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030503 SE Transnational Organised Crime: Trafficking in Firearms and Weapons Material (2020W)

for diploma and doctoral students

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

Teilnahme am nachfolgenden Seminar im SoSe 2021 ist Voraussetzung für die Teilnahme im WiSe 2020.
Interessent*innen werden gebeten sich online bis 29.09.2020 anzumelden.
Weitere Informationen zum Seminar, einschließlich Benotungsmethode und Themenvorschläge werden dann per E-Mail an die Interessent*innen versendet.
Die verbindliche Anmeldung und Auswahl der Teilnehmer*innen erfolgt ausschließlich in der Vorbesprechung am 06.10.2020. 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 13.10.2020 möglich.



max. 6 participants
Language: German, English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Vorbesprechung: 06.10.2020 14:00-16:00 Uhr, Schenkenstraße 4, Besprechungsraum, 2. Stock
weitere Termine:
28. Oktober 2020 14:00-17:00 Uhr: research training: Seminarraum 42, Juridicum
7. Dezember 2020 14:00-17:00 Uhr: research outline: Schenkenstrasse 4, 2. Stock Besprechungsraum
22. Jänner 2021 14:00-17:00 Uhr: academic presentations training: voraussichtlich Schenkenstrasse 4, 2. Stock, Bibliothek
Präsenztage (Zürich)
8.-2. Februar 2021 jeweils 10:00-15:30 Uhr
Studierende der Universität Wien werden für die Reise nach Zürich mit Teilstipendien unterstützt.

Wednesday 28.10. 14:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum SEM42 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 4.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 this course, students undertake directed research on selected topics relating to transnational organised crime. In 2020–21 the focus is on trafficking in arms and weapons material, including criminology, international law, criminal law, and law enforcement.

Assessment and permitted materials

Assessment in this course includes the presentation of research findings (WS2020), submission of a research paper (SS2021), 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 criminological, international and domestic law, and law enforcement aspects. Students are required to present their research findings in class during the course days in February 2021 and submit a written, fully referenced research paper in early May 2021.
In 2020–21 the research topics focus on (1) international frameworks, (2) domestic offences, (3) criminological perspectives, (4) enforcement and procedure, and (5) industry perspectives in relation to trafficking in arms and weapons material.

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

Last modified: Fr 16.10.2020 10:47