265.076 Contract and liability law
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020S, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to solve simple legal questions in relateion to business law context situations and to make a first assessment of legal framework govering corporate law constructions.

Students acquire applied basic knowledge of Civil Law, understand legal implications of essential provisions as well as the ability to assess legal consequences. This allows them to independently identify and solve problems of Civil Law with regard to contract conclusion and settlement.

After completing the course, students will be able to

  • reproduce the principles of General Civil Law
  • judge the conclusion of a contract
  • judge when General Terms and Conditions apply or when they do not apply
  • apply the possibilities of legal representation
  • know the process of acquiring property and to distinguish between the various real guarantees
  • name general contestability possibilities of contracts and to estimate consequences as well as interpret consequences
  • describe problems in the fulfillment of the contract and deduce consequences (delay and warranty)

Subject of course

  • introduction to law: purpose of law; Structure of the Austrian legal system; areas of Law; application of the law; declaration of intent; Contract, obligation; capacity
  • conclusion of contracts
  • General Terms and Conditions
  • contracting by a third party (substitution)
  • transfer of movable property and bona fide acquisition (property law)
  • effectiveness barriers for declarations of intent and contracts (overview)
  • performance disruptions: impossibility, default of debtor; Creditors delay; warranty
  • unjust enrichment (overview)
  • liability issues (damages, expert liability, etc)
  • collateral (overview)
  • contract types and contract design (overview)

Teaching methods

In the lecture, the learning content will first be presented by the lecturer and discussed with the students. Based on cases, the mediated contents are applied in individual or group work to concrete life situations. This serves the repetition and deepening of the material, the practice of structured representation of legal problems as well as the linking of different problem areas.

Mode of examination

Written

Additional information

Changes in the LVA due to the corona pandemic (status <3.4.2020>): This course will be carried out as part of a TUWEL course. All further information can be found in the TUWEL course!

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Important:

1.) The submission the exercise part is a mandatory requirement for the written exam!

2.) Only students, who were validly registered for this VO in SS 2020 in TISS, are admitted for the exam!

3.) For the registered students, attendance is mandatory in the first course appointment. Attendance is checked in the order of TISS registrations. Absent students are deregistered and students who are on the waiting list are admitted in the order of registration. The students who are registered on the waiting list cannot register for the course.


Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Tue17:00 - 20:0003.03.2020HS 11 Paul Ludwik 1. Einheit
Wed17:00 - 20:0004.03.2020HS 13 Ernst Melan - RPL 2. Einheit
Tue17:00 - 20:0010.03.2020HS 18 Czuber - UIW 3. Einheit
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

Written exam and practice part.

Important:

1. The submission the exercise part is a mandatory requirement for the written exam!

2. Only students, who were validly registered for this VO in SS 2020 in TISS, are admitted for the exam!

3. For the registered students, attendance is mandatory in the first course appointment. Attendance is checked in the order of TISS registrations. Absent students are deregistered and students who are on the waiting list are admitted in the order of registration. The students who are registered on the waiting list cannot register for the course.


Exams

DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Fri15:00 - 17:0011.09.2020EI 7 Hörsaal - ETIT written03.08.2020 10:00 - 08.09.2020 23:59TISS1. Folgeprüfung zum SS 2020 (Dr. Dillinger) - ausschließlich für Studierende, die zu dieser VU im SS 2020 in TISS angemeldet waren!)

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
30.01.2020 00:01 24.04.2020 09:00 24.04.2020 09:00

Curricula

Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
033 526 Business Informatics 6. SemesterSTEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
033 533 Medical Informatics STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
033 534 Software & Information Engineering STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
066 645 Data Science
TRS Transferable Skills

Literature

No lecture notes are available.

Language

German