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390008 SE DWR: Seminar in Business & Private Law (2021W)

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

Announcement of the topic of the seminar paper: Friday, 22.10.2021, 23.59 by e-mail to Mr. Markus Edelsbrunner (markus.edelsbrunner@univie.ac.at).

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


Aims, contents and method of the course

Participation requirement for students at the Faculty of Business and Economics: the faculty-public presentation of the dissertation project must already have taken place.

Within the framework of the seminar, a seminar paper from the area of private law/corporate law must be written. This must be submitted to Markus Edelsbrunner (markus.edelsbrunner@univie.ac.at) by 17.12.2021, 10:00 at the latest.

The announcement of the topic has to be made at the latest by 22.10.2021, 23:59. The topic should be a subfield of the dissertation project.

The presentation of the seminar paper shall be done in presence and shall contain the main theses of the paper. The presentation should last approximately 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.
This will be followed by a discussion of the content of the respective topic.

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 of the seminar paper;
- Participation in the discussion.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The continuous attendance at all dates is obligatory!
Prerequisite for students at the Faculty of Business and Economics: the faculty-public presentation of the dissertation project must already have taken place.

The written seminar paper will be assessed according to the usual criteria (min. 50,000 characters ~ 25 pages, compliance with good scientific practice). The thesis has to deal with current and relevant issues in the fields of corporate and private law.
During the presentation (approx. 15 minutes) the main theses of the seminar paper are presented.

Examination topics

The subject matter of the examination is the presented topics from private law/corporate law.

Reading list

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

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