Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
Credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: G1 (First Cycle). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. GEMA60 overlaps following cours/es: TNX011 and VFR140. Alternative for: E2. Optional for: A3, B4, BI3, BME4, C4, D4, F4, I4, K4, KID2, M4, MD4, MID1, N3, Pi4, RH4, V4, W3. Course coordinator: Jonas Ledendal, Jonas, Department of Business Law. Selection criteria: LTH-consolidated course. Admission to this course is limited. Selective admission procedure. Selection: Number of credits remaining to obtain a Masters degree in Engineering or a Licensed Architect degree. Assessment: Written examinations are given individually. Further information: Method of instruction are in form of lectures. Home page:

The course aims to provide the students with basic knowledge of the Swedish judicial system. Students will not only be able to develop skills in identifying and applying current law rulings but also provide them a broad comprehension of the judicial structure of law that will serve as an important tool for engineers to solve practical legal problems in business, public service and local governments.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

The aim of this course is to provide the students with basic knowledge of Civil Law, Administrative Law and certain parts of Contracts and Obligations Law. The exercises are designed in such a way that students can put into practice existing judicial rulings in relation to the different common interests of the society. Special emphasis is placed on reading and understanding legal texts.

Agell, Anders/Malmström, Åke/Ramberg, Christina, ”Civilrätt”, 21 uppl., 2010, Liber, 375 s.
Magnusson Sjöberg, Cecilia (red.), ”IT Law for IT Professionals”, 2005, Studentlitteratur, 230 s.
Nilsson, Mattias, “Juridiken – En introduktion till rättsvetenskapen”, 3 uppl., 2011, Jure, 78 s.
Warnling-Nerep, Wiweka, “En introduktion till förvaltningsrätten”, 9 uppl., 2008, Norstedts Juridik, 139 s.
Sveriges Rikes Lag 2010, Norstedts Juridik eller Sveriges Lagar 2010, Studentlitteratur.
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