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040373 VO Introduction to Private and Business Law (2022S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften

Bitte beachten Sie, dass die Lehrveranstaltung NICHT prüfungsimmanent ist, daher besteht keine Anwesenheitspflicht.
Die Unterlagen zur Lehrveranstaltung finden Sie im Moodlekurs.
Nur bei Registrierung zur Vorlesung hat man auch Zugriff auf den Moodlekurs (https://moodle.univie.ac.at/).
Zur Prüfung "Grundzüge des Rechts" müssen Sie sich gesondert über U:SPACE anmelden.


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


Language: German

Examination dates


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

The registration for the lecture does not replace the registration for the exam!
Only those who are registered for the lecture have access to the Moodle course and the documents accompanying the lecture.

The exam dates will be announced in u:find and are expected to take place in presence.

Thursday 03.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Hörsaal 6 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Friday 04.03. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Thursday 10.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Friday 11.03. 08:00 - 09:30 Digital
Thursday 17.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Friday 18.03. 08:00 - 09:30 Digital
Thursday 24.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Friday 25.03. 08:00 - 09:30 Digital
Thursday 31.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Friday 01.04. 08:00 - 09:30 Digital
Friday 08.04. 08:00 - 09:30 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

The main focus of the course is the introduction into
relevant areas of Austrian private law. Primarily it is focusing on contract law, tort law and property law.

The students develop a general understanding of the main features of private law. They are able to discuss classic private law cases and recognize economically relevant contexts.

The lecture takes place digitally, the written exam with open questions are in presence.

Assessment and permitted materials

The written course examinations "Grundzüge des Rechts" are held in presence in German with open questions (90 minutes); only uncommented editions of the law may be used for the examinations.
Permissible are: Underlining; highlighting etc and pure paragraph references.

"Post-its" are generally allowed, but must be unlabeled!!

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, short-term changes in the examination modus (switch to online exams) may be possible. The duration of the online exam is 60 minutes in that case.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

A total of 60 points can be achieved in the exam; To pass the exam, 31 points or more are needed.
From 31 points - 4; from 39 points - 3; from 47 points - 2; from 55 points - 1.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, short-term changes in examinations (switch to online examinations) may be possible. Please note that according to § 13f Abs 2 Z 1 Satzungsteil Studienrecht Universität Wien Turnitin is used to detect plagiarism. Personal information should not to be included in the examinations answer text.

Further informations about unallowed methods can be found at https://privatrecht.univie.ac.at/service-news/schummeln/

In particular, the use of a law text with notes and comments or labeled post-its is considered unauthorized in presence exams.

There is also the possibility of earning three bonus points. These can only be awarded in the case of a positive assessment. A negative mark can NOT become positive through them. Even without these bonus points, the full score can be achieved.
The bonus points can be earned by correctly answering 200 questions in the learning app "MooDuell" in the period between two examination dates. The bonus points must be claimed from the responsible person at the institute via e-mail. Please refer to the relevant course section on Moodle for the latest information and instructions on how to start using the app.

Examination topics

Weilinger, Privatrecht, 9. Auflage, facultas.wuv

Reading list

Weilinger, Privatrecht, 9. Auflage, facultas.wuv
Kodex Unternehmensrecht oder Kodex Bürgerliches Recht, LexisNexis Verlag ARD Orac in the current edition.

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Last modified: Th 30.06.2022 07:47