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Choose from the workshops offered below and use the online form to sign up for the workshops and presentations you wish to attend (please don't forget to include the course number(s)!). You can sign up for one or more courses, presentations, and workshops in all three areas using one registration form. Click here to access the form.

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European Law

Course No.

Title

Course Description

Instructor

Length

Capacity

18

Our Europe -
Feel Free to Think About It!

The course aims to have students think about Europe and the EU, aside from everyday perceptions: How far does Europe extend? What will the European Union look like in 10, 20 years?

Assoc. Univ. Prof. Dr. Franz Leidenmühler & Team

45 min.

25 Persons

Legal Gender Studies

Course No.

Title

Course Description

Instructor

Length

Capacity

19

Everyday Discrimination: What I Don't Have to Put Up With!

Legal issues of discrimination can arise when, for example, one person is denied entry to a bar or club over another, or if men are charged a different price for a hair cut than women. The course explores what is permissible free decision and what is unlawful behavior.

Univ. Prof. Dr. Silvia Ulrich & Team

45-60 min.

50 Persons

20

Can Everyone Be Equal?

The idea of basic liberties, and equal rights in particular, forms the basis of all modern states. Can equal rights be upheld and practiced despite human diversity?

Univ. Prof. Dr. Silvia Ulrich & Team

45-60 min.

50 Persons

21

Sexual Harrassment in the Workplace

Many school students learn about professional life for the first time by completing a summer internship. This course looks at what defines sexual harrassment in the workplace, how to recognize harrassment, and what legal options include.

Univ. Prof. Dr. Silvia Ulrich & Team

45-60 min.

50 Persons

22

Why Two Sexes?

How does a legal system deal with the question of masculinity and femininity? Have there always been two sexes and what is the response toward sexual ambiguity? In this context we take a look at current Austrian law as well as foreign (legal) cultures that recognize a so-called third gender.

Univ. Prof. Dr. Silvia Ulrich & Team

45-60 min.

50 Persons

Public Law

Course No.

Title

Course Description

Instructor

Length

Capacity

23

Electoral Law

The presentation provides fundamental information about the right to vote in Austria,enabling an active and conscious exercise of this right.

Univ. Prof. Dr. Katharina Pabel & Team

30 min.

30 Persons

Law Studies

Course No.

Title

Course Description

Instructor

Length

Capacity

24

Complete a Law Degree Online via the Multimedia JUS Program Offered at the JKU

The JKU is the only university in Austria to offer a law degree free of time and location restraints. Students can complete this law degree online and graduate with the recognized academic degree title "Magistra/er iuris"

Univ. Prof. Dr. Andreas Riedler

60-90 min.

150 Persons

Roman Law

Course No.

Title

Course Description

Instructor

Length

Capacity

25

Provisions under Roman Law for Currently Valid Law

Explanations of selected courses and their (historical) impact on Austrian Civil Code. (Course also possible as part of Latin)

A.Univ. Prof. Dr. Alois Wimmer

60 min.

Unlimited

Criminal Law

Course No.

Title

Course Description

Instructor

Length

Capacity

26

Criminal Liability for Addictive Behavior

Certain drugs are subject to very strict legal regulations so that people do not endanger themselves. The risk of addiction and "going off the rails" is real. As prison time is not solving the issue, alternatives are being sought to help (young) people. This presentation will take a look at some of these alternatives.

Univ. Prof. Dr. Alois Birklbauer & Team

30 min.

30 Persons

27

Criminal Violations of Copyright and Data Protection

This presentation focuses on everyday copyright infringements as well as internet crime (internet fraud, cyber staking, etc.)

Univ. Prof. Dr. Alois Birklbauer & Team

30 min. (Presentation, no Discussion Period)

30 Persons

28

Criminal Liability When Young People Shoplift

This presentation provides legal awareness to young people and talks about damages caused by daily small-scale urban crime and what consequences can be expected.

Univ. Prof. Alois Birklbauer & Team

30 min. (Presentation, no Discussion Period)

30 Persons

29

Teens and Legal Responsibility

The presentation talks about the legal implications of young people violating legal norms and provides a comprehensive overview of the legal system (criminal law, civil law, police and youth welfare law, etc.).

Univ. Prof. Dr. Alois Birklbauer & Team

30 min. (Presentation, no Discussion Period)

30 Persons