Study and Teaching

Public Procurement Law/Private Construction Law (VP)

Master study in the summer semester

Learning Outcomes

The students …

  • are able to understand the legal bases of awarding of contracts which are associated with construction projects in Europe
  • master the basics of different procurement procedures
  • are able to distinguish the legal standards of relevant provisions of the German Civil Code
  • master the rules of VOB (Construction Tendering and Contract Regulations) Part B and Part C
  • master in general the interpretation of the rules of VOB/B and VOB/C with typical applications

Study Content

Procurement Law:

  • Introduction into the Public Procurement Law
  • Explanation of the hierarchy of norms and regulations
  • Description of particular methods
  • Explanation of basic rules and guidelines

Private Construction Law:

  • Introduction into VOB/B (Construction Tendering and Contract Regulations)
  • Explanation of essential rules of VOB/B

Requirements for participation


Can be studied in the following degree programs

  • Master of Science Bauingenieurwesen – Civil Engineering (examination regulations 2021), subject-related elective area