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

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



Course dates

Tue17:00 - 20:0028.04.2020HS 14A Günther Feuerstein 1. Einheit
Wed17:00 - 20:0029.04.2020FH Hörsaal 7 2. Einheit
Tue17:00 - 20:0005.05.2020EI 1 Petritsch HS 3. Einheit
Wed17:00 - 20:0006.05.2020FH Hörsaal 7 4. Einheit
Tue17:00 - 20:0012.05.2020HS 14A Günther Feuerstein 5. Einheit
Wed17:00 - 20:0013.05.2020FH Hörsaal 7 6. Einheit
Course is held blocked

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!


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Fri17:00 - 19:0020.12.2019EI 3 Sahulka HS written14.11.2019 10:00 - 17.12.2019 23:59TISS3. Folgeprüfung zum SS 2019 (Dr. Dillinger) - ausschließlich für Studierende, die zu dieser VO im SS 2019 in TISS angemeldet waren!)
Mon18:00 - 20:0022.06.2020HS 14A Günther Feuerstein written29.04.2020 10:00 - 18.06.2020 23:59TISSHauptprüfungstermin zum SS 2020 (Dr. Dillinger) - ausschließlich für Studierende, die zu dieser VO im SS 2020 in TISS angemeldet waren!

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
10.02.2020 00:00 24.03.2020 23:59 24.03.2020 23:59


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In der VO wird mit dem Gesetzestext gearbeitet - da das derzeitige BVergG 2018 ist abrufbar unter https://www.ris.bka.gv.at/GeltendeFassung.wxe?Abfrage=Bundesnormen&Gesetzesnummer=20010295