessment and permitted materials

Multiple choice test, minimum requirement: 55%
The exams will take place online on January 20th, 2021 and March 17th, 2021, at 5 PM.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

at least 50% correct answers

Examination topics

The exam will comprise of the themes covered throughout the lectures. The presentations used during the lectures will be made availabe via moodle.

Reading list

Drexler, StVG, 4. Auflage, Wien (Manz) 2018.
Gratz, Im Bauch des Gefängnisses, 2. Auflage, Wien (NWV) 2009.
Stuefer/Schöch, Handbuch Strafvollzug, Schriftenreihe der Vereinigung Österreichischer StrafverteidigerInnen Band 31 (NWV).
Laubenthal, Strafvollzug in Deutschland, 7. Auflage, Berlin (Springer) 2015.
Baechtold, Straf- und Maßnahmenvollzug in der Schweiz, 3. Auflage, Bern (Stämpfli) 2016.

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