851-0703-03L  Private Construction Law

SemesterAutumn Semester 2022
LecturersT. Ender, E. Rüegg
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentOnly for Civil Engineering BSc, Spatial Development and Infrastructure Systems MSc and UZH MNF Geographie/Erdsystemswissenschaften.


851-0703-03 VPrivates Baurecht2 hrs
Mon16:15-18:00HG F 5 »
T. Ender, E. Rüegg

Catalogue data

AbstractThis class introduces to practice-relevant basics of construction and real estate law.
ObjectiveAs future construction practitioners, students are able to recognise legal problems independently and in good time in their daily work and to initiate the right measures.
ContentIntroduction (most important sources of construction and real estate law), SIA (Swiss Society of Engineers and Architects) Design Engineering Services Contract, SIA-Norm 118 (SIA General Terms and Conditions for Construction Services), liability of designers/civil engineers, construction insurance, property law for civil engineers, sale of land, contaminated sites, statutory mortgage for contractors, public procurement, litigation in construction and real estate, the civil engineer as expert, What else to know ...
Lecture notesThere are 'Lecture Notes' (in German) for this course.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
In examination block forBachelor's Degree Programme in Civil Engineering 2014; Version 01.08.2016 (Examination Block)
Bachelor's Degree Programme in Civil Engineering 2022 (First Year Examination Block A)
Bachelor's Degree Programme in Geomatic Engineering and Planning 2010; Version 27.02.2018 (Examination Block 3)
ECTS credits2 credits
ExaminersE. Rüegg, T. Ender
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
Additional information on mode of examinationMultiple-choice Prüfung
Written aidsZu der Prüfung sind keine Hilfsmittel (also keine Gesetzestexte, Bücher oder ähnliches) zugelassen. Ausgenommen davon sind Wörterbücher für Studierende, deren Muttersprache nicht deutsch ist.
Online examinationThe examination may take place on the computer.
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.

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PriorityRegistration for the course unit is only possible for the primary target group
Primary target groupCivil Engineering BSc (104000)
Spatial Development and Infrastructure Systems MSc (129000)
Earth and Climate Sciences (Mobility) (674000)
UZH MNF Geography/Earth System Sciences (674200)

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Civil Engineering BachelorFirst Year Examination Block AOInformation
Spatial Development and Infrastructure Systems MasterRecommended Electives of Master Degree ProgrammeWInformation