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Law for Real Estate Management

level of course unit

Fundamentals and advanced knowledge

Learning outcomes of course unit

Graduates are able to: - identify characteristics of the real estate law. - debate and compare legal aspects of issues linked to the real estate industry. - identify and apply potential legal solutions in the real estate industry.

prerequisites and co-requisites

Lecture "Introduction to Law" RE.1

course contents

- Applied principles of civil law - Acquisition of ownership - Tenancy law - Home ownership law - Knowledge of bureaucracy and authorities from a real estate industry point of view - Other laws for the real estate industry, e. g. consumer protection law, heating bill law, construction coordination law, Energy Performance Certificate Act, property development law, architectural law, etc. - Contracts for the real estate industry, e. g. lease contract law, apartment ownership contracts, etc.

recommended or required reading

Respective laws and comments - Artner, S., Kohlmaier, K. (Hrsg.): Praxishandbuch Immobilienrecht, Linde Wien, 1. Auflage, 2014 - Grooterhorst, J., Becker, U., Dreyer, R., Törnig, T.: Rechtshandbuch Immobilien- Asset-Management, Bundesanzeiger Verlag Köln, 1. Auflage, 2009 - Dirnbacher, W.: MRG 2013 idF ZVG., ÖVI Wien, 10. Auflage , 2013 - Dirnbacher, W.: WEG idF WRN 2009., ÖVI Wien, 6. Auflage, 2010 - Prader, C.: WGG-Wohnungsgemeinnützigkeitsgesetz und Bauträgervertragsgesetz, Manz Verlag Wien, 2. Auflage, 2012 - Malloth, T. (Hrsg.): Immobilienmanagement Österreich, ÖVI Wien, 5. Auflage, 2013

assessment methods and criteria

Presentation, written examination

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, group work, presentation and discussion of tasks

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Director of Studies

year of study

3. Year of studies

recommended optional program components


course unit code


type of course unit

Compulsory subject

mode of delivery

In class course (Integrated lecture)

work placement(s)

Not applicable