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030454 SE Transnational Organised Crime: Organised Crime, Gambling, and Criminal Law, Part 1 of 2 (2019W)

Seminar for diploma and doctoral students

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

Teilnahme am nachfolgenden Seminar im SS 2020 ist Vorraussetzunhg für die Teilnahme im WS 2019. InteressentInnen werden gebeten bis 6. Oktober 2019 ihr Interesse per E-Mail an andreas.schloenhardt@univie.ac.at zu bekunden. Weitere Informationen zum Seminar, einschließlich Benotungsmethode und Themenvorschläge werden dann per E-Mail an die InteressentInnen versendet.
Die verbindliche Anmeldung erfolgt ausschließlich in der Vorbesprechung am 10. Oktober 2019. Dazu ist die Anwesenheit bei der Vorbesprechung erforderlich.
Die Anwesenheitspflicht ist gemäß § 10(2) der Satzung als Mindestanforderung festgelegt. Studierende müssen an allen Präsenztagen anwesend sein. Abmeldungen vom Seminar sind nur bis einschließlich 16.Oktober 2019 möglich. Die Zahl der TeilnehmerInnen ist auf 18 beschränkt.


max. 6 participants
Language: German, English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Course introduction: 10 October 2019, 2-5pm
24 October 2019, 2-5pm: research training
26 November 2019, 2-5pm: research outline
21 January 2019 [t.b.c.], 2-5pm: academic presentations training
main course days:
17-21 February 2020 10am-3:30pm each day
The main teaching dates will be held at The University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia. Students from the University of Vienna will receive partial scholarships to cover some of the costs associated with travel and accommodation.
Students participating in the wintersemester 2019 are required to participated in part 2 in the summer semester 2020.

Thursday 24.10. 14:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum SEM62 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum 6.OG


Aims, contents and method of the course

This course, which is offered in conjunction with the universities of Zurich and Queensland and extends over two semesters, explores selected topics relating to transnational crime. In 2019-20, the focus is on the criminology and criminal law relating to legal and illegal gambling. Gambling addiction, regulatory frameworks, and money laundering will also be discussed. Students undertake directed research on a designated topic and obtain additional training in academic research, presentation, and writing. Part 1 (WS 2019) involves the research period and the oral presentation; part 2 (SS 2020) involves the writing period.

Assessment and permitted materials

Assessment in this course includes the presentation of research findings (WS2018), submission of a research paper (SS2019), as well as participation and contribution during the main teaching days.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Students participating in this course can choose their research topic from a list of topics set out in the full syllabus. This list includes a range topics that examine the criminological, psychological, international and domestic law aspects. Students are required to present their research findings in class during the course days in February 2020 and submit a written, fully referenced research paper by 3 May 2020.
In 2019–20 the research topics focus on (1) offences, (2) offending, (3) offenders, (4) regulation and enforcement, and (5) money laundering in relation to organised crime and gambling.

Reading list

Selected literature along with other learning and research tools will be made available on the moodle learning platform.

Association in the course directory

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