Course syllabus

Residential Tenancy

VFTN55, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2018/19
Decided by: PLED L
Date of Decision: 2018-03-23

General Information

Elective for: L4-fr
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The objective of the course is to convey central knowledge and skills within the area of residential user rights in real property. The course particularly focuses on those who will be working with real estate management, but is also valuable for those working with more traditional land surveying tasks.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Be able to:

in situations involving the residential tenacy (bostadshyra), tenant-ownership (bostadsrätt), and residentail ground lease (bostadsarrende).

The student is also to be able to describe the fundamental contractual mechanisms for other residential user rights in real property.

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Be able to:

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


The major focus in the course is on residential tenancy (bostadshyra), tenant-ownership (bostadsrätt), and residential ground lease (bostadsarrende). The course will also discuss other types of residential user rights in real property, mainly from comparative perspective.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: The course contains compulsory exercises. The grade is determined by a final written exam

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.


Admission requirements:

The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: VFR035

Reading list

Contact and other information

Examinator: Malin Sjöstrand,
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