280.285 Law of Public Procurement and Contracts

2021S, VO, 2.0h, 2.5EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 2.5
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Distance Learning

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, relevant aspects of contract law.

Teaching methods

Lecture, practical examples, discussions

Mode of examination


Additional information

Due to the corona pandemic the course is carried out as TUWEL course. All further information can be found on TUWEL!



Course dates

Wed17:30 - 19:0010.03.2021 - 28.04.2021 TUWEL - Distance Learning (LIVE)VO-Einheit
Law of Public Procurement and Contracts - Single appointments
Wed10.03.202117:30 - 19:00 TUWEL - Distance LearningVO-Einheit
Wed17.03.202117:30 - 19:00 TUWEL - Distance LearningVO-Einheit
Wed24.03.202117:30 - 19:00 TUWEL - Distance LearningVO-Einheit
Wed14.04.202117:30 - 19:00 TUWEL - Distance LearningVO-Einheit
Wed21.04.202117:30 - 19:00 TUWEL - Distance LearningVO-Einheit
Wed28.04.202117:30 - 19:00 TUWEL - Distance LearningVO-Einheit
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities


Important: Only students validly registered for this VO in SS 2021 via TISS are admitted to the examination!


The following modalities and requirements for participation apply - you need: 1. a stable internet connection, 2. a webcam, 3. Your TU Wien student ID. The examination takes place for all registered persons via TUWEL on the specified date. However, you will be divided into GoToMeeting groups in advance for identity control via video conference. Before the exam, you will receive a message from TUWEL telling you which group you are assigned to. Identification takes place by showing your student ID in the meeting. You must attend the GoToMeeting with your webcam throughout the exam to allow supervision. For content-related questions, you have the option of asking them in a TUChat. Please do not ask any content-related questions in the GoToMeeting, as this could distract your fellow students. All the links required for this are provided for you in TUWEL.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.02.2021 00:00 09.03.2021 23:59 09.03.2021 23:59


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