Entertainment law

SemesterWinter semester
Duration of moduleOne semester
Module-Nr.MIM S4 08
Type of courseElective in S4 specialization
Frequency of module offerEach year
Entry requirementsNone
ResponsibleProf. Dr. Berthold H. Hass
University teacherRA Stefan Götz
Teaching languageGerman
Total workload and structure
(e.g. self-study + contact time)
150 h: 90 h contact time, 60 h self-study
Semester hours per week3 hours
Emphasis of the grade for the final grade5/120

Qualification objectives of the module:

The module imparts an insight into the legal context of action of media companies. The latter significantly determines the field of strategic and operative options for action of media companies. With completing this module, the students gain an overview of the media-related law sectors. Systematics, forms and basic contents of entertainment law become apparent.

Module contents:

  • Introduction
  • Constitutional bases
  • Photographic and image right
  • Copyright
  • Domain law

Teaching and learning methods of the module:

Lecture, tutorial, presentation

Examination achievements:

Seminar paper with presentation (5 CPs in total)


Fechner, F. (2011): Medienrecht, 12. Auflage, Stuttgart (UTB).