330.226 Business Law
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021W, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to find - based on good basic knowledge of the fundamental concepts of business law, in particular the regulations relevant in business life (e.g. contracts, companies, IP/IT law, court proceedings etc) -  solutions to legal issues in the every-day business life and to determine whether specific advice becomes indispensable.

Subject of course

For details and dates cf www.profbrugger.at/wirtschaftsrecht

  • Basic concepts of business law, sources of law. The concept of law, regulation etc in Austrian an European Union law.
  • Basics of contract law. General Terms of Business.
  • E-Commerce, Consumer Protection.
  • Basics of labour law.
  • Introduction to company law in context with tax law
  • Business protection: Copyright, Trademarks etc.
  • Basics of Acquisition of business enterprises
  • Free movement of goods and capital in the Single Market, distortion of competition, reference to competition law.
  • Criminal law of companies.
  • Competition and compliance.
  • Protection of creditors, insolvency law.

Teaching methods

Lecture with case studies.

Regarding "Distance Learning" and Online Tests cf German version of this page.


Mode of examination


Additional information

Online exam (multiple choice), the exam will last 30 minutes!

There are short notes on slides available for students at www.profbrugger.at/wirtschaftsrecht . Further, the lecturer has written a book covering the lecture.



Examination modalities

Online exam (multiple choice), the exam will be in German language and last 30 minutes; for details cf German version of this page.


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Thu15:00 - 15:3013.01.2022 the exam takes place online in TUWELwritten12.12.2021 09:00 - 12.01.2022 17:00TISSPrüfung Ende WS

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
02.09.2021 00:00 01.02.2022 12:00 01.02.2022 12:00


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
033 282 Mechanical Engineering - Management 5. SemesterSTEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase