736102 Introduction into basics of law

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Offered in
Sommersemester 2022
Languages of instruction


The concept and origin of law, as well as the general outlines of constitutional, European and administrative law, are explained.
Selected chapters of special administrative law, such as commercial law, professional and industrial plant law, food and crop protection law, as well as genetic engineering and biotechnology law, are explained. Furthermore, the basic principles of general civil, debt and property law are imparted.

Previous knowledge expected

No prior knowledge is required.

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

After completing the course, the students are able to:
- Describe and explain key legal concepts, such as laws, decrees and contracts.
- Outline the systematic coherences of the different legal areas.
- Recognise and evaluate simple legal issues in selected legal areas.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.