Extent: 3 ECTS (81 h)
Level: Basic studies
Type: Free elective, see the substitutives in different study programmes
The student will learn to perceive the Finnish legal order as a part of the European Union Law and develop his/her facility for responsible activities in the society. The student's own reasoning and application ability improve to support his/her further studies. He/she learns to search for professionally significant legal information and to apply this knowledge, especially within the scope of private law.
Sources of the Finnish law
Legal personality; legal entities, legal capacity, contractual capacity
Contracts; formation of contracts, invalidity and adjustment of contracts
Sale of goods
Competition law; competition restrictions, unfair competition
One ot the following options: 1) Labor law: collective agreements, employment contracts, termination of employment relationship, 2) Leasehold law: tenancy
One of the following options: 1) Corporate law: forms of enterprise, 2) Debts and collaterals
When making the choice between the alternatives, the student shall consider the contents of the corresponding course in his/her own degree program.
The course contains real business-based examples and cases.
The course takes place on Moodle e-learning platform. The student works independently, following the weekly order of subjects. The studies consist of learning the given material, completing 8 assignments and participating in discussion on the platform. In the end of the course the student must pass an exam on Moodle.
Accreditation of prior learning is observed on the course according to separate instructions.
Surakka, Aapo. Access to Finnish law. WSOY. Helsinki 2005 (or a newer edition)
Material on Moodle e-learning platform
The relevant acts on www.finlex.fi