Universität Wien FIND

030387 KU Course on How to Teach Law in schools (2023S)

Basic Module on Legal Didactics

2.00 ECTS (1.00 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. 30 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Friday 10.03. 09:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum SEM33 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 3.OG


Aims, contents and method of the course

The students acquire skills to impart basic public law and criminal law knowledge to non-lawyers (mainly schoolchildren). In addition, the students train soft skills (especially their rhetorical and social skills). The students hold workshops in schools in teams of two.

The basic module (course 030387) deals with rhetoric and legal didactics, tailored to the target group of the students. In the content modules (course 030463), the participants are primarily prepared for the workshops in the schools with their own presentations.

To complete this course, you must attend both the basic module "Rhetoric and Legal Didactics" (course 030387) and the content module "Teaching: hands-on training" (course 030463).

Methods: small group work; Presentations; Workshops (each in teams of two in a school).

Assessment and permitted materials

Video task, slide creation, presentation, summary/final report.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The prerequisite for admission to the course is completion of the first stage of study. The grading is based on the elaborated presentations and the oral collaboration.

Examination topics

Rhetoric and legal didactics using the example of the selected workshop project.

Reading list

Association in the course directory

Last modified: We 22.02.2023 10:08