350.003 Standardization and legal aspects in electrical engineering
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2024S, VU, 1.0h, 1.5EC

Course evaluation


  • Semester hours: 1.0
  • Credits: 1.5
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to.../have knowledge about

  • the relevance and essential aspects of electrotechnical standardization
  • the interrelation of the legal aspects and standardization on national, European and international level
  • the Who’s Who in standardization
  • the strategic possibilities by participating in standardization 
  • the processes in standardization and the possibilities to influence standardization
  • the access to relevant information and the interpretation of the information
  • the basic aspects of electrotechnical certification

Subject of course

The economic and strategic relevance of standardization in general, interrelation of legal aspects and standardization, Who’s Who in electrotechnical standardization (IEC, CENELEC, ETSI, ITU-T, IEEE), definition of state-of-the-art and codes of practice, legal environment (European law: Low Voltage Directive, EMC Directive, Radio Equipment Directive, standardization regulation; national law: Elektrotechnikgesetz, Elektrotechnikverordnung, Niederspannungsgeräteverordnung, EMV-Verordnung, Funkanlagen-Marktüberwachungs-Gesetz, Elektroschutzverordnung und Produktsicherheitsgesetz), WTO Technical Barriers to Trade, CE-marking, certification marks, from the idea to the standard: standardization processes within IEC, CENELEC and ETSI, workshop on standardization projects, electronic working and search tools in standardization and related areas, interpretation of search results, workshop on technical and legal cases, smart standards    

Teaching methods

in-room lecture, case studies

Mode of examination




Course dates

Tue14:00 - 18:0023.04.2024EI 9 Hlawka HS - ETIT Normung und Recht in der Elektrotechnik
Wed15:00 - 19:0024.04.2024EI 9 Hlawka HS - ETIT Normung und Recht in der Elektrotechnik
Mon10:00 - 16:0029.04.2024EI 9 Hlawka HS - ETIT Normung und Recht in der Elektrotechnik / Prüfung mündlich 13:00 - 16:00

Examination modalities

presence and participation during lecture

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
31.12.2023 09:00 22.04.2024 18:00 15.04.2024 18:00


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
710 FW Elective Courses - Electrical Engineering Elective


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