Introduction to Private Law (ILV)

Course numberB4.06360.10.101
Course codePrivLaw
Semester of degree program Semester 1
Mode of delivery Presencecourse
ECTS credits3,0
Language of instruction English

On successful completion of the course, students:

  • Understand the institution of the contract and can recognize deficiencies in intent and performance and derive their legal consequences
  • Know the prerequisites for contractual claims for damages
  • Know the conditions under which property is transferred to another person and know the rights of a legal owner or owner of property
  • Know how a lien/mortgage is effectively established and understand the difference between personal and real security interests

The course will cover the following topics/content:

  • Legal personality, legal transaction, contract
  • Defects of will, warranty
  • Damages, property law

Bydlinski, P. (2017): Grundzüge des Privatrechts. 9. Auflage. Wien: Manz Verlag.
Schwimann, M. (2019): Bürgerliches Recht für Anfänger (Skriptum). 13. Auflage. Wien: LexisNexis Verlag.
Welser, R./Kletecka, A. (2018): Grundriss des Bürgerlichen Rechts Band I. 15. Auflage. Wien: Manz Verlag.
Welser, R./Zöchling-Jud, B. (2020): Grundriss des Bürgerlichen Rechts Band II. 15. Auflage. Wien: Manz Verlag.

Moderated group work, lecture, case work

Cumulative module examination
The module grade is calculated weighted by the ECTS credits of the individual courses (ILV - integrated lecture) of the module and results as follows:
ILV "Introduction to Private Law" - 3 ECTS
Assessment type: Final assessment
Assessment method/s: Written final examination