2017-2018 / DROI0724-1

Law and engineering


30h Th

Number of credits

 Bachelor in engineering2 crédits 


Roman Aydogdu, Christine Biquet, Jacques Clesse, Vanessa Franssen, Pascale Lecocq, Bernard Vanbrabant, Cécile Vercheval


Pascale Lecocq

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

The course contains an introduction to law, divided into six modules, as stated in the course outcome. Each module is taught by a different professor, using cases or concepts that can be interesting to engineering students.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

The aim of the course is to bring to light the rules and legislation in the different fields of law, that regulate concrete situations, which "engineers" will encounter in their future professional lives.
The modules are the following:
- Judicial organisation, penal law and liability, by Vanessa FRANSSEN, full professor;
- Contracts and insights into real estate law, by Christine BIQUET-MATHIEU and Pascale LECOCQ, full professors;
- Commercial law, by Laura LEONARD,  assistant;
- Intellectual rights, by Bernard VANBRABANT; responsible for the course;
- Labour law, by Jacques CLESSE, professor;
- Regulatory approval and federalism, by Cecile VERCHEVAL.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills


Planned learning activities and teaching methods


Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning)

The course is taught in the first four months of the academic year, on Tuesday between 10h45 and 12h45. The six modules are divided into 12 or 13 classes of two hours.

Recommended or required readings

The teachers will provide notes of the course or a very detailed plan.

Assessment methods and criteria

Final written examination in january and september. A collection of the legislation will be provided to the students; only this collection can be used during the exam.

Work placement(s)

Organizational remarks


Civil law service : Law of property, Evidence, B31 prof. : P. LECOCQ, office, I.23, tél. : 04/3663095, email : Pascale.Lecocq@ulg.ac.be
Assistants : Arianne SALVE (mi-temps), I.22, tel. : 04/3663096, email : arianne.salve@ulg.ac.be
Raluca POPA (mi-temps), I.15, tel. : 04/3663678,  email : r.popa@ulg.ac.be
Elisabeth JADOUL  (mi-temps), I.22, tél. : 04/3663096, email : EJadoul@ulg.ac.be
Secretaryship : N. BLEVE, office I.77, tél. : 04/3663190
mailbox at the university : box 16