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.

2022S, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form


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

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to answer fundamental legal questions in the area of contract and liability law. They know how contracts are concluded, how to classify legal problems in contract performance and what the consequences of such disruptions are. The students can distinguish between classic contract types and know the specifics of IT contracts. The aim of the lecture is to make it easier for students to communicate with lawyers in their professional life and to enable them to independently identify legal problems in the area of contract and liability law in their practical work.

Subject of course

Introduction to private law; Introduction to contract law; Conclusion of contracts; Property law (especially acquisition of property); Defects in the contract; Performance disruptions; Liability law; classic contract types, IT contracts.

Teaching methods

Lecture part: preparation of the material using PP foils and text; Exercise part: repetition and deepening of the material using case studies, open-ended and multiple-choice questions.

Mode of examination


Additional information

All further information can be found in the TUWEL course!




Course dates

Tue10:00 - 12:0001.03.2022 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/96925820666 (LIVE)Einführung
Tue10:00 - 13:0008.03.2022 - 03.05.2022 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/96925820666 (LIVE)LVA-Einheit
Tue10:00 - 12:0010.05.2022 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/96925820666 (LIVE)Fragen- und Wiederholungsstunde
Contract and liability law - Single appointments
Tue01.03.202210:00 - 12:00 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/96925820666Einführung
Tue08.03.202210:00 - 13:00 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/96925820666LVA-Einheit
Tue15.03.202210:00 - 13:00 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/96925820666LVA-Einheit
Tue22.03.202210:00 - 13:00 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/96925820666LVA-Einheit
Tue29.03.202210:00 - 13:00 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/96925820666LVA-Einheit
Tue05.04.202210:00 - 13:00 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/96925820666LVA-Einheit
Tue26.04.202210:00 - 13:00 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/96925820666LVA-Einheit
Tue03.05.202210:00 - 13:00 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/96925820666LVA-Einheit
Tue10.05.202210:00 - 12:00 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/96925820666Fragen- und Wiederholungsstunde
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

Written exam and participation in the practice part.


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 2022 in TISS, are admitted for the exam!

3. Attendance is compulsory for registered students. The absence of the first unit leads to an automatic deregristration. One-time excused absence is permitted. An unexcused or second absence leads to a negative grade.

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 - 11:0027.09.2022 TUWEL-Prüfung / Prüfungsaufsicht via ZOOMwritten09.05.2022 10:00 - 25.09.2022 23:59TISS2. Folgeprüfungstermin

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
03.02.2022 00:01 28.02.2022 12:00 28.02.2022 12:00


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