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Commercial Law I 15 Credits

Handelsrätt I
First cycle, J0006N
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2018 Sp 1 - Present
The version indicates the term and period for which this course syllabus is valid. The most recent version of the course syllabus is shown first.

Syllabus established
by 28 Feb 2007

Last revised
by Director of Undergraduate Studies Daniel Örtqvist, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences 15 Feb 2018

Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
Subject group (SCB)
Law and Legal Studies
Main field of study

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language and Legal introduction course 15 credits (J0046N) or equivalent.

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 1-165 credits.

Course Aim
At the end of the course the student shall be able to:
-make a legal analysis based on deepened knowledge in the area of business law.
-describe and explain the foundations of contract law.
-deal whit legal sources in the contract law area at a qualified level.

The course deals with contract law. In connection to these attention is given to standard contract law. Furthermore, legal source materials are also covered. Use of legal sources and judicial methodology is practiced. Tort and Insurance Law are also studied.

Instruction consists of lectures, seminars and group exercises.

The examination involves the following components: a written exam at the end of the course; the writing of a paper, as well as an oral presentation of a pre-decided subject. The instructor may also decide on alternative exam forms.

Students must register for the courses themselves, or contact ETS educational administration,not later than three days after the quarter commences. Failure to do so can result in the place being lost. This rule also applies to students with a guaranteed place.

Transition terms
The course J0006N is equal to IER305.

Malou Larsson Klevhill

Transition terms
The course J0006N is equal to IER305

Literature. Valid from Spring 2018 Sp 3 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Bengtsson Bertil: Försäkringsrätt - några huvudlinjer, Norstedts förlag, latest edition
Bernitz Ulf: Standardavtalsrätt, Juristförlaget, latest edition
Hellner Jan: Skadeståndsrätt, Juristförlaget, latest edition
Hellner Jan: Speciell avtalsrätt 2 -1:a häftet, Juristförlaget, latest edition
Allmän köprätt skriven av Jan Ramberg och Johnny Herre, Norsteds Juridik AB, senaste upplagan.
Ramberg Jan: Allmän avtalsrätt, Norstedts förlag, latest edition
Persson H Annina, Saf Carolina: Mellanmän – om kommissionärer, handelsagenter och andra representanter, Liber, senaste upplagan.

Articles, court cases and other electronic material can be added and is then included in the course claim.

Course offered by
Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences

0001Written exam12.0TG U G VG
0002Written memorandum1.5TG U G#
0003Oral presentation1.5TG U G#

Study guidance
Study guidance for the course is to be found in our learning platform Canvas before the course starts. Students applying for single subject courses get more information in the Welcome letter. You will find the learning platform via My LTU.