185.A57 Legal Basics of Medical Health Care
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Online

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to describe selected aspects of law issues in medical treatment in Austria and to discuss specific examples of claims for damages in the area of medical treatment.

Subject of course

Basic principles of the constitutional law, the legislation and administration in the Austrian health system as well as the sanitary police; hospital affaires; principles of selected fields: medical products, pharmaceuticals, vaccination; introduction into the law of contract and tort with emphasis to treatment contracts and tort in the medical environment.

Teaching methods

Discussion of selected examples.

Mode of examination


Additional information

Important notice: This lecture will be held for the last time in SS 2023!


  • 32 hours: Lecture
  • 40 Stunden: Preparation and follow-up of the individual lecture units (incl. case studies)
  • 40.5 Stunden: Oral exam (incl. prearation)

Sum: 112.5 hours



Course dates

Wed16:00 - 20:0001.03.2023 (LIVE)Rechtliche Grundlagen der medizinischen Versorgung Teil I-III
Thu16:00 - 20:0002.03.2023 (LIVE)Rechtliche Grundlagen der medizinischen Versorgung Teil IV-V
Mon16:00 - 22:0006.03.2023 (LIVE)Rechtliche Grundlagen der medizinischen Versorgung Teil VI-VIII
Tue19:00 - 23:0007.03.2023 (LIVE)Rechtliche Grundlagen der medizinischen Versorgung Teil IX-X
Wed16:00 - 20:0008.03.2023 (LIVE)Rechtliche Grundlagen der medizinischen Versorgung Teil XI-XII
Tue17:00 - 20:0014.03.2023 (LIVE)Rechtliche Grundlagen der medizinischen Versorgung - Tutorium
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

Exams are planned to be held as oral online exams.

Course registration

Not necessary


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
033 533 Medical Informatics Mandatory6. SemesterSTEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase


No lecture notes are available.