5206556: Introduction to Law

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Semester:WS 21/22
Scheduled in semester:1
Semester Hours per Week / Contact Hours:30.0 L / 22.5 h
Self-directed study time:67.5 h

Module coordination/Lecturers


Bachelor's degree programme in Business Administration (01.09.2012)


The module law includes an introduction into the public law of Liechtenstein and principles of civil right.

  • Introduction to the legal system of Liechtenstein
  • Regional specifics of the Liechtenstein state form
  • Priciples of the state organisation law
  • Legislative process
  • Function oft he EEA and impact of EEA membership on the legal system of Liechtenstein
  • Legal business
  • General law of obligations (Performance disruption, warranty, changes in the contractual obligation)
  • Contract law (types of contracts)
  • Tort law
  • Property law
  • Consumer protection law


    • know the Liechtenstein legal system.
    • know the functions, the requirements, the effects and risks of legal actions.
    • know the economic-relevant topics of contractual and noncontractual liability and property law.
    • recognise the differences between public and civil law.
    • describe the specific risks in the B2C and B2B-area.
    • apply the learned theoretical basics by solving practical cases.
    • recognize different types of contracts and identify similarities and differences.
    • work out different types of contracts.
    • select suitable solution strategies by taking into account specific information.
    • know the underlying sources of law as well as relevant literature.
    • understand the basic structure of the individual legal sources.
    • are capable to interpret the underlying legal sources accordingly.
    • solve practical cases with reference to the legal basics and relevant literature.
    • are able to compare different types of contracts and identify similarities and differences.
    • elaborate different types of contracts independently, taking into account the legal basics and the relevant literature.
    • assess practical case constellations with regard to applicable public and civil law
    • follow the course held by lecturer (input, issues and solutions) and pay attentio to remarks of fellow students.
    • solve the tasks of the lecturer in small groups as well as during self-studies.
    • asses solution-suggestions from fellow students (being able to provide constructive criticism).
    • are characterised by special skills in teamwork, communication and the ability to cooperate.
    • express and justify their own solution proposals in case of criticism by lecturer or fellow students (ability to accept criticism).
    • perceive their own learning ability and motiviation.
    • communicate autonomously, reflect upon their own actions and assess themselves.
    • perform by self-discipline, flexibility and target-orientation.
    • stand out by their commitment, conscientiousness and reliability.
    • represent their self-reliance and self-motivation and thereby positively influence their motivation.

Exam Modalities

Final examination at the end of the semester.