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Bachelor's Programme Business Law

As of winter semester 2023/2024 this programme is no longer open to new entrants. For information on the succeeding doctoral programme please consult this page »

Faculty Faculty of Law
Duration / ECTS-Credits 6 semesters / 180 ECTS-Credits
Academic Degree
Bachelor des Wirtschaftsrechts, LL.B. (Wirtschaftsrecht)
Qualification Level Bachelor (First Cycle)
ISCED-11: Level 6, EQF/NQF: Level 6
ISCED-F 0421 Law
Mode of Study
Study Code
UC 033 500
Curriculum Information on the Curriculum (2015W)*
Language of Instruction German
Admission Requirements Secondary school completion certificate or equivalent and Language Certificates

* Information on the Curriculum (2015W)

The complete version of the curriculum reflects the currently valid version of the curriculum. It is for informational purposes only and is not legally binding. The legally binding version of the curriculum, including any amendments, may be found in the University of Innsbruck Bulletins.

In order to determine which version of the curriculum is applicable in your case, see the Catalogue of Studies 
  available at:
  Section: Current Curriculum version

University of Innsbruck Bulletins » (Click to open all University of Innsbruck Bulletins)

Studies Induction and Orientation Stage (STEOP)

(1) Within the scope of the Studies Induction and Orientation Stage, which takes place in the first semester, the following course examinations must be passed:

  1. SL Introduction to the Basics of Public Law for Economic Law (1 h, 2 ECTS-Credits, 8 no. 1 lit a),
  2. SL Introduction to the Basics of Private Law for Business Law (2 h, 3 ECTS-Credits, 8 no. 1 lit b),
  3. VO Business and Management Concepts (2 h, 4 ECTS-Credits, 8 no 12 lit a),
  4. VO Fundamentals of Economics (2 h, 4 ECTS-Credits, 8 no 13 lit a).

(2) Successful passing of all exams of the Studies Induction and Orientation Stage entitles to passing all further courses and examinations as well as to writing the Bachelor's Thesis.

(3) Before successful completion of the Studies Induction and Orientation Stage courses amounting to 17 ECTS-Credits may be passed. The requirements specified in the curriculum must be met.

General Information

Recommended Course Sequence

First Semester »

  5.0 ECTS-Credits: CM Introduction to Business Law
  7.5 ECTS-Credits: CM Introduction to Economics
  7.5 ECTS-Credits: CM Introduction to Management
  7.5 ECTS-Credits: CM European Law

Second Semester »

  7.5 ECTS-Credits: CM Public Business Law
15.0 ECTS-Credits: CM Constitutional and Administrative Law
  7.5 ECTS-Credits: CM Accounting 1: Financial Accounting

Third Semester »

  2.5 ECTS-Credits: CM Introduction to Civil Procedure Law
  5.0 ECTS-Credits: CM Fundamentals of Management: Organisation and Human Resource Management
22.5 ECTS-Credits: CM Private Law

Fourth Semester »

12.5 ECTS-Credits: CM Corporate Law
10.0 ECTS-Credits: CM Tax Law
  7.5 ECTS-Credits: CM Accounting 2: Introduction to Cost Accounting

Fifth and Sixth Semester »

12.5 ECTS-Credits: CM Labour and Social Law
10.0 ECTS-Credits: CM Criminal Law
  5.0 ECTS-Credits: CM Substantive Revenue Law
  5.0 ECTS-Credits: CM Fundamentals of Management: Financial Management
  7.5 ECTS-Credits: Elective Module 1
  7.5 ECTS-Credits: Elective Module 2
15.0 ECTS-Credits: CM Seminar with Bachelor's Thesis

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Qualification Profile and Skills 

The Bachelor’s Programme Business Law prepares legal experts for activities in economic and economy-oriented companies. Graduates of the programme have a general legal knowledge in content and methodology as well as specific business legal and economic basic skills. They are able to autonomously solve problems in terms of law and economy by means of legal methodology. Their high problem-solving skills, based on this university training, prepare students for activities in relevant economic and scientific occupational fields on national and international level.

Expected Learning Outcomes

In addition to well-founded training in legal subjects with a special focus on economic issues, subjects from business administration and economics are also taught.  

Future Prospects: Occupational Profiles and Career Opportunities

Graduates work in business and in business-related professions such as in tax or business consulting, in banks, in insurance companies and other companies, especially in their legal and HR departments.

The Bachelor's Programme in Business Law is also a prerequisite for the subsequent Master's Degree in Business Law, which is intended to advance legal and economic knowledge and to prepare for entry into classic legal professions such as notary, lawyer, judge, public prosecutor and administrative lawyer.

Postgraduate and further Studies at the University of Innsbruck

Examination Dates (in German only)

Final Exam Weeks winter semester 2023/2024

19.02.2024 until 23.02.2024
Final exam registration: Monday, 05.02.2024 until 12.02.2024 12 a.m.

15.04.2024 until 19.04.2024
Final exam registration: Monday, 01.04.2024 until 08.04.2024 12 a.m.

23.05.2024 until 29.05.2024
Final exam registration: Thursday, 09.05.2024 until 16.05.2024 12 a.m.

Subject to change for organisational reasons.

Final Exam Weeks summer semester 2024

12.07.2024 until 19.07.2024
Final exam registration: Monday, 01.07.2024 until 08.07.2023 12 a.m.

13.09.2024 until 20.09.2024
Final exam registration: Monday, 02.09.2024 until 09.09.2024 12 a.m.

06.12.2024 until 13.12.2024
Final exam registration: Monday, 25.11.2024 until 02.12.2024 12 a.m.

Subject to change for organisational reasons.

Supplementary Programme

Within the scope of the Study Programme, a Supplementary Programme corresponding to 60 ECTS-Credits may be passed. Admission to the Supplementary Programme requires the admission to or the having passed of one of the selected Study Programmes. Detailed information:

Information about examination regulations, assessment and grading

Examination regulations

The examination regulation is an integral part of the curriculum, detailed information can be found under the paragraph examination regulations.

Description of the applied grading system (including the grade distribution table) »

The grade distribution table is a statistical representation of the distribution of all successfully completed examinations in a given programme of study or subject (based on all registered students for the programme or subject). The grade distribution table is updated in regular intervals.

Austrian grading
 Outstanding performance
20.4 TAB
= 100 %


 Generally good, but with some errors
 Generally sound work with a number of substantial errors
 Performance meets the minimum criteria
 Substantial improvement necessary; requirement of further work

December 2021

Overall classification of the qualification

Not applicable
Explanation: An overall classification (mit Auszeichnung bestanden/pass with distinction, bestanden/pass, nicht bestanden/fail) – is awarded only for examinations that conclude a programme of study and consist of more than one subject (an examination of this type is not specified in the curriculum of this programme of study). 

Forms (in German only)

Recognitions (in German only)

Contact and Information

Examination Office
Standort Innrain 52d Piktogramm barrierefreier Zugang

Associate Dean of Studies
Ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Monika Niedermayr

Dean of Studies
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Bernhard Alexander Koch, LL.M.

Information for students with disabilities

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