Energy, Mobility and Environmental Management

Environmental & Business Law

Lecture, 3.00 ECTS


Course content

The basic concepts of Austrian and EU law as well as the basic principles of contract, commercial and company law are presented. In addition, competition law, trade law are addressed.

Learning outcomes

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Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

  • Grünwald/Hauser/Pasrucker, Privates Wirtschaftsrecht7. Lehrbuch, Wien 2019 (Neuer Wissenschaftlicher Verlag)

  • Grünwald/Hauser/Schwar, Materialienband zum Privaten Wirtschaftsrecht, Wien 2002 (Neuer Wissenschaftlicher Verlag)

  •  Schnedl, Umweltrecht im Überblick2, Wien 2014 (Facultas Verlag)

Mode of delivery

The course is mainly held in lecture form. Some subject-specific topics are given to students as projects and presented in class. The objective of such exercises is to give students the chance to work autonomously in teams on special practice-oriented problems. Various legal cases and models are discussed.

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Assessment methods and criteria

The students’ grades are based on their level of participation, the positive evaluation of a project carried out in teams and a positive mark on a written exam.