t.BA.AV.AVLAW.19HS (Aviation Law) 
Module: Aviation Law
This information was generated on: 29 July 2021
No.
t.BA.AV.AVLAW.19HS
Title
Aviation Law
Organised by
T ZAV
Credits
4

Description

Version: 3.0 start 01 August 2020
 

Short description

Aviation Law - basics of aviation law

Module coordinator

Moll Kurt (xmol)

Learning objectives (competencies)

Objectives Competences Taxonomy levels
The students know the fundamentals of the legal system in particular of national and international aviation law F K1,K2
They understand the political process of building and developping law F,SE K1,K2
They are capable of understanding, resuming, analysing and discussing complex legal or political texts M,SO,SE K2,K3,K4
They understand the function and process of political opinion formation in transportation issues and are capable of building their own opinion F,M,SE K2,K4,K5,K6

Module contents

Introduction to law

- Methodology and functioning
- Fundamental terms
- Legal areas
- Sources of law
- Interpretation, application and enforcement of law
- Law and politics

Introduction to transportation law

- What is transportation law?
- The "constitution of transportation" in Switzerland
- The bilateral agreements
- Legal basis of modes and means of transport
- Passenger and freight traffic

Introduction to aviation law

- History of aviation and aviation law
- Demarcations
- Aviation politics in Switzerland
- Sources of aviation law
- Infrastructure of aviation
- Excursus: aircraft noise
- Air Traffic Control
- International air transport
- European aviation law
- Swiss aviation law
- Authorities, committees and organizations
- Air transportation law and passenger rights
- Summin up conclusions
 

Teaching materials

Script "Aviation Law" (yearly reviewed; contains the lecture slides), documents for the practical course)

Supplementary literature

References in script

Prerequisites

 

Teaching language

(X) German ( ) English

Part of International Profile

( ) Yes (X) No

Module structure

Type 3c
  For more details please click on this link: T_CL_Modulauspraegungen_SM2025

Exams

Description Type Form Scope Grade Weighting
Graded assignments during teaching semester Presentation Groupwork 20 min. Mark up to 20%
End-of-semester exam Exam written 90 min. Mark 80-100%

Remarks

 

Legal basis

The module description is part of the legal basis in addition to the general academic regulations. It is binding. During the first week of the semester a written and communicated supplement can specify the module description in more detail.

Note

Course: Aviation Law - Praktikum
No.
t.BA.AV.AVLAW.19HS.P
Title
Aviation Law - Praktikum

Note

  • No module description is available in the system for the cut-off date of 01 August 2099.
Course: Aviation Law - Vorlesung
No.
t.BA.AV.AVLAW.19HS.V
Title
Aviation Law - Vorlesung

Note

  • No module description is available in the system for the cut-off date of 01 August 2099.