Business Law


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

To give the students an introduction to the Danish/ EU legal instruments and law relevant for the IT, communication and media industry and other businesses, so they can identify and deal with legal issues in a timely manner.

Learning objectives


  • Must have insight at overview level in selected Danish/ EU laws
  • Must have basic knowledge about the legal aspects of setting up a business or a public limited liability company in Denmark
  • Must have basic knowledge about the relation between Danish and EU law
  • Must have knowledge about commercial law, company law, and the sale of goods act
  • Must have knowledge about public procurement law and marketing law
  • Must have knowledge about IT contract and regulation of intellectual property rights (IPR)


  • Must be able to present basic legal problems related to the laws above
  • Must be able to present relevant contractual documents in company including employee contracts and contracts between business partners
  • Must be able to understand public procurement procedures


  • Must be able to identify the relevant legal aspects related to development and market introduction of a given communication, media and information technology and other businesses

Type of instruction

Types of instruction are listed at the start of §17; Structure and contents of the programme.

 The types of instruction for this course are decided according to the current Joint Programme Regulations and directions are decided and given by The Study Board of Electronics and IT.

Notice: This elective course might not be offered if less than 10 students sign up.



Name of examBusiness Law
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleForretningsjura
Module codeESNITCOB6K3
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


Education ownerBachelor of Science (BSc) in Engineering (IT, Communication and New Media)
Study BoardStudy Board of Electronics and IT
DepartmentDepartment of Electronic Systems
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design