Facility & Real Estate Management PT
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Law for Facility & Real Estate Management

level of course unit


Learning outcomes of course unit

The students are able to:
• Identify and classify legal areas and topics
• Understand real estate law areas and their fundamentals, and grasp their legal aspects
• Identify the specifics of the legal area of facility management

prerequisites and co-requisites

Fundamentals of the Real Estate Industry (GIM), Fundamentals of Facility Manage-ment (GFM)

course contents

• Explanations of terms from the most important areas of law
• Distinction between public law and private law
• Applied basic knowledge of civil law
• Real estate-specific legal areas (e.g. acquisition of property, MRG, WEG)
• Contract law (including FM contracts, contracts for work and services, maintenance and repair contracts)
• Fundamentals of public procurement law

recommended or required reading

• Meissel, F., et al., 2016. Grundbegriffe der Rechtswissenschaften, 3rd edition. Vienna: Manz.
• Artner, S., Kohlmaier, K., et al., 2017. Praxishandbuch Immobilienrecht. 2nd edition. Vienna: Linde.
• Krumschnabel, M., 2015. Immobilienverträge. 1st edition. Kufstein: Eigenverlag
• Najork, E., et al., 2009. Rechtshandbuch Facility Management. 1st edition. Berlin: Springer
• Kaiser, C., Nusser, J. und f. Schrammel. 2018. Praxishandbuch Facility Management. 1st edition. Wiesbaden: Springer Vieweg.

assessment methods and criteria

Written exam

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Blended Learning

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Director of Studies

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type of course unit

integrated lecture

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