Universität Wien FIND

030662 KU Rights and Social Cohesion: Perspectives from Legal History (2019W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 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. 46 participants
Language: English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 02.12. 09:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum SEM42 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 4.OG
Tuesday 03.12. 09:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum SEM33 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 3.OG
Wednesday 04.12. 09:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum SEM42 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 4.OG
Thursday 05.12. 09:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum SEM61 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum 6.OG
Friday 06.12. 09:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum SEM63 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum 6.OG
Monday 09.12. 09:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum SEM41 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 4.OG


Aims, contents and method of the course

The course will analyse the relationship between rights and social cohesion in a legal-historical perspective.
Starting from an overview on the current framework, in which a crisis of effectivity affects fundamental, social and human rights, the teaching will propose a long-term path in the legal thought of the modern and contemporary age.

Assessment and permitted materials

Students who take this course for credit will be assessed on the basis of

• their participation in the class


• a presentation in English during which students introduce and discuss a topic which will be announced soon. Presentations should be between 15 and 20 minutes long


• a final written exam

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The course will be hold in English (!) from the 2nd to 12th of December 2019. Regular attendance is mandatory.

Examination topics

Presentation, cases and other subject matters as discussed in class, participation

Reading list

To be announced via e-mail or moodle.

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Fr 06.05.2022 00:15