1032 Introduction to IT Law
Dr. Stefan Holzweber, LL.M. (WU), Dr. Matthias Traimer
  • LV-Typ
  • Semesterstunden
  • Unterrichtssprache
02.09.2019 bis 01.10.2019
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Planpunkt(e) Master
Wochentag Datum Uhrzeit Raum
Freitag 04.10.2019 13:00 - 18:00 TC.1.01 OeNB
Freitag 11.10.2019 13:00 - 18:00 TC.2.02
Donnerstag 24.10.2019 14:00 - 19:00 TC.0.01 ERSTE
Donnerstag 31.10.2019 13:00 - 18:00 D5.0.001
Donnerstag 14.11.2019 14:00 - 16:30 TC.1.02

Inhalte der LV

Driven by technologies like computers, wireless communications and the internet, the so called „information society“ leads to a fast-growing field of law dealing with the legal aspects of these technologies.

This lecture shall provide an overview of and introduction to IT-Law and primarily deals with the following topics:

-    Legal protection of computer software and databases
-    Telecommunication, Privacy and Media Law
-    Distant Selling and Consumer Protection Regulations
-    E-Commerce Law

Lernergebnisse (Learning Outcomes)

Having successfully passed this course, students will be able to understand the legal contexts of information technologies and obtain skills to deal with the corresponding legal matters and issues.

Regelung zur Anwesenheit

Attendance is compulsory.


The course combines elements of a lecture with active participation from the students. The relevant literature will be provided in class and on the E-Learning Platform (Learn@WU).



Leistung(en) für eine Beurteilung

The assessment of the course consists of 3 parts:

-    Participation in the lecture: 10%
-    Written exam about public law aspects of IT-Law: 45%
-    Written exam about private law aspects of IT-Law: 45%

Teilnahmevoraussetzung(en) und Vergabe von Wartelistenplätzen

Students must be able to read legal materials and express themselves in English.
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