Study Programmes 2016-2017
Law and engineering
Duration :
30h Th
Number of credits :
Bachelor in engineering2
Lecturer :
Christine Biquet, Jacques Clesse, Vanessa Franssen, Pascale Lecocq, Bernard Vanbrabant
Substitute(s) :
Cécile Vercheval
Coordinator :
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 Monday between 8h15 and 10h15. 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 :
Contacts :
Civil law service : Law of property, Evidence, B31 prof. : P. LECOCQ, office, I.23, tél. : 04/3663095, email :
Assistants : Arianne SALVE (mi-temps), I.22, tel. : 04/3663096, email :
Raluca POPA (mi-temps), I.15, tel. : 04/3663678,  email :
Elisabeth JADOUL  (mi-temps), I.22, tél. : 04/3663096, email :
Secretaryship : N. BLEVE, office I.77, tél. : 04/3663190
mailbox at the university : box 16