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Module WIW-JUR-GSR-M-1

Corporate Law (M, 3.0 LP)

Module Identification

Module Number Module Name CP (Effort)
WIW-JUR-GSR-M-1 Corporate Law 3.0 CP (90 h)


CP, Effort 3.0 CP = 90 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in WiSe
Level [1] Bachelor (General)
Language [DE] German
Module Manager
Area of study [WIW-IWR] Private Law, Economic Law, Intellectual Property
Reference course of study [WIW-82.21-SG#2009] B.Sc. Business Studies (2009) [2009]
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


Type/SWS Course Number Title Choice in
Presence-Time /
SL SL is
required for exa.
PL CP Sem.
Corporate Law
P 30 h 60 h - - PL1 3.0 WiSe
  • About [WIW-JUR-GSR-K-1]: Title: "Corporate Law"; Presence-Time: 30 h; Self-Study: 60 h

Examination achievement PL1

  • Form of examination: written exam (Klausur) (60 Min.)
  • Examination Frequency: each semester

Evaluation of grades

The grade of the module examination is also the module grade.


  • Basics
  • Law of partnerships
    • Civil Law partnership (GbR)
    • General partnership (OHG)
    • Limited partnership (KG)
  • Law of corporations
    • Limited liability company (GmbH
    • Entrepreneurial company (limited liability)

Competencies / intended learning achievements

The following skills are supposed to be promoted:

Target learning outcomes:

After a successful completion of the module, students will be able to:

  • Reflect the basics of Corporate Law
  • Solve simple cases of Corporate Law
  • Apply the law on juridical cases
  • Determine several types of contracts
  • Propose suitable company forms according to different requirements
  • Argue legally in context of simple facts
  • Summarize the principles of Contract Law
  • Combine Private and Corporate Law interests
  • Formulate simple case solutions in an expert opinion style


  • Wackerbarth / Eisenhardt, Gesellschaftsrecht I – Recht der Personengesellschaften, München 2015.
  • Wackerbart / Eisenhardt, Gesellschaftsrecht II – Recht der Kapitalgesellschaften, München 2015.
  • Beurskens, Gesellschaftsrecht, Stuttgart 2010.
  • Windbichler, Gesellschaftsrecht, 23. Auflage, München 2013.

Learning materials and / or further materials.

Students may download the lecture slides from OLAT. Furthermore, a scriptum is offered which contains basic information and relevant descriptions of the lecture´s content. Additionally, tutorials are offered to accompany the lecture.

Requirements for attendance of the module (informal)


Requirements for attendance of the module (formal)


References to Module / Module Number [WIW-JUR-GSR-M-1]