Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dr.h.c. Paul Oberhammer

Dr. Alice Fremuth-Wolf

Mag. Florian Haugeneder

Dr. Werner Jahnel

Mag. Martin Platte

Mag. Franz Schwarz

Dr. Venus Valentina Wong


030403 Lecture Course International Commercial Arbitration



2 hour(s), 3 ECTS points

Block lecture

Teaching language: English

Monday, 8.10.2018, 9.30 a.m. - 1.30 p.m., U15
(Introduction - Prof. Oberhammer)

Tuesday, 9.10.2018, 12.30 p.m. - 4.30 p.m., Sem31
(The Arbitration Clause - Mag. Haugeneder)

Thursday, 11.10.2018, 11.30 a.m. - 3.30 p.m., U15
(The Arbitral Tribunal - Dr. Fremuth-Wolf)

Monday, 15.10.2018, 12.30 p.m. - 4.30 p.m., U17
(The Arbitral Proceeding - Dr. Ortner)

Tuesday, 16.10.2018, 9.00 a.m. - 1 p.m., Uhr, Sem31
(The Arbitral Award - Dr. Wong)

Wednesday, 17.10.2018, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Uhr, Sem41
(The Challenge of the Award - Mag. Platte)

Monday, 22.10.2018, 11.30 a.m. - 3.30 p.m., U17
(Enforcement of Awards - Dr. Jahnel)


Please note that the start time for the session on 11th October has been changed to 11:30 am.

For any information on the course please contact Ms Petra Peirleitner (petra.peirleitner@univie.ac.at).


Exam: Monday, 29.10.2018, 12.30 p.m. - 2.30 p.m., U12

Discussion and return: Monday, 5.11.2018, 12.30 p.m. - 2.30 p.m., U12


Please register in the course directory via the link that shows below the course title.


Aim, content and method of the course:

The aim of this course is to provide an introduction to international Commercial Arbitration. Lectures are held by both professors and practitioners. This course is compulsory for those participating in the "Moot Court International Commercial Arbitration".

Course content for the assessment:

The topics discussed during the lectures.

Course assessment:

Written exam at the end of the course.

Type of materials allowed for the exam:

Print-out Versions of those laws, conventions and arbitral rules that have been discussed during the lectures.

You might bring the New York Convention, the UNCITRAL Model Law, the IBA Rules, the Geneva Convention as well as any institutional rules that have been mentioned in class (in addition to the VIAC Rules, we would recommend bringing at least the ICC Rules as well). Please note that you are not allowed to write any comments or annotations into the printed-out documents.

Course validation:

Passing of the written exam.