Universität Wien

950032 VO VO Introduction to Legal Studies for non-lawyers (2023W)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), Universitätslehrgänge

This is a fee-based continuous education and training programme Human Rights offered by the Postgraduate Center. Please note that you must be admitted to a continuing education and training programme/certificate course * to participate. For further information regarding Continuing Education Master Programs, Continuing Education Programs and Certificate Courses, please visit:https://www.postgraduatecenter.at/en/programs/law/human-rights/


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



Aims, contents and method of the course

The course "Introduction to Legal Studies" will provide participants with knowledge concerning the concept of law, its history and theory. At the same time, it offers an introduction to different fields of law, such as Public Law, Private Law, Public International Law, European Union Law and Philosophy of Law. Participants will deepen their knowledge through lectures, presentations and group work, as well as engage in discussion with their lecturers and peers. This will create the basis necessary to fruitfully participate in the joint courses.

Assessment and permitted materials

Published on moodle.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

0-49.5 points: 5
50-62.5 points: 4
63-75.5 points: 3
76-88.5 points: 2
89-100 points: 1

Examination topics

Content of the course.

Reading list

Please find the required readings for each session on moodle.

Association in the course directory

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