Module manual


Business and Labor Law


Lecture on Private Law

Teaching methods Lecture
Learning target / Competences

Students gain fundamental knowledge of the basic concepts and principles of private commercial law, in particular commercial, corporate and labor law. They are able to independently assess simple legal problems and those of medium difficulty in business practice and develop solutions. They also develop an understanding of the legal method.

Duration 1 Semester
Hours per week 4.0
Classes 60 h
Individual / Group work: 90 h
Workload 150 h
ECTS 5.0
Requirements for awarding credit points

Written exam (K90)

Responsible person

Prof. Dr. iur. Jörg-Andreas Weber

Recommended semester 4. Semester
Frequency Every sem.

Bachelor’s degree programs:
Betriebswirtschaft Logistik und Handel


Business and Labor Law

Type Lecture
Nr. W0125
Hours per week 4.0
  • Basic concepts of commercial law, in particular the status and concept of a merchant, commercial register, trading company, commercial enterprise, authorized representatives under commercial law and commercial purchase
  • Basic structures of corporate law
  • Establishing and managing of partnerships and corporations
  • Overview of credit securities
  • Basic structures of labor law: concept of employee, legal sources, establishment, content and termination of employment relationships
  • Legal working techniques and scientific methods in business law

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