265.045 Legal issues in ecology
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • 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 the basic structures, functions and objectives of environmental law, to identify legal issues in this field of law and to work on them systematically. 

Subject of course

Introduction to the basic principles of environmental law - Constitutional aspects of environmental law - EU-environmental legislation - Basic principles of international environmental law - Selected instruments of environmental legislation - Strategic Environmental Assessment - Environmental Impact Assessment - Waste management law - Water legislation - Climate protection after the Paris Agreement - Emissions trading

Teaching methods

The subject matter will be presented, discussed with the students and practiced with case examples.

Mode of examination


Additional information





Course dates

Wed14:00 - 16:0010.03.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/92905770635 (LIVE)Auftakt
Wed14:00 - 16:0017.03.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/92905770635 (LIVE)LVA-Einheit
Wed14:00 - 16:0024.03.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/92905770635 (LIVE)LVA-Einheit
Wed14:00 - 16:0014.04.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/92905770635 (LIVE)LVA-Einheit
Wed14:00 - 16:0021.04.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/92905770635 (LIVE)LVA-Einheit
Wed14:00 - 16:0028.04.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/92905770635 (LIVE)LVA-Einheit
Wed14:00 - 16:0005.05.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/92905770635 (LIVE)LVA-Einheit
Wed14:00 - 16:0012.05.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/92905770635 (LIVE)LVA-Einheit
Wed14:00 - 16:0019.05.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/92905770635 (LIVE)LVA-Einheit
Wed14:00 - 16:0026.05.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/92905770635 (LIVE)LVA-Einheit
Wed14:00 - 16:0016.06.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/92905770635 (LIVE)LVA-Einheit
Wed14:00 - 16:0023.06.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/92905770635 (LIVE)Prüfung

Examination modalities


The exams will take place ONLINE until further notice. The examination is written in TUWEL, the examination supervision takes place in a parallel ZOOM meeting. You will receive detailed information on the examination modalities as well as access information for the examination room in ZOOM via email before the examination.


What do I need for the online exam?
You need a stable internet connection, a webcam, a working microphone and your TU Wien student ID.

When and how do I get information about the exam procedure?
You will receive the access link to the exam room in ZOOM as well as all information about the procedure via email the day before the exam.

How do I get access to the TUWEL course if I am registered for the exam but not for the VO?
They will be added to the TUWEL course immediately after the registration deadline. The registration deadline can be found on the exam registration page.

Can I otherwise use any aids during the exam?
No, this is not an open book exam.


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Tue10:00 - 12:0027.02.2024Hörsaal 6 - RPL written15.01.2024 10:00 - 25.02.2024 23:59TISS3. Folgeprüfungstermin (Präsenz)
Wed11:00 - 13:0019.06.2024EI 7 Hörsaal - ETIT written02.05.2024 10:00 - 17.06.2024 23:59TISSHauptprüfungstermin
Thu10:00 - 12:0026.09.2024EI 8 Pötzl HS - QUER written02.09.2024 10:00 - 23.09.2024 23:59TISS1. Folgeprüfungstermin
Wed - 27.11.2024written02.11.2024 10:00 - 25.11.2024 23:59TISS2. Folgeprüfungstermin
Wed - 26.02.2025written25.01.2025 10:00 - 24.02.2025 23:59TISS3. Folgeprüfungstermin

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
18.02.2021 10:00 26.03.2021 08:25 26.03.2021 23:59

Registration modalities

Voranmeldung ausschließlich übers TISS





Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
033 266 Environmental Engineering Mandatory6. SemesterSTEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
066 421 Geodesy and Geoinformation Mandatory elective2. Semester
066 473 Chemical and Process Engineering Mandatory elective
066 490 Technical Chemistry Not specified
700 FW Elective Courses - Mechanical Engineering Elective
730 Chemical and Process Engineering Mandatory elective
740 Industrial Engineering-Management Elective
TRS Transferable Skills Not specified


Die Handouts zur laufenden Vorlesung sind im TISS zum downloaden!