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Private Law 1 (5 ECTS)

Lecturer(s):  prof. mr. dr. C.M.D.S. Pavillon ,prof. mr. dr. A.J. Verheij (coordinator)

When: Block 4

Brief course description: 
Private Law I addresses the major concepts, objectives and problems of contract law and of tort law. The contract law part includes topics such as party autonomy, formation processes, and remedies. Topics of tort law include fault and risk based liability and issues of damages. Where possible, the course will take the Principles, Definitions and Model Rules of European Private Law, DCFR (2009) as a point of departure. The course aims at providing the students with a general understanding of the main characteristics and functions of contract law and of tort law.

Teaching method: 
This course consists of lectures and tutorials. In the tutorials the students practice by means of assignments which have to be prepared in advance.

Assessment: Written exam (essay questions) (digital if possible). Resit will be oral if there are less than 10 participants.

*Official course information and schedules during the academic year can be found in Ocasys.

Last modified:13 August 2018 1.47 p.m.