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

After completing this course, students are able to understand legal terms; they know the sources and structure of Austrian law, they are able to solve simple cases concerning Austrian business law and they can use methods of legal argumentation.

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