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
1. yearPrint
SemesterSpring 2021
Level of course1. First cycle, introductory
Type of courseCore
PrerequisitesNo prerequisites.
ScheduleLectures, teamwork, 2-3 weeks at the end of term are assigned as teamwork for this course.
Hrefna Sigríður Briem
The course aims at developing business ideas into business opportunities and a comprehensive business plan for the new company, which is divided into four main areas: (i) business opportunities and sources - the business idea. (ii) Preparation of a business plan - a reality test. (iii) Making a business plan. (iv) Introduction to business ideas for investors.
Learning outcome - Objectives
Learning outcomes refer to the knowledge, skills and ability within Nýsköpun og stofnun fyrirtækja (e. Innovation and founding startups) that students are expected to aquire during the semester. Knowledge: •Students can identify basic terms such as Business Model, Business Plan, Grants, Seed funding, Business Angels, VC Investments, Entrepreneurship Center, Incubators, Accelerators and Startups •Students understand a typical growth path for new startups. •Students can identify the services available for new startups in Iceland in different stages up until VC investments. •Students understand where to find information about the services available for startups on the web. Skills: •Students can pitch a short elevator pitch for an audience •Students can pitch a business idea to an investor •Students can draw an example of the growth path of new businesses •Students can understand media reporting regarding Startups •Students can talk to possible customers and acquire information regarding their needs and rather the business idea needs to pivot in order to meet those needs Competence: •Students are able to understand the effects of political decision making on the Entrepreneurial Eco System •Students realise what data gives information about the growth of the Entrepreneurial Eco System •Students can interpret media news regarding Startup Businesses •Students know what main documents are needed in founding a business in Iceland and key factors to think about before doing so
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Language of instructionIcelandic
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
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