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
Eiríkur Elís Þorláksson
Heimir Örn Herbertsson
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