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Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus AI2603 (Autumn 2010–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The course begins with an introduction to Swedish law and different areas of the law, primarily those that are needed for further studies in the subject of Real Estate Law, for instance contracts, tort, corporate law and family law.

The rest of the course is dedicated to Swedish Real Estate Law. In this part of the course the emphasis will be given to rights and obligations arising from contracts. The applicable rules are primarily found in the Land Code. Specific subjects covered are the concept of a real property unit, fixtures, transfer of real property, mortgage and lien, rights of use in general and leasehold and rent in particular, easements and the law of property.

Intended learning outcomes

At the end of the course the students are expected to be able to:

•  Identify basic legal problems within different subjects of law and to find the relevant Swedish rules that regulate these problems.

•  Identify legal problems within the field of real estate law and the relevant Swedish rules that regulate these problems.

•  Apply the mentioned rules when solving the legal problems stated above and argue why the rules are or should be applicable.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Admission for Master's Programme in Real Estate Development and Financial Services or a Bachelor's degree or equivalent (180 ETCS credits), in Land/Real Estate Economics/Development, Surveying, Law or Built Environment.

Documented proficiency in English B or equivalent (TOEFL, IELTS e g).

Recommended prerequisites

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The course literature will be announced at the beginning of the course.

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


  • TEN1 - Examination, 7,5 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, 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.

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

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web AI2603

Offered by

ABE/Real Estate Planning and Land Law

Main field of study

Built Environment

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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