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040588 VO EC EP: Private business law (2021W)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften

Zur Prüfung müssen Sie sich gesondert über u:space anmelden!
Die Lernplattform "Moodle" wird verwendet - eine Registrierung für die Vorlesung ist Voraussetzung für die Teilnahme an der Moodle-Vorlesung!

Tu 09.11. 09:45-13:00 Digital


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

Prüfungstermin: Dienstag, 07.12.2021, 09.45 Uhr. Anmeldung zur Prüfung gesondert über u:space zu den im u:find angegebenen Anmeldezeiten.
Die Registrierung zur Vorlesung ersetzt nicht die Anmeldung zur Prüfung!
Nur wer zur Vorlesung registriert ist, hat Zugang zum Moodlekurs und den vorlesungsbegleitenden Unterlagen.

Tuesday 16.11. 09:45 - 13:00 Digital
Tuesday 23.11. 09:45 - 13:00 Digital
Tuesday 30.11. 09:45 - 13:00 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

This course is held in German. It is intended to provide an initial insight into the legal matters relevant to the establishment and operation of a company.

Starting with general principles of civil law (conclusion of contracts, use of general terms and conditions, disruptions of performance such as warranties).
There follows an examination of the concept of entrepreneur in the Austrian UGB and the legal consequences associated with the status of entrepreneur on the basis of selected examples.
Furthermore, with regard to the choice of the appropriate legal form for the operation of a company, a discussion of the most important company forms takes place. A comparative overview based on selected focal points (especially formation, management and representation as well as liability of shareholders and corporate bodies) is intended to highlight the respective characteristics as well as to show the "advantages and disadvantages" of the corporate forms most frequently encountered in business life.

Assessment and permitted materials

The written open-book course exam "Wirtschaftsprivatrecht" is held in German (open questions) and lasts 45 minutes (Attention: a separate registration for the exam via U:SPACE is mandatory).

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, short-term changes in exams (switch to online open-book exams) may be possible.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

A total of 30 points can be achieved in the written examination, from 16 points the examination is passed positively.

Grades: from 16 points - 4, from 19.5 - 3, from 23.5 - 2, from 27.5 - 1

Examination topics

Lecture of the LV leader; slides

Reading list

Weilinger, Privatrecht
Weilinger, Personengesellschaftsrecht
Grünwald/Hauser/Pasrucker, Privates Wirtschaftsrecht

(current editions)

Association in the course directory

Last modified: We 06.10.2021 15:48