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Return to Vienna for the summer semester of 2022. We are planning to hold courses mainly on site to enable the personal exchange between you, your teachers and fellow students. We have labelled digital and mixed courses in u:find accordingly.

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040266 SE Conversatorium for Master Candidates (2021W)

Business Law

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften
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. 24 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Preliminary discussion: Friday, 08.10.2021, 11.30 a.m., set of slides will be published in the Moodle course.

Topic announcement: until Friday, 22.10.2021, 23.59 to Mag. Markus Edelsbrunner (markus.edelsbrunner@univie.ac.at)

Mandatory date: Friday, 15.10.2021, 09.45-13.00, "Introduction to Legal Studies" - A guest link to the lecture will be provided in the Moodlekurs.

Submission of seminar papers: Friday, 17.12.2021, 10.00 a.m.

The presentation dates will take place in presence in January 2022 and will be announced as soon as possible.

Update 17.12.2021: The presentation of the work will take place digitally via Moodle on the specified dates and NOT in attendance!

Friday 08.10. 11:30 - 13:00 Digital
Friday 15.10. 09:45 - 13:00 Digital
Tuesday 11.01. 08:00 - 11:15 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 11.01. 11:30 - 14:45 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 11.01. 15:00 - 18:15 Hörsaal 5 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Thursday 13.01. 08:00 - 11:15 Hörsaal 12 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 13.01. 11:30 - 14:45 Hörsaal 16 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 13.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 15 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Thursday 13.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 17 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock


Aims, contents and method of the course

In the course, a part of the master thesis is presented and a seminar paper is to be written about it. This must be submitted to Markus Edelsbrunner (markus.edelsbrunner@univie.ac.at) by 17.12.2021, 10:00 a.m. at the latest.

The presentation of the seminar paper has to be done in presence and has to contain the main theses of the paper. The presentation should take about 15 minutes. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, short-term changes in courses may be necessary. You will be notified of such changes in a timely manner.
The use of a Power Point presentation is strongly encouraged. Handouts are mandatory.
The presentation will be followed by a discussion of the content of the respective topic.
The announcement of your seminar paper topic has to be made by 22.10.2021, 23:59. Your topic has to be communicated to Markus Edelsbrunner by the given deadline.If the announcement is not made within the deadline, you will be deregistered from the course without being graded. If you are not writing your thesis at the Institute of Business Law, it is desirable that your master thesis supervisor attends the presentation.

On 15.10.2021, there will be a unit on the "Introduction to Legal Studies". Participation in this unit is mandatory. Non-participation will result in deregistration.

If a topic has been chosen and you have participated in the unit on "Introduction to Legal Studies", you cannot deregister and you will be graded.
If you have any questions, please contact Markus Edelsbrunner (markus.edelsbrunner@univie.ac.at)!

Assessment and permitted materials

The assessment is based on the
- written seminar paper;
- Presentation;
- Participation in the discussion.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

A prerequisite for participation is a commitment to supervise the master's thesis that has already been submitted to the SSC and approved by the SPL!

The continuous attendance at all dates is obligatory! This applies in particular to the unit "Introduction to Legal Studies".
The written seminar paper will be assessed according to the usual criteria (min. 50,000 characters ~ 25 pages, compliance with good scientific practice).

Within the presentation (approx. 15 minutes) the main theses of the seminar paper will be presented.

Examination topics

The topics presented are the subject matter of the examination.

Reading list

Dax/Hopfer, AZR - Abkürzungs- und Zitierregeln der österreichischen Rechtssprache und eruoparechtlicher Rechtsquellen, MANZ Verlag, 8. Auflage, 2019

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Fr 17.12.2021 13:08