Universität Wien FIND

030233 SE Seminar on Legal History: History of Constitutional and Administrative Justice (2019S)

-with excursion to Bad Ischl (for diploma and doctoral students)

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


max. 25 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 14.03. 10:00 - 11:00 Seminarraum SEM34 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 3.OG
Thursday 21.03. 09:00 - 11:00 Seminarraum SEM34 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 3.OG
Tuesday 18.06. 09:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum SEM34 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 3.OG


Aims, contents and method of the course

The particpants will examine the history of the Austrian Constitutional Court and of the Austrian Administrative Court, of their historical predecessors as well as similar institutions in other states.

Participating students are asked for a MOTIVATION LETTER (via e-mail to thomas.olechowski@univie.ac.at) till March 4th. The letter should include 1500-2000 characters and explain why you are interested in the seminar topic. Furthermore, I ask you to specify in which phase of your studies you are and whether you want to attend the seminar as a doctoral student, for the diploma thesis or "only" for historical competence, named in § 21 study plan.

Assessment and permitted materials

The participants are expected to hold a 20-minute presentation and write a written seminar paper. If this is to be counted towards the diploma thesis, it must have a length of at least 50,000 characters and comply with the following requirements:

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The participation in the two lecture days as well as the presentation and the writing of the seminar paper are obligatory.
The written work has to be methodological flawless. The most recent and most important literature has to be researched independently. The oral report has to summarize the main results clearly.

Examination topics

Depends on the topic.

Reading list

Kurt Haller, Der Verfassungsgerichtshof (2010)
Karl-Peter Sommermann / Bert Schaffarzik, Handbuch der Geschichte der Verwaltungsgerichtsbarkeit (2019)

Association in the course directory

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