851-0738-04L  Environmental Law

SemesterAutumn Semester 2023
LecturersB. Schibli
Periodicityevery semester recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentStudents who have attended and passed the course unit 851-0741-00L in the spring semester may not attend this course unit (851-0738-04L) again and can't credited it.


851-0738-04 VUmweltrecht2 hrs
Tue16:15-18:00HG D 3.2 »
B. Schibli

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AbstractEnvironmental law regulates the protection of human beings and their environment, such as animals, plants, habitats, soil, waters and air. It plays an increasing role in relation to public and private projects. The lecture gives an overall view of Swiss enviromental law. Specific subjects will be dealt with in more detail based on case studies and group work.
ObjectiveThe students are able:
- to apply environmental law in a specific case.
- to explain in which cases the basic principles and the particular instruments of environmental law apply.
- to identify the shortcomings of environmental law and the legislative needs in this regard.
- to describe the tasks and competencies of environmental scientists compared to those of lawyers.
Subject-specific CompetenciesConcepts and Theoriesassessed
Techniques and Technologiesassessed
Method-specific CompetenciesAnalytical Competenciesassessed
Personal CompetenciesCreative Thinkingfostered

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits2 credits
ExaminersB. Schibli
Typeend-of-semester examination
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionA repetition date will be offered in the first two weeks of the semester immediately consecutive.
Mode of examinationwritten 60 minutes
Additional information on mode of examinationIm Laufe des Semesters finden in regelmässigen Abständen insgesamt drei Leistungselemente (Lernelemente) statt, welche bei erfolgreichem Absolvieren insgesamt zu einem Bonus von maximal 0.25 Notenpunkten bei der Schlussnote führen können. Erfolgreiches Absolvieren der Lernelemente wird im Einzelnen wie folgt gewichtet: erstes Lernelement mit Bonus von 0.08 Notenpunkten; zweites Lernelement mit Bonus von 0.08 Notenpunkten; drittes Lernelement mit Bonus von 0.09 Notenpunkten

Es wird ein Repetitionstermin in den ersten zwei Wochen des unmittelbar nachfolgenden Semesters angeboten.
Written aidsOpen book

Learning materials

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Places75 at the most
PriorityRegistration for the course unit is only possible for the primary target group
Primary target groupEnvironmental Sciences BSc (727000)
Waiting listuntil 01.10.2023

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Environmental Sciences BachelorCompulsoryWInformation