International Management

Principles of Law 1

Lecture, 3.00 ECTS


Course content

Basics of Austrian law, hierarchy of norms, legal techniques and methods of interpretation of legal norms; basics of business law to enable students to solve issues related to international business.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the students can..... Describe and apply sources of national and European law; .... Solve simple cases of Austrian and European business law; .... Identify the jurisdiction of national and European courts and administrative bodies; .... apply methods of legal interpretation with respect to Austrian and European business law.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Books: Bydlinski, P. (2014) Grundzüge des Privatrechts (Manz Wien); Stolzlechner (2013), Einführung in das öffentliche Recht (Manz Wien); Grünwald/Hauser (2012), Privates Wirtschaftsrecht (NWV Wien); Davies, K. (2016), Understanding European Union Law (Routledge London).
Fachzeitschriften: EuZW (Europäische Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsrecht), ecolex, Juristische Blätter, Österreichische Juristenzeitung, Common Market Law Review.

Mode of delivery

Lecture, 1 group, 3 ASWS

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Assessment methods and criteria

Final examination and active class participation