265.727 Expert 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, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC


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

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to differentiate between various types of experts, to assign their rights and obligations to different areas of law and to be aware of the essential requirements of an expert opinion

Subject of course

Definition and differentiation between the various types of experts e.g. authority’s experts, non-authority’s experts, private experts, arbitrators and court-certified experts. Adressing questions regarding the expert’s job description in the areas of public, private and criminal law. Overview of rights and obligations e.g. in connection with professional ethics, the law on fees, corruption and copyright law

Teaching methods

Explanatory introduction regarding private, public and criminal law; insigth into the administrativ and judicial procedure; repetition and summary of the previous unit, explanation of the legal situation by means of cases

Mode of examination


Additional information





Examination modalities

written examination


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Mon08:00 - 10:0028.09.2020FH Hörsaal 1 - MWB written03.08.2020 10:00 - 24.09.2020 23:59TISSFolgeprüfungstermin (1)
Thu - 21.01.2021written01.12.2020 10:00 - 18.01.2021 23:59TISSFolgeprüfungstermin (2)

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
17.02.2020 00:01 01.06.2020 23:59 01.06.2020 23:59

Registration modalities:

über TISS 



PLEASE be advised that the units and the examination are in German language.

The handsout will be provided only to registered students (SS 2020) after every unit for download. Please be advised that the notes are no script. The notes can be used as study material.

Non registered students have the opportunity to adress to silvia.manhart@tuwien.ac.

Recommended literature

  • Attlmayr/Walzel von Wiesentreu, Sachverständigenrecht2 (2015)
  • Elhenicky/Mayer/Stuefer, Der Sachverständige im Gerichts und Verwaltungsverfahren – Eine praktische Einführung (2014)
  • Grünner, Sachverständigenrecht (2018)
  • Krammer/Schmidt/Guggenbichler, SDG - GebAG Sachverständigen- und Dolmetschergesetz Gebührenanspruchsgesetz
  • Krammer/Schiller/Schmidt/Tanczos, Sachverständige und ihre Gutachten (2019)
  • Zeitschrift für Sachverständigenrecht
  • Dokalik/Weber, Das Recht der Sachverständigen und Dolmetscher (2017)

Previous knowledge

Basics of administrative, private and criminal law