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AI1510 Introduction to Swedish Law, Basic Course 7.5 credits

The students are given the broad perspective of the legal system and the Swedish and European law.

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
Headings with content from the Course syllabus AI1510 (Autumn 2007–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The course gives the student a broad view of civil law, including contract law, purchase law, consumers rights, real estate law, law of payment claims, property law, tort law, family law, intellectual property law, employment law and company law. The student also study penal law, litigation, European law, public law and competition law. The course starts with an orientation in the Swedish legal system and the methods of jurisprudence.

Intended learning outcomes

Introduction to Swedish law gives the students knowledge about the Swedish legal systems and an introduction to both civil and public law

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

General admission requirements

Recommended prerequisites

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Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F


  • TENA - Examination, 7.5 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • ÖVNA - Exercises, - credits, grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Other requirements for final grade

Written examinations (TENA, 7,5 cr).
Passed assignment (ÖVNA, 0 cr).

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

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Offered by

ABE/Real Estate Planning and Land Law

Main field of study


Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

Law of Real Estate, Land Law, Juris Prudence Continuation Course.