Procedural Law in Civil Cases, 7.5 credits

Civilprocessrätt, 7.5 hp


Main field of study

Commercial Law

Course level

Second cycle

Course type

Single subject and programme course


Anders Heiborn

Course coordinator

Anders Heiborn

Director of studies or equivalent

Christina Nordin
ECV = Elective / Compulsory / Voluntary
Course offered for Semester Weeks Language Campus ECV
F7MAJ Master Programme in Commercial and Business Law 2 (Spring 2020) 202004-202008 Swedish Linköping E
F7MAE Master´s Programme in Commercial and Business Law with focus on Europe 2 (Spring 2020) 202004-202008 Swedish Linköping E

Main field of study

Commercial Law

Course level

Second cycle

Advancement level


Course offered for

  • Master´s Programme in Commercial and Business Law with focus on Europe
  • Master Programme in Commercial and Business Law

Entry requirements

For admission to the course, required apart from general entry requirements is that the specific entry requirements concerning English, social studies and the Swedish language that apply for admission to the business law programmes are satisfied, and that the following courses/course parts (or the equivalent) are completed: Commercial and Business Law, Theories and Methods of Law, Public and EEC/EU Law, Contract, Tort and Insurance Law and additional courses/course parts comprising at least 37.5 HE credits in commercial and business law.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of the course, the student should be able to
- demonstrate good knowledge of settlement of disputes, in both national and international business relations, in Swedish courts.

Course content

The course covers the civil procedure in Swedish courts. International conventions concerning jurisdiction and enforcement of judgements in the field of civil law are covered.

Teaching and working methods

The teaching takes the form of lectures, exercises and study visits. The students should also study independently.


The course is examined through written and independent examination. The study visits are compulsory, and compulsory written assignments may also occur.

Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course twice are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.

Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.


Three-grade scale, U, G, VG

Other information

Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus. 

The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.


Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling
Code Name Scope Grading scale
0100 Examination 6 credits U, G, VG
0200 Examination 1.5 credits U, G
0300 Exercise 0 credits D


Bogdan, Michael, (2014) Svensk internationell privat- och processrätt 8., [aktualiserade] uppl. Stockholm : Norstedts juridik, 2014

ISBN: 9789139206606

Lindell, Bengt, (2017) Civilprocessen : rättegång samt skiljeförfarande och medling Fjärde upplagan Uppsala : Iustus förlag, [2017]

ISBN: 9789176789971

Pålsson, Lennart, (2008) Bryssel I-förordningen jämte Bryssel- och Luganokonventionerna : domstols behörighet samt erkännande och verkställighet av domar i privaträttsliga tvister inom EU/EFTA-området 1. uppl. Stockholm : Norstedt juridik, 2008

ISBN: 9789139013853

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