853-0723-00L  Introduction to Torts, Contracts and Insurance Law

SemesterAutumn Semester 2019
LecturersC. von Zedtwitz
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman


853-0723-00 VPrivatrecht - Einführung in das Haftpflicht- und Versicherungsrecht Special students and auditors need a special permission from the lecturers.2 hrs
Wed08:15-10:00CHN D 48 »
C. von Zedtwitz

Catalogue data

AbstractIntroduction to Torts, Contracts and Insurance Law.
ObjectiveThe course shall make sure that the participants are fit to make the adequate decisions when encountering legal questions and issues in their career.

In order to achieve this goal, legal problems and issues will be presented to the participants and then discussed in class.
ContentThe course touches upon relevant topics of Contract Law (formation of contract and contract performance), Tort Law (including liability limitation), corporate law (types of corporations, formation of LLC), civil procedure (jurisdiction and applicable law, costs, when and how to engage a lawyer) and insurance law (duty to disclose relevant facts, gross negligence).
Prerequisites / NoticeThe course 'Introduction au Droit civil' (851-0709-00) provides an introduction to the law of Contracts and Torts in French.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a two-semester course together with 853-0050-00L Introduction to Public Law (next semester)
For programme regulations
(Examination block)
Bachelor's Degree Programme in Public Policy (Armed Forces Officers) 2017 (Examination Block 1)
Bachelor's Programme in Public Policy (Armed Forces Officers) 2010; Version 31.10.2017 (Block 1)
ECTS credits6 credits
Performance assessment as a semester course (other programmes)
ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersC. von Zedtwitz
Typesession examination
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationwritten 60 minutes
Written aidsOR / ZGB
If the course unit is part of an examination block, the credits are allocated for the successful completion of the whole block.
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

Learning materials

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General : Special students and auditors need a special permission from the lecturers

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Food Science BachelorElectivesWInformation
Public Policy BachelorExamination Block 1WInformation