280.285 Law of Public Procurement and Contracts

2020S, VO, 2.0h, 2.5EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 2.5
  • Type: VO Lecture

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.After a successful completion of the course, students are able to

  • assess when and what sort of public procurement rules apply (value limits and thresholds, awards below and above EU thresholds, order value calculation)
  • apply different types of procedures below and above the EU thresholds (schedule, deadlines and deadlines)
  • differentiate between selection criteria, qualitative selection criteria and contract award criteria
  • implement the mandatory requirements for tender documents and specifications
  • identify procurement-related consequences and design options
  • recognize legal remedies
  • apply procurement law in practice.

Subject of course

Legal background and problems of public procurement in Austria (scope and principles of procurement law, procedure types, publication at national and European level, legal requirements at technical specifications, practical handling of procurement procedures from the opening of tenders to the award of the contract, legal instruments and judicature); Goverment Procurement Agreement (WTO/GPA), p; relevant aspects of contract law.

Teaching methods

Lecture, practical examples, discussions

Mode of examination


Additional information

Changes in the LVA due to the corona pandemic (status <8.4.2020>): This course will be carried out as part of a TUWEL course. All further information can be found in the TUWEL course!

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



Examination modalities

Written exam.

Wichtig: Zur Prüfung dieser VO werden ausschließlich jene Studierenden zugelassen, die zu dieser VO im SS 2020 in TISS gültig angemeldet waren!

Course registration

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