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Law for Tourism Managers

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Law for Tourism Managers
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
International Tourism-Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: BITM-422
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
2V (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 4
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam (60 minutes; Can be repeated semesterly)
Participation in the exam for the "Recht für Tourismusmanager" (BITM-422) submodule is only possible in the context of double degrees. Regular students will take the written exam for the "Internationales Vertragsrecht und Recht für Tourismusmanager" module (BITM-420).

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

BITM-422 (P440-0089) International Tourism-Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 4, mandatory course
BITM-422 (P440-0089) International Tourism-Management, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020 , semester 4, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 75 hours (equivalent to 2.5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 52.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Sybille Neumann
Prof. Dr. Sybille Neumann

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
- be able to apply the international and national legal framework and regulations that are important for national and international tourism and the cross-border economy
- be able to familiarize themselves with legal texts independently, interpret individual regulations and relate them to each other on their own
- be able to demonstrate the relevance of the regulations for business practice
- be able to develop proposals for solutions to specific cases and contracts from international business and tourism law by classifying the problem, subsuming the facts under the characteristics of the relevant regulations and deriving the result therefrom
- be able to review the result based on general legal value decisions.

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Module content:
- Package trips
- Individual travel law (air transport, rail, etc.) including the relevant EU regulations
- Business trips
- Travel agency laws
- Liability issues in tourism
- Travel insurance
- Legal forms for the operation of hotels

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture, group work, exercises based on selected cases and contracts
- Board and slides
- Learning material via moodle

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Recommended or required reading:
- Bergmann, S. (aktuelle Auflage). Das neue Reiserecht: C.H. Beck
- Führich, E. (aktuelle Auflage). Reiserecht. München: C.H. Beck
- Führich, E. (aktuelle Auflage). Basiswissen Reiserecht., München: Franz Vahlen

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