Administrative law 7.5 credits

First cycle, J0049N
Course syllabus valid: Spring 2020 Sp 3 - 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 Director of Undergraduate Studies Daniel Örtqvist, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences 15 Feb 2017

Last revised
by Director of Undergraduate Studies Daniel Örtqvist, Department of Business Administration, Technology and Social Sciences 04 Nov 2019

Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
U G VG *
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 J0046N Legal introduction course (15 hp) or J0030N Public regulations of Real Estates (15hp) or equivalent.

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 1-165 credits.

Course Aim
The overall goal is that the student will acquire basic knowledge within the subject Administrative law. After completing the course, the student will be able to:
-independently identify and analyze the typical sources of law within administrative law and apply them to legal problems,
-make independent and critical assessments, even regarding key legal concepts and principles within this area of law, and
-describe and illustrate the significance and development of this area of law within society today.

The course covers key topics in administrative law, such as general administrative law, public access and secrecy, as well as fundamental rights and freedoms.

Teaching activities consists of lectures/lessons, exercises and/or seminars. At the exercises and seminars, the students will orally present their proposed solutions, and respond to and discuss the solutions proposed by other students. Students may have to submit written assignments before some of the teaching activities.

Written exam        6 credits
Oral exam        1,5 credits
The examiner may decide other forms of examination.

A student who does not personally register or contact ETS student administration,, within the three first days of the teaching period risks losing their place in the course. This applies also to students with a guaranteed place.

Christer Gardelli

Literature. Valid from Spring 2018 Sp 3 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
H. Strömberg och B. Lundell, Allmän förvaltningsrätt, Liber, senaste upplagan.
B. Lundell och H. Strömberg, Handlingsoffentlighet och sekretess, Studentlitteratur, senaste upplagan.
U. Björkman och O. Lundin, Kommunen och lagen, Iustus, senaste upplagan.

A. Bohlin and W. Warnling-Nerep, Förvaltningsrättens grunder, Norstedts Juridik, senaste upplagan.

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

CodeDescriptionGrade scaleHPStatusFrom periodTitle
0001Written examU G VG *6.00MandatoryA17
0002Oral examinationU G#1.50MandatoryA17

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.