Department of Law
Dean:Eiríkur Elís Þorláksson
BA in Law
Learning OutcomesView
Education cycle1
Degree titleBA in Law
Mandatory course on majorTeaching language
Optional course on majorPrerequisites for course
More infoResearch – theoretical writing – legal argumentationCoreL-000-UNDBECTS 0
More infoMethodologyCoreL-101-ADF1ECTS 8
More infoConstitutional LawCoreL-102-STSRECTS 8
More infoPrivate Law I - Contracts and introduction to torts and general laws of obligationCoreL-105-FJM1ECTS 8
More infoReading groupElectiveL-106-LESHECTS 0
More infoSeeking solutions to legal problemsCoreL-106-ÚRÁLECTS 6
More infoIndependent StudyElectiveL-739-SJVEECTS 2
More infoExchange StudiesElectiveX-699-EXCHECTS 30
More infoReading groupElectiveL-106-LESHECTS 0
More infoCompany LawCoreL-202-FELAECTS 8
More infoPrivate Law II - General laws of obligationCoreL-205-FJA2ECTS 8
More infoAdministrative LawCoreL-401-STJRECTS 8
More infoMethodologyElectiveL-700-ADFEECTS 0
More infoEntrepreneurship and Starting New VenturesCoreX-204-STOFECTS 6
Haustönn/Fall 2021
More infoCivil ProcedureCoreL-302-EMRFECTS 8
More infoPrivate Law III - TortsCoreL-305-FJA3ECTS 8
More infoEuropean LawCoreL-403-EVROECTS 8
More infoFamily and Inheritance LawCoreL-505-FJERECTS 6
Vorönn/Spring 2021
More infoCompetition LawCoreL-303-SAKEECTS 8
More infoCriminal LawCoreL-402-REFSECTS 8
More infoPrivate Law IV - PropertyCoreL-406-FJA4ECTS 8
More infoPrivate Law V - Project Based CourseCoreL-407-FJA5ECTS 6
2. yearPrint
SemesterSpring 2021
Level of courseN/A
Type of courseCore
PrerequisitesNo prerequisites.
Schedule3 weeks after the final spring semester examination
Margrét Einarsdóttir
In the beginning of the course the teachers will put forth a summary of events about a legal matter in the area of Private Law. Students will be divided into groups. Students will write a summons or a report as an assignment. Lectures/seminars will be held on the preparation of a commercial agreement and negotiation techniques. The course will deal with the writing of summons and report in a judicial case relating to disputes regarding a commercial agreement. Lectures/seminars will be held on the basic principles and techniques in the preparation of these documents. The students will then try litigation before court and the writing of a judgment in relation to a dispute that has been submitted to court. In addition to lectures/seminars regarding the rules and techniques in litigation and the writing of judgment, students will be assigned to plead a case and write a judgement. During the course students will receive special training in how to deliver arguments on legal matters through oral presentation.
Learning outcome - Objectives
On completion of the course students should: ? have gained a general overview of the structure of certain types of commercial agreements. ? be trained in the preparation of commercial agreements. ? be trained in legal proceedings following a dispute regarding the content of agreements prepared by students. ? have gained an insight into the writing of a judgment in relation to a dispute.
Course assessment

Reading material
No reading material found.
Teaching and learning activities
Lectures and team work, litigation training and exercises.
Language of instructionIcelandic
Haustönn/Fall 2021
More infoIntellectual Property LawCoreL-304-HOFUECTS 6
More infoSecurities RegulationsCoreL-501-VERBECTS 8
More infoSecurities RegulationsCoreL-501-VIFJECTS 8
More infoTax LawCoreL-502-SKATECTS 8
More infoPublic International LawCoreL-503-THJRECTS 8
Vorönn/Spring 2021
More infoCriminal ProcedureCoreL-605-SAREECTS 7,5
More infoMethodology II-Legal TheoryCoreL-609-ALREECTS 7,5
More infoBA ThesisElectiveL-611-BACRECTS 15